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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

  • 1037: Aggregating talk of POTUS Biden's "Uncivil War." @anewcivilwar Clifford Humprey Juan Davalos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Jan 23 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1916. The remains of the Dublin Bread Company at 6-7 Lower Sackville Street (now O'Connell Street) after the Easter Rising in 1916...Date: Definitely May 1916, if not the very end of April..NLI Ref.: KE 115 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000030311 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAggregating talk of POTUS Biden's "Uncivil War."  @anewcivilwar Clifford Humprey Juan Dava...more

  • 1037: Blinken signs on to Pompeo's condemnation of the PRC for the Uyghur "genocide." @JoshRogin @WashingtonPost

    Jan 23 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1893. Pakistan from "Where Three Empires Meet: a narrative of recent travel in Kashmir, Western Tibet, Gilgit, and the adjoining countries ... With a map and 54 illustrations"  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBlinken signs on to Pompeo's condemnation of the PRC for the Uyghur "genocide."  @JoshRogin @WashingtonPosthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/china-...more

  • 1037: Biden cancels three Trump regulations directed at Executive employees. @FROSEDC @WJLA

    Jan 23 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1922. Striking Seamen naps as mates picket Commerce Department. Washington, D.C. Jan. 18. Tired and weary this striking seaman found the running board of a nearby auto a comfortable place to sleep as his mates picketed the Commerce Department today as a protest against provisions of the Copeland Safety-At-Sea Act  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBiden cancels three Trump regu...more

  • 1037: Big government is mostly a vaccine-miss in Big Blue States such as NY, CA, IL. @DanHenninger @WSJOpinion

    Jan 23 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1940.Under the elevated tracks. Chicago, Illinois  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBig government is mostly a vaccine-miss in Big Blue States such as NY, CA, IL. @DanHenninger @WSJOpinionhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/joe-bidens-super-state-https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#search/jeff.bliss1%40gmail.com/WhctKJWJLhPtDVjssDstpxCzkJvbwXXbWVtqFHdBVJQqVVJdbrGcxPsVTLjbhNMThGdgFRb116...more

  • 1040: 4/8 Sicily '43: The First Assault on Fortress Europe, by James Holland

    Jan 23 2021

    Image:  Aerican crew checks their Sherman tank after landing at Red Beach 2, Sicily, 10 July.  Sicily '43: The First Assault on Fortress Europe,by James HollandOn July 10, 1943, the largest amphibious invasion ever mounted took place, larger even than the Normandy invasion eleven months later: 160,000 American, British, and Canadian troops came ashore or were parachuted onto Sicily, signaling the start of the campaign to defeat Nazi Germany on European soil. Operation HUSKY, as it was known, was...more

  • 1040: 3/8 Sicily '43: The First Assault on Fortress Europe, by James Holland

    Jan 23 2021

    Image: British airborne troops wait to board an American WACO CG4A glider.  Sicily '43: The First Assault on Fortress Europe,by James HollandOn July 10, 1943, the largest amphibious invasion ever mounted took place, larger even than the Normandy invasion eleven months later: 160,000 American, British, and Canadian troops came ashore or were parachuted onto Sicily, signaling the start of the campaign to defeat Nazi Germany on European soil. Operation HUSKY, as it was known, was enormously complex...more

  • 1040: 2/8 Sicily '43: The First Assault on Fortress Europe, by James Hollan

    Jan 23 2021

    Image:    Allied leaders in the Sicilian campaign. General Dwight D. Eisenhower meets in North Africa with (foreground, left to right): Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder, General Sir Harold Alexander, Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham, and (top row): Mr. Harold Macmillan, Major General Walter Bedell Smith, and unidentified British officers.  Sicily '43: The First Assault on Fortress Europe,by James HollandOn July 10, 1943, the largest amphibious invasion ever mounted took place, larger even than t...more

  • 1040: 1/8 Sicily '43: The First Assault on Fortress Europe, by James Holland

    Jan 23 2021

    Image:   Map, Operation Husky landing.  Sicily '43: The First Assault on Fortress Europe,by James HollandOn July 10, 1943, the largest amphibious invasion ever mounted took place, larger even than the Normandy invasion eleven months later: 160,000 American, British, and Canadian troops came ashore or were parachuted onto Sicily, signaling the start of the campaign to defeat Nazi Germany on European soil. Operation HUSKY, as it was known, was enormously complex, involving dramatic battles on land...more

  • 1039: Turn off Zoom and save carbon emissions (not from the Babylon Bee). @genemarks @Guardian #SmallBusinessAmerica

    Jan 23 2021

    Image:  Video telephony predicted to be in use by the year 2000, as envisioned in 1910 (artist's conception) Gene Marks,  @genemarks @Guardian  #SmallBusinessAmerica @Guardian, Philadelphia Inquirer, and at TheHill; in re:  Napa and Sonoma: vintners suing the Cali governor holding they’ve been kept closed arbitrarily.  New York City : outdoor dining, parallel.  Paycheck protection loans: if you build an outdoor dining area, you can be forgiven the cost by govt.   DeBlasio has made outdoor dining...more

  • 1039: #SmallBusinessAmerica: Looking up for 2021. @genemarks @Guardian #SmallBusinessAmerica

    Jan 23 2021

    Image:  In the U.S., one trillion is written as the number "1" followed by 12 zeros. On trillion sends equals  31,546 years.   Here:  The obverse of the 2009 Zimbabwe $100 trillion banknote. Gene Marks,  @genemarks @Guardian  #SmallBusinessAmerica @Guardian, Philadelphia Inquirer, and at TheHill; in re: Small busnesses are hunkering down, looking forward to a significantly stronger second half, considering pent-up demand. Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus plan. Yellow lights:  could just become mor...more

  • 1038: Private enterprise innovates. @johntamny

    Jan 23 2021

    Image:  Factories and corporations are considered private property John Tamny, @johntamny, RealClearPolitics, author, When Politicians Panic;  in re: Hewrote that Trump sensed voters felt weak in face of global elite with unimaginable power. Bezos spends tens of billion a year to find new ideas.  Google employees wrote to the firm’s president objecting to Google’s doing business with the Pentagon.  You can't afford to offend your employees—the power is too ephemeral.  AOL is now a laughline.  FA...more

  • 1038: The march to regulating Big Tech. @johntamny

    Jan 23 2021

    Image:  Technology of yesteryear.  A treasure trove of almost 12,000 detailed engravings, The Complete Encyclopedia of Illustration is a marvel of a collection culled from the worlds of science, history, geography, mythology, art, architecture, and more John Tamny, @johntamny, RealClearPolitics, author, When Politicians Panic;in re: Government always seeks to limit, constrain. Best to let people just do what they want with their innovation. I have free speech where I live but not necessarily at ...more

  • 1037: Hank Aaron, 1934-2021, hit 715 home runs; and I listened to the Phillies game in 1964 when 44's line drive into the left field stands broke the empty seat.

    Jan 23 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.The fence at Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium over which Hank Aaron hit his 715th career home run still exists.User Jorfer on en.wikipedia - From en.wikipedia; description page is (was) here I took this picture using a camera phone outside of Turner Field. 20:34, 25 February 2007 . . Jorfer . . 480×640 (85,903 bytes)  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowHank Aaron, 1934-2021, hit ...more

  • 1036: #TheScalaReport: Measuring the EU talk of regulating Big Tech; measuring the US Congress talk of the same. Chris Riegel: @scala, @STRATACACHE

    Jan 23 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Brussels http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#TheScalaReport:  Measuring the EU talk of regulating Big Tech; measuring the US Congress talk of the same.   Chris Riegel: @scala, @STRATACACHEhttps://www.ft.com/content/2bd619a2-dee0-492a-b397-73a0ba00e369Margrethe Vestager has warned that Big Tech companies will face a flurry of countries passing laws to curb their power if they do ...more

  • 1036: #PacificWatch: California +65 vs California equity & What is to be done? Jeff

    Jan 23 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1940.Threshing crew. Box Elder County, Utah  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#PacificWatch: California +65 vs California equity & What is to be done? Jeff https://www.kqed.org/news/11856356/california-considers-prioritizing-speed-over-equity-in-vaccine-distribution-plan

  • 1036: #NewAmericaCivilWar: Biden retires to his comfortable Tiberius role as the "uncivil war" smolders.

    Jan 23 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.2006. Remnants of Tiberius' villa at Sperlonga, on the coast midway between Rome and Naples MM - self-made digital photo Sperlonga (Italia, Lazio, provincia di Latina). I resti della villa di Tiberio, dalla strada per Itri. Public Domain File:SperlongaVillaTiberio.jpg Created: 1 August 2006  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewAmericaCivilWar: Biden retires to his comfortab...more

  • 1036: The certain, predictable and ordinary fail of the Biden stimulus gimmicks. @VerodeRugy @Mercatus

    Jan 23 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1871.Alcide Segoni's The Discovery of the Body of Catiline (1871). In the Gallery of Modern Art, Florence. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe certain, predictable and ordinary fail of the Biden stimulus gimmicks. @VerodeRugy @Mercatus https://www.discoursemagazine.com/economics/2021/01/19/bidens-stimulus-plans-will-create-unacceptable-debt/

  • 1035: 9/12: Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War, by Joseph Wheelan

    Jan 23 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow9/12: Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War, by Joseph Wheelan https://www.amazon.com/Their-Last-Full-Measure-Final/dp/0306824531  As the Confederacy crumbled under the Union army's relentless "hammering," Federal armies marched on the Rebels' remaining bastions in Alabama, the Carolinas, and Virginia. General William T. She...more

  • 1035: 12/12: Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War, by Joseph Wheelan

    Jan 23 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow12/12: Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War, by Joseph Wheelan https://www.amazon.com/Their-Last-Full-Measure-Final/dp/0306824531  As the Confederacy crumbled under the Union army's relentless "hammering," Federal armies marched on the Rebels' remaining bastions in Alabama, the Carolinas, and Virginia. General William T. Sh...more

  • 1035: 11/12: Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War, by Joseph Wheelan

    Jan 23 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow11/12: Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War, by Joseph Wheelan https://www.amazon.com/Their-Last-Full-Measure-Final/dp/0306824531  As the Confederacy crumbled under the Union army's relentless "hammering," Federal armies marched on the Rebels' remaining bastions in Alabama, the Carolinas, and Virginia. General William T. Sh...more

  • 1035: 10/12: Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War, by Joseph Wheelan

    Jan 23 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow10/12: Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War, by Joseph Wheelan https://www.amazon.com/Their-Last-Full-Measure-Final/dp/0306824531  As the Confederacy crumbled under the Union army's relentless "hammering," Federal armies marched on the Rebels' remaining bastions in Alabama, the Carolinas, and Virginia. General William T. Sh...more

  • 1033: The Oceans of Mars: 2of2: Kevin Cannon, @Nature. 2017

    Jan 22 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.NASA Curiosity http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Oceans of Mars: 2of2: Kevin Cannon, @Nature. 2017https://www.nature.com/articles/nature24657 On Mars, clay minerals are widespread in terrains that date back to the Noachian period (4.1 billion to 3.7 billion years ago)1,2,3,4,5. It is thought that the Martian basaltic crust reacted with liquid water during this time to form ...more

  • 1033: The Oceans of Mars: 1of2: Kevin Cannon, @Nature. 2017

    Jan 22 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.NASA Curiosity http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Oceans of Mars: 1of2: Kevin Cannon, @Nature. 2017https://www.nature.com/articles/nature24657 On Mars, clay minerals are widespread in terrains that date back to the Noachian period (4.1 billion to 3.7 billion years ago)1,2,3,4,5. It is thought that the Martian basaltic crust reacted with liquid water during this time to form ...more

  • 1034: Biden committed to continuing, smooth relations with Israel and the Arab states. Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres,

    Jan 22 2021

    Image:  Jerusalem (al-Kouds). Jerusalem from the southwest / American Colony, Jerusalem Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re: Tony Blinken testifying before Congress: we learned a lot about the US being a long way from rejoining the JCPOA, and recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Also, the two-state solution, concern about prospects; denied that Israel is a racist nation. Enduring commitment to Israel’s security.  “Realistically.”  Will engage with Israel a...more

  • 1034: Palestinian corruption rules. @GhAlOmari, Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres

    Jan 22 2021

    Image:  A tank protects the British Compound in Beirut during the ongoing confrontation between Israeli forces and the Palestine Liberation Organization Ghaith al-Omari, @GhAlOmari, and Washington Institute, and Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re:Palestinian Authority elections & the Abraham Accords. Bad actors, like the Muslim Brotherhood . . .  UAE will provide incentives for Israel to move forward, to consolidate regional peace. I’m skeptical that Palestinian...more

  • 1034: Hesitation as Riyadh meets with Doha. @HaisamHassanei1, @WashInstitute, Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres,

    Jan 22 2021

    Image:  Al Bidda (Arabic: البدع‎) is a neighborhood of Doha, Qatar.  Here: Trigonometrical plan of the harbour of El Biddah on the Arabian side of the Persian Gulf. By Lieuts. J. M. Guy and G. B. Brucks, H. C. Marine. Drawn by Lieut. M. Houghton Depths shown by soundings with grid added in pencil. Includes inset: ‘View from the anchorage’ in the upper left-hand side of sheet. Haisam Hassanein, @HaisamHassanei1, @WashInstitute,  Washington Institute,  and Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conferen...more

  • 1034: Anti-Semitism and the Millennials. @RitchieTorres

    Jan 22 2021

    Image:  President Jimmy Carter in the South Bronx, 1977. Ritchie Torres, @RitchieTorres, Congressman, New York's 15th congressional district (South Bronx) , and Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re:Anti-Semitism, BDS, objectives in office. “Ritchie has been a heroic figure”   He’s a pro-Israel progressive We all have the obligation to condemn anti-Semitism, esp anti-Zionism..  First, defend Israel’s right to defend itself, and the Israeli-US alliance, and fight anti-S...more

  • 1032: Yankees's Brian Cashman worries about the "scrambling" "negative" "untested" starting starting rotation after Cole and Kluber.

    Jan 22 2021

    Photo: Yankee Stadium opening day, 4/18/1923 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowYankee's Brian Cashman worries about the "scrambling" "negative" "untested" starting starting rotation after Cole and Kluber. https://www.nj.com/yankees/2021/01/mlb-rumors-yankees-sign-ex-orioles-starting-pitcher.html

  • 1032: Imagining the damage of the Senate trial of Donald Trump, 2021. @ConradMBlack

    Jan 22 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1868. Men and women in gallery of the Senate, during the impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson.Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 12, 1868 April 18, p. 248. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowImagining the damage of the Senate trial of Donald Trump, 2021. @ConradMBlackhttps://amgreatness.com/2021/01/21/joe-bidens-free-shave/

  • 1032: Welcome home from Pandemic Crisis Management. @TresurySpox @MonicaCrowley

    Jan 22 2021

    Photo: Demonstration at the Red Cross Emergency Ambulance Station in Washington, D.C., during the influenza pandemic of 1918 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWelcome home from Pandemic Crisis Management. @TresurySpox @MonicaCrowley

  • 1032: Beijing and Moscow will test Biden. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Jan 22 2021

    Photo: A scene on the Amur River, the Russia-China border http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBeijing and Moscow will test Biden. @SebGorka #AmericaFirsthttps://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/biden-administration-to-approach-russia-about-nuclear-treaty-extension/ar-BB1cYuro

  • 1032: The Nancy Pelosi possessed pursuit of Donald Trump. @SebGorka

    Jan 22 2021

    Photo: Hector brought back to Troy, from a Roman sarcophagus, c. 180–200 AD http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Nancy Pelosi possessed pursuit of Donald Trump. @SebGorka #AmericaFirsthttps://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2021/01/21/nancy-pelosi-send-trump-impeachment-senate-soon-trial/6656415002/

  • 1031: The worn wheels of Curiosity. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Jan 22 2021

    Image:  Curiosity Mars Rover Drilling into Its Second Rock Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com; in re:   Mars: Curiosity’s damaged wheels as it ascends a Mount Sharp.   The camera aimed at all the wheels, took pictures. I compare treads; no real change.   A good sign.   . . . The happy-face crater, on dry ice that’s slowly going away, and is not seasonal.  https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/curiosity-checks-out-its-wheels/

  • 1030: Static fire success for Starship 9. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Jan 22 2021

    Image:  1 & 2) conventional fixed platforms; 3) compliant tower; 4, 5) vertically moored tension leg and mini-tension leg platform; 6) spar; 7, 8) semi-submersibles; 9) floating production, storage, and offloading facility; 10) sub-sea completion and tie-back to host facility. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com; in re:   SpaceX Starship serial number 9.  Aborted static fire test, Boca Chica.  The hop could occur any time in the coming days.  A very big booster.  NASA is using old shuttle e...more

  • 1029: Cancelling 1776. @VDHanson; @HooverInst

    Jan 22 2021

    Image:  Frederick Douglass Victor Davis Hanson: @VDHanson; @HooverInst,  Hoover Institution, and The Case for Trump,in re:  The country did not start in 1619; it started in 1776 with the Declaration of Independence. We issued a report: slavery, terrible—but from Frederick Douglass to Martin Luther King, they never rejected the Constitution; they said that [non-Blacks] needed to live up to the Constitution. The New York Times cooked up the 1619 Project, but couldn’t defend it even to its own fact...more

  • 1028: Fear of Trump beyond the White House. @VDHanson; @HooverInst,

    Jan 22 2021

    Image:  The combat of Hector and Achilles, and Achilles dragging the body of Hector around the walls of Troy Victor Davis Hanson: @VDHanson; @HooverInst,  Hoover Institution, and The Case for Trump,in re:  Hector at Troy. What’s happening in Washington: the stabbing of Hector’s corpse. Vindictiveness: Pelosi to try in the Senate a man who’s a private citizen.  Using her power against the court. An ancient ceremony; will not make them happy.  Achilles grows up, has common cause with Hector’s fath...more

  • 1027: 8/12 Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War, by Joseph Wheelan

    Jan 22 2021

    Image:   The war in Virginia - the 18th Army Corps storming a fort on the right of the Rebel line before Petersburg, June 15 / sketched by our special artist, E. Forbes.  Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War,  by Joseph Wheelan  As the Confederacy crumbled under the Union army's relentless "hammering," Federal armies marched on the Rebels' remaining bastions in Alabama, the Carolinas, and Virginia. General William T. Sherman's battle-hardened army conducted a punitive campaig...more

  • 1027: 7/12 Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War, by Joseph Wheelan

    Jan 22 2021

    Image:  Slavery. Freedom.  "Two contrasted scenes divided by a huge cask in which stands, full-face, an obese and repulsive preacher with a heavy jowl, pig's eyes, and a thatch of hair over a low forehead..." (Source: George)  Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War,  by Joseph Wheelan  As the Confederacy crumbled under the Union army's relentless "hammering," Federal armies marched on the Rebels' remaining bastions in Alabama, the Carolinas, and Virginia. General William T. She...more

  • 1027: 6/12 Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War, by Joseph Wheelan

    Jan 22 2021

    Image:  Confederacy march  Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War,  by Joseph Wheelan  As the Confederacy crumbled under the Union army's relentless "hammering," Federal armies marched on the Rebels' remaining bastions in Alabama, the Carolinas, and Virginia. General William T. Sherman's battle-hardened army conducted a punitive campaign against the seat of the Rebellion, South Carolina, while General-in-Chief Ulysses S. Grant sought to break the months-long siege at Petersburg...more

  • 1027: 5/12 Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War, by Joseph Wheelan

    Jan 22 2021

    Image:   Boys’s Orphan Asylum, Richmond, Virginia  Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War,  by Joseph Wheelan  As the Confederacy crumbled under the Union army's relentless "hammering," Federal armies marched on the Rebels' remaining bastions in Alabama, the Carolinas, and Virginia. General William T. Sherman's battle-hardened army conducted a punitive campaign against the seat of the Rebellion, South Carolina, while General-in-Chief Ulysses S. Grant sought to break the months-...more

  • 1026: Are morning glory seeds evidence of intergalactic voyagers? Host.

    Jan 21 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. Utamaro II (Japanese (died 1831?))Edo period (1615–1868) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAre morning glory seeds evidence of intergalactic voyagers? Host.http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/05/morning-glory-seeds-are-tough-enough-interplanetary-trip"...scientists wanted to see just how much abuse a seed could withstand. In a follow-on experiment in the laboratory, Tepfer and...more

  • 1026: #MLBReport: The modest Toronto Blue Jays steal a march on the almighty Yankees. Host.

    Jan 21 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1914. Photograph shows Canadian soldiers drilling at the armory, Toronto, Canada, during World War I. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#MLBReport: The modest Toronto Blue Jays steal a march on the almighty Yankees.  Host.https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/mlb/george-springer-gives-blue-jays-hope-e2-80-93-and-one-of-mlbs-best-lineups-e2-...more

  • 1026: China is winning the Moon race. Rick Fisher, @GordonGChang

    Jan 21 2021

    Image:  View of crescent Moon taken by the STS-133 crew Rick Fisher, senior Fellow, International Assessment & Strategy Center, and Gordon Chang: @GordonGChang, Daily Beast; in re:  Quickening of China’s intention to control [all] low-Earth orbit. The space economy: China is much aware of this, working to control the gateways to the space economy.  By 2039, it’ll launch [enormous] space stations.  China will acknowledge, and violate, the international regime.  Japan, France, Kenya, Peru: ass...more

  • 1026: PRC persecution of Uyghurs is genocide @nuryturkel, @GordonGChang

    Jan 21 2021

    Image:   Uyghur princesses. Bezeklik, Cave 9, wall painting, ca. 9th/10th century AD Nury Turkel, @nuryturkel, co-founder of the Uyghur Human Rights Project and a commissioner of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re:  PRC persecution of Uyghurs: a Reuters report—Anthony Blinken said he believed Trump was right in taking a tougher stand toward China, and agreed that China is committing genocide.      The cruelty by th...more

  • 1025: Will the courts slow Biden 46 orders? @AndrewCMcCarthy, @ThadMcCotter

    Jan 21 2021

    Image:   The Two Elders before the Judge Andrew C McCarthy, @AndrewCMcCarthy, Ball of Collusion; and Thaddeus McCotter, @ThadMcCotter, American Greatness, in re: Climate/Paris Accords. Pipelines.  So contentious they’ll disrupt the 100-day honeymoon?  Trump instituted administrative procedures making it difficult for Biden to unwind them. How far we’ve strayed from our Constitutional system.  Congress by simple majority can undo any last-minute regulations.  Willful progressive judges refused to...more

  • 1025: Regretting the Trump pardon power and praising the Trump judgeships. @AndrewCMcCarthy, @ThadMcCotter,

    Jan 21 2021

    Image:  Justitia Andrew C McCarthy, @AndrewCMcCarthy, Ball of Collusion; and Thaddeus McCotter, @ThadMcCotter, American Greatness, in re:  The remains of the 45thpresidency. Pardon power:  Pres Trump has pardoned people, esp Steve Bannon. Nothing irregular about this. Pardons and commutations.  Bill Clinton gave a commutation  to someone who participated in the bombing of the Capitol: Susan Rosenberg.   Also pardoned some of the FALN terrorists.  A seamy side to the power.       Trump’s success ...more

  • 1023: NASA InSight probe on the surface of Mars disappoints. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Jan 21 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.This image shows that the Mars Pathfinder airbags have been successfully retracted, allowing safe deployment of the rover ramps. The Sojourner rover, still in its deployed position, is at center image, and rocks are visible in the background. Mars Pathfinder landed successfully on the surface of Mars today at 10:07 a.m. PDT.  http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA00617NASA/JPL/University of Arizona http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnB...more

  • 1023: Tale of two space launch systems. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Jan 21 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1914.[Mexican War, 1914: refugees crossing (Rio Grande?) river by horse]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowTale of two space launch systems.  Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.comhttps://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/hints-that-nasa-will-redo-the-sls-static-fire-test/

  • 1024: China wants the DPRK to be a threat. @GregScarlatoiu, @GordonGChang

    Jan 21 2021

    Image:  Soldier of the Royal Guard. Ancient dress not yet entirely obsolete - Coat & helmet are lined with a mail of hard leather - & studded with iron buttons Greg Scarlatoiu, @GregScarlatoiu, Executive Director of the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea; and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re:   North Korea, ballistic missiles.  It's a post-Communist, post-industrial dynastic [tyranny]. Nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction, at the expense of human ri...more

  • 1023: West Virginia solves the vaccine the old-fashioned way. @SalenaZito @DCExaminer

    Jan 21 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Haystacks. Mineral County, West Virginia  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWest Virginia solves the vaccine the old-fashioned way.  @SalenaZito @DCExaminerhttps://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/justice-west-virginia-vaccination-success

  • 1024: Canada most vulnerable to hostage drama. Charles Burton, @cburton001; @GordonGChang,

    Jan 21 2021

    Image:  Police often train to recover hostages taken by force, as in this exercise Charles Burton: @cburton001, blogs at RealityChek; and senior Fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad; and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re:  The two Michaels still imprisoned in China, picked up arbitrarily and jailed on false charges in order to force Canada to release Meng.   Trudeau Junior will mind his manners with China rather than offend it.  ...more

  • 1023: State of the City, the State, the Union: Biden 46 enters as New York exhausts its vaccine and Cuomo demands a Biden bail-out of the State budget. Catsimatidis @JCats2013 @CatsRoundtable @JohnCats

    Jan 21 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. Hun House, 149 Washington Avenue, Albany, Albany County, NY http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowState of the City, the State, the Union: Biden 46 enters as New York City exhausts its vaccine and Cuomo demands a Biden bail-out of the State budget. John Catsimatidis @JCats2013 @CatsRoundtable @JohnCats https://www.cbsnews.com/news/covid-vaccine-new-york-run-out-thursday/ https://w...more

  • 1023: Biden speaks softly and orders bluntly. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Jan 21 2021

    Image:  Theodore Roosevelt Papers: Series 5: Speeches and Executive Orders, 1899-1918; Subseries 5A: Speeches and Executive Orders, 1899-1918; 1902, Aug. 22-1904, July 27 Richard Epstein: @RichardAEpstein, Chicago Law, NYU Law, Hoover Defining Ideas, in re:   The ambitions of the 46thpresident with 53 Executive Orders, most intended to overturn Trump policies.  No correspondence between Biden’s inaugural speech and the substance of what he’s doing with these order.  Unilateral Executive Orders o...more

  • 1023: Wrong trial, wrong direction. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Jan 21 2021

    Image:  U. S. Senate Impeachment of the President. Admit the bearer. April 24th 1868. Gallery. [signed] Geo. T. Brown, Sergeant-at-Arms. Washington, D. C., 1868. Richard Epstein: @RichardAEpstein, Chicago Law, NYU Law, Hoover Defining Ideas, in re:    An impeachment trial requires an enormous amount of preparation. Mrs Pelosi decided to run this thing through before giving anyone a chance to prepare.  The dissidents need to have the same amount of time.  Parity and confidentiality issues.   The ...more

  • 1022: 4/12 Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War, by Joseph Wheelan

    Jan 21 2021

    Image:  Surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia to the Army of the Potomac  Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War,  by Joseph Wheelan  As the Confederacy crumbled under the Union army's relentless "hammering," Federal armies marched on the Rebels' remaining bastions in Alabama, the Carolinas, and Virginia. General William T. Sherman's battle-hardened army conducted a punitive campaign against the seat of the Rebellion, South Carolina, while General-in-Chief Ulysses S. Grant...more

  • 1022: 3/12 Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War, by Joseph Wheelan

    Jan 21 2021

    Image:  Lieut. Genl. Ulysses S. Grant Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War,  by Joseph Wheelan  As the Confederacy crumbled under the Union army's relentless "hammering," Federal armies marched on the Rebels' remaining bastions in Alabama, the Carolinas, and Virginia. General William T. Sherman's battle-hardened army conducted a punitive campaign against the seat of the Rebellion, South Carolina, while General-in-Chief Ulysses S. Grant sought to break the months-long siege at...more

  • 1022: 2/12 Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War, by Joseph Wheelan

    Jan 21 2021

    Image:  Jefferson Davis and his cabinet   Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War,  by Joseph Wheelan  As the Confederacy crumbled under the Union army's relentless "hammering," Federal armies marched on the Rebels' remaining bastions in Alabama, the Carolinas, and Virginia. General William T. Sherman's battle-hardened army conducted a punitive campaign against the seat of the Rebellion, South Carolina, while General-in-Chief Ulysses S. Grant sought to break the months-long sieg...more

  • 1022: 1/12 Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War, by Joseph Wheelan

    Jan 21 2021

    Image:  General Sherman's advance - Buzzard's Roost Pass, Georgia  Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War,  by Joseph Wheelan  As the Confederacy crumbled under the Union army's relentless "hammering," Federal armies marched on the Rebels' remaining bastions in Alabama, the Carolinas, and Virginia. General William T. Sherman's battle-hardened army conducted a punitive campaign against the seat of the Rebellion, South Carolina, while General-in-Chief Ulysses S. Grant sought to b...more

  • 1020: Mets owner Steve Cohen jettisons his month-old GM, for cause, and will start Spring Training without. Host

    Jan 20 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1911. National Baseball League officials  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowMets owner Steve Cohen jettisons his month-old GM, for cause, and will start Spring Training without.  Hosthttps://www.cbsnews.com/news/jared-porter-mets-gm-fired-explicit-texts-female-reporter/

  • 1021: The 2020 effort to cut off free speech destroys US prestige. Gregory R Copley: Defense and Foreign Affairs

    Jan 20 2021

    Image:  Book burning in Chile following the 1973 coup that installed the Pinochet regime. Gregory R Copley: Defense and Foreign Affairs; Gregory R Copley, The New Total War of the Twenty-first Century and the Trigger of the Fear Pandemic, in re:Xi Jinping, president for life of China, total state control vs prosperity and innovation—yet he’s applied both. China is a military dictatorship and an economic power. The US may never recover the power that Trump was creating and [aiming for]. Since Rea...more

  • 1021: If Biden abandons the UK, its only choice will be CANZUK. Gregory R Copley: Defense and Foreign Affairs

    Jan 20 2021

    Image:  CANZUK is an acronym for a theoretical cultural, political, and economic community comprising Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Here:   Imperial Federation, showing the British Empire in 1886 (before expansion in Africa) Gregory R Copley: Defense and Foreign Affairs; Gregory R Copley, The New Total War of the Twenty-first Century and the Trigger of the Fear Pandemic, in re:Does the special relationship between the UK and the US survive?  Obama said that the UK would ...more

  • 1021: The sudden limits of the UK lockdown. @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion

    Jan 20 2021

    Image:  The signal flag "Quebec", also called the "Yellow Jack", is a simple yellow flag that was historically used to signal quarantine (it stands for Q), but in modern use indicates the opposite, as a signal of a ship free of disease that requests boarding and inspection. Joseph Sternberg:  @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion; Political Economics column; WSJ editorial board;  in re:In the UK, the continuing lockdown seems to be causing mental health issues. “Exit strategy: ‘Ease lockdown by March 8,...more

  • 1021: The founders and the aim of impeachment from the 18th century. @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion

    Jan 20 2021

    Image:  The so-called "Togatus Barberini", a statue depicting a Roman senator holding the imagines (effigies) of deceased ancestors in his hands; marble, late 1st century BC; head (not belonging): mid 1st century BC. Joseph Sternberg:  @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion; Political Economics column; WSJ editorial board;  in re:  Heavy firepower in Washington and even New York’s Grand Central Terminal in anticipation of the inauguration. The pending impeachment trial:   McConnell is one of the few havi...more

  • 1020: Biden inherits the unsolved New START treaty and rejected INF treaty & What is to be done? @AmbJohnB

    Jan 20 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1917.RUSSIA WAR PICTURES. WOMEN http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBiden inherits the unsolved New START treaty and rejected INF treaty & What is to be done? @AmbJohnBhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/joe-bidens-early-test-from-moscow-and-beijing-11610920129

  • 1020: Escape from Hong Kong! Jillian Kay Melchior @jilliankaym @WSJOpinion

    Jan 20 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1910. Mr Julius Knight in "The Scarlet Pimpernel" http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowEscape from Hong Kong! Jillian Kay Melchior @jilliankaym @WSJOpinionhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/a-hong-kong-dissidents-daring-escape-11610494379?mod=hp_opin_pos_1

  • 1020: Does NBC know that LA is not funny, 2021? @HooverWhalen

    Jan 20 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Los Angeles Aqueduct, Crowley Lake Dam, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowDoes NBC know that LA is not funny, 2021? @HooverWhalenhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/01/14/mr-mayor-los-angeles/

  • 1020: Cubans hope for a Biden relief offering.@JMHumire @MariaFdaCabal

    Jan 20 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1910.Havana - U.S. Sailors in Palace Sq.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewWorld: Cubans hope for a Biden relief offering.@JMHumire @MariaFdaCabal https://www.columbian.com/news/2021/jan/19/biden-has-set-sky-high-expectations-can-he-meet-them/ 

  • 1020: #NewWorld: The Caravans begin again. @jmhumire @mariaFdaCabal

    Jan 20 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1940. Rubber plantation in Guatemala  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewWorld: The Caravans begin again. @jmhumire @mariaFdaCabalhttps://www.vice.com/en/article/akdyw8/a-new-caravan-from-central-america-hopes-for-asylum-under-president-biden

  • 1020: MoConnell condemns POTUS for January 6 & What is to be done? @LizPeek @FoxNews

    Jan 20 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1927. Elga Daniels, group at Senate ofc., [2/27]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowMoConnell condemns POTUS for January 6 & What is to be done? @LizPeek @FoxNewshttps://apnews.com/article/mcconnell-trump-fed-lies-to-mob-36871d68df56a10be1c46ed364ad6de6

  • 1020: Treasury nominee Janet Yellen aims to go big on pushing cash into the pandemic recovery. @LizPeek @FoxNews

    Jan 20 2021

    Photo: Yellen delivers her farewell speech to Federal Reserve staff in 2018 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowTreasury nominee Janet Yellen aims to go big on pushing cash into the pandemic recovery. @LizPeek @FoxNewshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-biden-yellen/act-big-on-stimulus-bidens-treasury-nominee-yellen-tells-lawmakers-idINKBN29O1WX

  • 1019: Managing impulsive behavior. Dr. Casey Halpern, Stanford Medical Center.

    Jan 20 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1916.Shackleton's expedition to the Antarctic lost party on Elephant Island saved at last.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowManaging impulsive behavior. Dr. Casey Halpern, Stanford Medical Center. http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2017/12/brain-zap-saps-destructive-urges.html“Impulses are normal and absolutely necessary for survival,” Halpern said. “They convert our feel...more

  • 1019: The Roof at the Bottom of the World:2of2: Discovering the Transantarctic MountainsHardcover – Illustrated, November 15, 2011.by Edmund Stump (Author)

    Jan 20 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1922.Photograph shows a man on a dogsled in the foreground and a castle-shaped mountain of ice in the background, during the British Antarctic Expedition.J181333 U.S. Copyright Office.Title from item.Alternate title from: The Great White South... / by Herbert G. Ponting, F.R.G.S. New York : Robert M. McBride & Co., 1922, opp. p. 171.Copyright 1913 May 12, by Herbert G. Ponting.Published in: The Great White South... / by Herbert G. Ponting, F.R.G.S....more

  • 1019: The Roof at the Bottom of the World:1of2: Discovering the Transantarctic MountainsHardcover – Illustrated, November 15, 2011.by Edmund Stump (Author)

    Jan 20 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1916. Shackleton's expedition to the Antarctic a titanic upheaval.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Roof at the Bottom of the World:1of2:  Discovering the Transantarctic MountainsHardcover – Illustrated, November 15, 2011.by Edmund Stump  (Author)https://www.amazon.com/Roof-Bottom-World-Discovering-Transantarctic/dp/0300171978 The Transantarctic Mountains are the most re...more

  • 1018: Italy's regions—South Tyrol and Lombardy—chafe at the lockdown mandates. Lorenzo Fiori, Ansaldo Foundation.

    Jan 20 2021

    Photo: Row of Lombardy poplars..http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowItaly's regions - South Tyrol and Lombardy - chafe at the lockdown mandates. Lorenzo Fiori, Ansaldo Foundation.https://www.krqe.com/news/world/italys-south-tyrol-again-flouts-rome-over-virus-closures/

  • 1018: Federal, State and City regulations cost lives. James Broughel @Mercatus

    Jan 20 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1918. Colleges and Universities - Tulane University - Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, Students Army Training Corps, Section B. Auto-mechanics section  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowFederal, State and City regulations cost lives. James Broughel @Mercatushttps://www.nationalreview.com/2021/01/how-joe-biden-can-stop-deadly-regulations-in-their-tracks/

  • 1015: Income inequality 11,000 BCE: 2of2: Timothy A. Kohler, Michael E. Smith. @Nature

    Jan 19 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Piramide van Gaius Cestius  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowIncome inequality 11,000 BCE: 2of2:  Timothy A. Kohler, Michael E. Smith. @Nature Greater post-Neolithic wealth disparities in Eurasia than in North America and Mesoamerica Timothy A. Kohler, Michael E. Smith https://www.nature.com/articles/nature24646 Abstract: How wealth is distributed among households provides ins...more

  • 1015: Income inequality 11,000 BCE: 1of2: Timothy A. Kohler, Michael E. Smith. @Nature

    Jan 19 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1860. Cairo. Great Pyramid of Cheops  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowIncome inequality 11,000 BCE: 1of2:  Timothy A. Kohler, Michael E. Smith. @Nature Greater post-Neolithic wealth disparities in Eurasia than in North America and Mesoamerica Timothy A. Kohler, Michael E. Smith https://www.nature.com/articles/nature24646 Abstract: How wealth is distributed among households pr...more

  • 1017: "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Bonsai Trees of King Herod. Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres

    Jan 19 2021

    Image: Bonsai.   Here:  Multispecies saikei named Roan Mountain contains Shimpaku juniper and Zakura azalea. Indiana Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re: Bonsai trees were in the lavish court of Herod.  Archaeologists found pollen of bonsai, cypress, cedars.   Can reconstruct the gardens of that era.  Can you see the the palace from the road to Jericho? No.  The only full-size trees were date palms.   Canaanite jars 3,300 years old: ports replaced the city of Ugarit (a Hitti...more

  • 1017: Iran fires missiles in the direction of the Nimitz Strike Group. Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres

    Jan 19 2021

    Image: US carrier strike group Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re:  The goal of the Iranian military exercises was to hit carriers and ships with low-speed and long-range missiles.   On Friday, used long-range bombers.  Fatal blows to mock bases, combination of drones and missiles. Iran has been advancing its non-nuclear weaponry.   This is a credible threat.  Missies fired in the Indian Ocean came near US merchant ships and also within twenty miles of the Nimitz St...more

  • 1015: #ClassicTerryAnderson, 2 of 2: Another opportunity to free and enrich Indian Country. @HooverInst

    Jan 19 2021

    Photo: A wilderness of sand--miles from human habitations, Painted Desert of Arizona  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicTerryAnderson: 2of2: Another opportunity to free and enrich Indian Country. @HooverInsthttps://www.hoover.org/research/restoring-tribal-economies Indian Country is anything but healthy and prosperous. In the United States, 20 percent of reservation households make less than $5,000 annually, and ...more

  • 1015: #ClassicTerryAnderson: 1of2: Another opportunity to free and enrich Indian Country. @HooverInst

    Jan 19 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1926. Petrified Trees and Painted Desert, Arizona  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicTerryAnderson: 1of2: Another opportunity to free and enrich Indian Country. @HooverInsthttps://www.hoover.org/research/restoring-tribal-economies Indian Country is anything but healthy and prosperous. In the United States, 20 percent of reservation households make less than $5,000 annua...more

  • 1016: Joe Biden's version of a pen and a phone. @johnfund

    Jan 19 2021

    Image: Sharpening a quillJohn Fund, @johnfund, NRO, in re:   Joe Biden's version of a pen and a phone.   Will Biden rule with executive orders? Is that what Obama did? What Trump did?   This is done increasingly by presidents. A caravan from Honduras approaching Mexico. Biden is said to have said, “This isn’t the right time.” He’ll allow all possible arrivals to enter, but wants to do so [less obviously].  Reconciliation can be done for budgetary items, only; Biden will stuff as much as he can i...more

  • 1016: Three strong-minded GOP women for 2022 and 2024. @DavidMDrucker

    Jan 19 2021

    Image: Three courtesans David Drucker: @DavidMDrucker, Washington Examiner; in re:  Who’s Liz Cheney’s opponent – she’s the number three-ranking in the conference?  One third of the GOP conference thinks Cheney should be replaced because she voted in favor of impeaching Trump; Kevin McCarthy is trying to prevent a meeting airing all sorts of grievances.  On the biggest vote of the day, Cheney went against the leadership. Cheney has some fences to mend, some ’splaining to do. For the future of th...more

  • 1015: Can Joe Biden unite a nation that is riven by politics and pandemic? @CliffMay @FDD

    Jan 19 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1904.Quincy Market, Boston, Mass.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowCan Joe Biden unite a nation that is riven by politics and pandemic? @CliffMay @FDD https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/jan/12/biden-must-heal-the-nation-and-show-adversaries-a-/ https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/18/politics/inaugural-address-biden/index.html

  • 1016: Searching for the origins of Covid-19 in China. @WeTheBrandon; @GordonGChang,

    Jan 19 2021

    Image:1903.CHINA. SOLDIERS Brandon Weichert, @WeTheBrandon; author, Winning Space, How America Remains a Superpower;andGordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re:    We need to find the origin of this virus. Not only does Beijing refuse to let in qualified investigators—it’s spinning that the virus began in the US.   We need samples; to learn how it came about, propagated, what’s generating all the mutations.    China is at much at risk as the rest of us are. China is blaming everyone else;...more

  • 1015: The FBI tasked Stefan Halper to spy on the Trump campaign and smear Flynn and Svetlana Lokhova. @RealSLokhova @SvetlanaLokhova

    Jan 19 2021

    Photo: Perfidy:  The Calumny of Apelles The figures are either personifications of vices or virtues, or in the case of the king and victim, of the roles of the powerful and the powerless. From left to right, they represent (with alternative names): Truth, nude and pointing upwards to Heaven; Repentance in black; Perfidy (Conspiracy) in red and yellow, over the innocent half-naked victim on the floor, who is being pulled forward by the hair by Calumny (Slander), in white and blue and holding a fl...more

  • 1015: The Democrats aim to decapitate the GOP & What is to be done @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jan 19 2021

    Photo: Decapitation: an Ethiopian Emperor executing people, 18th century http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Democrats aim to decapitate the GOP & What is to be done @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://amgreatness.com/2021/01/15/the-democrats-decapitation-strategy/

  • 1015: POTUS readies his defense for the trial by the Senate Democratic majority. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jan 19 2021

    Photo: Senae chamber. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowPOTUS readies his defense for the trial by the Senate Democratic majority. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://www.nationalreview.com/2021/01/the-trump-impeachment-is-deeply-flawed-but-he-deserves-conviction/

  • 1016: Hong Kongers must sign the loyalty oath or face ruin. @Michael_Yon, @GordonGChang,

    Jan 19 2021

    Image:1908.Peddu St., Hong Kong  Michael Yon: @Michael_Yon, war correspondent; and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re:   180,000 Hong Kong civil servants have four weeks to pledge allegiance to the Chinese Communist Party.  Over 100,000 have done so. CCP is going after not only the youth but also their parents.   If anyone fails to pledge, the CCP can grab them move them in to a Mainland court.   Hong Kong courage is extremely high, but they’re pragmatic people and now pressed again...more

  • 1015: The market beats Jim Simons as he retires in favor of Peter Brown. @GregoryZuckerman @WSJ

    Jan 19 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1890.[Horse-drawn wagons in front of the Center Market, Washington, D.C.]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe market beats Jim Simons as he retires in favor of Peter Brown. @GregoryZuckerman @WSJhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/james-simons-steps-down-as-chairman-ofrenaissance-technologies-11610637320?mod=hp_lead_pos11

  • 1016: How will the Biden Administration confront Iran? @thomasjoscelyn, @billroggio

    Jan 19 2021

    Image:  Joe Biden Tom Joscelyn, @thomasjoscelyn, Long War Journal and FDD; and Bill Roggio, @billroggio, Long War Journal and FDD; in re: Al Qaeda: refuge and operations in Iran. Al Q Leadership is a shadow of its former self, even as it's growing overall because of its refuge in Iran. For political reasons, Pompeo will talk up al Q in Iran while playing down its presence in Afghanistan Biden desperately wants an nuclear deal with Iran, will ignore facts that are inconvenient for his policy pref...more

  • 1016: Pompeo says Iran and Al Qaeda are partners. @thomasjoscelyn, @billroggio

    Jan 19 2021

    Image:  Shiraz, from Travels in Assyria, Media, and Persia, etc.  Tom Joscelyn, @thomasjoscelyn, Long War Journal and FDD; and Bill Roggio, @billroggio, Long War Journal and FDD; in re:   Secretary Pompeo:  Iran.  Trump put great pressure on Iran with sanctions; Mr Biden has said he’ll reverse that.  Generation Jihad: Al Qaeda in Iran, the major base of operation for al Q.  Pompeo spoke up plainly; one might wonder why he did so this late in the game. The facts are: we can identify senior al Q p...more

  • 1015: Putin jails the extremely vulnerable Navalny. @PaulR_Gregory. @Hooverinst

    Jan 19 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1716. Spiegelgevecht op het IJ ter ere van de Russische tsarina, 1716  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowPutin jails the extremely vulnerable Navalny. @PaulR_Gregory. @Hooverinsthttps://www.reuters.com/article/russia-politics-navalny/update-7-kremlin-foe-alexei-navalny-calls-for-street-protests-after-being-jailed-idUSL1N2JT0N3

  • 1011: #ClassicMaxHolland: Explaining "Deep Throat" as the "White Rat" 2of2: @WashingtonDecoded.

    Jan 18 2021

    Photo: The Watergate complex. The Kennedy Center is visible in the background. The boxy building at middle left is the former Howard Johnson's Motor Lodge, used during the 1972 Watergate burglaries to monitor the break-ins and wiretaps across the street. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicMaxHolland: Explaining "Deep Throat" as the "White Rat" 2of2:  @WashingtonDecoded.http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/0...more

  • 1011: #ClassicMaxHolland: Explaining "Deep Throat" as the "White Rat" 1of2: @WashingtonDecoded.

    Jan 18 2021

    Photo: Mark Felt, known by the pseudonym "Deep Throat" http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicMaxHolland: Explaining "Deep Throat" as the "White Rat" 1of2:  @WashingtonDecoded.http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/09/10/watergate-deep-throat-myth-mark-felt-215591 “…Nixon’s surprise appointment of a dark-horse outsider, Assistant Attorney General L. Patrick Gray, to be acting director within hours stands as one o...more

  • 1011: #ClassicTerryAnderson: Bears Ears corrected, January 2018. 2of2. Terry Anderson @HooverInst

    Jan 18 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Valley of the Gods, an area outside the redefined monument boundaries of December 2017 US Bureau of Land Management - http://mypubliclands.tumblr.com/ Aerial shot of the Valley of the Gods in Bears Ears National Monument Public Domain File:Valley of the Gods - Aerial.jpg Created: 2016-08-11 05:48:44  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicTerryAnderson: Bears Ears Nationa...more

  • 1011: #ClassicTerryAnderson: Bears Ears corrected, January 2018. 1of2. Terry Anderson @HooverInst

    Jan 18 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicTerryAnderson: Bears Ears National Monument corrected, January 2018. 1of2. Terry Anderson @HooverInsthttps://www.hoover.org/research/trumps-environmental-federal "In 1906, Congress passed and President Theodore Roosevelt signed the Antiquities Act, granting the executive the authority to establish national monuments without congression...more

  • 1014: 4/4 Human Game: The True Story of the 'Great Escape' Murders and the Hunt for the Gestapo Gunmen, by Simon Read

    Jan 18 2021

    Image:  The path of the tunnel “Harry”  Human Game: The True Story of the 'Great Escape' Murders and the Hunt for the Gestapo Gunmen,by Simon Read   The mass breakout of seventy-six Allied airmen from the infamous Stalag Luft III became one of the greatest tales of World War II, immortalized in the film The Great Escape. But where Hollywood’s depiction fades to black, another amazing story begins . . .       Not long after the escape, fifty of the recaptured airmen were taken to desolate killing...more

  • 1014: 3/4 Human Game: The True Story of the 'Great Escape' Murders and the Hunt for the Gestapo Gunmen, by Simon Read

    Jan 18 2021

    Image: Nazi fanatics:  here, Kommandant Friedrich Wilhelm von Lindeiner-Wildau, Kommandant of Stalag Luft III.   Human Game: The True Story of the 'Great Escape' Murders and the Hunt for the Gestapo Gunmen,by Simon Read   The mass breakout of seventy-six Allied airmen from the infamous Stalag Luft III became one of the greatest tales of World War II, immortalized in the film The Great Escape. But where Hollywood’s depiction fades to black, another amazing story begins . . .       Not long after ...more

  • 1014: 2/4 Human Game: The True Story of the 'Great Escape' Murders and the Hunt for the Gestapo Gunmen, by Simon Read

    Jan 18 2021

    Image:  Memorial to "The Fifty" down the road toward Żagań.  Human Game: The True Story of the 'Great Escape' Murders and the Hunt for the Gestapo Gunmen,by Simon Read   The mass breakout of seventy-six Allied airmen from the infamous Stalag Luft III became one of the greatest tales of World War II, immortalized in the film The Great Escape. But where Hollywood’s depiction fades to black, another amazing story begins . . .      Not long after the escape, fifty of the recaptured airmen were taken...more

  • 1014: 1/4 Human Game: The True Story of the 'Great Escape' Murders and the Hunt for the Gestapo Gunmen, by Simon Read

    Jan 18 2021

    Image:  In the camp (re-enactment) . Screen grab.  Human Game: The True Story of the 'Great Escape' Murders and the Hunt for the Gestapo Gunmen,by Simon Read   The mass breakout of seventy-six Allied airmen from the infamous Stalag Luft III became one of the greatest tales of World War II, immortalized in the film The Great Escape. But where Hollywood’s depiction fades to black, another amazing story begins . . .       Not long after the escape, fifty of the recaptured airmen were taken to desol...more

  • 1013: 4/4 Voices of the Pacific: Untold Stories from the Marine Heroes of World War II, by Adam Makos and Marcus Brotherton

    Jan 18 2021

    Image:   Marines rest in the field on Guadalcanal  Voices of the Pacific: Untold Stories from the Marine Heroes of World War II, by Adam Makos  and Marcus Brotherton   Kindle Edition From the New York Times bestselling author of Spearheadand A Higher Call comes an unflinching, brutal, and relentless firsthand chronicle of United States Marine Corps’ actions in the Pacific during World War II.       Following fifteen Marines from the Pearl Harbor attack through battles with the Japanese, to their...more

  • 1013: 3/4 Voices of the Pacific: Untold Stories from the Marine Heroes of World War II, by Adam Makos and Marcus Brotherton

    Jan 18 2021

    Image:   The Eagle, Globe and Anchor along with the U.S. flag, the Marine Corps flag and the Commandant's flag  Voices of the Pacific: Untold Stories from the Marine Heroes of World War II, by Adam Makos  and Marcus Brotherton   Kindle Edition From the New York Times bestselling author of Spearheadand A Higher Call comes an unflinching, brutal, and relentless firsthand chronicle of United States Marine Corps’ actions in the Pacific during World War II.       Following fifteen Marines from the Pe...more

  • 1013: 2/4 Voices of the Pacific: Untold Stories from the Marine Heroes of World War II, by Adam Makos and Marcus Brotherton

    Jan 18 2021

    Image:  The Battle of Iwo Jima was a major battle in which the United States Marine Corps and Navy landed on and eventually captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.  Here:  Battle of Iwo Jima,U.S. Marines raising the American flag over Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, in February 1945.  Voices of the Pacific: Untold Stories from the Marine Heroes of World War II, by Adam Makos  and Marcus Brotherton   Kindle Edition From the New York Times bestselling author...more

  • 1013: 1/4 Voices of the Pacific: Untold Stories from the Marine Heroes of World War II, by Adam Makos and Marcus Brotherton

    Jan 18 2021

    Image:  Continental Marines landing at New Providence in March 1776 during the Battle of Nassau, the first amphibious landing of the Marine Corps, during the American Revolutionary War  Voices of the Pacific: Untold Stories from the Marine Heroes of World War II, by Adam Makos  and Marcus Brotherton   Kindle Edition From the New York Times bestselling author of Spearheadand A Higher Call comes an unflinching, brutal, and relentless firsthand chronicle of United States Marine Corps’ actions in th...more

  • 1012: 2/2 Recalling the geopolitical chaos of the Watergate Scandal, 1974. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs, 2017

    Jan 18 2021

    Image:   A photo of the Watergate complex taken from a DC-9-80 inbound to Washington National Airport on January 8, 2006. Recalling the geopolitical chaos of the Watergate Scandal, 1974. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs, 2017. Reflections Caused by Demonic Visitations.   “When in the chronicle of wasted time I see descriptions of the fairest wights, And beauty making beautiful old rhyme In praise of ladies dead and lovely knights, Then, in the blazon of sweet beauty’s best, Of hand,...more

  • 1012: 1/2 Recalling the geopolitical chaos of the Watergate Scandal, 1974. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs, 2017.

    Jan 18 2021

    Image:  Title page of Shakespeare's Sonnets (1609)Recalling the geopolitical chaos of the Watergate Scandal, 1974. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs, 2017. Reflections Caused by Demonic Visitations.   "When in the chronicle of wasted time I see descriptions of the fairest wights, And beauty making beautiful old rhyme In praise of ladies dead and lovely knights, Then, in the blazon of sweet beauty’s best, Of hand, of foot, of lip, of eye, of brow, I see their antique pen would have ex...more

  • 1011: 2/2 The Golden Lad: The Haunting Story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt, by Eric Burns

    Jan 18 2021

    Image:  Page from album showing a photograph of Quentin Roosevelt standing next to his airplane, facing front; with newspaper clippings, "Lieut. Quentin Roosevelt. Fallen in air fight", "Confirm Quentin's death - German airmen drop note saying that he was killed", and "Quentin Roosevelt, scorning odds, died fighting to last"  The Golden Lad: The Haunting Story of Quentin and TheodoreRoosevelt,by Eric Burns   Theodore Roosevelt is one of the most fascinating and written-about presidents in Americ...more

  • 1011: 1/2 The Golden Lad: The Haunting Story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt, by Eric Burns

    Jan 18 2021

    Image:  Quentin Roosevelt  The Golden Lad: The Haunting Story of Quentin and TheodoreRoosevelt,by Eric Burns   Theodore Roosevelt is one of the most fascinating and written-about presidents in American history—yet the most poignant tale about this larger-than-life man has never been told.More than a century has passed since Theodore Roosevelt was in the White House, but he still continues to fascinate. Never has a more exuberant man been our nation's leader. He became a war hero, reformed the NY...more

  • 1010: 2/2 On an Irish Island, by Robert Kanigel

    Jan 18 2021

    Image:  Thomas O'Criothan, author, Great Blasket.  Tomás O'Críothán wrote in longhand, using the old Irish script with the various accents and letter forms in use at the time.  On an Irish Island,by Robert Kanigel   Kindle Edition  On an Irish Island is a love letter to a vanished way of life, in which Robert Kanigel, the highly praised author of The Man Who Knew Infinity and The One Best Way, tells the story of the Great Blasket, a wildly beautiful island off the west coast of Ireland, renowned...more

  • 1010: 1/2 On an Irish Island, by Robert Kanigel

    Jan 18 2021

    Image: Great Blasket Island, screen grab.On an Irish Island,by Robert Kanigel   Kindle Edition  On an Irish Island is a love letter to a vanished way of life, in which Robert Kanigel, the highly praised author of The Man Who Knew Infinity and The One Best Way, tells the story of the Great Blasket, a wildly beautiful island off the west coast of Ireland, renowned during the early twentieth century for the rich communal life of its residents and the unadulterated Irish they spoke. With the Irish l...more

  • 1009: Twenty-first century arms race on the lunar colonies. @PappalardoJoe @PopularMechanics

    Jan 17 2021

    Photo: Artist's concept of a NASA lunar colony, 1986 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowrTwenty-first century arms race on the Lunar colonies. @PappalardoJoe @PopularMechanicshttps://www.popularmechanics.com/space/satellites/a15884747/no-treaty-will-stop-space-weapons/https://www.popularmechanics.com/space/moon-mars/a28364235/nasa-moonbase/

  • 1007: Edgar Allan Poe: 4of4: The Fever Called Living (Icons), by Paul Collins ( Kindle Edition

    Jan 17 2021

    Photo: Poe at age 26 obtained a license in 1835 to marry his cousin Virginia Clemm then 13. They were married for 11 years until her death, which may have inspired some of his writing. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Edgar Allan Poe: 4of4: The Fever Called Living (Icons) Kindle Edition. by Paul Collins  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Edgar-Allan-Poe-Called-Living-ebook/dp/B00JPOEC10/ref=sr_1_1...more

  • 1007: Edgar Allan Poe: 3of4: The Fever Called Living (Icons), by Paul Collins Kindle Edition

    Jan 17 2021

    Photo: A raven.  Color engraving by R. Havell, after drawing by John J. Audubon.Illus. in: The birds of America / John James Audubon. 4 vols. London, 1827-1838, http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Edgar Allan Poe: 3of4: The Fever Called Living (Icons) Kindle Edition. by Paul Collins  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Edgar-Allan-Poe-Called-Living-ebook/dp/B00JPOEC10/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=P...more

  • 1007: Edgar Allan Poe: 2of4: The Fever Called Living (Icons), by Paul Collins Kindle Edition

    Jan 17 2021

    Photo:  Home of Edgar Allen Poe in Poe Park, New York City.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Edgar Allan Poe: 2of4: The Fever Called Living (Icons) Kindle Edition. by Paul Collins  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Edgar-Allan-Poe-Called-Living-ebook/dp/B00JPOEC10/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Paul+Collins+Poe&qid=1610845665&s=books&sr=1-1Looming large in the popular imagination as...more

  • 1007: Edgar Allan Poe: 1of4: The Fever Called Living (Icons). by Paul Collins Kindle Edition

    Jan 17 2021

    Photo: Edgar Allen Poe  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Edgar Allan Poe: 1of4: The Fever Called Living (Icons) Kindle Edition. by Paul Collins  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Edgar-Allan-Poe-Called-Living-ebook/dp/B00JPOEC10/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Paul+Collins+Poe&qid=1610845665&s=books&sr=1-1Looming large in the popular imagination as a serious poet and lively drunk who ...more

  • 1008: Dancing with the Devil: 3of4: The Perils of Engaging Rogue Regimes, by Michael Rubin Kindle Edition

    Jan 17 2021

    Photo:  Portrait of Muhammad Shah Qajar and his vizier Haj Mirza Aghasi  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBecause the Iran Deal is back on the table: 3of4: Dancing with the Devil: 3of4: The Perils of Engaging Rogue Regimes Kindle Edition.by Michael Rubin  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition, 2015 https://www.amazon.com/Dancing-Devil-Perils-Engaging-Regimes-ebook/dp/B00THFMDDQ/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=161...more

  • 1008: Because the Iran Deal is back on the table: 4of4: Dancing with the Devil: 4of4: The Perils of Engaging Rogue Regimes, by Michael Rubin Kindle Edition, 2015

    Jan 17 2021

    Image:  Scene of the Battle of Gaugamela (also called Arbela), near Duhok in days Kurdistan in Iraq.  By skill, talent and extremely hard work, at this decisive battle Alexander and his troops defeated Cyrus III and the Achaemenid empire. "Though heavily outnumbered, Alexander emerged victorious due to his army's superior tactics and his deft employment of light infantry."  The battle is still studied in military schools worldwide. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com...more

  • 1008: Because the Iran Deal is back on the table: 2of4: Dancing with the Devil: 2of4: The Perils of Engaging Rogue Regimes, by Michael Rubin Kindle Edition, 2015

    Jan 17 2021

    Photo:  Among Iran's neighbors justifiably afraid of the irrationality and lust for power of the ayatollahs are the Persian Gulf states.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Because the Iran Deal is back on the table: 2of4: Dancing with the Devil: 2of4: The Perils of Engaging Rogue Regimes, by Michael Rubin   Kindle Edition, 2015 https://www.amazon.com/Dancing-Devil-Perils-Engaging-Regimes-ebook/dp/B00THFMDDQ/ref=tmm_kin_sw...more

  • 1008: Because the Iran Deal is back on the table: 1of4: Dancing with the Devil: 1of4: The Perils of Engaging Rogue Regimes, by Michael Rubin Kindle Edition, 2015

    Jan 17 2021

    Photo:  Tissaphernes* (Ancient Greek: Τισσαφέρνης; Old Persian Čiθrafarnah > Mod. Persian Čehrfar) (445 BC – 395 BC) was a Persian soldier and statesman, Satrap of Lydia.  Through a long military and diplomatic career, he's remembered most for his perjury and perfidy. Here: Cyrus the Great, a prominent player in the complex events of Tissaphernes's betrayals. * Chithrafarna (čiθra + farnah) "Shining Fortune": čiθra is from the Proto-Indo-European adjective (s)koitrós 'bright'; farnah is equiv...more

  • 1006: #ClassicTerryAnderson: Economic freedom for the Blackfeet Nation & What is to be done? @Hooverinst July 2017.

    Jan 17 2021

    Image:  Many Horns, Blackfeet Sioux http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicTerryAnderson: Economic freedom for the Blackfeet Nation & What is to be done? @Hooverinst July 2017.https://www.hoover.org/research/wealth-indian-nations-1

  • 1005: Last Hope Island: 4of4: Britain, Occupied Europe, and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of War, by Lynne Olson Kindle Edition

    Jan 17 2021

    Photo: General Charles de Gaulle, 1942 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowLast Hope Island: 4of4: Britain, Occupied Europe, and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of War Kindle Edition. by Lynne Olson  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Last-Hope-Island-Occupied-Brotherhood-ebook/dp/B01GYPY87K/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1610841892&sr=1-1When the Nazi blitzkrieg rolled over ...more

  • 1005: Last Hope Island: 3of4: Britain, Occupied Europe, and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of War Kindle Edition. by Lynne Olson Kindle Edition

    Jan 17 2021

    Photo:  Portrait of Lord Suffolk.   Charles Henry George Howard, 20th Earl of Suffolk, 13th Earl of Berkshire, GC FRS (March 2, 1906 – May 12, 1941) was an English bomb disposal expert who was also an earl in the Peerage of England, belonging to the ancient Howard family. He was styled Viscount Andover until 1917. He is most famous for being responsible for rescuing a team of French nuclear scientists and the entire existing stockpile of heavy water that existed in the world at the time from Fra...more

  • 1005: Last Hope Island: 2of4: Britain, Occupied Europe, and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of War Kindle Edition. by Lynne Olson (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 17 2021

    Photo:  Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands.   United Nations Information Office, New York. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowLast Hope Island: 2of4: Britain, Occupied Europe, and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of War Kindle Edition. by Lynne Olson  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/L...more

  • 1005: Last Hope Island: 1of4: Britain, Occupied Europe, and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of War, by Lynne Olson Kindle Edition

    Jan 17 2021

    Photo: Dronning Maud (1869-1938) og Kong Haakon VII (1872-1957) / Queen Maud and King Haakon VII.Dato / Date: 1906.Fotograf / Photographer: Peder O. Aune (Trondhjem) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Last Hope Island: 1of4: Britain, Occupied Europe, and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of War, by Lynne Olson  Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Last-Hope-Island-Occupied-Brotherhood-ebook/dp/B01GYPY87K/ref=tm...more

  • 1005: #ClassicIndianaHoenlein: Napoleon's plan to found a Jewish State after conquering Acre, 1799. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jan 17 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1840.Napoleon in Egypte, ca. 1800  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicIndianaHoenlein: Napoleon's plan to found a Jewish State after conquering Acre, 1799. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/MAGAZINE-mass-graves-found-in-jaffa-date-to-napoleon-conquest-1.5473879

  • 1005: #ClassicRichardEpstein: 2of2: The magical thinking of single-payer healthcare insurance. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst, September 2017

    Jan 17 2021

    Photo:  "Anatomical Man" (also "Zodiacal Man"), Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry (Ms.65, f.14v, early 15th century) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicRichardEpstein: 2of2: The magical thinking of Single-Payer healthcare insurance. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst, September 2017.https://www.hoover.org/research/fatal-allure-single-payerhttps://www.hoover.org/research/fatal-allure-single-payer

  • 1005: #ClassicRichardEpstein: 1of2: The magical thinking of single-payer healthcare insurance. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst, September 2017

    Jan 17 2021

    Photo:    Hirudo medicinalis, the European medicinal leech, is one of several species of leeches used as "medicinal leeches."  Here: a cousin, Haemadipsa zeylanica, a terrestrial leech.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicRichardEpstein: 1of2: The magical thinking of Single-Payer healthcare insurance. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst, September 2017.https://www.hoover.org/research/fatal-allure-single-payerhttps://www....more

  • 999: #NewAmericaCivilWar: Blue Inquisitors prepare the auto-de-fe of the exiled Red King. Michael Vlahos Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

    Jan 16 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Jefferson Davis: Jefferson Davis and his cabinet  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewAmericaCivilWar: Blue Inquisitors prepare the auto-de-fe of the exiled Red King. Michael Vlahos Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisishttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-01-15/rioters-sought-to-capture-and-assassinate-officials-u-s-says?sref=5g4GmFHo

  • 1004: Civil Wars: 4of4: A History in Ideas Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. David Armitage (Author), Derek Perkins (Narrator), & 1 more

    Jan 16 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1678.Ponte Molle te Rome   http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Civil Wars: 4of4: A History in Ideas  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. David Armitage (Author), Derek Perkins (Narrator), & 1 more https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01N6XSN2S/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taud_p1_i0A highly original history, tracing the least understood and most intractable form of organized human...more

  • 1004: Civil Wars: 3of4: A History in Ideas Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. David Armitage (Author), Derek Perkins (Narrator), & 1 more

    Jan 16 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1729.Forum Romanum te Rome  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Civil Wars: 3of4: A History in Ideas  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. David Armitage (Author), Derek Perkins (Narrator), & 1 more https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01N6XSN2S/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taud_p1_i0A highly original history, tracing the least understood and most intractable form of organized huma...more

  • 1004: Civil Wars: 2of4: A History in Ideas Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. David Armitage (Author), Derek Perkins (Narrator), & 1 more

    Jan 16 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1551. Derde gezicht op het Colosseum te Rome  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Civil Wars: 2of4: A History in Ideas  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. David Armitage (Author), Derek Perkins (Narrator), & 1 more https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01N6XSN2S/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taud_p1_i0A highly original history, tracing the least understood and most intractable form...more

  • 1004: Civil Wars: 1of4: A History in Ideas Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. David Armitage (Author), Derek Perkins (Narrator), & 1 more

    Jan 16 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1583.Trajanus tussen de stad Rome en Victoria  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Civil Wars: 1of4: A History in Ideas  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. David Armitage (Author), Derek Perkins (Narrator), & 1 more https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01N6XSN2S/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taud_p1_i0A highly original history, tracing the least understood and most intractable for...more

  • 1003: Pandemic lessons not learned so far by government workers. @VerodeRugy @Mercatus

    Jan 16 2021

    Image:  Video game box cover scan: bureaucracy often stultifies progress. Veronique de Rugy, @veroderugy, @Mercatus,  Mercatus Center, in re:  Schools closed  have created a catastrophe. They need to reopen schools, have schooling five days a week with precautions. For all the vaccines to teachers here in Virginia, no talk of opening schools.  Keeping children online doesn't reduce the spread of the virus.  We keep them online because of the teachers. There are no student athletes, and they can ...more

  • 1003: 1950s participatory democracy on January 6. @MaryAnastasiaOG; @WSJOpinion

    Jan 16 2021

    Image: Occupy Wall Street, screen grab Mary Anastasia O’Grady: @MaryAnastasiaOG; @WSJOpinion;WSJ editorial board; The Americas column; in re: Participatory democracy: people taking to direct action to influence political decisions.   . . . The Port Huron statement*. Equality, consensus, and face-to-face discussions.  The violence on Wednesday, and the summer with its violence, I spoke with a Latin American friend—“It looks like home.”  Go to the streets and get what you want.  I’m surprised and ...more

  • 1003: The UK mutation is a genuine new peril; and what is to be done? @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch

    Jan 16 2021

    Image: Mutations.  Ceres quaerens filiam se irridentem in stellionem mutat:CERES, seeking a marriage for their mocking changes in the lizards* Henry Miller, @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch HenryMillerMD.org, Human Events, Pacific Research Institute [HenryMillerMD.org], in re: People over 65 might do better with Pfizer.   Vaccines for livestock.  Moderna and Pfizer use a new technology: messenger RNA injected; it directs the synthesis in a person’s cells of the spike protein, which elicits the imm...more

  • 999: Global view from Dubai, UAE: January 2021. @MishalKanoo kanoogroup.com

    Jan 16 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1992. Description: Photographic documentation showing STS-42 earth observations. United Arab Emirates.Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)  STS-42Date Taken: 1/28/1992Categories: Earth ObservationsInterior_Exterior: ExteriorGround_Orbit: On-orbitOriginal: Film - 70MM CTPreservation File Format: TIFFgeon: UNITED ARAB EMIRATESfeat: CLOUDS,CARGO B.,ABU ZABY http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Tw...more

  • 1002: Governor Gavin Newsom recall is moving along quickly. Eating gâteau at the French Laundry. @JCBliss, #PacificWatch

    Jan 16 2021

    Image:  Restaurant du Boeuf  à la Mode Jeff Bliss: @JCBliss, #PacificWatch, in re: A recall of Governor Gavin Newsom. Signatures gathering; need 1.5 million signatures, hope to get 1.8 million by mid-March. The derision is state-wide: the economy, the fumbling vaccine roll-out, the “Let them eat cake” moment at the French Laundry. Half again as many drug addicts on SF streets as high-school children. Instead, attention to not hurting anyone’s feelings rather than crime mental illness, behavior p...more

  • 1001: Pelosi cannot let Trump go. @DanHenninger, @WSJOpinion

    Jan 16 2021

    Image:  House Minority Leader grabs hurried lunch. Washington D.C. Aug 21. House Minority Leader Bertrabd Snell of New York, hurried his lunch in order not to miss the action on theHouse floor as 75th Congress prepares to adjourn Dan Henninger: @DanHenninger, @WSJOpinion; editorial board and Wonder Land column; in re:  Mrs Pelosi’s impeachment:  if she delivers it to McConnell before noon or Schumer after noon . . .   Joe Biden plans billions in new spending.  Pelosi is a child of political mach...more

  • 1000: Working remotely works, and sushi-making robots answer the $15 minimum wage mandate. @GENE MARKS

    Jan 16 2021

    Image:  Sushi (vinegared fish and rice) food MICROThe 13 Biggest Small Business Technology Stories of 2020.   https://www.forbes.com/sites/quickerbettertech/2021/01/03/the-13-biggest-small-business-technology-stories-of-2020/?sh=369ed51b4145  Gene Marks,  @genemarks @Guardian  #SmallBusinessAmerica @Guardian, Philadelphia Inquirer, and at TheHill; in re: Microsoft engineer stole $10 million. When you look at one of the largest tech companies having enormous resources—the thieves will always be s...more

  • 1000: Here comes Payroll Protection Program 3.0. @GENE MARKS

    Jan 16 2021

    Image:  Cuneiform tablet: account of wage payments, Ebabbar archive MACROPPP reopens its doors this week. Here are 8 things small businesses need to know.   https://fusion.inquirer.com/news/ppp-loans-small-business-covid-new-round-rules-how-to-apply-20210111.html  Besides PPP, there’s another forgivable loan program for small businesses thanks to the new stimulus bill   https://fusion.inquirer.com/business/small-business/stimulus-ppp-loan-sba-debt-savings-restaurants-hotels-20210105.html Nearly ...more

  • 999: #TheScalaReport: Not Inflation but Reflation, 2021, and what it means for global business & What is to be done?. Chris Riegel: @scala, @STRATACACHE

    Jan 16 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1923. Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#TheScalaReport:  Not Inflation but Reflation, 2021, and what it means for global business & What is to be done?.   Chris Riegel: @scala, @STRATACACHEhttps://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2021-01-14/the-alphabet-soup-of-recoveries-adds-r-and-i?sref=5g4GmFHo

  • 999: Perseverance due on Mars February 18 in a spectacular landing site. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Jan 16 2021

    Photo: Perseverance rewarded http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowPerseverance due on Mars February 18 in a spectacular landing site. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.comhttps://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/the-target-landing-ellipse-on-mars-for-perseverance/

  • 999: Colorado battles Alabama for the Space Force HQ. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Jan 16 2021

    Photo: An exterior view of the headquarters building of the 1ST Wing of the Space Command  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowColorado battles Alabama for the Space Force HQ. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.comhttps://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/space-force-picks-alabama-for-its-future-headquarters/

  • 994: 1781: 2of2: The Decisive Year of the Revolutionary War Kindle Edition.by Robert L. Tonsetic (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 16 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1862Moore House, Yorktown, Virginia  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 1781: 2of2: The Decisive Year of the Revolutionary War Kindle Edition.by Robert L. Tonsetic (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/1781-Decisive-Year-Revolutionary-War-ebook/dp/B005ZUSQ92The Treaty of Paris in 1783 formally ended the American Revolutionary War, but it was the pivotal campai...more

  • 994: 1781: 1of2: The Decisive Year of the Revolutionary War Kindle Edition.by Robert L. Tonsetic (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 16 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1941. Soldiers watching the bathing crowds at Yorktown, Virginia  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 1781: 1of2: The Decisive Year of the Revolutionary War Kindle Edition.by Robert L. Tonsetic (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/1781-Decisive-Year-Revolutionary-War-ebook/dp/B005ZUSQ92The Treaty of Paris in 1783 formally ended the American Revolutionary War, ...more

  • 998: Al Qaeda at home in Iran. Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres,

    Jan 15 2021

    Image:   Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re: Secretary Pompeo: the new al Qaeda HQ is Iran.   It continues to pose a serious threat to the US.   Leaders of the al Q Kurdish battalions.   Iran using Shahid 136 killer drones, esp out of Yemen. Prepositioning them to strike not only Israel but many [neighbors].  Looking to escalate their presence to create a new circumstance. Deployed their largest military ship and a submarine. Have sent warships into the Persian Gulf...more

  • 997: Turkey Rising in the Great Game Revived. Blaise Misztal, @BlaiseMisztal; and Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres,

    Jan 15 2021

    Image: The Turkish President Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (right) with Reza Pahlavi I, the Shah of Iran (left) in Ankara, 1934 Blaise Misztal, @BlaiseMisztal; and Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re: Turkey & Iran: Turkey Rising in the Great Game Revived. Turkey’s incursion into the Nagorno-Karabakh war—the fourth or fifth conflict in which it’s intervened; been involved in Syria, Libya, against the Kurds in Turkey and Iraq; a lot of Turkish aggression, which Erdogan al...more

  • 996: The Iran deal reawakens; & What is to be done? Ron Dermer @AmbDermer; and Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres,

    Jan 15 2021

    Image:  The Israelites Battling the Amalekites, from 'The Battles of the Old Testament' Ron Dermer @AmbDermer, Ambassador of Israel to the United States; and Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re: The Iran deal reawakens; & What is to be done?  The unknowns:   the Biden administration is speaking of it, wont have discussions with foreign officials till 20 Jan. However to revive the deal would be a very bad idea: it does not block Iran’s path to nuclear weapons. No ...more

  • 994: Bloody Spring: 4of4: Forty Days that Sealed the Confederacy's Fate by Joseph Wheelan.

    Jan 15 2021

    Image:   Confederate dead on the battlefield http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBloody Spring: 4of4:  Forty Days that Sealed the Confederacy's Fate by Joseph Wheelan.https://www.amazon.com/Bloody-Spring-Forty-Sealed-Confederacys-ebook/dp/B00GL9TPF0/ref=laB001JS06YM1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1499789387&sr=1-5 In the spring of 1864, Robert E. Lee faced a new adversary: Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant. Named com...more

  • 994: Bloody Spring: 3of4: Forty Days that Sealed the Confederacy's Fate by Joseph Wheelan.

    Jan 15 2021

    Image: Old house on the battlefield of Spottsylvania [sic] http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBloody Spring: 3of4:  Forty Days that Sealed the Confederacy's Fate by Joseph Wheelan.https://www.amazon.com/Bloody-Spring-Forty-Sealed-Confederacys-ebook/dp/B00GL9TPF0/ref=laB001JS06YM1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1499789387&sr=1-5 In the spring of 1864, Robert E. Lee faced a new adversary: Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Gr...more

  • 994: Bloody Spring: 2of4: Forty Days that Sealed the Confederacy's Fate by Joseph Wheelan.

    Jan 15 2021

    Photo: Battle of Spottsylvania [sic] / Thulstrup. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBloody Spring: 2of4:  Forty Days that Sealed the Confederacy's Fate by Joseph Wheelan.https://www.amazon.com/Bloody-Spring-Forty-Sealed-Confederacys-ebook/dp/B00GL9TPF0/ref=laB001JS06YM1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1499789387&sr=1-5 In the spring of 1864, Robert E. Lee faced a new adversary: Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant. Name...more

  • 994: Bloody Spring: 1of4: Forty Days that Sealed the Confederacy's Fate by Joseph Wheelan.

    Jan 15 2021

    Image:  The Dis-United States. Or the Southern Confederacy. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBloody Spring: 1of4:  Forty Days that Sealed the Confederacy's Fate by Joseph Wheelan.https://www.amazon.com/Bloody-Spring-Forty-Sealed-Confederacys-ebook/dp/B00GL9TPF0/ref=laB001JS06YM1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1499789387&sr=1-5 In the spring of 1864, Robert E. Lee faced a new adversary: Lieutenant General Ulysses S. G...more

  • 995: What is the status of Israel-US relations? Ron Dermer @AmbDermer; and Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres,

    Jan 15 2021

    Image:  Wm. Hole's paintings, Old Testament: The passage of the Red Sea Ron Dermer @AmbDermer, Ambassador of Israel to the United States; and Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re: What is the status of Israel-US relations?  Current relations are stronger than they've ever been. We can get lost in policy discussions when what’s more relevant is that the two nations have grow together in the last decade:  Security and technology pull the two nations together, not just r...more

  • 992: Trial by Democratic Majority Senate when, how, why? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jan 15 2021

    Photo:  An executive session of the Senate http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowTrial by Democratic Majority Senate when, how, why? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://www.wsj.com/articles/busy-senate-to-juggle-trump-impeachment-trial-biden-agenda-11610645139?mod=hp_lead_pos2

  • 992: Not "incitement" and not "insurrection" and other errors of the impeachment bill. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jan 15 2021

    Photo: Philippine insurrection: Burial of the enemy http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowNot "incitement" and not "insurrection" and other errors of the impeachment bill.  @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://www.nationalreview.com/corner/another-problem-with-incitement-in-the-impeachment-article/

  • 993: A first draft of the successes of the Trump Administration. @ConradMBlack

    Jan 15 2021

    Image:  President in the stand Conrad Black, @ConradMBlack, publisher, littérateur, biographer, commentator; the National Post; in re:  He is a very amusing man when he wants to be; but there was here an element of people who thought the president should be more sober, polite; confine himself to matters of policy.  He was destined to be reelected till the virus hit.  The Democrats had 95% of the media on Trump’s back so Biden didn’t have to campaign; many other benefits, but Trump almost pulled ...more

  • 993: After impeachment, what now for the Democrats? @ConradMBlack

    Jan 15 2021

    Image:  Sulzer impeachment committee Conrad Black, @ConradMBlack, National Review Online; publisher, littérateur, biographer, commentator; the National Post; in re:  Pending a trial n the Senate, with the about-to-be Senate leader Charles Schumer. He intends juggling a health agenda with a new trial. Sole charge is “incitement to insurrection.” For Pelosi, a desire to strike while the iron is hot (public outrage at the events of 6 Jan). But she can't have addressed this in a serious legal manner...more

  • 993: The Social Media Gargantuans; & What is to be done? @VDHanson @HooverIn @HooverInst

    Jan 15 2021

    Image:  SixDegrees, launched in 1997, is often regarded as the first social media site. Victor Davis Hanson: @VDHanson; Hoover Institution, and The Case for Trump,in re:  Social media platforms have outgrown their writs. This excising, throwing major political figures out the window . . . Will bring a call to break up the monopolies, as in the nineteenth century. Google has 90% of all searches on the planet.  They've closed people out for no visible reason other than political. Gave huge donatio...more

  • 992: How do our adversaries and allies see the threat of trial of a former president? @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Jan 15 2021

    Photo: Thomas Jefferson, William Blount, January 1799, Impeachment Notes http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowHow duo our adversaries and allies see the threat of trial of a former president? @SebGorka #AmericaFirsthttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2021/01/14/poll-fewer-1-5-republicans-back-removing-donald-trump-office/

  • 993: The Senate Democrats intend a trial after Trump leaves office. @VDHanson, @HooverInst

    Jan 15 2021

    Image: Senate Chamber Victor Davis Hanson: @VDHanson; Hoover Institution, and The Case for Trump,in re:   I guess they think they can break new legal ground in impeaching a president after he’s become a private citizen.  Nothing in the Constitution suggests this is possible. Chuck Schumer intends to put it on the Senate calendar—he who screamed on the Supreme Court steps: “Gorsuch, Kavenaugh, you’ll reap the whirlwind and won't know what hit you.”  President Trump no longer has twitter to commun...more

  • 992: Why the Democratic rush to judgment? @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Jan 15 2021

    Photo: DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWhy the Democratic rush to judgment?  @SebGorka #AmericaFirsthttps://www.wsj.com/articles/busy-senate-to-juggle-trump-impeachment-trial-biden-agenda-11610645139?mod=hp_lead_pos2

  • 991: 2of2 - George Washington's Great Gamble: and the Sea Battle that Won the American Revolution, 1st Edition, Kindle Edition. by James L. Nelson

    Jan 15 2021

    Photo:  Battle of Virginia Capes http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow George Washington's Great Gamble: 2of2:  And the Sea Battle That Won the American Revolution1st Edition, Kindle Edition. by James L. Nelson  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/George-Washingtons-Great-Gamble-Revolution-ebook-dp-B003MEIHJ2/dp/B003MEIHJ2/ref=mt_other?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=In the opening months of 1781, General...more

  • 991: George Washington's Great Gamble: 1of2: And the Sea Battle That Won the American Revolution1st Edition, Kindle Edition. by James L. Nelson (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 15 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1974.An aerial view of Cape Henry and Fort Story  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow George Washington's Great Gamble: 1of2:  And the Sea Battle That Won the American Revolution1st Edition, Kindle Edition. by James L. Nelson  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/George-Washingtons-Great-Gamble-Revolution-ebook-dp-B003MEIHJ2/dp/B003MEIHJ2/ref=mt_other?_encodin...more

  • 990: First draft of the Trump Administration success and not success: foreign and domestic. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Jan 14 2021

    Photo: White House; from, Presidential inaugurations from George Washington 1789 to Grover Cleveland 1893. With inaugural addresses, etc.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowFirst draft of the Trump Administration success and not success: foreign and domestic. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInsthttps://www.hoover.org/research/trumps-bitter-denouement 

  • 990: Impeachment is both deliberately provocative and empty. @RichardEpstein @HooverInst

    Jan 14 2021

    Photo: Daily Press and Times. Extra. Saturday May 16, 1868. Impeachment. The vote on the 11th articles. The President found not guilty.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowImpeachment is both deliberately provocative and empty. @RichardEpstein @HooverInsthttps://www.hoover.org/research/trumps-bitter-denouement 

  • 990: Where in the world is Jack Ma? Charles Ortel, On the Money with Charles Ortel.

    Jan 14 2021

    Photo: jack Ma at Davos.  Video grab. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWhere in the world is Jack Ma? Charles Ortel, On the Money with Charles Ortel.Charles Ortel of the On the Money with Charles Ortel podcast on these:https://finance.yahoo.com/news/primavera-chairman-believes-ma-safe-131330676.html https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/16932/jack-uncle-horse-ma-is-a-bad-bet https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2021/01/10/bus...more

  • 990: WHO again searches futilely for the virus origin in Wuhan & What is to be done? Sean Lin; @GordonGChang

    Jan 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1914.Hankow view.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWHO again searches futilely for the virus origin in Wuhan & What is to be done? Sean Lin; @GordonGChangSean Lin, former lab director of the viral disease branch of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, on these:https://apnews.com/article/pandemics-coronavirus-pandemic-wuhan-china-united-nations-82f38100db0fa1462ec3a...more

  • 989: Will the Biden Administration continue pressure on the PRC for its abuse of the Uyghur people? @nuryturkel, @GordonGChang

    Jan 14 2021

    Image:  Uyghur princes wearing robes and headgear. Bezeklik, Cave 9Will the Biden Administration continue pressure on the PRC for its abuse of the Uyghur people?     @nuryturkel, @GordonGChang Nury Turkel, @nuryturkel, co-founder of the Uyghur Human Rights Project and a commissioner of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re: Uyghurs in concentration camps, having forced abortions, being abused. Breaking news from Londo...more

  • 988: Matt Pottinger’s brilliant document is declassified: India, China, the Indo-Pacific. @CleoPaskal, @GordonGChang,

    Jan 14 2021

    Image:  India: aristocrat and porter  Cleo Paskal, @CleoPaskal, non-resident senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re:   Matt Pottinger wrote a recently-declassified document on a major component of State’s China policy.  Page 5: India and South Asia. Accelerate India’s rise  [for security; with a strong military able to collaborate with the US].  Some very smart people figuring out entry point, reinforcement point, leverage ...more

  • 988: Pakistan falls farther behind the times as a PRC client state. @dhume, @AEI, @wsj

    Jan 14 2021

    Image: PakistanPakistan falls farther behind the times as a PRC client state.   @dhume, @AEI, @wsj Sadanand Dhume, @dhume, @AEI, @wsj; AEI & WSJ; in re:   UAE, Bahrain, Sudan, all normalizing relations with Israel. Pakistan has been tying to ignore it. Opposition to Israel has been bedrock to Pakistani foreign policy—those who created Pakistan were fanatically oppose to a  Jewish state even as they were trying to form a Muslim state.  Khan is somewhat secularized since he once was a most fam...more

  • 988: The drug-darkened streets of a helpless San Francisco; & What is to be done?. @lee_ohanian,

    Jan 14 2021

    Image: The drug-darkened streets of a helpless San Francisco & What is to be done?.  @lee_ohanian, Lee E. Ohanian,  @lee_ohanian, @HooverInst, UCLA economics; Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution; in re: The drug addled streets of SF & What is to be done? https://www.hoover.org/research/san-franciscos-progressive-drug-policies-kill-hundreds-annually San Francisco's "Progressive" Drug Policies Kill Hundreds Annually, by Lee Ohanian via California on Your MindLast year, 621 people died of dr...more

  • 987: Declassifying the NSC policy toward the PRC during the Trump Administration & What is to be done? @JoshRogin @WashingtonPost

    Jan 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1922. Street scene, Bombay, India  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowDeclassifying the NSC policy toward the PRC during the Trump Administration & What is to be done? @JoshRogin @WashingtonPosthttps://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/IPS-Final-Declass.pdf

  • 987: The Biden Administration names a veteran China hand as the Indo-Pacific Coordinator. @JoshRogin @WashingtonPost

    Jan 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1939.Public Health Service Investigation Commission to the China-Burma highway, Chefang, China. Washing in the stream, at the family's regular washing place. The strong soap rinsed from the clothes keeps the stream free of mosquitoes for about 100 yards  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Biden Administration names a veteran China hand as the Indo-Pacific Coordinator. @JoshR...more

  • 987: JAXA Hayabusa-2 starts an extended mission to the asteroids 2001 CC21; 1998 KY26. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com.

    Jan 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.2007.Asteroid Belt  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowJAXA Hayabusa-2 starts an extended mission to the asteroids 2001 CC21; 1998 KY26. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com....to the roughly 2,300-foot-wide (700 meters) asteroid (98943) 2001 CC21, which the probe will fly by at high speed in 2026, if all goes according to plan. A more in-depth rendezvous with yet another space rock...more

  • 986: Europa Clipper 2024 launch for Jupiter's watery moon no longer waits for the troubled SLS booster. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Jan 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1979.PLANET JUPITER SHOWING THE GIANT RED SPOT - JUPITER MOON IO  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowEuropa Clipper 2024 launch for Jupiter's watery moon no longer waits for the troubled SLS booster.  Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.comhttps://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/congress-frees-europa-clipper-from-sls/

  • 986: State of the City, the State, the Union: With the vaccine in distribution, Governor Cuomo acknowledges the NYC economy must reopen soonest. John Catsimatidis @JCats2013 @CatsRoundtable @JohnCats

    Jan 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1873. New York City directory, 1873/74 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow State of the City, the State, the Union: With the vaccine in distribution, Governor Cuomo acknowledges the NYC economy must reopen soonest.  John Catsimatidis @JCats2013 @CatsRoundtable @JohnCatshttps://cnycentral.com/news/local/watch-gov-cuomo-delivers-day-2-of-2021-state-of-the-state-address

  • 986: Pelosi demonstrates that the House majority can impeach a ham sandwich. John Yoo @HooverInst

    Jan 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1910. Congress http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowPelosi demonstrates that the House majority can impeach a ham sandwich. John Yoo @HooverInsthttps://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-to-face-impeachment-vote-over-capitol-riot-11610543781

  • 985: Edward Bancroft: 2of2: Kindle Edition. by Thomas J. Schaeper (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1799.Boy Sketching Ruins  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Edward Bancroft: 2of2:  Kindle Edition. by Thomas J. Schaeper  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Edward-Bancroft-Scientist-Author-Spy-ebook/dp/B004SAODXI/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=A man of as many names as motives, Edward Bancroft is a singular figure in the history of R...more

  • 985: Edward Bancroft: 1of2: Kindle Edition. by Thomas J. Schaeper (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Edward Bancroft: 1of2:  Kindle Edition. by Thomas J. Schaeper  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Edward-Bancroft-Scientist-Author-Spy-ebook/dp/B004SAODXI/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=A man of as many names as motives, Edward Bancroft is a singular figure in the history of Revolutionary America. Bor...more

  • 984: Putin's underwear assassins mocked by all Russia. @Paul_RGregory. @HooverInst

    Jan 13 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Moscow. A view looking across the Moscow River at the Grand Kremlin Palace (Supreme Soviet of the U.S.S.R.) inside the Kremlin Wall. To the right of the palace the cathedral of the Annunciation, with its nine gilded domes, is visible  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowPutin's underwear assassins mocked by all Russia. @Paul_RGregory. @HooverInsthttps://thehill.com/opinion/intern...more

  • 984: What are the roadblocks for Washington working with Europe? Russell Berman @HooverInst

    Jan 13 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1879. Paris in Winter http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWhat are the roadblocks for Washington working with Europe? Russell Berman @HooverInsthttps://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/trans-atlantic-relations-are-two-way-street-176137

  • 983: Commercial intimidatiion of speech & What is to be done? @LizPeek @FoxNews

    Jan 13 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1908. American Newspaper Publishers Assn.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowCommercial intimidatiion of speech & What is to be done? @LizPeek @FoxNews

  • 983: The Big Blue State December mandates retarded the recovery & What is to be done? @LizPeek @FoxNews

    Jan 13 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1890.[New York State Library, New York State Capitol, Albany, N.Y.]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Big Blue State December mandates retarded the recovery & What is to be done? @LizPeek @FoxNewshttps://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-job-postings-end-2020-well-below-pre-pandemic-levels-11610447401

  • 983: The failure of Civics education contributed to the January 6 tragedy. David Davenport @HooverInst

    Jan 13 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.New England school-house  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe failure of Civics education contributed to the January 6 tragedy. David Davenport @HooverInsthttps://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/the-best-path-forward-is-bipartisan-statesmanship-not-the-25th-amendment-or-impeachment 

  • 983: The House GOP Caucus turns to the process of deciding impeachment, censure, or resignation. @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jan 13 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.2016.Winter-day scene in rugged and remote Sweetwater County, Wyoming  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe House GOP Caucus turns to the process of deciding impeachment, censure, or resignation. @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-01-12/senior-house-republican-cheney-says-she-ll-vote-to-impeach-trump?sref=5g4GmFHo

  • 983: Love and Capital: 2of2: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution Paperback – Illustrated, November 13, 2012.by Mary Gabriel (Author)

    Jan 13 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1890.[Holborn Viaduct, London, England]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Love and Capital: 2of2: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution Paperback – Illustrated, November 13, 2012.by Mary Gabriel  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Love-Capital-Jenny-Birth-Revolution/dp/0316066125Drawing upon previously unpublished material, acclaimed biographer Mary Gabriel tells the...more

  • 983: Love and Capital: 1of2: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution Paperback – Illustrated, November 13, 2012.by Mary Gabriel (Author)

    Jan 13 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1886 Trafalgar Square, London, 1886.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Love and Capital: 1of2: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution Paperback – Illustrated, November 13, 2012.by Mary Gabriel  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Love-Capital-Jenny-Birth-Revolution/dp/0316066125Drawing upon previously unpublished material, acclaimed biographer Mary Gabriel tells the st...more

  • 983: Despite peace talks in Moscow, Armenia provokes in Nagorno-Karabakh & What is to be done? @ProfBShaffer @FDD

    Jan 13 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1920.Moskou-Nikolskaja  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowDespite peace talks in Moscow, Armenia provokes in Nagorno-Karabakh & What is to be done? @ProfBShaffer @FDDhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/armenia-azerbaijan-agree-to-develop-war-ravaged-nagorno-karabakh-11610395797

  • 985: Barbados and East Caribbean tourism wiped out by the virus. @jmhumire, @securefreesoc, @MariaFdaCabal

    Jan 13 2021

    Image:  Roseau, Dominica / drawn by Lieut. Caddy, Royl. Artilly. ; engraved by J. Harris. Tragically, Dominica, one of the most beautiful islands in the world, is now deeply compromised by Chinese bribery and corruption.  New World Report.Joseph Humire @jmhumire, @securefreesoc, and Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal @MariaFdaCabal, in re: Barbados and East Caribbean tourism is wiped out by the virus.     £3,000 fine for escaping Barbados’s covid laws.  Cali is partly closed; Mexico is largely closed....more

  • 983: The rioters of January 6 attacked the "Thin Blue Line." @HarrySiegel @NYDailyNews

    Jan 13 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe rioters of January 6 attacked the "Thin Blue Line." @HarrySiegel @NYDailyNewshttps://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-doth-america-protest-too-much-20210110-633ycwhhhjflfkedjbu5zv6kni-story.html

  • 983: The other half of the HRC-denounced "basket of deplorables." @WJMcGurn

    Jan 13 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe other half of the HRC-denounced "basket of deplorables."  @WJMcGurnhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/all-donald-trumps-deplorables-11610406826

  • 983: Situation reports on the risks for Taiwan, for Cuba and for Ethiopia. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Jan 13 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1923.H.S. [i.e., Haile Selassie] in robe  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowSituation reports on the risks for Taiwan, for Cuba and for Ethiopia.  Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

  • 984: US declares Cuba a state sponsor of terrorism. @jmhumire, @securefreesoc, @MariaFdaCabal

    Jan 13 2021

    Image:  Courtyard of a Cuban school, Santiago de CubaNew World Report. Joseph Humire @jmhumire, @securefreesoc, and Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal @MariaFdaCabal, in re:  Cuba was a host of a major negotiation with the FARC, and the current Colombian government wants to maintain smooth relations with Havana.  Venezuela: The Maduro regime has entirely taken over the national assembly.  Guaido.

  • 983: Global leadership and international law failing the more in 2021. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Jan 13 2021

    Photo:   Bartolus de Saxoferrato was a fourteenth-century Italian law professor and early progenitor of international law.   http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowGlobal Leadership and international law failing the more in 2021. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

  • 984: How does London see the January 6 assault on the Capitol? @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion;

    Jan 13 2021

    Image:  CAPITOL, U.S. VISITORS, ETC., CROWD Joseph Sternberg:  @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion; Political Economics column; WSJ editorial board;  in re: Europeans count on clear communications with US, are much concerned about apparent instability in Washington. Travel between UK an US is still light.

  • 984: London threatens severe lockdowns, with police powers. @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion

    Jan 13 2021

    Image:  London Town nursery rhyme Joseph Sternberg:  @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion; Political Economics column; WSJ editorial board;  in re: Public is weary of virus restrictions.  Government told you how many miles you may travel for exercise; then gave up and issued “guidance.”  Police are thrown off base, not sure what to enforce. Boris is in serious political danger: assured everyone that if the NHS were protected till the vaccine arrived all would  be well. It's not turning out that way.  F...more

  • 983: January 6 is a severe blow to America & What is to be done? Richard Fontaine @CNASDC @RHFontaine

    Jan 13 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowhttps://thehill.com/opinion/national-security/533348-america-must-show-unity-for-the-sake-of-national-security

  • 982: The censors overstep. @AndrewCMcCarthy, @ThadMcCotter

    Jan 12 2021

    Image:  The Board of Censors Moves Out Andrew C McCarthy, @AndrewCMcCarthy, Ball of Collusion; and Thaddeus McCotter, @ThadMcCotter, American Greatness, in re: VP refuses to use the 25thungainly); Biden’s strong team of veterans: Burns at CIA, Garland at Justice. Hard to predict: Parler is accused of not editing enough. Harley and Cruz and six others : Citibank refuses to accept political donations for these.  Citi drank in federal funds when it could.  “Venal. Sucking up to the Democratic commi...more

  • 982: Impeachment in haste. @AndrewCMcCarthy, @ThadMcCotter

    Jan 12 2021

    Image:   Impeachment in a horn.  Caricatures of the impeachment of Andrew Johnson. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Andrew C McCarthy, @AndrewCMcCarthy, Ball of Collusion; and Thaddeus McCotter, @ThadMcCotter, American Greatness, in re: this isn't a real impeachment because “incitement to an insurrection” is highly problematic.  Also a causation issue: what the president said may be reprehensible, but not clearly an incitement.  A politicized rush to judgment, and it ...more

  • 982: Indiana Hoenlein and the search for more Dead Sea Scrolls. Indiana Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres,

    Jan 12 2021

    Image:  Jericho and Dead Sea area and River Jordan. Qumran, caves where Dead Sea scrolls were found. Dead Sea in distance. IndianaHoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re: Chapeau, bullwhip.  Negev tombstone:  Sixth or Seventh Century, a park worker stumbled on a cemetery. Sta Catarina (on Mount Sinai).   Maresha city,  in the foothills of the Judaean Mountains: a thousand underground rooms; room 69 held a thousand seals.   Dead Sea Scrolls: found a lid that had been contaminated...more

  • 982: Iran deal back on the table. Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres

    Jan 12 2021

    Image:  U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif after the P5+1 and Iran concluded negotiations about Iran's nuclear capabilities on November 24, 2013 Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re: General Gantz, co-prime minister, says he regrets ever having shaken Bibi’s hand. Lots of inside baseball.  Gen Ya’alom. Iran enriching uranium to 20%, which is 90% of the way to bomb-ready. Installed very fast centrifuges; working on...more

  • 981: Speaker Pelosi sets the impeachment vote Wednesday 13 January. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

    Jan 12 2021

    Image:  The impeachment, or "The father of the gang turned Kings evidence."Print shows Edmund Burke standing behind and with his hands on the heads of Richard B. Sheridan and Charles James Fox who bow before him over a railing, perhaps before Parliament. Burke says, "Behold the abettors of Revolutions, see the authors of Plots & conspiracies, & take cognizance of the enemies of both Church & State . . . who are aiming at the Overthrow of the British Constitution." http://JohnBatchelo...more

  • 981: GOP House members fret Trump supporters and primaries in 2022. George GOP flops. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

    Jan 12 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1922. Navy - Georgia Tech game, 10/21/22  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowGOP House members fret Trump supporters and primaries in 2022. George GOP flops. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/campaigns/house-republicans-worry-about-trump-primary-threats-despite-capitol-siege-fallouthttps://www.nationalreview.com/2021/01/what-caused-the-gops-georg...more

  • 981: Bitcoin is Tulip Mania without Tulips. @BrtettArends @Marketwatch

    Jan 12 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1681. Two Tulips with Insects  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBitcoin is Tulip Mania without Tulips. @BrtettArends @Marketwatchhttps://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/bitcoin-prices-plunge-more-than-20-in-three-days-its-now-in-a-bear-market/ar-BB1cEKyJ

  • 981: As Italy struggles, it discovers Covid 19 in the population as early as November 2019. Lorenzo Fiori

    Jan 12 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1955>The Milan Cathedral, Milan, Italy  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAs Italy struggles, it discovers Covid 19 in the population as early as November 2019. Lorenzo Fiorihttps://www.ansa.it/english/news/general_news/2021/01/11/covid-new-patient-1-discovered-in-nov-2019_d7d7bca9-c51f-4559-addf-0aca2ae81dff.html

  • 981: All the Great Prizes:4of4: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt Paperback – May 27, 2014. by John Taliaferro (Author)

    Jan 12 2021

    Photo: Hay signs the Treaty of Paris, 1899 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow All the Great Prizes:4of4:  The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt Paperback – May 27, 2014. by John Taliaferro  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/All-Great-Prizes-Lincoln-Roosevelt/dp/1416597344

  • 981: All the Great Prizes: 3of4: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt Paperback – May 27, 2014. by John Taliaferro (Author)

    Jan 12 2021

    engraving:  Col. Theodore Roosevelt U.S.V. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow All the Great Prizes: 3of4: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt Paperback – May 27, 2014. by John Taliaferro  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/All-Great-Prizes-Lincoln-Roosevelt/dp/1416597344

  • 981: All the Great Prizes: 2of4: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt Paperback – May 27, 2014. by John Taliaferro (Author)

    Jan 12 2021

    Drawing: Abraham Lincoln. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow All the Great Prizes: 2of4:Z The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt Paperback – May 27, 2014. by John Taliaferro  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/All-Great-Prizes-Lincoln-Roosevelt/dp/1416597344

  • 981: All the Great Prizes: 1of4: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt Paperback – May 27, 2014. by John Taliaferro (Author)

    Jan 12 2021

    Photo:  Lincoln and his secretaries. Hay is on the right. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow All the Great Prizes: 1of4:  The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt Paperback – May 27, 2014. by John Taliaferro  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/All-Great-Prizes-Lincoln-Roosevelt/dp/1416597344

  • 981: Taiwan, a reliable ally, may be left bereft by Biden. @ChristianWhiton, @GordonGChang

    Jan 12 2021

    Image: Fort Zeelandia op Taiwan, 1632 Christian Whiton:  @ChristianWhiton, Center for the National Interest; and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re:  Pompeo in Taiwan: how does Taiwan see this?  He’s just been telling the truth. Formerly, I could meet with North Korea and all sorts of [regrettable] groups, but to meet Taiwanese I had to sneak around. A major diplomat insult. It’s not even part of the one-China policy.  There’s no need to treat Taiwan, a reliable ally, this way. Flag...more

  • 981: Beijing agitprop says tyranny is more efficient. @Michael_Yon, @GordonGChang,

    Jan 12 2021

    Image:  Sic semper tyrannis - 22th Regt. U.S. Colored Troops Michael Yon: @Michael_Yon, war correspondent;andGordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re:  Currently in Washington, D.C.; in July, Hong Kong resistance observed the occupation of Legco.  On Jan 6 saw people entering the Capitol.  The Chinese CCP is making much of that event; Beijing is trying to draw equivalence.  Tarring Pelosi, saying she called the breaking-in to Legco “a beautiful sight,” which she did not. Zimbabwe is mocki...more

  • 981: New CIA head speaks Arabic and Russian, but will follow Biden policy (global warming ahead of all else?). @thomasjoscelyn, @billroggio

    Jan 12 2021

    Image:  Average global temperatures from 2010 to 2019 compared to a baseline average from 1951 to 1978. Source: NASA. Tom Joscelyn, @thomasjoscelyn, Long War Journal and FDD; and Bill Roggio, @billroggio, Long War Journal and FDD; in re:  William Burns as head of CIA, who speaks Arabic and Russian, was US ambassador to Moscow.   “The enemy gets a vote.”  The 2019 Pensacola attack; DoJ announced Shabaab was planning an attack.  Does putting a career dip in CIA change the flavor of things?  He was...more

  • 981: In Afghanistan, a fractured state, Taliban demand zero American presence. @thomasjoscelyn, @billroggio

    Jan 12 2021

    Image:  Members of the Anti-Taliban Forces (ATF) scan the area, around a Soviet surface-to-air missile (SAM) site destroyed by coalition air sorties, in order to locate unexploded munitions. This site is near their observation post, near the Kandahar International Airport, Kandahar, Afghanistan, during OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM Tom Joscelyn, @thomasjoscelyn, Long War Journal and FDD; and Bill Roggio, @billroggio, Long War Journal and FDD; in re: The Biden administration and the vast landscape ...more

  • 976: My Sister, Guard Your Veil; My Brother, Guard Your Eyes: Uncensored Iranian Voices Kindle Edition. by Azar Nafisi (Author), Marjane Satrapi (Author), Abbas Kiarostami (Author), Shirin Neshat (Author), Shohreh Aghdashloo (Author), Lila Azam Zanganeh (Edito

    Jan 11 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1830.This image has been taken from scan 000557 from volume 01 of "[Travels in Assyria, Media, and Persia, etc.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow My Sister, Guard Your Veil; My Brother, Guard Your Eyes: Uncensored Iranian Voices Kindle Editio...more

  • 976: Ethan Allen: 2of2: His Life and Times Kindle Edition. by Willard Sterne Randall (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 11 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1900.North at Cuttingsville, Green Mountains  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Ethan Allen: 2of2: His Life and Times Kindle Edition. by Willard Sterne Randall  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Ethan-Allen-His-Life-Times-ebook/dp/B005F0LLX0/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1610323651&sr=1-1On May 10, 1775, in the storm-tossed hours after m...more

  • 976: Ethan Allen: 1of2: His Life and Times Kindle Edition. by Willard Sterne Randall (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 11 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1900.Belden's Falls, Green Mountains  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Ethan Allen: 1of2: His Life and Times Kindle Edition. by Willard Sterne Randall  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Ethan-Allen-His-Life-Times-ebook/dp/B005F0LLX0/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1610323651&sr=1-1On May 10, 1775, in the storm-tossed hours after midnight,...more

  • 980: 4/4 Terrible Swift Sword: The Life of General Philip H. Sheridan, by Joseph Wheelan

    Jan 11 2021

    Image:  Yellowstone Lake, Mt. Sheridan  Terrible Swift Sword: The Life of General Philip H. Sheridan,by Joseph Wheelan Alongside Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman, Philip H. Sheridan is the least known of the triumvirate of generals most responsible for winning the Civil War. Yet, before Sherman's famous march through Georgia, it was General Sheridan who introduced scorched-earth warfare to the South, and it was his Cavalry Corps that compelled Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox...more

  • 980: 3/4 Terrible Swift Sword: The Life of General Philip H. Sheridan, by Joseph Wheelan

    Jan 11 2021

    Image:  Lee's surrender Terrible Swift Sword: The Life of General Philip H. Sheridan,by Joseph Wheelan Alongside Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman, Philip H. Sheridan is the least known of the triumvirate of generals most responsible for winning the Civil War. Yet, before Sherman's famous march through Georgia, it was General Sheridan who introduced scorched-earth warfare to the South, and it was his Cavalry Corps that compelled Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox Courthouse. She...more

  • 980: 2/4 Terrible Swift Sword: The Life of General Philip H. Sheridan, by Joseph Wheelan

    Jan 11 2021

    Image:  Contrabands accompanying the line of Sherman's march through Georgia / from a sketch by our special artist. 1865.   Terrible Swift Sword: The Life of General Philip H. Sheridan,by Joseph Wheelan Alongside Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman, Philip H. Sheridan is the least known of the triumvirate of generals most responsible for winning the Civil War. Yet, before Sherman's famous march through Georgia, it was General Sheridan who introduced scorched-earth warfare to the South,...more

  • 980: 1/4 Terrible Swift Sword: The Life of General Philip H. Sheridan, by Joseph Wheelan

    Jan 11 2021

    Image:  Lieut. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan, U.S.A. / Photo by Brady ; Engd. by J.C. Buttre.  Terrible Swift Sword: The Life of General Philip H. Sheridan,by Joseph Wheelan Alongside Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman, Philip H. Sheridan is the least known of the triumvirate of generals most responsible for winning the Civil War. Yet, before Sherman's famous march through Georgia, it was General Sheridan who introduced scorched-earth warfare to the South, and it was his Cavalry Corps that ...more

  • 979: 4/4 The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual—The Biggest Bank Failure in American History, by Kirsten Grind with Traber Burns as narrator

    Jan 11 2021

    Image:   Former Dime Savings Bank branch in Brooklyn, New York  The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutua—The Biggest Bank Failure in American History,by Kirsten Grind with Traber Burnsas narrator.During the most dizzying days of the financial crisis, Washington Mutual, a bank with hundreds of billions of dollars in its coffers, suffered a crippling bank run. The story of its final, brutal collapse in the autumn of 2008, and its controversial sale to JPMorgan Chase, is an astonishing account ...more

  • 978: 3/4 The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual—The Biggest Bank Failure in American History, by Kirsten Grind with Traber Burns as narrator

    Jan 11 2021

    Image:  The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual—The Biggest Bank Failure in American History,by Kirsten Grind with Traber Burnsas narrator.During the most dizzying days of the financial crisis, Washington Mutual, a bank with hundreds of billions of dollars in its coffers, suffered a crippling bank run. The story of its final, brutal collapse in the autumn of 2008, and its controversial sale to JPMorgan Chase, is an astonishing account of how one bank lost itself to greed and mismanagement,...more

  • 978: 2/4 The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual—The Biggest Bank Failure in American History, by Kirsten Grind with Traber Burns as narrator

    Jan 11 2021

    Image:  An old bank that failed in Kansas  The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutua—The Biggest Bank Failure in American History,by Kirsten Grind with Traber Burnsas narrator.During the most dizzying days of the financial crisis, Washington Mutual, a bank with hundreds of billions of dollars in its coffers, suffered a crippling bank run. The story of its final, brutal collapse in the autumn of 2008, and its controversial sale to JPMorgan Chase, is an astonishing account of how one bank lost ...more

  • 978: 1/4 The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual—The Biggest Bank Failure in American History, by Kirsten Grind with Traber Burns as narrator

    Jan 11 2021

    Image:  The WaMu Tower at 1201 Third Avenue in Seattle, Washington    The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutua—The Biggest Bank Failure in American History,by Kirsten Grind with Traber Burnsas narrator.During the most dizzying days of the financial crisis, Washington Mutual, a bank with hundreds of billions of dollars in its coffers, suffered a crippling bank run. The story of its final, brutal collapse in the autumn of 2008, and its controversial sale to JPMorgan Chase, is an astonishing ac...more

  • 977: 4/4 Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World, by Evan Thomas

    Jan 11 2021

    Image:  Eisenhower and members of his Cabinet inspect the YB-52 prototype of the B-52, c.1954  Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World,by Evan Thomas  Evan Thomas's startling account of how the underrated Dwight Eisenhower saved the world from nuclear holocaust. Upon assuming the presidency in 1953, Dwight Eisenhower set about to make good on his campaign promise to end the Korean War. Yet while Eisenhower was quickly viewed by many as a doddering lightweight, behind ...more

  • 977: 3/4 Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World, by Evan Thomas

    Jan 11 2021

    Image:  US Military Advisory Group Headquarters, South Korea, c. 1950  Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World,by Evan Thomas  Evan Thomas's startling account of how the underrated Dwight Eisenhower saved the world from nuclear holocaust. Upon assuming the presidency in 1953, Dwight Eisenhower set about to make good on his campaign promise to end the Korean War. Yet while Eisenhower was quickly viewed by many as a doddering lightweight, behind the bland smile and simp...more

  • 977: 2/4 Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World, by Evan Thomas

    Jan 11 2021

    Image:  Korean refugees in front of an American M-26 tank  Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World,by Evan Thomas  Evan Thomas's startling account of how the underrated Dwight Eisenhower saved the world from nuclear holocaust. Upon assuming the presidency in 1953, Dwight Eisenhower set about to make good on his campaign promise to end the Korean War. Yet while Eisenhower was quickly viewed by many as a doddering lightweight, behind the bland smile and simple speech wa...more

  • 977: 1/4 Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World, by Evan Thomas

    Jan 11 2021

    Image:    "Atoms for Peace" 3 cent U. S. stamp presentation with President Eisenhower in 1956  Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World,by Evan Thomas  Evan Thomas's startling account of how the underrated Dwight Eisenhower saved the world from nuclear holocaust. Upon assuming the presidency in 1953, Dwight Eisenhower set about to make good on his campaign promise to end the Korean War. Yet while Eisenhower was quickly viewed by many as a doddering lightweight, behind ...more

  • 976: Mightier than the Sword: 2of2: Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Battle for America Kindle Edition.by David S. Reynolds (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 11 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1905.Harriet Beecher Stowe's residence, Hartford, Ct.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Mightier than the Sword: 2of2: Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Battle for America Kindle Edition.by David S. Reynolds  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Mightier-than-Sword-Battle-America-ebook/dp/B00540Y9X0/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1610323114&sr=1-1I...more

  • 976: Mightier than the Sword: 1of2: Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Battle for America Kindle Edition.by David S. Reynolds (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 11 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1853.Harriet Beecher Stowe  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Mightier than the Sword: 1of2: Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Battle for America Kindle Edition.by David S. Reynolds  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Mightier-than-Sword-Battle-America-ebook/dp/B00540Y9X0/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1610323114&sr=1-1In this wide-ranging, brilli...more

  • 971: The Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Invention of the Computer (Great Discoveries) Kindle Edition.by David Leavitt (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 10 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1903. Princeton University http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Invention of the Computer (Great Discoveries) Kindle Edition.by David Leavitt  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Man-Who-Knew-Too-Much-ebook/dp/B00AJ3DWDU/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1610259557&sr=1-1To solve one of the great mat...more

  • 971: The Jasons: 1of1: The Secret History of Science's Postwar Elite Kindle Edition. by Ann Finkbeiner (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 10 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1967. Vietnam War Protesters, Wichita, Kansas  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowhttps://www.amazon.com/Jasons-Secret-History-Sciences-Postwar-ebook/dp/B000PC0S8M/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1610244789&sr=1-1 The Jasons: 1of1: The Secret History of Science's Postwar Elite Kindle Edition. by Ann Finkbeiner (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition The Jasons are a wel...more

  • 971: On My Way": 2of2: The Untold Story of Rouben Mamoulian, George Gershwin, and Porgy and Bess Kindle Edition. by Joseph Horowitz (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 10 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1915.Broadway  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow On My Way": 2of2: The Untold Story of Rouben Mamoulian, George Gershwin, and Porgy and Bess Kindle Edition. by Joseph Horowitz  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/My-Way-Untold-Mamoulian-Gershwin-ebook/dp/B00AR354H4/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=Joseph+Horowitz+my+way&qid=1610244376&s=digital-text...more

  • 971: On My Way": 1of2: The Untold Story of Rouben Mamoulian, George Gershwin, and Porgy and Bess Kindle Edition. by Joseph Horowitz (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 10 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1920.Crowds, Metropolitan Theater  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow On My Way": 1of2: The Untold Story of Rouben Mamoulian, George Gershwin, and Porgy and Bess Kindle Edition. by Joseph Horowitz  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/My-Way-Untold-Mamoulian-Gershwin-ebook/dp/B00AR354H4/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=Joseph+Horowitz+my+way&qid=161024437...more

  • 975: 4/4 Project Azorian: The CIA and the Raising of the K-129, by Norman Polmar and Michael White

    Jan 10 2021

    Image:     Color photo of the USNS Glomar Explorer(T-AG-193)  Project Azorian: The CIA and the Raising of the K-129, by Norman Polmar  and Michael White In early August 1974, despite extraordinary risks and after six years of secret preparations, the CIA attempted to salvage the sunken Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129 from the depths of the North Pacific Ocean. The audacious effort was undertaken with the cover of an undersea mining operation sponsored by the eccentric billionaire Howard...more

  • 975: 3/4 Project Azorian: The CIA and the Raising of the K-129, by Norman Polmar and Michael White

    Jan 10 2021

    Image:   Project 629A (NATO reporting name Golf-II class) diesel-electric Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129, hull number 722  Project Azorian: The CIA and the Raising of the K-129, by Norman Polmar  and Michael White In early August 1974, despite extraordinary risks and after six years of secret preparations, the CIA attempted to salvage the sunken Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129 from the depths of the North Pacific Ocean. The audacious effort was undertaken with the cover of an ...more

  • 974: 2/4 Project Azorian: The CIA and the Raising of the K-129, by Norman Polmar and Michael White

    Jan 10 2021

    Image:  Video of the Soviet sailors being buried at sea  Project Azorian: The CIA and the Raising of the K-129, by Norman Polmar  and Michael White In early August 1974, despite extraordinary risks and after six years of secret preparations, the CIA attempted to salvage the sunken Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129 from the depths of the North Pacific Ocean. The audacious effort was undertaken with the cover of an undersea mining operation sponsored by the eccentric billionaire Howard Hugh...more

  • 974: 1/4 Project Azorian: The CIA and the Raising of the K-129, by Norman Polmar and Michael White

    Jan 10 2021

    Image:   The recovery site of К-129 based on the intersection of three circles marking the distances to Long Beach, CA; Pearl Harbor, HI; and Petropavlovsk, Kamchatka.  Project Azorian: The CIA and the Raising of the K-129, by Norman Polmar  and Michael White In early August 1974, despite extraordinary risks and after six years of secret preparations, the CIA attempted to salvage the sunken Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129 from the depths of the North Pacific Ocean. The audacious effort ...more

  • 973: 4/4 Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, by Candice Millard

    Jan 10 2021

    Image:  Memorial services for Garfield in Seattle, Washington's Occidental Square September 27, 1881, in front of the Occidental Hotel  Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, by Candice Millard   James A. Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, and a renowned and admired reformist congressman. Nominated for president against his will, he ...more

  • 973: 3/4 Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, by Candice Millard

    Jan 10 2021

    Image:  An engraving of James A. Garfield's assassination, published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. The caption reads "Washington, D.C.—The attack on the President's life—Scene in the ladies' room of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad depot—The arrest of the assassin / from sketches by our special artist's [sic] A. Berghaus and C. Upham." President Garfield is at center right, leaning after being shot. He is supported by Secretary of State James G. Blaine, who wears a light-colored top ha...more

  • 973: 2/4 Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, by Candice Millard

    Jan 10 2021

    Image:  Following Grant's defeat for the nomination Puck magazine satirized Robert E. Lee's surrender to him at Appomattox by depicting Grant's giving up his sword to Garfield.  Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, by Candice Millard   James A. Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, and a renowned and admired reformist congressman. Nom...more

  • 973: 1/4 Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, by Candice Millard

    Jan 10 2021

    Image:  Replica of the log cabin in Moreland Hills, Ohio, where Garfield was born  Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, by Candice Millard   James A. Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, and a renowned and admired reformist congressman. Nominated for president against his will, he engaged in a fierce battle with the corrupt political...more

  • 972: 4/4 A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War, by Thomas Fleming

    Jan 10 2021

    Image:  Civil War battle  A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War, by Thomas Fleming       By the time John Brown hung from the gallows for his crimes at Harper's Ferry, Northern abolitionists had made him a “holy martyr” in their campaign against Southern slave owners. This Northern hatred for Southerners long predated their objections to slavery. They were convinced that New England, whose spokesmen had begun the American Revolution, should have been th...more

  • 972: 3/4 A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War, by Thomas Fleming

    Jan 10 2021

    3/4    A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War, by Thomas Fleming  Image:  Isaac Jefferson, 1847, was an enslaved blacksmith at Monticello   A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War, by Thomas Fleming       By the time John Brown hung from the gallows for his crimes at Harper's Ferry, Northern abolitionists had made him a “holy martyr” in their campaign against Southern slave owners. This Northern hatred for Souther...more

  • 972: 2/4 A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War, by Thomas Fleming

    Jan 10 2021

    Image:  Slaves  A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War, by Thomas Fleming       By the time John Brown hung from te gallows for his crimes at Harper's Ferry, Northern abolitionists had made him a “holy martyr” in their campaign against Southern slave owners. This Northern hatred for Southerners long predated their objections to slavery. They were convinced that New England, whose spokesmen had begun the American Revolution, should have been the leader of...more

  • 972: 1/4 A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War, by Thomas Fleming

    Jan 10 2021

    Image:  John Brown's Grave at North Elba, N.Y.North Elba is in the Adirondacks near Lake Placid.  After his execution, Brown's wife returned his body to the farm for burial. The tombstone of Brown's ancestor, also named Capt. John Brown was inscribed with his name, as well as those of his sons who died at Harper's Ferry. Little else was added to the grave site for many years later. In later years the graves of twelve of Brown's men were relocated to the site, a picket fence was erected, and stil...more

  • 971: Allah's Angels: 2of2: Chechen Women in WarKindle Edition. by Paul J. Murphy (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 10 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1910. Volga. Allah's Angels: 2of2: Chechen Women in WarKindle Edition. by Paul J. Murphy  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAllah's Angels: 2of2: Chechen Women in WarKindle Edition. by Paul J. Murphy  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Allahs-Angels-Chechen-Women-Within-ebook/dp/B004OC00A0/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF...more

  • 971: Allah's Angels: 1of2: Chechen Women in WarKindle Edition. by Paul J. Murphy (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 10 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1910. Volga http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAllah's Angels: 1of2: Chechen Women in WarKindle Edition. by Paul J. Murphy  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Allahs-Angels-Chechen-Women-Within-ebook/dp/B004OC00A0/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1610243293&sr=1-1In this comprehensive portrait of the women of Chechnya in modern war, Paul Murph...more

  • 970: Insectopedia: 2of2: Publisher: Pantheon; 1 edition Hardcover – January 1, 2010. by Hugh Raffles (Author)

    Jan 09 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Locusta V.2 a  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Insectopedia: 2of2: Publisher: Pantheon; 1 edition Hardcover – January 1, 2010. by Hugh Raffles (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Insectopedia-Hugh-Raffles/dp/1400096960/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=insectopedia+raffles&qid=1610181429&sr=8-1A stunningly original exploration of the ties that bind us to the beautiful, an...more

  • 970: Insectopedia: 1of2: Publisher: Pantheon; 1 edition Hardcover – January 1, 2010. by Hugh Raffles (Author)

    Jan 09 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. Mygale  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Insectopedia: 1of2: Publisher: Pantheon; 1 edition Hardcover – January 1, 2010. by Hugh Raffles (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Insectopedia-Hugh-Raffles/dp/1400096960/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=insectopedia+raffles&qid=1610181429&sr=8-1A stunningly original exploration of the ties that bind us to the beautiful, ancient,...more

  • 969: To Provide and Maintain a Navy: 4of4: Why Naval Primacy Is America's First, Best Strategy.by Henry J Hendrix | Dec 19, 2020

    Jan 09 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1990.3 carriers repairs NI 1990s  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowTo Provide and Maintain a Navy: 4of4: Why Naval Primacy Is America's First, Best Strategy.by Henry J Hendrix | Dec 19, 2020The national conversation regarding the United States Navy has, for far too long, been focused on the popular question of how many ships does the service need? "To Provide and Maintain a Na...more

  • 969: To Provide and Maintain a Navy: 3of4: Why Naval Primacy Is America's First, Best Strategy.by Henry J Hendrix | Dec 19, 2020

    Jan 09 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. pictionid57118809 - catalognorth island image - titlearray - filenamebd nas sd cv 1 1933.jpg-Many of these images are from the Historical Archives at North Island. l-----Please Tag these images so that the information can be permanently stored with the digital file.---Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum  ( http://www.sandiegoairandspace.org/library/stillimages.html )  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesPar...more

  • 969: To Provide and Maintain a Navy: 2of4: Why Naval Primacy Is America's First, Best Strategy.by Henry J Hendrix | Dec 19, 2020

    Jan 09 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1908.The "Great White Fleet" visits Australia - 1908  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowTo Provide and Maintain a Navy: 2of4: Why Naval Primacy Is America's First, Best Strategy.by Henry J Hendrix | Dec 19, 2020The national conversation regarding the United States Navy has, for far too long, been focused on the popular question of how many ships does the service need? "To Provi...more

  • 969: To Provide and Maintain a Navy: 1of4: Why Naval Primacy Is America's First, Best Strategy.by Henry J Hendrix | Dec 19, 2020

    Jan 09 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1907.The Great White Fleet was the popular nickname for the United States Navy battle fleet that completed a circumnavigation of the globe from December 16, 1907, to February 22, 1909, by order of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt...It consisted of 16 battleships divided into two squadrons, along with various escorts. Roosevelt sought to demonstrate growing American military power and blue-water navy capability. Hoping to enforce treaties and protect o...more

  • 968: Pelosi and Nadler aim at impeachment in order to disenfranchise Trump. @AndrewCMcCarthy, @ThadMcCotter

    Jan 09 2021

    Image:  The ladies' gallery of the Senate during the impeachment trial / W.S.L. Lewett. Andrew C McCarthy, @AndrewCMcCarthy, Ball of Collusion; and Thaddeus McCotter, @ThadMcCotter, American Greatness, in re: The 25th Amendment, spoken of by Schumer and Pelosi, and Pompeo and Mnuchin. The 25th is an option if they're willing to abuse it, as it wasn’t designed for this purpose. Could only run the clock. If it’s for punishment, that’s what impeachment is for, and definitely will not lower the temp...more

  • 968: Matt Pottinger has built a China policy for 2021. @joshrogin

    Jan 09 2021

    Image:  Matthew Pottinger in 2011. Matt Pottinger has built a China policy for 2021.  @joshrogin Josh Rogin: @joshrogin, in re: Matt Pottinger wasn’t a likely Trump Admin official, but after Trump bumbled the China issue with a call from Tsai Ing-wen, president of Taiwan, Matt was brought in and slowly worked with govt officials to rework its approach to China for the first time in generations. A massive awakening to China’s influence and interference in American academe, commerce, mfrg.  He ros...more

  • 967: Recovery delayed by the lockdown of hospitality and travel. @Mctaguej

    Jan 09 2021

    Image: Isolating a village in Romania whose inhabitants believe that doctors poison those suspected of cholera (1911) Jim McTague: @Mctaguej; in re:  The federal jobs report: seven months of growth is halted!  Attributed to virus resurgence.  “Driven by a sharp decline in leisure and hospitality industries.” Eighteen of those jobs were in cafes I patronized until they recently closed.  This was engineered because we don't know how to deal with a pandemic, although we have a vaccine on our doorst...more

  • 967: #NewAmericanCivilWar: January 6 and the revenge cycle. Michael E Vlahos: @JHUWorldCrisis; #newamericancivilwar

    Jan 09 2021

    Image:  Engraving by Gustave Doré illustrating the Erinyes, chthonic deities of vengeance and death.#NewAmericanCivilWar: January 6 and the revenge cycle.   Michael E Vlahos: @JHUWorldCrisis; #newamericancivilwar Michael E Vlahos: @JHUWorldCrisis; Johns Hopkins; in re: Londinium. Tiberius elevated one of his servants, then feared that he’d try to succeed the emperor, so “erased” him. A revenge cycle is an inescapable snare, cannot be disentangled or escaped. The desire for revenge lays down unim...more

  • 966: The Capitol building is not secure until it’s swept for surveillance devices or sabotage. @FRoseDC, @GovMattersTV, @ ABC7News

    Jan 09 2021

    Image:  U.S. Capitol Dome Statue completion Francis Rose,@FRoseDC, Host of @GovMattersTV @ ABC7News & WJLA 24/7 News; Washington D.C., in re:   The greatest damage wouldn't be a bomb, but a thumb drive left by a foreign agent in a laptop. And a laptop was stolen. Lots of different kinds of federal agents entered the building by Wednesday evening, all working to secure the assets of the federal government. Can they sweep the building and make it secure?        I was deeply offended to see the...more

  • 965: No likelihood of resignation; minimal likelihood of VPOTUS using the 25th. @RichardAEpstein

    Jan 09 2021

    Image:  Alexander Hamilton's plan of a constitution for America Richard Epstein: @RichardAEpstein, Chicago Law, NYU Law, Hoover Defining Ideas, in re:   Trump has exasperated everybody [except for 80 million citizens].  A tragic situation.   He should get out, or be quarantined in the White House. How to neutralize him.  Zimbabwe is denouncing the US as a fake democracy.  The Constitutional process wasn't designed for this.  Invoking unused legal processes is [unwise].  Schumer and Pelosi on the...more

  • 965: Triage in LA. @JCBliss, #PacificWatch

    Jan 09 2021

    Image:1920.Team-work against the "Flu." Beverly, Mass. Influenza broke out in February of this year, with dreadful weather conditions prevailing, but preparations to fight an epidemic of this sort had been made in advance by the cooperation of the Board of Health, the Public Health Dispensary, the Health Center, and the Red Cross. When the visitiation came, all was in readiness to combat it. Volunteers were notified to register at the Public Health Dispensary; food was to be at the Health Center...more

  • 965: Resignation, 25th Amendment: impeachment, or muddle? @DanHenninger, @WSJOpinion

    Jan 09 2021

    Image:  The Senate as a court of impeachment for the trial of Andrew Johnson / sketched by Theodore R. Davis. Dan Henninger: @DanHenninger, @WSJOpinion; editorial board and Wonder Land column; in re:  The Wall Street Journal recommends that President Trump resign rather than suffer a second impeachment.   This would give him “agency” over his situation.  Our political system is damaged, contributed to by many  people.   Invoking the 25thAmendment would deepen the damage.   Starting impeachment p...more

  • 963: Έλληνας, Ἕλληνες: “The hallmark was how you govern your life.” Bruce Thornton @fpmag

    Jan 09 2021

    Image:  Arete (Ἀρετή) means virtue, excellence, and moral virtue. For a number of Hellenists, cultivating Arete is considered one of the highest things to cultivate and focus on for modern Hellenists and cultivating it will lead to a good life. Here: Acropolis, Parthenon, east side, Athens, Greece. Bruce Thornton, @fpmag, Hoover, Front Page magazine; in re: Greeks venerated culture, conducting affairs with honor. Hellenes.   The parochial boundaries of your tribe or city-state are not the whole ...more

  • 963: The American fisc under Biden. @veroderugy

    Jan 09 2021

    Image:  In 1837, there was an economic crisis, especially in the state of New York. This image tries to illustrate what the situation was like with regard to fiscal policy.   Veronique de Rugy, @veroderugy, Mercatus Center, in re: The fact that President Biden looks with great favor on stimulus packages.  “An everything bailout bill.”— David Stockman.   Will the bill grow or shrink? One was passed, but the only thing that didn't make it in was the $2,000 check that President Trump wanted for peo...more

  • 963: ISS progeny in a decade. @jeff_foust, Space News

    Jan 09 2021

    Image:  The NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy spent time on maintenance and upkeep in preparation for the arrival of additional crew members at the end of the month. Credit: NASA   Thursday 7 January 2021 / Hour 4, Block B:  Hotel Mars, episode n.   Jeff Foust, @jeff_foust, Space News; in re:  What’s to be done with the ISS under Biden?  Note cracks in Zvezda.  It’s to go till 2024. Older space station will need more repairs; what might replace it?  Likely efforts to create commercial space stations....more

  • 963: Argentina failing again and what it means for the Biden Administration in the Americas. @MaryAnastasiaOG; @WSJOpinion;

    Jan 09 2021

    Image:  Plaza de Mayo, Buenos Aires Mary Anastasia O’Grady: @MaryAnastasiaOG; @WSJOpinion;WSJ editorial board; The Americas column; in re: Argentina has debt and no way to solve it. The union problem is acute there right now. You could take the same column for the 80s, 90s, late 200s, and all the fiscal and monetary problems are the same: they print pesos to pay bills, get inflation, default on their debt, do the cycle again. When they have to import things, basically priced in dollars, they pay...more

  • 964: The failure of American higher education to educate tomorrow. @VDHanson

    Jan 08 2021

    Image:  Plato's academy, mosaic from Pompeii Victor Davis Hanson: @VDHanson; Hoover Institution, and The Case for Trump,in re:  Students at Hillsdale are aware that [something is wrong]; Stanford students are not. Students are getting married much later, can't buy a house: the cost of university at $30,000 a year is preventing that.  A curriculum that creates ignorant but arrogant students.  University says, “We’re not responsible for helping you get a job.”  It all leads back to university, whi...more

  • 962: Hacking Hezbollah. Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents

    Jan 08 2021

    Image:  Jebel el-Druze & Hauran. Kanawat. Druze maidens & children on Roman pavement Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re:  The Iranian majlis is making threat threats against Israel; is much more than noise in light of weaponization and nukes. Have to take the threats of dictators seriously, incl the destruction of Israel by 2040. Also calls for the destruction of the US, get all US forces out of the Middle East.   Europe also should take this seriously. Hack...more

  • 962: Israel aims to vaccinate its whole population by spring. Ariel Kahana, @ arik3000, Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents

    Jan 08 2021

    Image:  Arabic manuscript, Anatomy of the Eye, by al-Mutadibih, 1200 CE Ariel Kahana, @ arik3000, Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re:  Israel aims to vaccinate its whole population by the end of March; may be the first nation in the world to end the pandemic.  Turkey is cousining up to Israel: trustworthy?  We did have formal ties before, as well as continuing commercial ties. Problem is that Turkey is hosting Hamas; we couldn’t normalize ties with Ankara while that...more

  • 962: What is the breakout for Iran nukes? David Albright, @thegoodisis, Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents

    Jan 08 2021

    Image:  Bevatron building interior construction. Photograph taken April 22, 1950 David Albright, @thegoodisis, Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re:Iran enrichment, South Korean vessel, Biden Administration.  The decision to go up to 20% is serious, being 90% of weapons-grade.    Could do a breakout in 45 days, have enough uranium for a bomb. The interesting twist is: they’re now using a thousand centrifuges.  Right now, we're still at the three-month point.  This sho...more

  • 962: Do Iran threats dignify? Mickey Segall & Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres

    Jan 08 2021

    Image:  Cityscape, Kazrin, Iran IDF Lt.-Col. (ret.) Michael (Mickey) Segall, and Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re: Iran is a bigger threat now than before because there are so many more targets the US must account for. The Supreme Leader within hours of the targetting of the nuclear scientist issued a claim that he’d been martyred and more threats.  Said Israel would be destroyed within 25 years; thus have never given up their nuclear development, are enriching to...more

  • 961: Starship No. 9 ready for the big hop. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Jan 08 2021

    Image:  The Orbital ATK Pegasus XL rocket carrying NASA's Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System, or CYGNSS, spacecraft is released and the first stage ignites Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com; in re:  Starship in Boca Chica, Texas — The 500,00o-foot hop to test the rocket and its fins; to control its return so it can land vertically and be ready  to launch again in an hour. Cube sats: the payload release mechanism accidentally released early.  No comment from SpaceX or NASA.  SLS: a ful...more

  • 961: Mars Rovers update on sandy soil. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Jan 08 2021

    Image:  Payload for NASA Mars 2020 Rover Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com; in re: The Mars Rover: the wheel and drill – covering the same area as one I’d posted previously, and nothing had changed.    Overview map and an oblique view on BehindtheBlack.com “Curiosity on the shore of a sand sea.” Dark green area, Sea of ____.  . . . A glacier-filled canyon on Mars. Buttes and mesas.   Mars is not the Sahara; it's more like Antarctica. 

  • 960: #TheScalaReport: Why is Silicon Valley moving to Texas & What is to be done? Chris Riegel: @scala, @STRATACACHE

    Jan 08 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1939.Lange, Dorothea, photographer. Amarillo, Texas http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#TheScalaReport: Why is Silicon Valley moving to Texas & What is to be done?   Chris Riegel: @scala, @STRATACACHEhttps://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2020-12-29/businesses-are-fleeing-california-blame-bad-government

  • 961: Modi's not so good very bad pandemic, recession year @Sadanand Dhume @dhume, @AEI, @wsj

    Jan 08 2021

    Image:  The Embassy of the East Indian Companies ... Sinesische Keizer (Jacob Moeurs) 1666 Sadanand Dhume, @dhume, @AEI, @wsj; AEI & WSJ; in re: Modi's not so good very bad pandemic, recession year @Sadanand Dhume https://www.wsj.com/articles/whats-worse-than-2020-in-america-11609196039?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiTlRZeVpETXlOek0zWmprMSIsInQiOiJXZ2Fud3d4ZGVoV3dcLzVZR2dBZHM1STZtZFpRMExXOVpHaVJNbmE3VzYzV3hZWGdXMmw5c3phbzdoZVN0RlpLM3Y5WmN1cXRaTXNJTmN4d3AwakxaTFI3Yk50WFpNM0p4aHJCQ0tXUWppZHcyN1JESlJDRlwvK2ZE...more

  • 961: Biden and the Koreas. @AmbJohnBolton @Korus

    Jan 08 2021

    Image:  Korea.   Posts along road which were carved to prevent devils from passing   John Bolton,@AmbJohnBolton, American Foundation for Security and Freedom (fasfreedom.com); in re:   Even so, what can we predict for U.S. relations with the two Koreas over the next four years?  Possible answers can be found in Biden’s long involvement in American foreign and defense policy;  his eight years serving as Barack Obama’s Vice President;  and the political state-of-play within the Democratic and Repu...more

  • 960: Biden and Nato's aimless future. @ConradMBlack @TheAmGreatness

    Jan 08 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1900. Opening of Brussels Exposition  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBiden and Nato's aimless future. @ConradMBlack @TheAmGreatness https://amgreatness.com/2020/12/24/nato-needs-a-revamped-purpose/

  • 960: Anticipating Biden's appeasing foreign policy from East Asia to Eastern Europe. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Jan 08 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1910. Czar and Kaiser  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAnticipating Biden's appeasing foreign policy from East Asia to Eastern Europe. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/biden-state-department-nominations-nsc/2021/01/05/553fc560-4f9f-11eb-b2e8-3339e73d9da2_story.html

  • 960: The disorder at the Capitol and High Noon. @VDHanson

    Jan 08 2021

    Image:1930. Above: Stuart Erwin, Eugene Pallette, Clive Brook, Kay Francis, Garry Cooper [i.e. Gary Cooper, film star], Jack Oakie, "Skeets" Gallagher, William Boyde, Richard Arlen, Carole Lombard, Wynne Gibson, Rosetta Moreno, Norman Foster, Sylvia Sidney, Lilyan Tashman, Mitzi Green, Jackie Searl ..Format: Photograph. .Notes: Find more detailed information about this photograph: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=52721 ( http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?item...more

  • 960: Pelosi and Schumer call for the removal of POTUS despite only 13 days in the term. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Jan 08 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1933. A Capitol Hill May Day Parade  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowPelosi and Schumer call for the removal of POTUS despite only 13 days in the term.  @SebGorka #AmericaFirst https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/pelosi-schumer-call-trumps-removal-threaten-impeachment/story?id=75111588

  • 959: Combat operators trust robots they help design. @DefTechPat @DefenseOne

    Jan 08 2021

    Image:  The Surrogate robot Surge, built at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA., is being developed in order to extend humanity reach into hazardous environments to perform tasks such as using environmental test equipment.  NASA/JPL-Caltech Patrick Tucker, Sci-Tech editor for @DefenseOne, @DefTechPat, in re:  Artificial skin, individual heat signatures, incl nonstate adversaries who have night goggles.   Off-the-shelf gaming headset used for pilot training. Doug Masters has to rehear...more

  • 959: The famous U-2 welcomes R2D2 as navigator. @DefTechPat @DefenseOne

    Jan 08 2021

    Image:  On May 1, 1960, the U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers was shot down by the Soviets over Sverdlovsk. He spent 21 months in a Russian prison. In 1962, Powers was exchanged for the Soviet intelligence officer Col. Rudolf Abel. Abel had been arrested in New York in 1957. This is one of two U-2 models crafted for Powers. CIA model makers made this for his March 1962 Senate Armed Services Committee testimony about the downing of his aircraft. The wings and tail are detachable to show the aircraft'...more

  • 958: Hong Kong persecuted and tormented by CCP; but even Mao’s history shows this won't work. @GordonGChang, Daily Beast

    Jan 07 2021

    Image:  Chinese prisoners Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re:  CCP in Hong Kong: 53 pro-democracy activists arrested by 1,000 security officers; persecuted and tormented.  China has not adopted a strategy that will serve it well.  Those arrested were not intimidated. The business community is opposed to these arrests and is starting to speak out – they could be next. Note Jack Ma’s imprisonment.   US social media platforms have good information and the US Congress is alert to that. ...more

  • 958: Canada is most vulnerable to PRC influence, espionage, sabotage. @CleoPaskal, @GordonGChang

    Jan 07 2021

    Image:  A replica of Goddess of Democracy outside of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Cleo Paskal, @CleoPaskal, non-resident senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, & the Guardian; and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang,Daily Beast, in re: Vancouver.  The Canadian government is using Chinese expats to cooperate with Chinese crime.  The Canadian foreign policy establishment fears annoying Beijing.   One:  CCP activities in the Chinese comm...more

  • 955: State of the City, the State, the Union:Alarming Disorder in DC; Lawless Discouragement in NYC. John Catsimatidis @JCats2013 @CatsRoundtable @JohnCats

    Jan 07 2021

    Photo: .1859.  Corinthian capital, U.S. CapitolPhotograph of maquette showing a Corinthian capital upon a stand, in front of a barn-like structure.In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 98.Title from item.Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1.Original in PR 12 LOT 12251. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow State of the City, the State, the Union:Alarming Disorder in DC; Lawless Discouragement in NYC.  John Catsimat...more

  • 955: Can Merrick Garland, 68, shoulder the simultaneous DOJ weight of Russiagate, the Bidens, the border, the Capitol terrorism? @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Jan 07 2021

    Photo: Department of Justice. New Department of Justice http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowCan Merrick Garland, 68, shoulder the simultaneous DOJ weight of Russiagate, the Bidens, the border, the Capital terrorism? @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

  • 957: Xi concentrates civilian mobilization in the military. @cburton001, @GordonGChang

    Jan 07 2021

    Image:  Chinese troops gathered on a T-34/85 or a Type 58 medium tank leaving North Korea in 1958, 5 years after the Korean War ended with an armistice (a ceasefire) in 1953. The banner in the background of the picture bears a slogan (in Chinese) which declares "The Friendship and Unity of the North Korean and Chinese Peoples Are Always Steadfast and Strong!" Charles Burton: @cburton001, blogs at RealityChek; and senior Fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, Centre for Advancing Canada's Int...more

  • 956: “China is becoming a military state.” Henry Sokolowski and @GordonGChang

    Jan 07 2021

    Image:   Test of the LG-118A Peacekeeper missile, each one of which could carry 10 independently targeted nuclear warheads along trajectories outside of the Earth's atmosphere  Henry Sokolowski, executive director of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center & Hoover Institution; and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re:  All Against All. Ballistic weapons, nuclear weapons, and space policy.  Russia, China, the US.      We’re trading a lot, at least with China; quite unlike the...more

  • 955: Sunspots spike into the 2025 Solar Maximum cycle. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Jan 07 2021

    Photo: Sol. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowSunspots spike into the 2025 Solar Maximum cycle. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.comhttps://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/essays-and-commentaries/sunspot-update-december-sunspot-activity-once-again-higher-than-predicted/

  • 955: ISS Russian module Zvezda continues leaking & What is to be done? Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Jan 07 2021

    Photo: Zvezda, taken during initial approach by the STS-97. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowISS Russian module Zvezda continues leaking & What is to be done? Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.comhttps://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/air-leak-in-russian-section-of-iss-continues/

  • 956: Human nature resists the vaccine rollouts at nursing homes; & What is to be done? @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch

    Jan 07 2021

    Image: Staff at a Norwegian nursing home Human nature resists the vaccine rollouts at nursing homes; & What is to be done?Henry Miller, @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch  Institute [HenryMillerMD.org], Pacific Research Institute [HenryMillerMD.org], in re:  May nursing-home workers don't ant to be vaccinates.  Except for special circumstances, “they ought not be allowed to endanger all the patients.” The psychotic medical worker who left vaccine out overnight is a terrorist. In West Virginia, t...more

  • 955: Merrick Garland nomination for AG is solid and trustworthy.@AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jan 07 2021

    Photo: First US Attorney-General, Edmund Randolph http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowMerrick Garland nomination for AG is solid and trustworthy.@AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/merrick-garland-biden-attorney-general/2021/01/06/071053ce-2dd4-11eb-bae0-50bb17126614_story.html

  • 955: VPOTUS Pence writes a letter confirming his formal duty to open the Electoral College ballots. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jan 07 2021

    Photo:  Vice-president Morton and wife http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow VPOTUS Pence writes a letter confirming his formal duty to open the Electoral College ballots. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://www.nationalreview.com/2021/01/neither-pence-nor-congress-has-the-power-to-reject-state-electoral-votes/

  • 954: Covid 19 mutates to become much more transmissible worldwide @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch

    Jan 07 2021

    Image:  Satellite Tobacco Mosaic Virus (STMV), one of the smallest viruses known. Covid 19 mutates to become much more transmissible worldwide. @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch Instithenrymillermd.org

  • 953: 8/8 Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, by Steve Coll

    Jan 07 2021

    Image:  Tribal Afghans on horses in Badghis Province See:  Taliban Control in Afghanistan / https://www.longwarjournal.org/mapping-taliban-control-in-afghanistan   Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, by Steve Coll   From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Ghost Wars, the epic and enthralling story of America's intelligence, military, and diplomatic efforts to defeat Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 9/11Prior to 9/11, the Un...more

  • 953: 7/8 Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, by Steve Coll

    Jan 07 2021

    Image:  Hamid Karzai, culpable, speaking before the U.S. Congress in June 2004  Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, by Steve Coll   From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Ghost Wars, the epic and enthralling story of America's intelligence, military, and diplomatic efforts to defeat Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 9/11Prior to 9/11, the United States had been carrying out small-scale covert operations in Afghanistan, oste...more

  • 953: 6/8 Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, by Steve Coll

    Jan 07 2021

    Image:   Critics assert that funding the Afghan mujahideen (Operation Cyclone) played a role in causing the September 11 attacks.  Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, by Steve Coll   From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Ghost Wars, the epic and enthralling story of America's intelligence, military, and diplomatic efforts to defeat Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 9/11Prior to 9/11, the United States had been carrying out...more

  • 953: 5/8 Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, by Steve Coll

    Jan 07 2021

    Image:  Pashtuns, historically known as Afghans, are an Iranian ethnic group native to Central and South Asia. The native language of the Pashtuns is Pashto, an Iranian language on the Indo-Iranian branch, itself a branch of the larger Indo-European language family.  Here: Pashtun tribal and religious leaders gather following a shura held by Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Kandahar. The meeting highlighted the need for support of NATO-led forces in order to stabilize parts of the province. (U.S...more

  • 953: 4/8 Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, by Steve Coll

    Jan 07 2021

    Image:  Hibatullah Akhundzada, a religious scholar, is former head of the Taliban courts. Photo: screen grab.  Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, by Steve Coll   From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Ghost Wars, the epic and enthralling story of America's intelligence, military, and diplomatic efforts to defeat Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 9/11Prior to 9/11, the United States had been carrying out small-scale covert ...more

  • 953: 3/8 Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, by Steve Coll

    Jan 07 2021

    Image:  The Taliban (translation: the students) emerged in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar around September 1994.  Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, by Steve Coll   From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Ghost Wars, the epic and enthralling story of America's intelligence, military, and diplomatic efforts to defeat Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 9/11Prior to 9/11, the United States had been carrying out small-scal...more

  • 953: 2/8 Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, by Steve Coll

    Jan 07 2021

    Image:  Logo of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence organization. It depicts Pakistan's national animal, Markhor, eating a snake. See also:  https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Afghan_Muja_crossing_from_Saohol_Sar_pass_in_Durand_border_region_of_Pakistan,_August_1985.png    Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, by Steve Coll   From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Ghost Wars, the epic and enthralling story of America's intelligence, military,...more

  • 953: 1/8 Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, by Steve Coll

    Jan 07 2021

    Image:  Snow-covered Hindu Kush mountains in Afghanistan  Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, by Steve Coll   From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Ghost Wars, the epic and enthralling story of America's intelligence, military, and diplomatic efforts to defeat Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 9/11Prior to 9/11, the United States had been carrying out small-scale covert operations in Afghanistan, ostensibly in cooperation,...more

  • 950: The Border caravans will restart and Mexico will return to narco-terrorism during the Biden Administration. @MariaFdaCabal & @jmhumire

    Jan 06 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1915.MEXICO. FOOD SUPPLY STATION  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Border caravans will restart and Mexico will return to narco-terrorism during the Biden Administration. @MariaFdaCabal & @jmhumire https://www.nationalreview.com/news/u-s-facing-another-potential-southwest-border-crisis-as-biden-takes-office/

  • 952: Why does Pelosi want to hold on? @LizPeek

    Jan 06 2021

    Image:  Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603 Elizabeth Peek, @LizPeek, Fox News and TheHill; in re: Why does Pelosi want to hold on?..  .. 

  • 952: Recovery delayed by Blue State lockdowns. @LizPeek

    Jan 06 2021

    Image:  Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas Island, Virgin Islands. The solitary confinement dungeon in the old fort Elizabeth Peek, @LizPeek, Fox News and TheHill; in re:   Recovery delayed by Blue State lockdowns.

  • 951: “Beyond the Pale” takes on a fresh meaning. @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion

    Jan 06 2021

    Image:  The Pale was a strip of land, centred on Dublin, that became the base of English rule in Ireland. Here:  Security fence along the South Africa–Mozambique border. Joseph Sternberg:  @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion; Political Economics column; WSJ editorial board; in re: Scotland. No travel between Scotland and the rest of Britain. Is this driven by the “new variants”? What’s frightening policy makers is theprospect that, while it's not more deadly, it spreads more quickly, and the NHS will ...more

  • 951: “Johnson joins Blair and Thatcher as significant post-imperial leaders.” @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion

    Jan 06 2021

    Image:  His Majesty’s dominions, on which the sun never sets.” – John Wilson.  Here:  Fort St George, Madras, the first English fortress in India“Johnson joins Blair and Thatcher as significant post-imperial leaders.”  @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion Joseph Sternberg:  @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion; Political Economics column; WSJ editorial board; in re:  UK, Brexit: Lockdowns have generated extraordinary problems and results. The ceremony of finally convincing all the players  [to achieve Brexit]...more

  • 951: Politicians wield lockdown power; expect a bad outcome. @johntamny

    Jan 06 2021

    Image: King Jie of Xia holding a Ji polearm, representing oppression, and sitting on two ladies, symbolizing his abuse of power John Tamny, @johntamny, RealClearPolitics, author, When Politicians Panic;  in re:  Jeffrey Tucker:Pols said, limit the movement of people across borders to fight the virus. In fact, the path to immunity can be from a vaccine, or else to let people get the virus and recover, thus achieving immunity. Recall the flu of 1918; pols have simply ignored how that was resolved....more

  • 951: Tom Cruise and the (almost) impossible mission of keeping film crews in masks. @johntamny

    Jan 06 2021

    Image: 1942 Hollywood, California. Shoppers John Tamny, @johntamny, RealClearPolitics; author, When Politicians Panic;  in re:  Tom Cruise yelled at his film crew of Mission: Impossible 7for failing to wear masks responsibly.  Why? He’s actually running a business; needs to keep his operation insured and his investors content. Robert Downey is the highest-paid actor in Hollywood; was formerly unable to get hired because of a substance abuse problem. The lockdowns, the protocols, have been remark...more

  • 950: Russia is more involved in New World bad-acting now than in the Cold War. @MariaFdaCabal & @jmhumire

    Jan 06 2021

    Image:  Russian knight http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowRussia is more involved in New World bad-acting now than in the Cold War. @MariaFdaCabal & @jmhumire https://112.international/politics/colombia-expels-two-russian-diplomats-57574.html

  • 950: The populous, well-armed and resource-rich Nigeria fractures & What is to be done? Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Jan 06 2021

    Photo: Inside Kano, In Nigeria http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe populous, well-armed and resource-rich Nigeria fractures & What is to be done? Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

  • 950: The Ethiopian civil war, the BBC disdain, & What is to be done? Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs.

    Jan 06 2021

    Photo:  The Temple of Soleb, Ethiopia http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Ethiopia civil war, the BBC disdain & What is to be done? Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs.https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/world-africa-55530355

  • 950: Will the Biden Administration continue the emphasis on religious freedom of the Trump Administration? Susan Crabtree @RealClearPolitics

    Jan 06 2021

    Photo:   Yezidis of Jabal [mountain] of Sinjar at the Iraqi-Syrian border. The Yezidi Kurds [note: Yazidis are not Kurds] started settling in the mountain beginning in the 13th. century following the severe persecution by the Zengid Atabeg of Mosul, Badr al-Din Lulu. and later by the frequent Ottoman campaigns against the Sheikhan Yezidis north of Mosul. The mountain was a stronghold of the Nestorian Christians, whose Diocese ceased to exist after the 17th. century. The first of many campaigns b...more

  • 949: Predicting Man and Woman of the Year for 2021. @HooverWhalen

    Jan 06 2021

    Photo:  The aviator Charles A. Lindbergh on Time cover 1928. Note that Lucky Lindy supported the Hitlerites. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowPredicting Man and Woman of the Year for 2021. @HooverWhalen https://www.forbes.com/sites/billwhalen/2021/12/28/a-2021-new-years-quiz/?sh=157b1202e874

  • 948: Fortunate Sons: The 120 Chinese Boys Who Came to America, Went to School, and Revolutionized an Ancient Civilization 1st Edition, Kindle Edition. by Liel Leibovitz (Author), Matthew Miller (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 06 2021

    Photo: Chinese school children and teacher [standing on steps] at the American Board of Missions, Peking, China http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Fortunate Sons: The 120 Chinese Boys Who Came to America, Went to School, and Revolutionized an Ancient Civilization 1st Edition, Kindle Edition. by Liel Leibovitz  (Author), Matthew Miller (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Fortunate-Sons-Chinese-Revoluti...more

  • 948: Death in the Haymarket: A Story of Chicago, the First Labor Movement and the Bombing that Divided Gilded Age America Kindle Edition. by James Green (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 06 2021

    Photo:  The Anarchist Riot in Chicago - A Dynamite Bomb exploding among the police [McCormick Strike, Haymarket Square]http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Death in the Haymarket: A Story of Chicago, the First Labor Movement and the Bombing that Divided Gilded Age America Kindle Edition. by James Green (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Death-Haymarket-Chicago-Movement-Bombing-ebook/dp/B000XUAEQC/ref=s...more

  • 948: Ghost on the Throne: 2of2: The Death of Alexander the Great and the Bloody Fight for His Empire Kindle Edition.by James S. Romm (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 06 2021

    Photo: "The Deeds of Alexander" http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Ghost on the Throne: 2of2: The Death of Alexander the Great and the Bloody Fight for His Empire Kindle Edition.by James S. Romm  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Ghost-Throne-Alexander-Bloody-Empire-ebook/dp/B004KPM1BW/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=Alexander the Great, perhaps the most commanding leader in hist...more

  • 948: Ghost on the Throne: 1of2: The Death of Alexander the Great and the Bloody Fight for His Empire Kindle Edition.by James S. Romm (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 06 2021

    Photo: Alexander the Great riding Bucephalus http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Ghost on the Throne: 1of2: The Death of Alexander the Great and the Bloody Fight for His Empire Kindle Edition.by James S. Romm  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Ghost-Throne-Alexander-Bloody-Empire-ebook/dp/B004KPM1BW/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=Alexander the Great, perhaps the most commanding l...more

  • 947: In praise of Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Devin Nunes for relentless courage to uncover the Russiagate hoax. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jan 05 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowIn praise of Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Devin Nunes for relentless courage to uncover the Russiagate hoax.  @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

  • 946: Ancient Ashkelon gives rise to today’s seaside city. Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, @ThadMcCotter

    Jan 05 2021

    Image: Battle of Ashkelon between the Crusaders and the Saracens.Indiana Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re:  An attack on Ashkelon eight centuries ago created a rampart against the city walls; it was abandoned, and prevented the desert from taking over the town, permitting the Ashkelon we stand in today.

  • 945: What killed the dinosaurs in the Madagascar mass grave 70 million years ago? Host

    Jan 05 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1706.A new draught of the Island of MADAGASCAR ats St. LORENZO with Augustin Bay and the Island of Mombass at Large  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWhat killed the dinosaurs in the Madagascar mass grave 70 million years ago? Hosthttps://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/08/did-tiny-algae-fell-mighty-dinosaurs

  • 945: "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Rampart of Ashkelon. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jan 05 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Excavations. Tell Jemmeh (Gerar). Tell Jemmeh. Excavated area of Gerar. On southern end of mound  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow"Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Rampart of Ashkelon. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashkelon

  • 945: The Election of 1876 & What is to be done on January 6, 2020? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @theamgreatness

    Jan 05 2021

    Photo: Hayes/Wheeler campaign poster. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Election of 1876 & What is to be done on January 6, 2020? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @theamgreatness

  • 945: Iran observes the new Biden Administration. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Jan 05 2021

    Photo:  A mullah http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowIran observes the new Biden Administration. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres.Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, and Thaddeus McCotter, @ThadMcCotter, American Greatness, in re:in re: Iran announces its intention to enrich uranium to 20%; from 20% to 90% is purely technical. Biden has a “sliver” of time ot persuade Iran to revert to the JCPOA.  Provo...more

  • 945: Italy bends at the rush of the second wave.Lorenzo Fiori, Ansaldo Foundation.

    Jan 05 2021

    Photo: Historic Italian physician:  Bartolommeo Eustachi http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowItaly bends at the rush of the second wave.Lorenzo Fiori, Ansaldo Foundation. 

  • 945: What are the risks to VPOTUS on January 6? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

    Jan 05 2021

    Photo:  1888 illustration of John Tyler receiving the news of President William Henry Harrison's death from Chief Clerk of the State Department Fletcher Webster http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWhat are the risks to VPOTUS on January 6? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFundhttps://www.nationalreview.com/2021/01/wednesdays-electoral-college-debate-all-eyes-on-pence/?itm_campaign=headline-testing-wednesdays-electoral-college-debate-al...more

  • 945: The Biden Administration inherits cyber security failure and Iran bad-acting.

    Jan 05 2021

    Photo: Iranian cyberpolice. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Biden Administration inherits cyber security failure and Iran bad-acting.Jed Babbinhttps://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/jan/1/solarwinds-cyberattack-demands-us-enact-a-long-ove/

  • 945: The US Senate Tea Party Class of 2010 & What is to done? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

    Jan 05 2021

    Photo:  Two ships in a harbor, one in the distance. On board, men stripped to the waist and wearing feathers in their hair throw crates of tea overboard. A large crowd, mostly men, stands on the dock, waving hats and cheering. A few people wave their hats from windows in a nearby building.This iconic 1846 lithograph by Nathaniel Currier was entitled "The Destruction of Tea at Boston Harbor"; the phrase "Boston Tea Party" had not yet become standard. Contrary to Currier's depiction, few of the me...more

  • 944: Kidnapped, imprisoned, tortured: ChinaDem.org protects the innocent @cburton001, @GordonGChang

    Jan 05 2021

    Image: Freedom of speech in ancient Greece:   In 399 BC, Socrates went on trial and was subsequently found guilty of both corrupting the minds of the youth of Athens and of impiety (asebeia,"not believing in the gods of the state"). As punishment, he was sentenced to death: the drinking of a mixture containing poison hemlock.  Here:  The Death of Socrates, by Jacques-Louis David (1787) Charles Burton: @cburton001, blogs at RealityChek; and senior Fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, Centre...more

  • 944: Jimmy Lai also buys ink by the barrel. @Michael_Yon, @GordonGChang,

    Jan 05 2021

    Image: The distinguished publisher Jimmy Lai meeting with US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on the topic of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protest. October 2019. Michael Yon: @Michael_Yon, war correspondent;andGordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re:  Extreme aggression by the Mainland CCP government toward Hong Kong. Jimmy Lai, the most distinguished Hong Kong publisher, thrown in jail on invented charges.  Beijing doesn't want him talking; it’s a signal that anyone can be terrorized by the CCP....more

  • 944: Biden praises Austin’s withdrawal from Iraq. @thomasjoscelyn, @billroggio,

    Jan 05 2021

    Image:  Iraqi Security Forces patrol the streets of Fallujah in a combined effort with US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines. US Marines engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM are currently training the Iraqi Security Forces to independently deter and detect insurgency throughout Iraq Tom Joscelyn, @thomasjoscelyn, Long War Journal and FDD; and Bill Roggio, @billroggio, Long War Journal and FDD;  podcast: Generation Jihad;   in re:  Senior al Q members in...more

  • 944: Even definitions of physical danger, such as Islamism, are forbidden. @thomasjoscelyn, @billroggio,

    Jan 05 2021

    Image: Censorship, 1955.  Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. Tom Joscelyn, @thomasjoscelyn, Long War Journal and FDD; and Bill Roggio, @billroggio, Long War Journal and FDD; in re: Robin Simcox, director of the London-based Counter Extremism Group, on the ongoing jihadist threat in Europe and efforts to combat extremism in the U.K. and elsewhere.   Even the definition of “Islamism” and many other relevant words hasn't been accomplished.        Setting one group against another: US thinks it ca...more

  • 943: 4/4 A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico, by Amy S. Greenberg

    Jan 05 2021

    Image:  Mrs. James Knox Polk, half-length portrait, facing front. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 3470.Lithograph after daguerreotype by John Plumbe.   A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico, by Amy S. Greenberg   Often forgotten and overlooked, the U.S.-Mexican War featured false starts, atrocities, and daring back-channel negotiations as it divided the nation, paved the way for the C...more

  • 943: 3/4 A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico, by Amy S. Greenberg

    Jan 05 2021

    3/4   A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico, by Amy S. Greenberg   Image:   Henry Clay  A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico, by Amy S. Greenberg   Often forgotten and overlooked, the U.S.-Mexican War featured false starts, atrocities, and daring back-channel negotiations as it divided the nation, paved the way for the Civil War a generation later, and launched the career of Abraham Lincoln. Amy S. Greenberg’s skilled storytell...more

  • 942: 2/4 A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico, by Amy S. Greenberg

    Jan 05 2021

    Image:  View of crowd with umbrellas, in front of platform on east portico of U.S. Capitol, where Chief Justice Roger B. Taney administers the oath of office to James K. Polk.Illus. in: The illustrated London news, v. 6, 1845 April 19, p. 244, bottom.  A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico, by Amy S. Greenberg   Often forgotten and overlooked, the U.S.-Mexican War featured false starts, atrocities, and daring back-channel negotiations as it divided the nation, p...more

  • 941: 1/4 A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico, by Amy S. Greenberg

    Jan 05 2021

    Image:   Map shewing the movements of the U.S. Army now engaged in the conquest of Mexico : exhibiting the probable routes of the army from its departure from Comargo to Monterey, Satillo &c. ... /  A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico, by Amy S. Greenberg   Often forgotten and overlooked, the U.S.-Mexican War featured false starts, atrocities, and daring back-channel negotiations as it divided the nation, paved the way for the Civil War a generation later,...more

  • 939: Soccer Men: 2of2: Profiles of the Rogues, Geniuses, and Neurotics Who Dominate the World's Most Popular Sport Kindle Edition. by Simon Kuper (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo:  Brazil's first match at home against Exeter City in 1914. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Soccer Men: 2of2: Profiles of the Rogues, Geniuses, and Neurotics Who Dominate the World's Most Popular Sport Kindle Edition. by Simon Kuper  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Soccer-Men-Profiles-Geniuses-Neurotics-ebook/dp/B00HTQ322G/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=simon+kuper+soccer+men&qid=16...more

  • 939: Soccer Men: 1of2: Profiles of the Rogues, Geniuses, and Neurotics Who Dominate the World's Most Popular Sport Kindle Edition. by Simon Kuper (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo: Hong Kong football (soccer) team http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Soccer Men: 1of2: Profiles of the Rogues, Geniuses, and Neurotics Who Dominate the World's Most Popular Sport Kindle Edition. by Simon Kuper  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Soccer-Men-Profiles-Geniuses-Neurotics-ebook/dp/B00HTQ322G/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=simon+kuper+soccer+men&qid=1609724282&s=digital-tex...more

  • 938: Spies Against Armageddon: 2of2: -- Inside Israel's Secret Wars: Updated & Revised 2nd Edition, Kindle Edition.by Dan Raviv (Author), Yossi Melman (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo: Return of the Spies, 1860 woodcut by Julius Schnorr von KarolsfeldAccording to Numbers 13, Caleb, the son of Jephunneh, was one of the twelve spies sent by Moses into Canaan. Their task, over a period of 40 days,[3] was to explore the Negev and surrounding area, and to make an assessment of the geographical features of the land, the strength and numbers of the population, the agricultural potential and actual performance of the land, settlement patterns (whether their cities were like cam...more

  • 938: Spies Against Armageddon: 1of2: -- Inside Israel's Secret Wars: Updated & Revised 2nd Edition, Kindle Edition.by Dan Raviv (Author), Yossi Melman (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo: The Grapes of Canaan by James Tissot. Although the spies brought back a cluster of grapes so large that it took two men to carry it (Numbers 13:23), only two of the twelve brought back a good report of the land. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Spies Against Armageddon: 1of2: -- Inside Israel's Secret Wars: Updated & Revised 2nd Edition, Kindle Edition.by Dan Raviv  (Author), Yossi Melman  (Author)  Format: ...more

  • 938: Future Tense: 2of2: The Lessons of Culture in an Age of Upheaval Kindle Edition. by Roger Kimball (Author, Editor) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo: The golden age of Greek cultural history http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Future Tense: 2of2: The Lessons of Culture in an Age of Upheaval Kindle Edition. by Roger Kimball  (Author, Editor)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Future-Tense-Lessons-Culture-Upheaval-ebook/dp/B00A2X9HGI/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=roger+kimball+future+tense&qid=1609716936&s=digital-text&sr=1-1We are livin...more

  • 938: Future Tense: 1of2: The Lessons of Culture in an Age of Upheaval Kindle Edition. by Roger Kimball (Author, Editor) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo:  Friedrich Hegel http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Future Tense: 1of2: The Lessons of Culture in an Age of Upheaval Kindle Edition. by Roger Kimball  (Author, Editor)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Future-Tense-Lessons-Culture-Upheaval-ebook/dp/B00A2X9HGI/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=roger+kimball+future+tense&qid=1609716936&s=digital-text&sr=1-1We are living in an age of unprecede...more

  • 937: The Fourteenth Day: 4of4: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: Based on the Secret White House Tapes,n. by David Coleman. Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo: The Day After.   Cuban Missile Crisis: The Aftermath, also known as The Day After: Fight for Promised Land and known in Russia as Caribbean Crisis (Russian: Карибский кризис), is a real-time tactics computer game published by 1C Company in Russia, Black Bean in Europe and Strategy First in United States. It was made using Nival Interactive's Enigma engine and is similar to Blitzkrieg. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @Batchelo...more

  • 937: The Fourteenth Day: 3of4: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: Based on the Secret White House Tapes. by David Coleman. Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo: More than 100 US-built missiles having the capability to strike Moscow with nuclear warheads were deployed in Italy and Turkey in 1961 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Fourteenth Day: 3of4: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: Based on the Secret White House TapesKindle Edition. by David Coleman (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Fourteenth-Day-Aftermath-Missile-Crisis-eboo...more

  • 937: The Fourteenth Day: 2of4: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: Based on the Secret White House Tapes. by David Coleman. Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo:  A US Navy P-2H Neptune of VP-18 flying over a Soviet cargo ship with crated Il-28s on deck during the Cuban Crisis. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Fourteenth Day: 2of4: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: Based on the Secret White House TapesKindle Edition. by David Coleman (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Fourteenth-Day-Aftermath-Missile-Crisis-ebook/dp/B0097MB4CK/re...more

  • 940: The Fourteenth Day: 1of4: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: Based on the Secret White House Tapes, by David Coleman.: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo:  CIA reference photograph of Soviet medium-range ballistic missile (SS-4 in U.S. documents, R-12 in Soviet documents) in Red Square, Moscow. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Fourteenth Day: 1of4: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: Based on the Secret White House TapesKindle Edition. by David Coleman (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Fourteenth-Day-Aftermath-Missile-Crisi...more

  • 937: The Last Days of Kim Jong-il: 4of4: Kindle Edition. by Bruce Bechtol (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo:   Dr Norbert Vollertsen is a German physician and human rights activist who practiced medicine in North Korea from 1999 to 2001 with the Cap Anamur Committee, a non-governmental cooperation organization.  In August 1999, he and Francois Large, another aid worker, donated their skin to Pak Jong Thae, a tractor factory worker in Haeju, South Hwanghae, who had suffered burns over three-quarters of his body and underwent three skin grafting operations. In recognition of his contribution, Voll...more

  • 937: The Last Days of Kim Jong-il: 3of4: Kindle Edition. by Bruce Bechtol (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo: South Korean aid convoy entering North Korea through the Demilitarized Zone, 1998.  Regrettably, much foreign aid is immediately stolen by the tiny elite and sold for profit domestically or internationally. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Last Days of Kim Jong-il: 3of4:  Kindle Edition. by Bruce Bechtol (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Last-Days-Kim-Jong-ebook/dp/B00DIFHVMY/ref=sr_1_1...more

  • 937: The Last Days of Kim Jong-il: 2of4: Kindle Edition. by Bruce Bechtol (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo: Shoulder boards for the rank of taewŏnsu. Grand Marshal http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Last Days of Kim Jong-il: 2of4:  Kindle Edition. by Bruce Bechtol (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Last-Days-Kim-Jong-ebook/dp/B00DIFHVMY/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=the+last+days+of+kim+jong+il&qid=1609716563&s=digital-text&sr=1-1North Korea has remained a thorn in the side of the...more

  • 937: The Last Days of Kim Jong-il: 1of4: Kindle Edition. by Bruce Bechtol (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo: Kim Jong-il, official photograph. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Last Days of Kim Jong-il: 1of4:  Kindle Edition. by Bruce Bechtol (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Last-Days-Kim-Jong-ebook/dp/B00DIFHVMY/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=the+last+days+of+kim+jong+il&qid=1609716563&s=digital-text&sr=1-1North Korea has remained a thorn in the side of the United States ever si...more

  • 937: The Fiddler on Pantico Run: 4of4: An African Warrior, His White Descendants, A Search for Family Kindle Edition.by Joe Mozingo (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo: Xhosha is one of the Bantu languages,   Here:  Combatants of the 8th Xhosa war defending a position in the Water Kloof during the second year of the war, 1851. Xhosa, Kat River Khoi-khoi and some army deserters are depicted.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Fiddler on Pantico Run: 4of4: An African Warrior, His White Descendants, A Search for Family Kindle Edition.by Joe Mozingo  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edi...more

  • 937: The Fiddler on Pantico Run: 3of4: An African Warrior, His White Descendants, A Search for Family Kindle Edition.by Joe Mozingo (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo: 1.    Bill Hensley, Mountain Fiddler, Asheville, North Carolinahttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Fiddler on Pantico Run: 3of4: An African Warrior, His White Descendants, A Search for Family Kindle Edition.by Joe Mozingo  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Fiddler-Pantico-Run-African-Descendants-ebook/dp/B007EDOT6M/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=pantico+run&qid=1609716322&s=digit...more

  • 937: The Fiddler on Pantico Run: 2of4: An African Warrior, His White Descendants, A Search for Family Kindle Edition.by Joe Mozingo (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo:  View of the Rappahannock River in Virginia, at sunset. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Fiddler on Pantico Run: 2of4: An African Warrior, His White Descendants, A Search for Family Kindle Edition.by Joe Mozingo  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Fiddler-Pantico-Run-African-Descendants-ebook/dp/B007EDOT6M/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=pantico+run&qid=1609716322&s=digital-text...more

  • 937: The Fiddler on Pantico Run: 1of4: An African Warrior, His White Descendants, A Search for Family Kindle Edition.by Joe Mozingo (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo:   Joe Mozingo tweets:  “No surviving this.” http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Fiddler on Pantico Run: 1of4: An African Warrior, His White Descendants, A Search for Family Kindle Edition.by Joe Mozingo  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Fiddler-Pantico-Run-African-Descendants-ebook/dp/B007EDOT6M/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=pantico+run&qid=1609716322&s=digital-text&sr=1-1“...more

  • 939: Six Essential Elements of Leadership: 4of4: A Marine Corps Wisdom of a Medal of Honor Recipient (Leatherneck Original)Kindle Edition.by Wesley L. Fox (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo:   Continental Marines land at New Providence during the Battle of Nassau. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Six Essential Elements of Leadership: 4of4: A Marine Corps Wisdom of a Medal of Honor Recipient (Leatherneck Original)Kindle Edition.by Wesley L. Fox  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Six-Essential-Elements-Leadership-Leatherneck-ebook/dp/B005N93G54/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=we...more

  • 939: Six Essential Elements of Leadership: 3of4: A Marine Corps Wisdom of a Medal of Honor Recipient (Leatherneck Original) Kindle Editio, by Wesley L. Fox.

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo:  A US Marine Sergeant-Major. Top of the line military.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Six Essential Elements of Leadership: 3of4: A Marine Corps Wisdom of a Medal of Honor Recipient (Leatherneck Original)Kindle Edition.by Wesley L. Fox  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Six-Essential-Elements-Leadership-Leatherneck-ebook/dp/B005N93G54/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=wesley+fox+marine+co...more

  • 937: Six Essential Elements of Leadership: 2of4: A Marine Corps Wisdom of a Medal of Honor Recipient (Leatherneck Original)Kindle Edition.by Wesley L. Fox (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo:   Lieutenant Presley O'Bannon at Derna, April 1805 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Six Essential Elements of Leadership: 2of4: A Marine Corps Wisdom of a Medal of Honor Recipient (Leatherneck Original)Kindle Edition.by Wesley L. Fox  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Six-Essential-Elements-Leadership-Leatherneck-ebook/dp/B005N93G54/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=wesley+fox+marine+corps&a...more

  • 937: Six Essential Elements of Leadership: 1of4: A Marine Corps Wisdom of a Medal of Honor Recipient (Leatherneck Original)Kindle Edition.by Wesley L. Fox (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 04 2021

    Photo: Medal of Honor recipient First Lieutenant Baldomero Lopez leading his men over the seawall at Inchon on the day of his death. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Six Essential Elements of Leadership: 1of4: A Marine Corps Wisdom of a Medal of Honor Recipient (Leatherneck Original)Kindle Edition.by Wesley L. Fox  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Six-Essential-Elements-Leadership-Leatherneck-ebo...more

  • 936: Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: 2of2: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction Kindle Edition. by Annalee Newitz (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 03 2021

    Photo:  Underground habitation in Cappadocia, Turkey.  Room for a full city of over 10,000 people to live; cut from volcanic rock. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: 2of2: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction Kindle Edition. by Annalee Newitz  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Scatter-Adapt-Remember-Survive-Extinction-ebook/dp/B00A9ET57Q/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&key...more

  • 936: Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: 1of2: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction Kindle Edition. by Annalee Newitz (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 03 2021

    Photo: The key concept of the space elevator appeared in 1895 when the brilliant Russian scientist Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky was inspired by the Eiffel Tower in Paris. He considered a similar tower that reached all the way into space and was built from the ground up to the altitude of 35,786 kilometers, the height of geostationary orbit.[8] He noted that the top of such a tower would be circling Earth as in a geostationary orbit. Objects would acquire horizontal velocity due to the Eart...more

  • 936: Masters of Command: 4of4: Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar, and the Genius of Leadership Kindle Edition.by Barry Strauss (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 03 2021

    Photo: Caesar pauses before crossing the Rubicon. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Masters of Command: 4of4: Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar, and the Genius of Leadership Kindle Edition.by Barry Strauss  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Masters-Command-Alexander-Hannibal-Leadership-ebook/dp/B005GG0JPO/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Barry+Strauss+Masters+of+command&qid=1609630390&s=digital-t...more

  • 936: Masters of Command: 3of4: Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar, and the Genius of Leadership Kindle Edition.by Barry Strauss (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 03 2021

    Photo: Hannibal's crossing of the Alps in 218 BC was one of the major events of the Second Punic War, and one of the most celebrated achievements of any military force in ancient warfare.  Here: War elephants depicted in Hannibal Barca crossing the Rhône, by Henri Motte, 1878 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Masters of Command: 3of4: Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar, and the Genius of Leadership Kindle Edition.by Barry Stra...more

  • 936: Masters of Command: 2of4: Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar, and the Genius of Leadership Kindle Edition.by Barry Strauss (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 03 2021

    Photo: The Battle of Gaugamela, also called the Battle of Arbela, was the decisive battle of Alexander the Great's invasion of the Persian Achaemenid Empire. In 331 BC Alexander's army of the Hellenic League met the Persian army of Darius III near Gaugamela, close to the modern city of Dohuk in Iraqi Kurdistan. Here:  The Battle of Gaugamela, Jan Brueghel the Elder, 1602.  This glorious painting is rich in imagination, as the actual site is flat, in the  Nineveh Plain, http://JohnBatchelorShow.c...more

  • 936: Masters of Command: 1of4: Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar, and the Genius of Leadership, .by Barry Strauss Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 03 2021

    Photo:  Alexander Mosaic (detail), House of the Faun, Pompeii http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Masters of Command: 1of4: Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar, and the Genius of Leadership Kindle Edition.by Barry Strauss  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Masters-Command-Alexander-Hannibal-Leadership-ebook/dp/B005GG0JPO/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Barry+Strauss+Masters+of+command&qid=1609630390&...more

  • 936: The Zimmermann Telegram: 4of4: Intelligence, Diplomacy, and America's Entry into World War I Kindle Edition. by Thomas Boghardt (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 03 2021

    Photo: Bletchley Park, home to the brilliant decoding http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Zimmermann Telegram: 4of4: Intelligence, Diplomacy, and America's Entry into World War I Kindle Edition. by Thomas Boghardt  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Zimmermann-Telegram-Intelligence-Diplomacy-Americas-ebook/dp/B009UXSKR8/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1609630048&sr=1-2By the winter...more

  • 936: The Zimmermann Telegram: 3of4: Intelligence, Diplomacy, and America's Entry into World War I Kindle Edition. by Thomas Boghardt (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 03 2021

    Photo: The Telegram, completely decrypted and translated.The decryption was described as the most significant intelligence triumph for Britain during World War I,[2] and one of the earliest occasions on which a piece of signal intelligence influenced world events.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Zimmermann Telegram: 3of4: Intelligence, Diplomacy, and America's Entry into World War I Kindle Edition. by Thomas Bogh...more

  • 936: The Zimmermann Telegram: 2of4: Intelligence, Diplomacy, and America's Entry into World War I Kindle Edition. by Thomas Boghardt (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 03 2021

    Photo: 1917 political cartoon about the Zimmermann Telegram http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Zimmermann Telegram: 2of4: Intelligence, Diplomacy, and America's Entry into World War I Kindle Edition. by Thomas Boghardt  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Zimmermann-Telegram-Intelligence-Diplomacy-Americas-ebook/dp/B009UXSKR8/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1609630048&sr=1-2By the ...more

  • 936: The Zimmermann Telegram: 1of4: Intelligence, Diplomacy, and America's Entry into World War I Kindle Edition. by Thomas Boghardt (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 03 2021

    Photo:  The Zimmermann Telegram was a secret diplomatic communication issued from the German Foreign Office in January 1917 that proposed a military alliance between Germany and Mexico. If the United States entered World War I against Germany, Mexico would recover Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico. Here: the original telegram.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Zimmermann Telegram: 1of4: Intelligence, Diplomacy, and Amer...more

  • 936: The Last Viking: 4of4: The Life of Roald Amundsen (A Merloyd Lawrence Book)Kindle Edition. by Stephen R. Bown (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 03 2021

    Photo: Roald Amundsen, Helmer Hanssen, Sverre Hassel and Oscar Wisting (l–r) at "Polheim", the tent erected at the South Pole on 16 December 1911. The top flag is the Flag of Norway; the bottom is marked "Fram". Photograph by Olav Bjaaland. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Last Viking: 4of4:  The Life of Roald Amundsen (A Merloyd Lawrence Book)Kindle Edition. by Stephen R. Bown  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition htt...more

  • 936: The Last Viking: 3of4: The Life of Roald Amundsen (A Merloyd Lawrence Book)Kindle Edition. by Stephen R. Bown (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 03 2021

    Photo: Men and dogs at the 85° South depot, on the way to the pole, 15 November 1911 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Last Viking: 3of4:  The Life of Roald Amundsen (A Merloyd Lawrence Book)Kindle Edition. by Stephen R. Bown  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Last-Viking-Amundsen-Merloyd-Lawrence-ebook/dp/B008EMEHWI/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=BOWN+AMUNDSEN&qid=1609629464&s=digita...more

  • 936: The Last Viking: 2of4: The Life of Roald Amundsen (A Merloyd Lawrence Book)Kindle Edition. by Stephen R. Bown (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 03 2021

    Photo: Sverre Hassel in the oil store at Framheim during the winter of 1911. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Last Viking: 2of4:  The Life of Roald Amundsen (A Merloyd Lawrence Book)Kindle Edition. by Stephen R. Bown  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Last-Viking-Amundsen-Merloyd-Lawrence-ebook/dp/B008EMEHWI/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=BOWN+AMUNDSEN&qid=1609629464&s=digital-text&a...more

  • 936: The Last Viking: 1of4: The Life of Roald Amundsen (A Merloyd Lawrence Book)Kindle Edition. by Stephen R. Bown (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 03 2021

    Photo: Fram under sail http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Last Viking: 1of4:  The Life of Roald Amundsen (A Merloyd Lawrence Book)Kindle Edition. by Stephen R. Bown  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Last-Viking-Amundsen-Merloyd-Lawrence-ebook/dp/B008EMEHWI/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=BOWN+AMUNDSEN&qid=1609629464&s=digital-text&sr=1-1 The Last Viking unravels the life of the ma...more

  • 936: Under Fire: 4 of 4: Kindle Edition. by Fred Burton and Samuel M. Katz. Kindle Edition

    Jan 03 2021

    Photo: Portion of an FBI wanted poster seeking information on the attacks in Benghazi.   http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Under Fire: 4of4:  Kindle Edition. by Fred Burton  (Author), Samuel M. Katz  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Under-Fire-Fred-Burton-ebook/dp/B00LSV7TXQ/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=Benghazi, Libya. 9/11/2012. Just over a year after the fall of Gaddafi, ...more

  • 936: Under Fire: 3of4. by Fred Burton and Samuel M. Katz. Kindle Edition

    Jan 03 2021

    Photo: Photograph released through a FOIA request showing (post-attack) spray paint graffiti of militant Islamist slogans on the ransacked consulate building http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Under Fire: 3of4:  Kindle Edition. by Fred Burton  (Author), Samuel M. Katz  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Under-Fire-Fred-Burton-ebook/dp/B00LSV7TXQ/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=Ben...more

  • 936: Under Fire: 2of4: Kindle Edition. by Fred Burton (Author), Samuel M. Katz (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 03 2021

    Photo: J. Christopher Stevens — United States ambassador to Libya from June 7, 2012 until killed in an attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, on September 12, 2012.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Under Fire: 2of4:  Kindle Edition. by Fred Burton  (Author), Samuel M. Katz  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Under-Fire-Fred-Burton-ebook/dp/B00LSV7TXQ/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&...more

  • 936: Under Fire: 1 of 4. by Fred Burton and Samuel M. Katz . Kindle Edition

    Jan 03 2021

    Photo: Piazza Cagni, now called Maydan al Shajara, in 1938 Italian Benghazi http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Under Fire: 1 of 4:  Kindle Edition. by Fred Burton  (Author), Samuel M. Katz  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Under-Fire-Fred-Burton-ebook/dp/B00LSV7TXQ/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=Benghazi, Libya. 9/11/2012. Just over a year after the fall of Gaddafi, and on the ...more

  • 936: 1781: 2 of 2: The Decisive Year of the Revolutionary War. by Robert L. Tonsetic

    Jan 03 2021

    Photo: The Battle of Yorktown.. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 1781: 2of2: The Decisive Year of the Revolutionary War Kindle Edition. by Robert L. Tonsetic (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/1781-Decisive-Year-Revolutionary-War-ebook/dp/B005ZUSQ92/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Tonsetic+1781&qid=1609634713&s=digital-text&sr=1-1The Treaty of Paris in 1783 formally ended the American ...more

  • 936: 1781: 1 o f2: The Decisive Year of the Revolutionary War. by Robert L. Tonsetic ; Kindle Edition

    Jan 03 2021

    Photo: In Virginia, on the Yorktown peninsula, Cornwallis found himself cornered by the combined forces of Washington's Continental Army and the French army and French fleet. These forces began seige operations against the British troops isolated at Yorktown. On October 17, 1781, Cornwallis sought terms of surrender. Here: surrender of Cornwallis. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 1781: 1of2: The Decisive Year of the Re...more

  • 932: #ClassicSidPerkins: The Snails of Ireland and Spain. Sid Perkins. Science Magazine.

    Jan 02 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1888. Creator: R. Welch (Photographer)..Date: c.1888..Original Format: Photographic Print..Description: Giants Chimney Tops & Amphitheatre..PRONI Ref: D1403_1~049~A..Copying and copyright:.Please see www.proni.gov.uk/index/research_and_records_held/copying_... ( http://www.proni.gov.uk/index/research_and_records_held/copying_and_copyright.htm ) ..For Copy Orders, contact:.Email: proni@dcalni.gov.uk.For fees and charges see: www.proni.gov.uk/index/a...more

  • 932: Dying Every Day: 4of4: Seneca at the Court of Nero Kindle Edition. by James S. Romm (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 02 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Buste van Seneca  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Dying Every Day: 4of4: Seneca at the Court of Nero Kindle Edition. by James S. Romm  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Dying-Every-Day-Seneca-Court-ebook/dp/B00F8F7OZQ/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Dying+every+day+romm&qid=1609545231&s=digital-text&sr=1-1At the center, the tumultuous life ...more

  • 932: Dying Every Day: 3of4: Seneca at the Court of Nero Kindle Edition. by James S. Romm (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 02 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1750.Seneca, Lucius Annaeus  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Dying Every Day: 3of4: Seneca at the Court of Nero Kindle Edition. by James S. Romm  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Dying-Every-Day-Seneca-Court-ebook/dp/B00F8F7OZQ/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Dying+every+day+romm&qid=1609545231&s=digital-text&sr=1-1At the center, the tumul...more

  • 932: Dying Every Day: 2of4: Seneca at the Court of Nero Kindle Edition. by James S. Romm (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 02 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1694.Virgilius, Cicero en Seneca bij Grammatica met leerlingen  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Dying Every Day: 2of4: Seneca at the Court of Nero Kindle Edition. by James S. Romm  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Dying-Every-Day-Seneca-Court-ebook/dp/B00F8F7OZQ/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Dying+every+day+romm&qid=1609545231&s=digital-text...more

  • 932: Dying Every Day: 1of4: Seneca at the Court of Nero Kindle Edition. by James S. Romm (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jan 02 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Bustes van Lucius Annaeus Seneca en Paul Scarron  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Dying Every Day: 1of4: Seneca at the Court of Nero Kindle Edition. by James S. Romm  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Dying-Every-Day-Seneca-Court-ebook/dp/B00F8F7OZQ/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Dying+every+day+romm&qid=1609545231&s=digital-text&sr=1-1At ...more

  • 935: 8/8 The Romanovs: 1613-1918, by Simon Sebag Montefiore

    Jan 02 2021

    Image:   Emperor Nicholas II of Russia with his physically similar cousin, King George V of the United Kingdom (right), wearing German military uniforms in Berlin before the war; 1913  The Romanovs: 1613-1918,by Simon Sebag Montefiore  This is the intimate story of twenty tsars and tsarinas, some touched by genius, some by madness, but all inspired by holy autocracy and imperial ambition. Simon Sebag Montefiore’s gripping chronicle reveals their secret world of unlimited power and ruthless empir...more

  • 935: 7/8 The Romanovs: 1613-1918, by Simon Sebag Montefiore

    Jan 02 2021

    Image:   1899 portrait of Pushkin by Vasily Mate  The Romanovs: 1613-1918,by Simon Sebag Montefiore  This is the intimate story of twenty tsars and tsarinas, some touched by genius, some by madness, but all inspired by holy autocracy and imperial ambition. Simon Sebag Montefiore’s gripping chronicle reveals their secret world of unlimited power and ruthless empire-building, overshadowed by palace conspiracy, family rivalries, sexual decadence and wild extravagance, with a global cast of adventur...more

  • 935: 6/8 The Romanovs: 1613-1918, by Simon Sebag Montefiore

    Jan 02 2021

    Image:  Nicholas II and Alexandra  The Romanovs: 1613-1918,by Simon Sebag Montefiore  This is the intimate story of twenty tsars and tsarinas, some touched by genius, some by madness, but all inspired by holy autocracy and imperial ambition. Simon Sebag Montefiore’s gripping chronicle reveals their secret world of unlimited power and ruthless empire-building, overshadowed by palace conspiracy, family rivalries, sexual decadence and wild extravagance, with a global cast of adventurers, courtesans...more

  • 935: 5/8 The Romanovs: 1613-1918, by Simon Sebag Montefiore

    Jan 02 2021

    5/8    The Romanovs: 1613-1918,by Simon Sebag Montefiore   Image:  Military from History of the Russian Empire from its foundation by Ruric the Pirate to the accession of the Emperor Alexander II ... With ... engravings   The Romanovs: 1613-1918,by Simon Sebag Montefiore  This is the intimate story of twenty tsars and tsarinas, some touched by genius, some by madness, but all inspired by holy autocracy and imperial ambition. Simon Sebag Montefiore’s gripping chronicle reveals their secret world ...more

  • 935: 4/8 The Romanovs: 1613-1918, by Simon Sebag Montefiore

    Jan 02 2021

    Image: Leo Tolstoy, 1887  The Romanovs: 1613-1918,by Simon Sebag Montefiore  This is the intimate story of twenty tsars and tsarinas, some touched by genius, some by madness, but all inspired by holy autocracy and imperial ambition. Simon Sebag Montefiore’s gripping chronicle reveals their secret world of unlimited power and ruthless empire-building, overshadowed by palace conspiracy, family rivalries, sexual decadence and wild extravagance, with a global cast of adventurers, courtesans, revolut...more

  • 935: 3/8 The Romanovs: 1613-1918, by Simon Sebag Montefiore

    Jan 02 2021

    Image:   Caption— Rulers of Russia, past and present: Ivan the Terrible to Nicholas II.  Created and "copyright 1895 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cinti N.Y."  Sidney R. Ellis, manager.   The Romanovs: 1613-1918,by Simon Sebag Montefiore  This is the intimate story of twenty tsars and tsarinas, some touched by genius, some by madness, but all inspired by holy autocracy and imperial ambition. Simon Sebag Montefiore’s gripping chronicle reveals their secret world of unlimited power and ruthless empir...more

  • 935: 2/8 The Romanovs: 1613-1918, by Simon Sebag Montefiore

    Jan 02 2021

    Image:   Catherine II of Russia  The Romanovs: 1613-1918,by Simon Sebag Montefiore  This is the intimate story of twenty tsars and tsarinas, some touched by genius, some by madness, but all inspired by holy autocracy and imperial ambition. Simon Sebag Montefiore’s gripping chronicle reveals their secret world of unlimited power and ruthless empire-building, overshadowed by palace conspiracy, family rivalries, sexual decadence and wild extravagance, with a global cast of adventurers, courtesans, ...more

  • 935: 1/8 The Romanovs: 1613-1918, by Simon Sebag Montefiore

    Jan 02 2021

    Image:    Peter the Great, portrait d'après J.-M. Nattier; at the Hermitage   The Romanovs: 1613-1918,by Simon Sebag Montefiore  This is the intimate story of twenty tsars and tsarinas, some touched by genius, some by madness, but all inspired by holy autocracy and imperial ambition. Simon Sebag Montefiore’s gripping chronicle reveals their secret world of unlimited power and ruthless empire-building, overshadowed by palace conspiracy, family rivalries, sexual decadence and wild extravagance, wi...more

  • 934: 8/8 July 1914: Countdown to War, by Sean McMeekin

    Jan 02 2021

    Image:   Grave implications of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand were immediately recognized, as in this 29 June article with subtitles "War Sequel?" and "War May Result,"  and stating the assassination was "engineered by persons having a more mature organizing ability than that of the youthful assassins."  July 1914: Countdown to War,by Sean McMeekin  When a Serbian-backed assassin gunned down Archduke Franz Ferdinand in late June 1914, the world seemed unmoved. Even Ferdinand's own...more

  • 934: 7/8 July 1914: Countdown to War, by Sean McMeekin

    Jan 02 2021

    Image:    British sailors watch the German cruiser SMS Mainz sink during the Battle of Heligoland Bight.  July 1914: Countdown to War,by Sean McMeekin  When a Serbian-backed assassin gunned down Archduke Franz Ferdinand in late June 1914, the world seemed unmoved. Even Ferdinand's own uncle, Franz Josef I, was notably ambivalent about the death of the Hapsburg heir, saying simply, "It is God's will." Certainly, there was nothing to suggest that the episode would lead to conflict—much less a worl...more

  • 934: 6/8 July 1914: Countdown to War, by Sean McMeekin

    Jan 02 2021

    Image:  Le Petit Journal announces the election of Poincaré (1913).  July 1914: Countdown to War,by Sean McMeekin  When a Serbian-backed assassin gunned down Archduke Franz Ferdinand in late June 1914, the world seemed unmoved. Even Ferdinand's own uncle, Franz Josef I, was notably ambivalent about the death of the Hapsburg heir, saying simply, "It is God's will." Certainly, there was nothing to suggest that the episode would lead to conflict—much less a world war of such massive and horrific pr...more

  • 934: 5/8 July 1914: Countdown to War, by Sean McMeekin

    Jan 02 2021

    Image:     The Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Sazonov  July 1914: Countdown to War,by Sean McMeekin  When a Serbian-backed assassin gunned down Archduke Franz Ferdinand in late June 1914, the world seemed unmoved. Even Ferdinand's own uncle, Franz Josef I, was notably ambivalent about the death of the Hapsburg heir, saying simply, "It is God's will." Certainly, there was nothing to suggest that the episode would lead to conflict—much less a world war of such massive and horrific proportions tha...more

  • 934: 4/8 July 1914: Countdown to War, by Sean McMeekin

    Jan 02 2021

    Image:  Der König von Bayern; Ludwig III., besucht das Heeresgruppenkommando in Sighișoara (Schässburg, Segesvar), 7.11.1916, gemeinsame Fahrt mit dem früheren Außenminister Graf Leopold Berchtold  July 1914: Countdown to War,by Sean McMeekin  When a Serbian-backed assassin gunned down Archduke Franz Ferdinand in late June 1914, the world seemed unmoved. Even Ferdinand's own uncle, Franz Josef I, was notably ambivalent about the death of the Hapsburg heir, saying simply, "It is God's will." Cert...more

  • 934: 3/8 July 1914: Countdown to War, by Sean McMeekin

    Jan 02 2021

    Image:  The painting depicts the family of Franz Joseph gathered in prayer, 1839  July 1914: Countdown to War,by Sean McMeekin  When a Serbian-backed assassin gunned down Archduke Franz Ferdinand in late June 1914, the world seemed unmoved. Even Ferdinand's own uncle, Franz Josef I, was notably ambivalent about the death of the Hapsburg heir, saying simply, "It is God's will." Certainly, there was nothing to suggest that the episode would lead to conflict—much less a world war of such massive an...more

  • 934: 2/8 July 1914: Countdown to War, by Sean McMeekin

    Jan 02 2021

    Image:  Emperor Franz Josef of Austria, in uniform, 1903. Credit: Library of Congress of the USA.  July 1914: Countdown to War,by Sean McMeekin  When a Serbian-backed assassin gunned down Archduke Franz Ferdinand in late June 1914, the world seemed unmoved. Even Ferdinand's own uncle, Franz Josef I, was notably ambivalent about the death of the Hapsburg heir, saying simply, "It is God's will." Certainly, there was nothing to suggest that the episode would lead to conflict—much less a world war o...more

  • 933: 1/8 July 1914: Countdown to War, by Sean McMeekin

    Jan 02 2021

    Image:   Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria (1863-1914) with his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg (1868-1914) and their children.  July 1914: Countdown to War,by Sean McMeekin  When a Serbian-backed assassin gunned down Archduke Franz Ferdinand in late June 1914, the world seemed unmoved. Even Ferdinand's own uncle, Franz Josef I, was notably ambivalent about the death of the Hapsburg heir, saying simply, "It is God's will." Certainly, there was nothing to suggest that the episode would lead t...more