Podcast

The John Batchelor Show

The John Batchelor Show is a hard news-analysis radio program on current events, world history, global politics and natural sciences. Based in New York City for two decades, the show has travelled widely to report, from the Middle East to the South Caucasus to the Arabian Peninsula and East Asia.

Episodes

  • 1534: #PacificWatch: The Undead Bullet Train @JCBliss #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety

    Jul 25 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. @Batchelorshow #PacificWatch: The Undead Bullet Train @JCBliss #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety Dianne Feinstein, Alex Padilla urge California Democrats to spend on high-speed rail -- California Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla this week urged Democratic leaders in the Legislature to get behind Gov. Gavin Newsom’s request to release $4.2 billion for the state’s beleaguered high-speed rail project, wading into a dispute over how to use the mo...more

  • 1534: #PacificWatch: The natural burdens of California. @JCBliss #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety

    Jul 25 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #PacificWatch: The natural burdens of California.  @JCBliss #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety Anatomy of a monster: How the Dixie fire became California’s biggest of the year -- When the first sparks ignited in the dense forest of Plumas County, the conditions were primed for a monster. Los Angeles Times  Newsom declares state of emergency as Dixie Fire explodes to 167,...more

  • 1534: Adrian Wooldridge #UNBOUND. The complete eighty-minute interview. July 10, 2016

    Jul 25 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Adrian Wooldridge #UNBOUND. The complete eighty-minute interview. July 10, 2016 The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World Hardcover – July 13, 2021 by Adrian Wooldridge  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Aristocracy-Talent-Meritocracy-Modern-World-ebook/dp/B08HGJTP1F 'The Aristocracy of Talent provides an important and needed corrective to contem...more

  • 1516: Josh Rogin #Unbound: the complete, eighty-minute interview, March 21, 2021

    Jul 25 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Josh Rogin #Unbound: the complete, eighty-minute interview, March 21, 2021 Chaos Under Heaven: Trump, Xi, and the Battle for the Twenty-First Century, Kindle Edition by Josh Rogin   Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08B364SKG/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0 The explosive, behind-the-scenes story of Donald Trump’s high-stakes confrontation with B...more

  • 1533: William Damon #UNBOUND: The complete forty-minute interview. July 3, 2021.

    Jul 25 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow William Damon #UNBOUND: The complete forty-minute interview. July 3, 2021.  A Round of Golf with My Father, by William Damon.    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Round-Golf-Father-Psychology-Exploring/dp/1599475634 Viewing our past through the eyes of maturity can reveal insights that our younger selves could not see. Lessons that eluded us become apparent. Encounters that once fel...more

  • 1532: #GreatMigration: Iraq human traffickers sending the disabled and ill to Lithuania via Belarus, charging $15,000.00 per plane ticket. Michael Yon Locals.com/YON #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingSociety

    Jul 25 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. @Batchelorshow #GreatMigration: Iraq human traffickers sending the disabled and ill to Lithuania via Belarus, charging $15,000.00 per plane ticket.  Michael Yon Locals.com/YON #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingSociety https://news.yahoo.com/lithuanias-plea-iraq-probe-human-143556705.html

  • 1532: #Great Migration: Forty yards from the KGB HQ in Vilnius, watching for Russia to invade again. Michael Yon Locals.com/YON #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingSociety

    Jul 25 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. @Batchelorshow #Great Migration: Forty yards from the KGB HQ in Vilnius, watching for Russia to invade again. Michael Yon Locals.com/YON #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingSociety https://coldwarsites.net/country/lithuania/the-kgb-building-prison-and-memorials-vilnius/

  • 1531: #Londinium90AD: Gaius & Germanicus philosophize about violent Emperor succession episodes. Michael Vlahos. #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety GLXXG

    Jul 24 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. @Batchelorshow #Londinium90AD: Gaius & Germanicus philosophize about violent Emperor succession episodes. Michael Vlahos. #FriendsofHistoryDebatingSociety GLXXG https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Days_in_May

  • 1530: 2/2. Nuclear weapons and Tehran. Andrea Stricker, @StrickerNonpro, @FDD

    Jul 24 2021

    Photo: Idaho National Engineering Laboratory, Old Waste Calcining Facility, Scoville, Butte County, Idaho. 2/2. Nuclear weapons and Tehran.  Andrea Stricker, @StrickerNonpro, @FDD   https://www.fdd.org/analysis/2021/06/30/international-atomic-energy-agency/

  • 1530: 1/2. Chemical weapons and the Kremlin. Andrea Stricker, @StrickerNonpro, @FDD

    Jul 24 2021

    Photo: Japanese used a chemical weapon in Hebei in 1937 1/2. Chemical weapons and the Kremlin.  Andrea Stricker, @StrickerNonpro, @FDD   https://www.fdd.org/analysis/2021/06/30/organization-for-the-prohibition-of-chemical-weapons/

  • 1529: Gathering Ransomware Summiteers in August. @FRoseDC @WJLA GLXXG

    Jul 24 2021

    Photo: A Reveton payload, fraudulently claiming that the user must pay a fine to the Metropolitan Police Service. [Fair use] CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Gathering Ransomware Summiteers in August. @FRoseDC @WJLA GLXXG https://govmatters.tv/possible-revolution-underway-for-fighting-ransomware-says-cybersecurity-expert/

  • 1529: #PacificWatch: Earlier, hotter, bigger: the wildfires of Siberia and Pacific Northwest @JCBliss GLXXG

    Jul 24 2021

    Photo: Hundreds of wildfires have broken out in Siberia, some of which can be seen in this image captured from space on 28 July 2019. Almost three million hectares of land are estimated to have been affected, according to Russia’s Federal Forestry Agency.             This Copernicus Sentinel-3 image shows a number of fires, producing plumes of smoke. The smoke has carried air pollution into the Kemerovo, Tomsk, Novosibirsk, and Altai regions. An unprecedented amount of wildfires have been raging...more

  • 1528: 4/4 Révolution Française, by Sophie Pedder. @PedderSophie

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo: France: Castle of Combourg. 4/4   La Révolution Française, by Sophie Pedder.  @PedderSophie    https://www.amazon.com/Revolution-Française-Emmanuel-Macron-reinvent/dp/1472948602 The extraordinary story of how an outsider candidate—an unknown technocrat and economics minister on the fringes of French politics—made his way to the Élysée palace, with expert analysis of his first year in office. Two years after Emmanuel Macron came from nowhere to seize the French presidency, Sophie Pedd...more

  • 1528: 3/4 Révolution Française, by Sophie Pedder. @PedderSophie

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo:   Lit de justice held by Louis XIII in the Parliament of Paris the day after the death of Henri IV his father. May 15, 1610 {Lit de justice tenu par Louis XIII au Parlement de Paris le lendemain de la mort de Henri IV son père. 15 mai 1610) In France under the Ancien Régime, the lit de justice "bed of justice") was a particular formal session of the Parliament of Paris, under the presidency of the king, for the compulsory registration of the royal edicts. It was named thus because the ...more

  • 1528: 2/4 Révolution Française, by Sophie Pedder. @PedderSophie

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo: Women get the vote. Auclert - Le vote des femmes, 1908 2/4  La Révolution Française, by Sophie Pedder.  @PedderSophie    https://www.amazon.com/Revolution-Française-Emmanuel-Macron-reinvent/dp/1472948602 The extraordinary story of how an outsider candidate—an unknown technocrat and economics minister on the fringes of French politics—made his way to the Élysée palace, with expert analysis of his first year in office. Two years after Emmanuel Macron came from nowhere to seize the Fre...more

  • 1528: 1/4 Révolution Française, by Sophie Pedder. @PedderSophie

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo:  Engraving of the National Assembly, c. 4 February 1790 Gravure Assemblée nationale, époque du 4 février 1790 1 - Archives Nationales 1/4  Révolution Française, by Sophie Pedder.  @PedderSophie    https://www.amazon.com/Revolution-Française-Emmanuel-Macron-reinvent/dp/1472948602 The extraordinary story of how an outsider candidate—an unknown technocrat and economics minister on the fringes of French politics—made his way to the Élysée palace, with expert analysis of his first year ...more

  • 1528: Geoengineering for Real. Oliver Morton @TheEconomist

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo:  Microbubbles (MBs) are bubbles smaller than one hundredth of a millimetre in diameter, but larger than one micrometre. They have widespread application in industry, life science, and medicine.              Concerning global warming: "The latest geoengineering scheme involves turning the world's oceans into a giant bubble bath, with hundreds of millions of tiny bubbles pumped into the seas. This would increase the water's reflectivity and bring down ocean temperatures, according to the Ha...more

  • 1528: The Green Shape of Post-Pandemic Cities to Come. ScalaReport: Chris Riegel

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo:  The Hawkmen's floating metropolis Sky City depicted in Flash Gordon (1936) [public domain] The Green Shape of Post-Pandemic Cities to Come.  ScalaReport: Chris Riegel https://www.wsj.com/articles/apple-delays-office-return-as-covid-19-delta-variant-spreads-11626803578

  • 1528: The UN no-show in Havana and Port-au-Prince. Cliff May, FDD

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo: The UN no-show in Havana and Port-au-Prince.  Cliff May, FDD   https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/jul/20/problems-with-world-peacekeeping-un-does-it-incomp/ Addendum:  "Halfway through his first five-year term, U.N. Secretary General António Guterres is becoming defined by his silence on human rights — even as serious rights abuses proliferate." https://www.hrw.org/news/2019/04/25/why-un-chiefs-silence-human-rights-deeply-troubling# Permissions: 19 February 2010, 09:40 / Sour...more

  • 1528: The spat that veils the critical question of virus origin. @JoshRogin @WashingtonPost

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo: The Institute Waltz The spat that veils the critical question of virus origin.  @JoshRogin @WashingtonPost   https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/07/22/what-the-fight-between-anthony-fauci-and-rand-paul-is-really-about/

  • 1528: Lunar Crater-Hopping for Water Ice. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com GLXXG

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo:  The image shows the distribution of surface ice at the Moon’s south pole (left) and north pole (right), detected by NASA’s Moon Mineralogy Mapper instrument. Blue represents the ice locations, plotted over an image of the lunar surface, where the gray scale corresponds to surface temperature (darker representing colder areas and lighter shades indicating warmer zones). The ice is concentrated at the darkest and coldest locations, in the shadows of craters. This is the first time scientis...more

  • 1528: NAUKA FIXED! Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com GLXXG

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo: A Proton rocket launched a multipurpose laboratory module named Nauka to the International Space Station on Wednesday from Kazakhstan. Photo: NASA.  NAUKA FIXED! Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com GLXXG https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/nauka-issues-apparently-resolved/

  • 1528: 2/2 Kiev and Warsaw doubt the US-Germany-Russia deal on Nordstream2. Anatol Lieven, Quincy Institute, @LievenAnatol

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo:  A piece of Nord Stream pipe on public display in Kotka, Finland. 2/2  Kiev and Warsaw doubt the US-Germany-Russia deal on Nordstream2. Anatol Lieven, Quincy Institute, @LievenAnatol   https://www.reuters.com/business/energy/us-germany-deal-nord-stream-2-pipeline-draws-ire-lawmakers-both-countries-2021-07-21/ Permissions: 21 October 2017, 16:53:59 / Source | Own work  /  Author | Vuo I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following license: w:en:Creative Com...more

  • 1528: 1/2 Kiev and Warsaw doubt the US-Germany-Russia deal on Nordstream2. Anatol Lieven, Quincy Institute, @LievenAnatol

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo:  A station on a natural gas pipeline used for the loading and unloading of pipeline inspection gauges, commonly known as "pigs". A.  In pipeline transportation, pigging is the practice of using pipeline inspection gauges, devices generally referred to as pigs or scrapers, to perform various maintenance operations. This is done without stopping the flow of the product in the pipeline B.  Additional annotations from the English Wikipedia by users Cadmium, Mannings, and BrutonD:   This i...more

  • 1527: Italy reopens discreetly. Lorenzo Fiori, Ansaldo Foundation

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo: Italian Theater Company Italy reopens discreetly.  Lorenzo Fiori, Ansaldo Foundation   https://eturbonews.com/2998183/italy-tourism-relaunch-emerging-post-pandemic-hope/

  • 1527: The youth of Cuba take lifespan risks. @MaryAnastasiaOG @WSJOpinion

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo: The prison "Presidio Modelo" on the island Isla de la Juventud  [Island of Youth] (Cuba) where Fidel Castro was held prisoner in 1953. Picture taken by Friman, December 1st 2005, with a very special Cuban re-cycled camera. --Friman 23:09, 21 April 2006 (UTC) The youth of Cuba take lifespan risks.  @MaryAnastasiaOG @WSJOpinion https://www.wsj.com/articles/resistance-cuba-protests-coronavirus-san-antonio-de-los-banos-diaz-canel-11626638849

  • 1527: Russian weapons system rollouts. Bradley Bowman, @Brad_L_Bowman, FDD

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo:  S-400 Triumf air defense missile system manufactured by Almaz-Antey Russian weapons system rollouts.  Bradley Bowman, @Brad_L_Bowman,  FDD   https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2021/07/19/russia-test-fires-tsirkon-hypersonic-cruise-missile-a74551.   Also:  https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2021/07/20/russia-unveils-stealth-fighter-jet-to-compete-with-f-35s-a74568   and https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2021/07/20/russia-shows-advanced-s-500-live-fire-test-a74564

  • 1527: The Founding Father of Canada John MacDonald and the Native Canadian population. @ConradMBlack @TheNationalPost

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo:  Photograph of Macdonald circa 1875 by George Lancefield. The Founding Father of Canada John MacDonald and the Native Canadian population. @ConradMBlack @TheNationalPost   https://nationalpost.com/opinion/conrad-black-centuries-of-failed-policy-does-not-equal-evil-intent

  • 1527: Cybercrime has no sharp lines between spying and robbing. Georgianna Shea, @FDD Press

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo:  The Capture.  Soldiers stand behind Christ ready to take him along. T Cybercrime has no sharp lines between spying and robbing. Georgianna Shea, @FDD Press  "The Biden administration on Monday formally accused the Chinese government of breaching Microsoft email systems used by many of the world’s largest companies, governments and military contractors, as the United States joined a broad group of allies, including all NATO members, to condemn Beijing for cyberattacks around the world...more

  • 1527: Remembering the early days of an unnamed pneumonia in China. Jonathan Lambert @ScienceNews

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo: Streptococcus pneumoniae Remembering the early days of an unnamed pneumonia in China. Jonathan Lambert @ScienceNews   https://www.sciencenews.org/author/jonathan-lambert?utm_source=Coronavirus_Update&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=cvupdate072121

  • 1527: Commodities suffer the drought. Simon Constable @RealConstable

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo:  Part of commodity relief line, San Antonio, Texas Commodities suffer the drought. Simon Constable @RealConstable https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-57903066.amp   https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-57903174

  • 1527: Scotland unaltered by Freedom Day. Simon Constable @RealConstable

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo:  A treatise of union of the two realmes of England and Scotland by the English historian Sir John Hayward, 1604 Scotland unaltered by Freedom Day. Simon Constable @RealConstable https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-57903066

  • 1526: What is the status of the JCPOA negotiation?. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres, @mhoenlein1

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo: Souvenir signatures of lead negotiators on the cover page of the JCPOA document. The Persian handwriting on top left side is an homage by Javad Zarif to his counterparts' efforts in the negotiations: "[I am] Sincere to Mr. Abbas [Araghchi] and Mr. Majid [Takht-Ravanchi]" CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow What is the status of the JCPOA negotiation?. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres ,@mhoenlein1 https://news.yahoo.com/irans-security-council-reject...more

  • 1526: Hamas fired the rockets from Lebanon. Sarit Zehavi, @Israel_Alma_org; Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo: .Hamas anti-tank rockets, captured by Israel Defense Forces during Operation Protective Edge CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Hamas fired the rockets from Lebanon. Sarit Zehavi, @Israel_Alma_org;  Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1   Lieutenant Colonel (Res.) Sarit Zehavi is the CEO and founder of Alma – a nonprofit and an independent research and education center specialized in Israel’s security challenges on its northern border. Sarit...more

  • 1526: Search for justice in the Jerusalem pizzeria bombing 2001. Arnold Roth @arnoldroth @ThisOngoingWar @FrimetRoth; Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo: A bombing in Jerusalem CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Search for justice in the Jerusalem pizzeria bombing 2001. Arnold Roth @arnoldroth @ThisOngoingWar @FrimetRoth Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1   Arnold Roth, an attorney and technology business manager, serves as honorary chair of the Malki Foundation which he and his wife Frimet established in 2001. Its work honors the memory of their daughter Malki, murdered in a terrorist at...more

  • 1526: The unacceptable BDS Ben & Jerry's; & What is to be done? Congressman Ritchie Torres, @RitchieTorres, #NY15, @RepRitchie; Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo: Nameplate of Dr. Werner Liebenthal, Notary& Advocate. The plate was hung outside his office on Martin Luther Str, Schöneberg, Berlin. In 1933, following the Law for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service, the plate was painted black by the Nazis, who boycotted Jewish owned offices. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The unacceptable BDS Ben & Jerry's; & What is to be done?   Congressman Ritchie Torres, @RitchieTorres, #NY1...more

  • 1525: Lessons from the Vietnam War 2021. @WJMcGurn @WSJOpinion GLXXG

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo: Vietnam war. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Lessons from the Vietnam War 2021. @WJMcGurn @WSJOpinion GLXXG https://www.wsj.com/articles/joe-biden-vietnam-war-afghanistan-withdrawal-george-w-bush-11626729633?st=a8l97358guft3su&reflink=article_copyURL_share

  • 1525: Tehran bypasses the sanctions regime. Behnam ben Taleblu @FDD

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo: .Courtyard of the French Mission to Teheran in 1848 CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Tehran bypasses the sanctions regime. Behnam ben Taleblu @FDD https://www.cnbc.com/2021/07/22/iran-opens-new-oil-terminal-in-bid-to-bypass-crucial-strait-of-hormuz-for-exports.html

  • 1525: The drought comes to Tehran. Behnam Ben Talablu @FDD

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo: Drought at Si-o-se Pol, Isfahan, Iran CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The drought comes to Tehran. Behnam Ben Talablu @FDD https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/iran-protests-water-shortage-khuzestan/2021/07/21/4f2c1fba-ea23-11eb-a2ba-3be31d349258_story.html Permissions: I, Diego Delso, have published this media under the terms of the license CC BY-SA which allows you to: Freely use and distribute it for non-commercial or for co...more

  • 1525: Supply Chain Inflation & What is to be done? @VeroDeRugy @Mercatus GLXXG

    Jul 23 2021

    Photo:. Supply and demand. The supplier and the demander come to an (implicit) agreement, on things like price, quality, delivery time, etc. Supplier 1, 2, 3 and 4 can be different companies. In larger companies the suppliers can be internal. Supply and demand can be stacked like in these similar images:1, 3, 4. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Supply Chain Inflation & What is to be done? @VeroDeRugy @Mercatus GLXXG https://www.wsj.com/article...more

  • 1523: The Nordstream2 deal is a win for the Kremlin. @Felix_Light @CBSNews.

    Jul 22 2021

    Photo: Nordstream 1 (blue) & Nordstream 2 (red) CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The Nordstream2 deal is a win for the Kremlin. @Felix_Light @CBSNews. https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2021/07/21/putin-merkel-satisfied-with-near-completion-of-nord-stream-2-a74580  

  • 1523: Is the Kremlin turning to accept climate change as a driver for wildfires and extremes? @Felix_Light CBSNews

    Jul 22 2021

    Photo: Siberian territory: in Yakutia . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Is the Kremlin turning to accept climate change as a driver for wildfires and extremes? @Felix_Light CBSNews https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2021/07/21/worst-ever-air-pollution-event-hits-wildfire-plagued-siberia-a74571 Permissions: Sakha (Yakutia). Tukulans (sand dunes) Date | 26 September 2013, 08:35 Source | Саха (Якутия). Поля тукуланов (песчаные дюны). Author | Pavel Kazach...more

  • 1523: Ben & Jerry's BDS antisemitism, & what is to be done? @AaronKleinShow Aaron Klein. Senior adviser to Former PM Netanyahu. In Jerusalem.

    Jul 22 2021

    Photo: Unilever's rascally stepchild CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Ben & Jerry's BDS antisemitism & What is to be done? @AaronKleinShow Aaron Klein. Senior adviser to Former PM Netanyahu. In Jerusalem. https://www.wsj.com/articles/ben-jerrys-boycott-unilever-israel-palestine-11626895917

  • 1524: Major Chinese land purchases in the US. Christian Whiton, Center for the National Interest, @TheNatlInterest; @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill.

    Jul 22 2021

    Photo: Barn and silos on a farm in western Wisconsin Major Chinese land purchases in the US.  Christian Whiton, Center for the National Interest, @TheNatlInterest; @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill.     China Owns Us: How the Chinese Are Buying Up America https://www.politico.com/news/2021/07/19/china-buying-us-farms-foreign-purchase-499893 By the start of 2020, Chinese owners controlled about 192,000 agricultural acres in the U.S., worth $1.9 billion, including land used for far...more

  • 1523: Tehran orders Hezbollah Lebanon to rocket Israel; & What is to be done? @AaronKleinShow Aaron Klein, senior adviser to Former PM Netanyahu. In Jerusalem

    Jul 22 2021

    Photo: Historical picture: A Qassam rocket fired from a civilian area in Gaza towards civilian areas in Southern Israel.  CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Tehran orders Hezbollah Lebanon to rocket Israel & What is to be done? @AaronKleinShow Aaron Klein, senior adviser to Former PM Netanyahu. In Jerusalem https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/20/world/middleeast/israel-lebanon-rockets.html Permissions: A w:Qassam rocket fired from a w:civilian area in...more

  • 1524: China bluffs about hacking. Charles Burton, Senior Fellow, Macdonald-Laurier Institute; @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill.

    Jul 22 2021

    Photo: US Government Accountability Office diagram showing the identity theft risk associated with social security numbers on Medicare cards China bluffs about hacking. Charles Burton, Senior Fellow, Macdonald-Laurier Institute; @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill.     China says Microsoft hacking accusations fabricated by US and allies https://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/canada-joins-allies-blaming-chinese-backed-groups-for-microsoft-email-attack-1.5514638   https://www.theglobeandmail.co...more

  • 1524: China has a yen for North Korea. Greg Scarlatoiu, @GregScarlatoiu, @committeehrnk; @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill.

    Jul 22 2021

    Photo: A mural in the Hermit Kingdom.   China has a yen for North Korea. Greg Scarlatoiu, @GregScarlatoiu, @committeehrnk; @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill.  China, N Korea pledge cooperation ‘in face of foreign hostility’ https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/leaders-of-north-korea-china-vow-to-strengthen-ties/2021/07/11/b455e7a0-e1fd-11eb-a27f-8b294930e95b_story.html,    . .  .and the armistice anniversary on July 27 https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20210625002500325

  • 1524: China angles for fish and ocean territory. @CleoPaskal, @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill.

    Jul 22 2021

    Photo: Hoisting a net of fish, ca 1920  China angles for fish and ocean territory. @CleoPaskal, @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill.     France, South Pacific nations to combat 'predatory' fishing as China extends reach https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/20/asia/france-south-pacific-fishing-china-intl-hnk/index.html

  • 1523: #PacificWatch: @JCBliss Wildfire Drought Siberia Wildfire Drought Oregon.

    Jul 22 2021

    Photo: SIberia — eight time zones of magnificent forest (taiga) — is suffering vast, widespread, nightmare fires. Here: Screen grab. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #PacificWatch:Wildfire Drought Siberia Wildfire Drought Oregon.  @JCBliss https://gizmodo.com/6-photos-show-siberia-s-horror-wildfire-season-1847330799

  • 1524: Kiev was not at the table for the Nordstream2 deal. James Brooke, Ukraine Business News.

    Jul 22 2021

    Photo:   The Cathedral of the Ascension of the Virgin, Pecherskoi Monastery, Kief, Russia. Kiev was not at the table for the Nordstream2 deal. James Brooke, Ukraine Business News.      U.S., Germany strike Nord Stream 2 pipeline deal to push back on Russian 'aggression' https://www.reuters.com/business/energy/us-germany-deal-nord-stream-2-pipeline-draws-ire-lawmakers-both-countries-2021-07-21/

  • 1524: Along the Russian frontier Michael Yon, Locals.com/MichaelYon, @Michael_Yon.

    Jul 22 2021

    Photo:  December 969, a complicated journey to the imperial throne; Russia and present-day Lithuania. Radziwill's Chronicle Svyatoslav's Negotiations with John I Tsimishi Along the Russian frontier  Michael Yon, Locals.com/MichaelYon, @Michael_Yon.     Lithuania expels two Belarusian diplomats, says foreign ministry https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/lithuania-expels-two-belarusian-diplomats-says-foreign-ministry-2021-05-28/

  • 1523: Rocketing the Kabul palace; & What is to be done? Jeff McCausland @CBSNews

    Jul 22 2021

    Photo: Tajbeg Palace in 1987.             Tapa-e-Tajbeg (Palace of the Large Crown), also inaccurately called the Queen's Palace, is one of the palaces in the popular Darulaman area of Kabul, Afghanistan. The stately mansion is located about 10 miles (16 km) south-west from the city's center. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Rocketing the Kabul Palace & What is to be done? Jeff McCausland @CBSNews https://www.cbsnews.com/news/eid-al-adha-2021-ho...more

  • 1524: 2/2 Now surrounding the wolf warrior. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.

    Jul 22 2021

    Photo: Chinese embassy in Ireland tweeted this picture, from Aesop's Fables.  Screen grab. 2/2   Now surrounding the wolf warrior..  Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.     The Indian Army is on alert in the central sector after around 40 soldiers of the People's Liberation Army were seen patrolling the area along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) near Barahoti area in Uttarakhand. https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/china-activity-lac-uttarakhand-indian-army-alert-barahoti-1830868-...more

  • 1524: 1/2 Now surrounding the wolf warrior. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.

    Jul 22 2021

    Photo: The Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi prepares for a cheerless discussion on China's growing powe,. 1/2 Now surrounding the wolf warrior. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.     Japanese envoy says Tokyo ‘struggles every day’ with China https://apnews.com/article/joe-biden-health-china-japan-tokyo-ce5d5bde2554031a5ae81ff85d6a42e1 "There is a new brand of diplomacy taking hold in Beijing and its chief architects have a suitably fierce nickname to match their aggressive style -...more

  • 1523: Hubble Returns for a Last Hurrah. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com GLXXG

    Jul 22 2021

    Photo:  This image taken with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is of the nearby dwarf galaxy NGC 1569. This galaxy is a hotbed of vigorous star birth activity which blows huge bubbles that riddle its main body. The bubble structure is sculpted by the galactic super-winds and outflows caused by a colossal input of energy from collective supernova explosions that are linked with a massive episode of star birth. . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Hubble Retu...more

  • 1523: Prepping SuperHeavy for Starship orbital. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com GLXXG

    Jul 22 2021

    Photo: 2017 artist's concept of BFR with payload bay door open. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Prepping SuperHeavy for Starship orbital. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com GLXXG https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/spacex-completes-first-static-fire-test-of-superheavy-prototype-3/

  • 1522: South Africa: the calm after the storm. John McDermott @TheEconomist South Africa

    Jul 21 2021

    Photo:  Vaal River South Africa: the calm after the storm  John McDermott @TheEconomist South Africa https://www.economist.com/middle-east-and-africa/2021/07/15/south-africa-reels-from-the-worst-violence-since-apartheid

  • 1522: Jeff Flake to Ankara; and what is to be done? Aykan Erdemir, @ FDD

    Jul 21 2021

    Photo: Ankara:  Ulus Square in the night, 1940s Jeff Flake to Ankara; and what is to be done?  Aykan Erdemir, @ FDD  "Jeff Flake as ambassador to Turkey is a chance for my home country to heal," Aykan Erdemir, FDD Policy Brief https://www.fdd.org/analysis/2021/07/16/jeff-flake-to-turkey-chance-to-heal/

  • 1522: 2/2 Biden Administration vs China.

    Jul 21 2021

    Photo: This film covers China's political history including Mao Tse-tung, the Boxer Rebellion, and the Nationalist - Communist victory. National Security Council. Central Intelligence Agency. (09/18/1947 - 12/04/1981) 2/2  Biden Administration vs China.   https://www.economist.com/leaders/2021/07/17/bidens-new-china-doctrine

  • 1522: 1/2 Biden Administration vs China. Gady Epstein @TheEconomist

    Jul 21 2021

    Photo:  A Chinese nationalist party propaganda poster depicting a foreign imperialist and a local warlord torturing a Chinese patriot in the aftermath of the May 30th Movement in China. 1/2  Biden Administration vs China.  Gady Epstein @TheEconomist   https://www.economist.com/leaders/2021/07/17/bidens-new-china-doctrine

  • 1522: Waiting for the FDA. @PacificResearch @HenryIMiller

    Jul 21 2021

    Photo:  A Moderna COVID-19 vaccine vial is shown before distribution Waiting for the FDA.   @PacificResearch  @HenryIMiller www.HenryMillerMD.org https://www.wsj.com/articles/unvaccinated-covid-19-hospitalizations-11626528110?st=u691hl8et7kdl8x&reflink=article_gmail_share

  • 1522: The unvaccinated. Henry Miller @HenryIMiller

    Jul 21 2021

    Photo:  A Moderna COVID-19 vaccine vial is shown before distribution The unvaccinated.  Henry Miller @HenryIMiller https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/we-need-full-approval-of-covid-19-vaccines-but-only-after-careful-evaluation

  • 1522: Pay for green @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinions

    Jul 21 2021

    Photo:  Ecology flag Pay for green  @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinions https://www.wsj.com/articles/climate-change-summit-cop26-cost-esg-carbon-11626297240

  • 1522: Pingdemic in London @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinions

    Jul 21 2021

    Photo:  A separate room outdoors, isolation unit for tuberculosis patient in the backyard of her family's home on La Delta project. Thomastown, Louisiana Pingdemic in London @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinions https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/pingdemic-chaos-as-ministers-muddle-self-isolation-messages-s7fsv7h69 England's car plants, railways, supermarkets and pubs warned the government on Monday that a COVID-19 tracing app, which has told hundreds of thousands of workers to isolate, was wre...more

  • 1521: Did the French Laundry fiasco educate Gavin Newsom in governance? Bill Whalen @HooverWhalen @HooverInst

    Jul 21 2021

    Photo:  French Laundry Soap CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Did the French Laundry fiasco educate Gavin Newsom in governance? Bill Whalen @HooverWhalen @HooverInst https://www.hoover.org/research/recall-field-takes-shape-will-hollywood-avoid-sacramento

  • 1521: The failed state of Lebanon is under occupation by the Tehran tyranny. Russell Berman @HooverInst

    Jul 21 2021

    Photo: Mullah, arms under abaye, instructing revolutionaries CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The failed state of Lebanon is under occupation by the Tehran tyranny. Russell Berman @HooverInst https://thehill.com/opinion/international/562888-the-us-should-assist-lebanon-to-push-back-against-irans-ambitions?rnd=1626225848&utm_source=Hoover+Daily+Report&utm_campaign=ec2f1d9cc9-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_09_05_04_36_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm...more

  • 1521: The five million Ahwazi Arabs of Iran vs the Tehran tyranny. Brenda Shaffer @ProfBShaffer @FDD GLXXG

    Jul 21 2021

    Photo: Seal of the National Liberation Movement of Ahwaz. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The five million Ahwazi Arabs of Iran vs the Tehran tyranny. Brenda Shaffer @ProfBShaffer @FDD GLXXG https://www.fdd.org/analysis/2021/07/18/the-impact-of-the-ahwaz-protests-in-iran/

  • 1521: Ransomware is state-sponsored thievery of successful enterprise; & what is to be done to protect digital communications? Alain Ghiai, CEO,Globex Data Ltd.

    Jul 21 2021

    Photo: Cumulus clouds  (over Dooars, West Bengal, India). CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Ransomware is state-sponsored thievery of successful enterprise; & what is to be done to protect digital communications? Alain Ghiai, CEO,Globex Data Ltd. Trading in the US Market: SWISF https://globexdatagroup.com https://globexdatagroup.com/solutions/sekur/ GlobeX Data Ltd. engages in the management and communication of cloud data such as secure cloud ...more

  • 1520: What can the US do for the Cuban protesters? Roseann Lake @TheEconomist

    Jul 20 2021

    Photo: Union and confederate soldiers shaking hands in front of young female personification of Cuba with broken shackles; large flag in background.. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow What can the US do for the Cuban protesters? Roseann Lake @TheEconomist https://www.economist.com/leaders/2021/07/15/the-causes-of-cubas-uprising-lie-at-home

  • 1520: The Cuban regime shows fear of the Cuban protesters. Roseann Lake, @TheEconomist

    Jul 20 2021

    Photo: La libertad de Cuba (The Liberty of Cuba) . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The Cuban regime shows fear of the Cuban protesters. Roseann Lake, @TheEconomist https://www.economist.com/leaders/2021/07/15/the-causes-of-cubas-uprising-lie-at-home

  • 1520: Spending lots of money in a pandemic-dominated recovery. @LizPeek @TheHill

    Jul 20 2021

    Photo: [from World War II]  Don't Take the Squander Bug When You Go Shopping The four images are positioned in the upper three-quarters.  image: Four separate images illustrating a female factory worker going shopping. In the first image, the woman tells a fellow worker that she is going shopping. In the second image, a cartoon character called the Squander Bug - a grotesque bug-like creature with swastika markings on its fur - persuades her to go into a shop. In the third image, the woman leave...more

  • 1520: The unresolved Hayek vs Keynes, Friedman vs Samuelson, dispute in 2021 Biden Administration policies. @LizPeek @TheHill

    Jul 20 2021

    Photo: Professor Dahrendorf presenting Professor F. A Hayek with a Commemorative Plate, 1981  . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The unresolved Hayek vs Keynes, Friedman vs Samuelson, dispute in 2021 Biden Administration policies. @LizPeek @TheHill https://www.wsj.com/articles/money-supply-inflation-friedman-biden-federal-reserve-11626816746

  • 1519: The Biden Administration accuses China of attacking Microsoft. Stephen Yates @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill

    Jul 20 2021

    Photo: Dutch attack on the Chinese city of Chittat (Chi'ta), November 16, 1662. In connection with the expeditions of the VOC of 1662-1668 led by Balthasar Bort against the Chinese warlord Coxinga.                [Ths may be the Chita currently in southeast Russia?] The Biden Administration accuses China of attacking Microsoft.   Stephen Yates @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill  Stephen Yates, former deputy national security advisor to Vice President Cheney and currently CEO of DC I...more

  • 1519: The Cultural Revolution in 1966 when she was seven. Xi Van Fleet, and Gordon Chang @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill

    Jul 20 2021

    Photo:  The Chinese leader Mao Zedong inaugurated the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution in August, 1966. It was was intended as a means of restoring the spirit of the Chinese Revolution. Mao's own personality cult took on a religious character during the movement. Valtman parodies this aspect of it by  showing Mao as a Buddha-like figure borne under a canopy in a procession.  Smiling followers carrying the famed "little red book" (The Thoughts of Chairman Mao) are preceded by figures bearing...more

  • 1519: 2/2 The Supreme Court, Facebook, and the White House.@RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Jul 20 2021

    Photo: Portrait of Robert Gallahan, White House Plumber 2/2  The Supreme Court, Facebook, and the White House.@RichardAEpstein @HooverInst  https://www.hoover.org/research/trump-v-big-tech

  • 1519: 1/2 The Supreme Court, Facebook, and the White House. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Jul 20 2021

    Photo: 1/2  The Supreme Court, Facebook, and the White House.  @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst  https://www.hoover.org/research/trump-v-big-tech

  • 1518: 4/4 Afghanistan — Reawakening of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. @ThomasJoscelyn @FDD

    Jul 20 2021

    Photo: Afghan Girl Scouts 1950s 4/4   Afghanistan — Reawakening of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.  @ThomasJoscelyn  @FDD https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-56747158 The Map https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2021/07/nearly-half-of-afghanistans-provincial-capitals-under-threat-from-taliban.php

  • 1518: 3/4 Afghanistan — Al Qaeda takes a victory lap. @ThomasJoscelyn @FDD

    Jul 20 2021

    Photo: Arabic document found in an Al Qaeda safehouse - 3/4   Afghanistan — Al Qaeda takes a victory lap. @ThomasJoscelyn  @FDD  https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-57738731 The Map https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2021/07/nearly-half-of-afghanistans-provincial-capitals-under-threat-from-taliban.php

  • 1517: 2/4 Afghanistan — Moscow, Delhi and Beijing: watching. @ThomasJoscelyn @FDD

    Jul 20 2021

    Photo: Afghan embassy in Moscow: 42 Povarskaya Street. Ponizovsky House by Lev Kekushev (Author:  NVO.   I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following license: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic license.) 2/4   Afghanistan — Moscow, Delhi and Beijing: watching.  @ThomasJoscelyn  @FDD https://www.indiatoday.in/world/story/pakistan-isi-taliban-afghanistan-war-indian-assets-target-1829582-2021-07-18 The Map https:...more

  • 1517: 1/4 Afghanistan — The ring of fire closes in on Kabul City. @ThomasJoscelyn @FDD

    Jul 20 2021

    Photo: Nighttime commerce, Kabul—before the current crisis. 1/4   Afghanistan — The ring of fire closes in on Kabul City.  @ThomasJoscelyn  @FDD https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2021/07/07/afghanistan-taliban-surge/ The Map https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2021/07/nearly-half-of-afghanistans-provincial-capitals-under-threat-from-taliban.php

  • 1516: AI defense as critical as AI offense. Patrick Tucker @DefPatTech @DefenseOne

    Jul 20 2021

    Photo:  Artificial intelligence defense: The figure shows two chaotic systems starting in very different places in their orbits, but soon synchronize and do a "dance" much like synchronized swimmers. Despite the complicated orbits, they come to follow each other almost exactly. Stopping after a short time shows they are both in the same state. This will never happen with two chaotic systems, which unconnected will have motions completely uncorrelated with each other. Note the systems can be remo...more

  • 1516: The Data Wars vs Russia and China. Patrick Tucker @DefPatTech @DefenseOn

    Jul 20 2021

    Photo:   A room in Montreal City Hall littered with magazines, parcels and various documents of Communist allegiance confiscated under the law of the padlock, in particular The Moscow Review, La Clarté, Soviet Russia Today. Three men in civilian clothes examine the contents.. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The Data Wars vs Russia and China. Patrick Tucker @DefPatTech @DefenseOne https://www.defenseone.com/technology/2021/07/information-warfare-looms...more

  • 1516: Fretful, puzzling Freedom Day in the UK. Vicki Barker @CBSNews London

    Jul 20 2021

    Photo: Britannia carrying a staff topped with a liberty cap and followed by attendants from a temple in the background on the right, advancing over weapons and a shield decorated with fleur-de-lis and a paper labeled "Treaty of Alliance with France"; in the background on the left are American soldiers engaged in battle.. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Fretful, puzzling Freedom Day in the UK.  Vicki Barker @CBSNews London https://www.telegraph.co.u...more

  • 1516: Everyone grabs a mop and boots for the clean-up. Chris Livesay @CBSNews Germany

    Jul 20 2021

    Photo: Floodwaters in Germany. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Everyone grabs a mobp and boots for the clean-up. Chris Livesay @CBSNews Germany https://news.yahoo.com/residents-flood-hit-germany-return-190856578.html

  • 1516: #NewWorldReport: Latin America learns to deal with a China that is not trustworthy. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal. Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc

    Jul 20 2021

    Photo: Architecture from, China to Peru, over the Andes: A journey through South America ... With Reports and Letters on British Interests ... by Col. Howard Vincent, etc. . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #NewWorldReport: Latin America learns to deal with a China that is not trustworthy. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal. Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/per...more

  • 1516: #NewWorldReport: Colombia's Independence Day and the bad actors who plan to attack. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal. Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc

    Jul 20 2021

    Photo: El Tiempo de Colombia, 1928 . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #NewWorldReport: Colombia's Independence Day and the bad actors who plan to attack.  Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal. Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org https://www.heritage.org/americas/event/why-colombias-violent-protests-matter-the-united-states

  • 1516: #NewWorldReport: Cuba is the nexus for Moscow, Managua, Caracas, Tehran. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org

    Jul 20 2021

    Photo: Painting, "The Effects of Good and Bad Government," at the William Kenzo Nakamura U.S. Courthouse, Seattle, Washington CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #NewWorldReport: Cuba is the nexus for Moscow, Managua, Caracas, Tehran. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/cuba-gripped-by-unrest-battles-highest-covid-caseload-in-th...more

  • 1516: #NewWorldReport: Is AMLO using corruption charges against former ministers to fend off corruption charges at AMLO? Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc

    Jul 20 2021

    Photo: Mexican officers . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #NewWorldReport: Is AMLO using corruption charges against former ministers to fend off corruption charges at AMLO? Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org https://www.theyucatantimes.com/2021/07/video-of-amlos-brother-accepting-cash-goes-viral-watch-video/

  • 1516: #PodcastExtra: The case to save Diablo Canyon. @DevinNunes #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingSociety

    Jul 19 2021

    Photo: In Diablo Canyon, a nuclear power plant near Avila Beach in San Luis Obispo County, California. . @Batchelorshow #PodcastExtra: The case to continue Diablo Canyon. @DevinNunes #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingSociety https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/op-eds/dont-let-california-nuke-affordable-energy https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/devin-nunes-wants-to-keep-diablo-canyon-open-pg-26e-says-its-plans-havent-changed/ar-AAMfygW

  • 1516: #PodcastExtra: #PacificWatch: The masking, unmasking, of LA County; & What is to be done? @JCBliss #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingSociety

    Jul 19 2021

    Photo: .Barbers in California wearing masks during [an earlier] epidemic. @Batchelorshow #PodcastExtra: #PacificWatch: The masking, unmasking, of LA County; & What is to be done? @JCBliss #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingSociety https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-07-18/la-county-indoor-masks-will-people-follow-rule .

  • 1516: Moscow losing control of its 62-year-old Cuba colony. H. J. Mackinder, International Relations

    Jul 19 2021

    Photo: CIA reference photograph of a Soviet medium-range ballistic missile in Red Square, Moscow.   Ref: Soviet-Cuban missile crisis @Batchelorshow #PodcastExtra: Moscow losing control of its 62-year-old Cuba colony. H. J. Mackinder, International Relations #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingSociety https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/17/us/cuba-protests-miami-florida.html

  • 1515: Roya Hakakian #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview. May 29, 2021

    Jul 19 2021

    Photo: Émigration CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Roya Hakakian #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview. May 29, 2021 A Beginner's Guide to America: For the Immigrant and the Curious. Hardcover – Deckle Edge, March 16, 2021. by Roya Hakakian https://www.amazon.com/Beginners-Guide-America-Immigrant-Curious/dp/0525656065/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1622853677&sr=1-1 A stirring, witty, and poignant glimpse into the be...more

  • 1515: Jeff McCausland #Unbound. The complete forty-minute interview. May 21, 2021.

    Jul 19 2021

    Photo: Gettysburg Battlefield lithograph map showing Union and Confederate positions. (John B. Bachelder). CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Jeff McCausland #Unbound. The complete forty-minute interview. May 21, 2021. Battle Tested! : Gettysburg Leadership Lessons for 21st Century Leaders, by Jeffrey D. McCausland (Author), Tom Vossler(Author), Walter Dixon (Narrator), Gildan Media (Publisher). Audible Audiobook– Unabridged https://www.amazon.com/Bat...more

  • 1515: J. H. Gelernter #Unbound. The complete, twenty-minute interview. May 3, 2021. LXX

    Jul 19 2021

    Photo: Cartoon on Napoleon's invasion o9f England, showing a tunnel under the Channel and a fleet of balloons. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow J. H. Gelernter #Unbound. The complete, twenty-minute interview. May 3, 2021. LXX Hold Fast: A Novel.   Hardcover – May 4, 2021, by J. H. Gelernter  https://www.amazon.com/Hold-Fast-J-H-Gelernter/dp/0393867048 It’s 1803. The Napoleonic Wars are raging, Britain is on her heels, and His Majesty’s Secret...more

  • 1515: C. J. Carey #UNBOUND: The complete, 20-minute interview, June 26, 2021

    Jul 19 2021

    Photo: The Duke and Duchess with Adolf Hitler, 1937. Edward VIII (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David; 23 June 1894 – 28 May 1972) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire and Emperor of India from 20 January 1936 until his abdication in December of the same year CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow C. J. Carey #UNBOUND: The complete, 20-minute interview, June 26, 2021 #LitCrit:  Widowland by C .J. Carey.  ...more

  • 1515: John Tamny #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview. March 28, 2021.

    Jul 19 2021

    Photo: Illustration shows a vignette cartoon of various incidents where a person refuses to perform a task because he or she is a specialist in some other field; the series concludes with two men speaking to each other over the caption "The only specialists from whom nothing else is expected." Illus. in: Puck, v. 53, no. 1355 (1903 February 18). CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow John Tamny #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview. March 28, 20...more

  • 1515: Michael Auslin #Unbound. The complete, twenty-minute interview. May 12, 2021. LXX

    Jul 19 2021

    Photo: A junk from Through Unexplored Asia ... Illustrated by L. J. Bridgman. . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Michael Auslin #Unbound. The complete, twenty-minute interview. May 12, 2021. LXX Asia's New Geopolitics: Essays on Reshaping the Indo-Pacific,  by Michael R. Auslin   Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08563RW9H/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0 The Indo-Pacific is fast becoming the world's dominant region. Now,...more

  • 1515: Russell Shorto #Unbound: the complete, forty-minute interview, April 22, 2021.

    Jul 19 2021

    Photo: Dolmen, East Sicily. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Russell Shorto #Unbound: the complete, forty-minute interview, April 22, 2021. Smalltime: A Story of My Family and the Mob. Hardcover – February 2, 2021, by Russell Shorto   (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Smalltime-Story-My-Family-Mob/dp/0393245586/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Family secrets emerge as a best-selling author dives into the history of the mob in smal...more

  • 1515: "In the Tunnel of Love" #Unbound. A story from the collection, Gordon Liddy Is My Muse, by John Calvin Batchelor. The complete eighty-five minutes. Read by John Batchelor.

    Jul 19 2021

    Photo: The author at work. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow "In the Tunnel of Love" #Unbound.  A story from the collection, Gordon Liddy Is My Muse, by John Calvin Batchelor. The complete, eighty-five minutes. Read by John Batchelor. Gordon Liddy Is My Muse, Hardcover;  by John Calvin Batchelor  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Gordon-Liddy-My-Muse-Tommy/dp/080503790X/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= In nine darkly comic epi...more

  • 1515: Angel Iscovich #Unbound: the complete, twenty-minute interview, June 19, 2021.

    Jul 19 2021

    Photo:  Cost Scheduling Practices Contribute to Success CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Angel Iscovich #Unbound: the complete, twenty-minute interview, June 19, 2021. The Art of Routine: Discover How Routineology Can Transform Your Life.  Hardcover – June 1, 2021 by Angel Iscovich MD  (Author), Joe Garner  (Contributor), & 1 more https://www.amazon.com/Art-Routine-Discover-Routineology-Transform/dp/1510764550 Conventional wisdom suggests ...more

  • 1515: Nick Lloyd #Unbound. The complete, eighty-minute interview. June 5, 2021.

    Jul 19 2021

    Photo: i was there with the yanks on the western front. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Nick Lloyd #Unbound. The complete, eighty-minute interview. June 5, 2021. Nick Lloyd, The Western Front: A History of the Great War, 1914-1918 – March 30, 2021. Hardcover.   A panoramic history of the savage combat on the Western Front between 1914 and 1918 that came to define modern warfare. The Western Front evokes images of mud-spattered men in waterlo...more

  • 1515: Patrick O'Donnell. #Unbound. The complete, eighty-minute interview, June 6, 2021. LXX.

    Jul 19 2021

    Photo: George Washington in 1772 . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Patrick O'Donnell. #Unbound. The complete, eighty-minute interview, June 6, 2021. LXX. The Indispensables: The Diverse Soldier-Mariners Who Shaped the Country, Formed the Navy, and Rowed Washington Across the Delaware. Kindle Edition. by Patrick K. O'Donnell  https://www.amazon.com/Indispensables-Diverse-Soldier-Mariners-Washington-Delaware-ebook/dp/B08M12FQ85 On the stormy n...more

  • 1515: James Tooley #Unbound: the complete, forty-minute interview. May 14, 2021.

    Jul 19 2021

    Photo:.Burning of the 'Tin School' January 5, 1945 This photo in the Bolton Family album shows the fire on January 5th, 1945.. This school came to a sad end when it burned to the ground on Jan. 5 1945. The fire was caused by a torch used to thaw frozen water pipes. Within three days classes commenced in the community hall across the road.'. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow James Tooley #Unbound: the complete, forty-minute interview. May 14, 2021.  ...more

  • 1515: David Grantham #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview, April 5, 2021.

    Jul 19 2021

    Photo: Spc. Anil Parshad, criminal investigation special agent, 2nd Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, cuts a rug with Spc. Lucy O'Dell, health care specialist, Company C, 204th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd BCT, during the Army Birthday Ball at the Fort Carson Special Events Center, June 16, 2012. The soldiers of 4th Infantry and Division celebrated the Army's 237th birthday with a traditional Army ball in honor of the men and women in uniform who are ser...more

  • 1515: Terry Anderson #Unbound. The complete forty-minute interview. April 6, 2021 LXX

    Jul 19 2021

    Photo: Terminal moraine, Exit Glacier, AK. Exit Glacier has retreated over 1.25 miles from its 1815 maximum. September, 2006.  Date Picture Taken: 2006-09-17 @Batchelorshow Terry Anderson #Unbound. The complete forty-minute interview. April 6, 2021 LXX Adapt and Be Adept: Market Responses to Climate Change    Paperback – April 1, 2021. by Terry Anderson . (Editor) https://www.amazon.com/Adapt-Be-Adept-Responses-Climate/dp/0817924558/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&qid=1619395663&refinements...more

  • 1515: Jerry Hendrix #Unbound: the complete, forty-minute interview, March 23, 2021

    Jul 19 2021

    Photo: The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65) and the Russian Navy Udaloy-class destroyer Marshal Shaposhnikov (DDGHM 543) sail in formation during a joint Russian-U.S. Navy exercise. . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Jerry Hendrix #Unbound: the complete, forty-minute interview, March 23, 2021 To Provide and Maintain a Navy: Why Naval Primacy Is America's First, Best Strategy, Hardcover – December 19, 2020 by Henry J Hendri...more

  • 1515: Holly Fretwell #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview. April 12, 2021. LXX

    Jul 19 2021

    Photo: Forest (photo LM) @Batchelorshow Holly Fretwell  #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview.  April 12, 2021. LXX Fix America’s Forests: Reforms to Restore National Forests and Tackle the Wildfire Crisis. Holly Fretwell , Jonathan Wood April 12, 2021   https://www.perc.org/2021/04/12/fix-americas-forests-reforms-to-restore-national-forests-and-tackle-the-wildfire-crisis/ In 2020, the largest wildfire in California history scorched six counties in the northern part of the state...more

  • 1515: Charlie Pellegrino #Unbound: the complete, twenty-minute interview, June 18, 2021. LXX

    Jul 19 2021

    Photo: Eruption of the volcano Vesuvius, 1631. @Batchelorshow Charlie Pellegrino #Unbound: the complete, twenty-minute interview, June 18, 2021. LXX Finding the Hero of Herculaneum two thousand years later. Charles Pellegrino https://news.yahoo.com/2-000-old-skeleton-roman-135559332.html Ghosts of Vesuvius: A New Look at the Last Days of Pompeii, How Towers Fall, and Other Strange Connections    Paperback – August 9, 2005 by Charles R Pellegrino https://www.amazon.com/Ghosts-Vesuviu...more

  • 1514: #PodcastExtra: #PacificWatch: Opening Day at Del Mar and no mask in sight. @JCBliss #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingSociety

    Jul 18 2021

    Photo:  Huge crowd of baseball fans watching baseball scoreboard during World Series game in New York City @Batchelorshow #PodcastExtra: #PacificWatch: Opening Day at Del Mar and no mask in sight.  @JCBliss #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingSociety https://www.dmtc.com/media/news/stable-notes-july-17-2021-1812

  • 1514: #PodcastExtra: The Communist Cuba regime is the entire problem. @ThadMcCotter #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingSociety

    Jul 18 2021

    Photo: Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev make their way in the midst of a crowd / World Telegram & Sun photo by Herman Hiller. . @Batchelorshow #PodcastExtra: The Communist Cuba regime is the entire problem. @ThadMcCotter #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingSociety https://amgreatness.com/2021/07/16/the-american-left-needs-a-communist-cuba/

  • 1513: #PodcastExtra: #TheGreatMigration: In Vilnius, the Lithuanians engage in an escalating information war with the Russian Federation. Michael Yon, Locals.com/YON #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingSociety

    Jul 18 2021

    Photo: Office of War Information poster (OWI). Poster distributed by the OWI to manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, banks, liquor stores, taprooms, hotels, bars, beauty parlors, barber shops, war plants, American Legion posts, railways, bus and airline terminals, and government agencies. . @Batchelorshow #PodcastExtra: #TheGreatMigration: In Vilnius, the Lithuanians engage in an escalating information war with the Russian Federation. Michael Yon, Locals.com/YON #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingS...more

  • 1513: #PodcastExtra: #TheGreatMigration: In Vilnius, the Pakistani migrant is headed for London; the African migrant is headed for Germany. @Michael Yon, Locals.com/YON #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingSociety

    Jul 18 2021

    Photo: Vilnius, Nicolas Cathedral Vilʹna. Nikolaevskīĭ kaḟedralʹnyĭ sobor @Batchelorshow #PodcastExtra: #TheGreatMigration: In Vilnius, the Pakistani migrant is headed for London; the African migrant is headed for Germany. @Michael Yon, Locals.com/YON #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingSociety

  • 1513: #PodcastExtra: 2/2: #Londinium90AD: General Milley's reported remark: "We're the guys with the guns." Michael Vlahos. #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingSociety

    Jul 18 2021

    Photo: Group of men with guns dressed for hunting? @Batchelorshow #PodcastExtra: 2/2: #Londinium90AD: General Milley's reported remark: "We're the guys with the guns." Michael Vlahos. #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingSociety https://www.cnbc.com/2021/07/15/mark-milley-feared-coup-after-trump-lost-to-biden-book.html

  • 1513: #PodcastExtra: 1/2: #Londinium90AD: Gaius & Germanicus remember with foreboding the Year of Four Emperors. Michael Vlahos. #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingSociety

    Jul 18 2021

    Photo:  Otho, one of the four emperors @Batchelorshow #PodcastExtra: 1/2: #Londinium90AD: Gaius & Germanicus remember with foreboding the Year of Four Emperors.   Michael Vlahos. #FriendsoftheHistoryDebatingSociety https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Year_of_the_Four_Emperors

  • 1511: #SmallBusinessAmerica: Our pets, our pandemic devotion.@GeneMarks @Guardian @PhillyInquirer

    Jul 17 2021

    Photo: Theodore Roosevelt's pet one-legged rooster . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #SmallBusinessAmerica: Our pets, our pandemic devotion.@GeneMarks  @Guardian @PhillyInquirer https://www.wired.com/story/pet-startups-are-having-field-day/ 

  • 1511: #SmallBusinessAmerica: Rise of the Right to Repair Cadres, led by Wozniak. @GeneMarks @Guardian @PhillyInquirer

    Jul 17 2021

    Photo:Blue Box at the Computer History Museum CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #SmallBusinessAmerica: Rise of the Right to Repair Cadres, led by Wozniak.  @GeneMarks  @Guardian @PhillyInquirer ttps://www.vice.com/en/article/y3d597/watch-apples-co-founder-declare-his-support-for-right-to-repair https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-07-13/u-s-small-business-optimism-index-climbs-to-an-eight-month-high Permissions: w:en:Image:Blue box in...more

  • 1511: #GuestPodcast: Four Star Forum with Gen. David L. Goldfein, USAF (ret.), former chief of staff of the United States Air Force. @FRoseDC

    Jul 17 2021

    Photo: .Artificial intelligence for the coming data-driven war.   Русский:  Кибермозг @Batchelorshow #GuestPodcast: Four Star Forum with Gen. David L. Goldfein, USAF (ret.), former chief of staff of the United States Air Force. @FRoseDC Goal is deterrence; if that fails engage in the next war.   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_L._Goldfein https://anchor.fm/francis-rose The Biden administration will release its National Defense Strategy in 2022, along with a series of other strategy doc...more

  • 1511: #Londinium90AD: Gaius & Germanicus philosophize of the two-thousand-year-old tradition of the violent endings of emperors. Michael Vlahos, Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

    Jul 17 2021

    Photo: The rediscovery of Tacitus's works revived English interest in Boudica, particularly during the 19th century, when she was used as a symbol for Queen Victoria and the British Empire. (Boadicea and Her Daughters by Thomas Thornycroft, 1860s, cast by his sonin 1902.) Here:  An engraving by William Sharp published in 1793, based on Boadicea Haranguing the Britons (called Boudicca, or Boadicea) by John Opie (died 1807).  CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelor...more

  • 1512: Fintech Start-Up Planet. Matthieu Favas @TheEconomist

    Jul 17 2021

    Photo:  Mme Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, addressing in 2018 at the Singapore FinTech Festival, the largest FinTech festival in the world. Fintech Start-Up Planet.  Matthieu Favas @TheEconomist Financial technology is the technology and innovation that aims to compete with traditional financial methods in the delivery of financial services. https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2021/07/12/investment-in-fintech-booms-as-upstarts-go-mainstr...more

  • 1512: China bills the UN. @JoshRogin @WashingtonPost

    Jul 17 2021

    Photo:  Chinese money changer on a street of Kansu*, a crossroads of the big commercial roads linking China, Tibet, interior Mongolia, Kokonor, Turkestan, and the Sinkiang**. China's cynical vaccine diplomacy; & What is to be done? @JoshRogin @WashingtonPost https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/07/15/china-charging-un-for-vaccine-when-us-is-donating/ *, ** These two use Wade-GIles transliteration; modern usage is Gansu and Xinjiang (or perhaps Hsin jiang).

  • 1512: The Buckeye State prospers while Washington squabbles. Dan Henninger @WSJOpinion

    Jul 17 2021

    Photo: Mule Deet on hind legs to reach green Buckeye leaves. Dan Henninger @WSJOpinion The Buckeye State prospers while Washington squabbles.. https://www.wsj.com/articles/dont-you-just-love-congress-11626299938   https://www.foxbusiness.com/economy/ohio-compete-business-investment-tax-rates

  • 1512: California drought: La Niña will not bring relief. Jeff Bliss @JCBliss #PacificWatch

    Jul 17 2021

    Photo:  La Niña, the counterpart to El Nino, alters rainfall patterns over the Pacific and Indian Ocean basins. La Nina develops when stronger-than-average trade winds push the warm surface waters of the equatorial Pacific west.  Since cold water rises to replace the warm water, La Nina leaves the eastern and central Pacific Ocean much cooler than normal, while the western Pacific is much warmer than normal.  These anomalies in sea surface temperature are mirrored in rainfall patterns, with warm...more

  • 1511: The last best hope for fixing Hubble remotely. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com LXX

    Jul 17 2021

    Photo: Hubble View of a Dying Star . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The last best hope for fixing Hubble remotely.  Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com LXX https://behindtheblack.com/?s=Hubble

  • 1511: 21st Century Regulating a Texas spaceport. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com LXX

    Jul 17 2021

    Photo: Federal Aviation Administration Records Center, 300 West King Street, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 21st Century Regulating a Texas spaceport. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com LXX https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/essays-and-commentaries/faa-threatens-shutdown-of-spacexs-starship-program-at-boca-chica/

  • 1510: 8/8 Adrian Wooldridge, author: The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World, PART 2

    Jul 17 2021

    Photo: Medal 8/8  Adrian Wooldridge, author: The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World, PART 2 https://www.amazon.com/Aristocracy-Talent-Meritocracy-Modern-World-ebook/dp/B08HGJTP1F

  • 1510: 7/8 Adrian Wooldridge, author: The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World, PART 2

    Jul 17 2021

    Photo:  Fame 7/8  Adrian Wooldridge, author: The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World, PART 2 https://www.amazon.com/Aristocracy-Talent-Meritocracy-Modern-World-ebook/dp/B08HGJTP1F

  • 1510: 6/8 Adrian Wooldridge, author: The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World, PART 2

    Jul 17 2021

    Photo: Justice 6/8  Adrian Wooldridge, author: The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World, PART 2 https://www.amazon.com/Aristocracy-Talent-Meritocracy-Modern-World-ebook/dp/B08HGJTP1F

  • 1510: 5/8 Adrian Wooldridge, author: The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World, PART 2

    Jul 17 2021

    Photo:  Scholarship Medal 5/8  Adrian Wooldridge, author: The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World, PART 2 https://www.amazon.com/Aristocracy-Talent-Meritocracy-Modern-World-ebook/dp/B08HGJTP1F

  • 1510: 4/8 Adrian Wooldridge, author: The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World, PART 1

    Jul 17 2021

    Photo:  Nobility.  Fragment of a ceiling painting (possibly a dome decoration) depicting the personification of nobility with a crown in her hand on a cloud. She is surrounded by angels, two of whom wear a large crown.   4/8 Adrian Wooldridge, author: The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World, PART 1 https://www.amazon.com/Aristocracy-Talent-Meritocracy-Modern-World-ebook/dp/B08HGJTP1F

  • 1510: 3/8 Adrian Wooldridge, author: The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World, PART 1

    Jul 17 2021

    Photo: "Il vero merito" -- True merit. Dance in Europe: from Middle Ages to 18th Century. 3/8  Adrian Wooldridge, author: The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World, PART 1 https://www.amazon.com/Aristocracy-Talent-Meritocracy-Modern-World-ebook/dp/B08HGJTP1F

  • 1510: 2/8 Adrian Wooldridge, author: The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World, PART 1

    Jul 17 2021

    Photo: Reward of Merit   2/8  Adrian Wooldridge, author: The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World, PART 1 https://www.amazon.com/Aristocracy-Talent-Meritocracy-Modern-World-ebook/dp/B08HGJTP1F

  • 1510: 1/8 Adrian Wooldridge, author: The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World, PART 1

    Jul 17 2021

    Photo:  Reward of Merit 1/8  Adrian Wooldridge, author: The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World, PART 1 https://www.amazon.com/Aristocracy-Talent-Meritocracy-Modern-World-ebook/dp/B08HGJTP1F Adrian Wooldridge traces the history of meritocracy forged by the politicians and officials who introduced the revolutionary principle of open competition, the psychologists who devised methods for measuring natural mental abilities and the educationalists who built ladders of e...more

  • 1509: #HotelMars: Helping to build a moon colony in 3-D online. Kim Holder, Moonwards.com. David Livingston. moonwards.com

    Jul 16 2021

    Photo: Mountain ranges on the moon . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #HotelMars: Helping to build a moon colony in 3-D online. Kim Holder, Moonwards.com. David Livingston. moonwards.com https://www.moonwards.com/gameplay/

  • 1509: #TheScalaReport: Ohio reforms taxes on enterprise to attract investment; & What is to be done? Chris Riegel, CEO @ScalaInc @STRATACACHE

    Jul 16 2021

    Photo:  Marietta, Ohio. Elder lawyer, veteran of Spanish-American War, registering for civilian defense in basement of the courthouse. . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #TheScalaReport: Ohio reforms taxes on enterprise to attract investment; & What is to be done? Chris Riegel, CEO @ScalaInc @STRATACACHE https://www.foxbusiness.com/economy/ohio-compete-business-investment-tax-rates Municipal Stadium and Union Terminal Tower From Boat Landing (NB...more

  • 1509: Azzurri: A silence at the moment of victory, and then an explosion of joy. Lorenzo Fiori. Ansaldo Foundation, Genoa and Milano.

    Jul 16 2021

    Photo: Italian football team at Arena Civica in Milan, 15 May 1910, before the match against France. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Azzurri: A silence at the moment of victory, and then an explosion of joy.  Lorenzo Fiori. Ansaldo Foundation, Genoa and Milano. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/11/sports/soccer/italy-wins-european-championship.html

  • 1509: Lagarde of the ECB follows exactly the monetary uncertainty of Jerome Powell of Federal Reserve. @VerodeRugy @Mercatus

    Jul 16 2021

    Photo: Frankfurt am Main, office building (die Europäische Zentralbank) from der Alte Mainbrücke. 11 August 2016.  Source | Own work:  Michielverbeek. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Lagarde of the ECB follows exactly the monetary uncertainty of Jerome Powell of Federal Reserve. @VerodeRugy @Mercatus https://www.msn.com/en-ca/finance/topstories/persist...more

  • 1509: Tehran threatens 90% enrichment unless. Benham ben Taleblu @FDD

    Jul 16 2021

    Photo:  Drawing of [civilian] nuclear reactor uranium "pile." Photograph taken January 27, 1950 CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Tehran threatens 90% enrichment unless. Benham ben Taleblu @FDD https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/rouhani-says-iran-can-enrich-uranium-90-purity-if-needed-mehr-2021-07-14/

  • 1509: Tehran agents plot to abduct an American citizen from Manhattan. Benham ben Taleblu @FDD

    Jul 16 2021

    Photo:  Hades abducting Persephone, fresco in the small royal tomb at Vergina, Macedonia, Greece.. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Tehran agents plot to abduct an American citizen from Manhattan. Benham ben Taleblu @FDD https://www.thenationalnews.com/world/us-news/2021/07/13/us-charges-four-iranians-in-plot-to-kidnap-journalist-in-new-york/ https://www.kurdistan24.net/en/story/25014-Iran-tells-Iraqi-militias-to-attack-US,-while-Pentagon-aff...more

  • 1509: Will Erin O'Toole challenge Justin Trudeau on the sluggish double vaccination protocols? @ConradMBlack @NationalPost

    Jul 16 2021

    Photo: Graphic from part two in a series of explainers on vaccine development and distribution. Originally published on the World Health Organization, Newsroom, Feature stories, How are vaccines developed?. © World Health Organization 2021, available for use under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike IGO 3.0 license. The WHO has released these items under this license in order to ensure as wide a distribution as possible in the interest of public health. They ask that you respect the spirit ...more

  • 1509: Cuban healthcare is falsehood; & What is to be done? @MaryAnastasiaOG @WSJOpinion

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo: The Hospital de San Felipe in Havana (in 1900), a healthcare educational facility built by the religious order San Juan de Dios in the mid-19th century. . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Cuban healthcare is falsehood & What is to be done? @MaryAnastasiaOG @WSJOpinion https://www.wsj.com/articles/behind-cubas-covid-uprising-11626042703?st=a524sle364cx5pb&reflink=article_copyURL_share

  • 1508: 4/4 Preparing for the worst-case Taiwan. Admiral Gary Roughead,USN (ret) @Adm_GaryR ; and Professor Joe Felter, @HooverInst

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo:   The Soviet Volunteer Group, in the name of the Republic of China, took off from Hankou, China, and bombed Songshan, Taipei. Afterwards, China claimed to have destroyed 40 military planes in Taiwan. Taiwan claimed that civilian houses were destroyed and civilians were killed. 4/4  Preparing for the worst-case Taiwan. Admiral Gary Roughead,USN (ret) @Adm_GaryR ; and Professor Joe Felter, @HooverInst  https://www.hoover.org/research/realism-and-deterrence-cross-strait-relations   https://...more

  • 1508: 3/4 Preparing for the worst-case Taiwan. Admiral Gary Roughead,USN (ret) @Adm_GaryR ; and Professor Joe Felter, @HooverInst

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo:  The Self-Sacrifice of Pastor Hambroeck on Formosa, 1661 3/4  Preparing for the worst-case Taiwan. Admiral Gary Roughead,USN (ret) @Adm_GaryR ; and Professor Joe Felter, @HooverInst https://www.hoover.org/research/realism-and-deterrence-cross-strait-relations   https://www.hoover.org/research/taiwan-time-real-discussion  

  • 1508: 2/4 Preparing for the worst-case Taiwan. Admiral Gary Roughead,USN (ret) @Adm_GaryR ; and Professor Joe Felter, @HooverInst

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo:  Anti-communism in Taiwan, 1953 2/4  Preparing for the worst-case Taiwan. Admiral Gary Roughead,USN (ret) @Adm_GaryR ; and Professor Joe Felter, @HooverInst   https://www.hoover.org/research/realism-and-deterrence-cross-strait-relations   https://www.hoover.org/research/taiwan-time-real-discussion   https://www.hoover.org/research/realism-and-deterrence-cross-strait-relations   https://www.hoover.org/research/taiwan-time-real-discussion

  • 1508: 1/4 Preparing for the worst-case Taiwan. Admiral Gary Roughead,USN (ret) @Adm_GaryR ; and Professor Joe Felter, @HooverInst

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo:  Preface by Arthur W. Hummel reads: An album on the aborigines in Taiwan (Formosa).  The album depicts vividly the conditions of Formosa of about a century ago [close to two centuries today].  There are twelve paintings in this folded album, showing life and customs on the island. First: boys learning how to pound the grain and boys in school engaging in recitation;  1/4  Preparing for the worst-case Taiwan. Admiral Gary Roughead,USN (ret) @Adm_GaryR ; and Professor Joe Felter, @HooverIn...more

  • 1508: 2/2 The birth of the Lithium Ion Battery in an Exxon lab. Vijay Vaitheeswaran @TheEconomist

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo: A nanoforest of nanowire lithium-ion batteries. See also www.nist.gov/mml/msed/microscopic_batteries092614.cfm 2/2  The birth of the Lithium Ion Battery in an Exxon lab. Vijay Vaitheeswaran @TheEconomist https://www.economist.com/podcasts/2021/06/21/the-battery-that-powers-the-world

  • 1508: 1/2 The birth of the Lithium Ion Battery in an Exxon lab. Vijay Vaitheeswaran @TheEconomist

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo: A nanoforest of nanowire lithium-ion batteries. See also www.nist.gov/mml/msed/microscopic_batteries092614.cfm 1/2  The birth of the Lithium Ion Battery in an Exxon lab. Vijay Vaitheeswaran @TheEconomist https://www.economist.com/podcasts/2021/06/21/the-battery-that-powers-the-world

  • 1508: 2/2 Iran's Zarif claims the U.S. is willing to lift nearly all Iran sanctions for return to dangerous 2015 nuclear deal. Aaron Klein @aaronkleinshow

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo: Mirza Abolhassan Khan Ilchi, Persian foreign mister under the Qajars.  He served from 1824 to 1834, and then again from 1838 until his death in 1846. He also served as the ambassador to Russia and the United Kingdom, and was the main Iranian delegate at the signing of the notorious Treaty of Gulistan (1813)        Exhibit in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. 2/2   Iran's Zarif claims the U.S. is willing to lift nearly all Iran sanctions for return t...more

  • 1508: 1/2 Iran's Zarif claims the U.S. is willing to lift nearly all Iran sanctions for return to dangerous 2015 nuclear deal. Aaron Klein @aaronkleinshow

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo:   The Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meeting with UK foreign minister Boris Johnson in Tehran 2017-12-09 01   Tasnim News Agency 1/2   Iran's Zarif claims the U.S. is willing to lift nearly all Iran sanctions for return to dangerous 2015 nuclear deal.  Aaron Klein @aaronkleinshow  

  • 1507: 2/2 The Chinese plan to take over the global telecommunication rule book; & What is to be done? Emily de la Bruyere & Nathan Picarsi, @FDD https://www.fdd.org/analysis/2021/06/30/international-telecommunication-union/

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo:  FlightConnections.com provides an overview of all flight routes worldwide.   https://www.flightconnections.com 2/2  The Chinese plan to take over the global telecommunication rule book; & What is to be done?   Emily de la Bruyere & Nathan Picarsi, @FDD https://www.fdd.org/analysis/2021/06/30/international-telecommunication-union/

  • 1507: 1/2 The Chinese plan to take over the global telecommunication rule book; & What is to be done? Emily de la Bruyere & Nathan Picarsi, @FDD https://www.fdd.org/analysis/2021/06/30/international-telecommunication-union/

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo:  A female pilot at Dr. E. Thulin's flight school, Fucker Ruth Bergman and Mr. C.A. Werstman (Sweden's youngest pilot, 17 years). The picture was published in Hvar 8 Day XVIII: 42, July 1917. 1/2  The Chinese plan to take over the global telecommunication rule book; & What is to be done?   Emily de la Bruyere & Nathan Picarsi, @FDD https://www.fdd.org/analysis/2021/06/30/international-telecommunication-union/

  • 1506: Brave little Ingenuity is the delight of the mission. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo: NInfgenuoity's cousin Curiosity.             This engineering drawing shows the location of the arm on NASA Curiosity rover, in addition to the arm turret, which holds two instruments and three tools. The arm places and holds turret-mounted tools on rock and soil targets. NASA/JPL-Caltech . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Brave little Ingenuity is the delight of the mission. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com https://behindtheblack.com/?s=Ingen...more

  • 1506: Market-makers not quite in orbit. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo: VAN HORN, Texas – Blue Origin’s New Shepard crew capsule touched down 1,630 feet from the its simulated propulsion module launch pad at the company's West Texas launch site, completing a successful test of its New Shepard crew capsule escape system. . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Market-makers not quite in orbit. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/faa-approves-blue-origins-lice...more

  • 1505: Readiness in East Asia and the Surface Warfare Officer class of the US Navy, 2021. @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill. James Holmes @TheNavalWarCollege

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo: A surrogate missile is launched from a water-piercing missile launcher at Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane during proof of concept testing. . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Readiness in East Asia and the Surface Warfare Officer class of the US Navy, 2021.@GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill. James Holmes @TheNavalWarCollege  Blogger at The Naval Diplomat (https://navaldiplomat.com/), on these:  https://www.reuters.com/world/china/...more

  • 1505: PLA Air Force provokes Taiwan with 1960s antique; & What is to be done? @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo: A Pakistani F-7 conducts a training mission during a multinational exercise, Dec. 9, 2009, in Southwest Asia. Aircrews from France, Jordan, Pakistan, the U.K., and the U.S. trained together in the Air Forces Central area of responsibility in fighting a large-scale air war. Last month, a Chinese "island encirclement exercise" featured four J-7 fighter jets. The J-7 dates back to the 1960s and can be turned into an unmanned aerial vehicle. Retired warplanes turned into drones can be use...more

  • 1505: Delta variant sweeps Russia from the Moscow metro to the black earth of Tambov. Felix_Light @CBSNews

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo: Market day in the country: at the gates of Lysino, an estate in the province of Tambov (Zeno Photography). CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Delta variant sweeps Russia from the Moscow metro to the black earth of Tambov.  Felix_Light @CBSNews https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2021/07/14/russia-marks-highest-ever-covid-19-death-toll-for-second-day-a74517

  • 1505: Ninety-seven percent of India believes in God: Hindu, Moslem and Christian. Sadanand @Dhume @WSJOpinion

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo: God creates the sun and the moon.             Fourth day of creation, in which the sun, moon and stars are created. God the Father hovers over the Earth and places the sun and moon in the sky.  CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Ninety-seven percent of India believes in God: Hindu, Moslem and Christian. Sadanand @Dhume @WSJOpinion https://www.wsj.com/articles/southern-india-leads-the-way-to-tolerance-11625782002?st=k84khjboqadwspg&reflink=a...more

  • 1504: "If you ignore the parts of the data you don't like, you're going to make a mistake." @Henry Curr @TheEconomist London

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo: The Inflation Waltz, music. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow "If you ignore the parts of the data you don't like, you're going to make a mistake." @Henry Curr @TheEconomist London https://www.economist.com/briefing/2021/07/10/surprising-levels-of-inflation-are-increasingly-being-driven-by-wages-not-goods

  • 1504: What can go wrong and why in the global recovery? Henry Curr @TheEconomist

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo: On the road to economic recovery: Highway 37 repaired . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow What can go wrong and why in the global recovery? Henry Curr @TheEconomist London https://www.economist.com/leaders/2021/07/10/the-new-fault-lines-on-which-the-world-economy-rests?utm_medium=pr&utm_source=us-e

  • 1504: #KabulDiary: Siege tactics in a warlord war. Jeff McCausland @CBSNews

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo: An Afghan and coalition security force member arrested a Taliban . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #KabulDiary: Siege tactics in a warlord war. Jeff McCausland @CBSNews https://www.wsj.com/articles/turkey-u-s-make-progress-in-kabul-airport-talks-prompting-taliban-threat-11626206375

  • 1504: #KabulDiary: Turkey at the airport. Jeff McCausland @CBSNews

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo: Two Afghan men load bags of flour onto the back of an open truck at Kabul International Airport . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #KabulDiary: Turkey at the airport.  Jeff McCausland @CBSNews https://www.wsj.com/articles/turkey-u-s-make-progress-in-kabul-airport-talks-prompting-taliban-threat-11626206375

  • 1504: Scotland masks until Christmas. Simon Constable Edinburgh, Scotland. @TheRealConstable

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo: Deer stalkers on Glenfeshie Estate spying with monoculars, ca. 1858. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Scotland masks until Christmas. Simon Constable Edinburgh, Scotland. @TheRealConstable https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-57829591

  • 1504: Food security and petrol supply at risk in Johannesburg and Durban disorder. @Debora_Patta @CBSNews

    Jul 15 2021

    Photo: Durban, South Africa. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Food security and petrol supply at risk in Johannesburg and Durban disorder. @Debora_Patta @CBSNews https://twitter.com/Debora_Patta/status/1415291588587278338?s=20 https://www.wsj.com/articles/south-africa-riots-whats-happening-11626280457

  • 1504: 2/2: The middle three of the Roberts Court @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Jul 14 2021

    Photo: SUPREME COURT, U.S. TAFT COURT . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 2/2: The middle three of the Roberts Court @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst https://www.usatoday.com/restricted/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.usatoday.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2Fpolitics%2F2021%2F07%2F10%2Fchief-justice-john-roberts-influence-still-felt-supreme-court%2F7873768002%2F

  • 1504: 1/2: The middle three of the Roberts Court @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Jul 14 2021

    Photo: Supreme Court of the United States - Roberts Court 2018 . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 1/2: The middle three of the Roberts Court @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst https://www.usatoday.com/restricted/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.usatoday.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2Fpolitics%2F2021%2F07%2F10%2Fchief-justice-john-roberts-influence-still-felt-supreme-court%2F7873768002%2F

  • 1504: 2/2: The discovered joys of Route 20 Small Town America? SalenaZito.com. @DCExaminer

    Jul 14 2021

    Photo: Bob's Yankee Diner, Route 20, Charlton, Worcester County, MA . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 2/2: The discovered joys of Route 20 Small Town America? SalenaZito.com. @DCExaminer https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/columnists/seeing-america-from-the-ground

  • 1504: 1/2: The discovered joys of Route 20 Small Town America? SalenaZito.com. @DCExaminer

    Jul 14 2021

    Photo: Sign for US 20 along with the sign for State Route 7 in Conneaut, Ohio. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 1/2: The discovered joys of Route 20 Small Town America? SalenaZito.com. @DCExaminer https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/columnists/seeing-america-from-the-ground

  • 1503: 2/2. Ukraine has the largest lithium deposit in Europe. Jim Brooke, Ukraine Business News.

    Jul 14 2021

    Photo: Lithium under paraffin oil  Photographer: Tomihahndorf 2/2.  Ukraine has the largest lithium deposit in Europe. Jim Brooke, Ukraine Business News.

  • 1503: 1/2. Ukraine begs Germany to turn off Nordstream2 Jim Brooke, Ukraine Business News.

    Jul 14 2021

    Photo:   Fair (Little Rus), 1885 oil on canvas painting by Vladimir Egorovich Makovsky. 1/2.  Ukraine begs Germany to turn off Nordstream2 Jim Brooke, Ukraine Business News.

  • 1503: 2/2. Who gave manpads to the Tigray Popular Liberation Front, and why? Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Jul 14 2021

    Photo:  Hand Cross (mäsqäl qǝddase or yäǝṭan). Metropolitan Museum of Art. 2/2.  Who gave manpads to the Tigray Popular Liberation Front, and why?  Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

  • 1503: 1/2. China lacks water, food and security, and Xi knows it. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Jul 14 2021

    Photo: Grain. A home mill. Women and children take the place of the donkey in all but prosperous homes             Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: L.M. Mead, China famine relie 1/2.  China lacks water, food and security, and Xi knows it.  Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

  • 1503: 4/4. #NewWorldReport What are the patterns of street protests in South America? Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, Brazil. Buenos Aires, Caracas, Managua, Bogota. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal. Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://

    Jul 14 2021

    Photo:  Conscripted soldiers of the Nicaraguan Army, Managua, Nicaragua, C.A. 4/4. #NewWorldReport  What are the patterns of street protests in South America?  Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, Brazil. Buenos Aires, Caracas, Managua, Bogota. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal. Joseph Humire @JMHumire  @SecureFreeSoc    https://www.securefreesociety.org    

  • 1503: 3/4. #NewWorldReport The most powerful unions in South America are the teachers’s unions. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal. Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org

    Jul 14 2021

    Photo: Guatemala, carved stone 3/4. #NewWorldReport  The most powerful unions in South America are the teachers’s unions. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal. Joseph Humire @JMHumire  @SecureFreeSoc    https://www.securefreesociety.org     ". . . The demands made by the teachers—better salaries, more resources, a rejection of school privatization—in many ways mirror the seminal issues raised by teachers’ unions in the United States. But the aggressive, confrontational public acts e...more

  • 1503: 2/4. #NewWorldReport Haiti is the poorest country in the New World; and what is to be done? Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal. Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org

    Jul 14 2021

    Photo: A free, naturopathic health clinic among the poorest Haitian villagers, set up in Haiti by a Tibetan Buddhist nun and a Vajrayana monk.  Here:  Robinson takes Marie Lucie to treat a person struggling to breathe https://haitinaturalclinic.org/in-times-of-corona/ 2/4. #NewWorldReport   Haiti is the poorest country in the New World; and what is to be done? Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal. Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org

  • 1503: 1/4. #NewWorldReport Cuba is the second-poorest country in the New World. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal. Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org

    Jul 14 2021

    Photo: 1/4. #NewWorldReport   Cuba is the second-poorest country in the New World. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal. Joseph Humire @JMHumire  @SecureFreeSoc    https://www.securefreesociety.org    

  • 1502: #LondonCalling: London Parks become London Lakes after the deluge of football hooligans and rain @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

    Jul 14 2021

    Photo: Kew Gardens, with bridge over lake; London, England "Come down to Kew in lilac-time" The British Contralto Carmen Hill-Peel:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y03OIPgcANE Lyrics:  Come down to Kew in lilac-time, in lilac-time, in lilac-time; Come down to Kew in lilac-time (it isn't far from London!) And you shall wander hand in hand with love in summer's wonderland; Come down to Kew in lilac-time (it isn't far from London!) CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network ...more

  • 1502: #LondonCalling: Boris Johnson hesitates on what can happen after July 19 @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

    Jul 14 2021

    Photo: Prime Minister of Great Britain from The Popular History of England CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #LondonCalling:  Boris Johnson  hesitates on what can happen after July 19 @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/hospital-admissions-will-soar-if-we-rush-to-lift-covid-19-restrictions-say-scientists-kvndjhwxl England's new wave of coronavirus could put 2,000 people in hospital every day for six weeks, the governme...more

  • 1502: #LondonCalling: Transitory inflation continues to rise from groceries to used cars. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

    Jul 14 2021

    Photo: Used car lot. . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #LondonCalling:  Transitory inflation continues to rise from groceries to used cars.  @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion https://www.wsj.com/articles/us-inflation-consumer-price-index-june-2021-11626125947?mod=hp_lead_pos1 Rising prices reflect robust consumer demand boosted by widespread vaccinations, the ending of many business restrictions, trillions of dollars in federal pandemic relief and ample...more

  • 1502: #LondonCalling: The ECB is changing its thinking about inflation; & What is to be done? @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion.

    Jul 14 2021

    Photo: Bank note. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #LondonCalling:  The ECB is changing its thinking about inflation;b & What is to be done? @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2021-07-11/ecb-s-lagarde-on-inflation-target-climate-change-digital-euro  

  • 1502: International Criminal Court: ". . . while it ignores real crimes, both by dictators and its own employees." Orde Kittrie @FDD LXX

    Jul 14 2021

    Photo: ICC typical courtroom (rendering). CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow International Criminal Court: ". . . while it ignores real crimes, both by dictators and its own employees." Orde Kittrie @FDD LXX  https://www.fdd.org/analysis/2021/06/30/international-criminal-court/

  • 1502: Free Trade, says Macron, is for the worker, not for the job; & What is to be done?. David Henderson @HooverInst LXX

    Jul 14 2021

    Photo: Free trade: Storck Harbour scene. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Free Trade, says Macron, is for the worker, not for the job; & What is to be done?. David Henderson @HooverInst LXX https://www.hoover.org/research/dispelling-two-objections-free-trade

  • 1502: Tehran orders its proxies to attack the process of normalization in the Abraham Accords. Tony Badran @FDD

    Jul 14 2021

    Photo:  The former Parliament Building in 1956.. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Tehran orders its proxies to attack the process of normalization in the Abraham Accords. Tony Badran @FDD https://www.fdd.org/analysis/2021/06/01/who-started-the-gaza-war/

  • 1502: The UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) is long out of date. Tony Badran, @FDD

    Jul 14 2021

    Photo: UNIFIL Sisu Pasi in the snow, close to the Israeli border in South-Lebanon, 1998 CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) is long out of date. Tony Badran, @FDD https://www.fdd.org/analysis/2021/06/30/united-nations-interim-force-in-lebanon/

  • 1501: 2/2 The Birth of the Amazon Forest. Carlos Jaramillo, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. @ScienceMagazine

    Jul 13 2021

    Photo:  The banks of the Amazon forest 2/2  The Birth of the Amazon Forest.  Carlos Jaramillo, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. @ScienceMagazine Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute: Panamá The Birth of the Amazon Forest. Extinction at the end-Cretaceous and the origin of modern, neotropical rainforests https://science.sciencemag.org/content/372/6537/63  

  • 1501: 1/2 The Birth of the Amazon Forest. Carlos Jaramillo, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. @ScienceMagazine

    Jul 13 2021

    Photo: Workers Making Their Meals in Front of a Shack in Palmeiras - 508, USP Paulista Museum Collection 1/2  The Birth of the Amazon Forest..  Carlos Jaramillo, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. @ScienceMagazine Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute: Panamá The Birth of the Amazon Forest. Extinction at the end-Cretaceous and the origin of modern, neotropical rainforests https://science.sciencemag.org/content/372/6537/63  

  • 1501: 2/2 Eric Adams aims to be the big, prosperous, practical-ideas mayor. @Siegel, Harry, @HarrySiegel @NYDailyNews

    Jul 13 2021

    Photo: The three mares/mayors, New York course, spring races, 1838 2/2  Eric Adams aims to be the big, prosperous, practical-ideas mayor. @Siegel, Harry, @HarrySiegel @NYDailyNews    https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-eric-steal-these-ideas-20210710-klmpvwkconfrrba53j226hcrn4-story.html?utm_source=siegeltown&utm_medium=email  

  • 1501: 1/2 Eric Adams aims to be the big, prosperous, practical-ideas mayor. @Siegel, Harry, @HarrySiegel @NYDailyNews

    Jul 13 2021

    Photo: "New York's new solar system": Tammany Hall revolves around Boss Croker in this 1899 cartoon in Puck. 1/2  Eric Adams aims to be the big, prosperous, practical-ideas mayor. @Siegel, Harry, @HarrySiegel @NYDailyNews    https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-eric-steal-these-ideas-20210710-klmpvwkconfrrba53j226hcrn4-story.html?utm_source=siegeltown&utm_medium=email  

  • 1501: Fraser Howie (co-author, Red Capitalism) and @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill

    Jul 13 2021

    Photo: The truth behind the rise of China and whether or not it will be able to maintain it.  How did China transform itself so quickly? In Red Capitalism: The Fragile Financial Foundation of China's Extraordinary Rise, Revised Edition Carl Walter and Fraser Howie go deep inside the Chinese financial machine to illuminate the social and political consequences of the unique business model that propelled China to economic powerhouse status, and question whether this rapid ascension really lives u...more

  • 1501: Huawei; and Hostage Diplomacy Fails Again in Canada Charles Burton and @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill

    Jul 13 2021

    Photo: Belgian soldier posing in front of dead hostages, November 1964, in Stanleyville, Congo. Belgian paratroopers freed over 1,800 European hostages held by Congolese rebels during the Congo Crisis. Huawei; and Hostage Diplomacy Fails Again in Canada Charles Burton and @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill

  • 1501: 2/2 The longtime tragedy of Haiti; & What is to be done? Amy Wilentz @TheNation, University of California Irvine

    Jul 13 2021

    Photo: Toussaint Louverture. François-Dominique Toussaint Louverture was a Haitian general and the most prominent leader of the Haitian revolution. A  former Haitian slave who led the only successful slave revolt in modern history, he fought to end slavery and gain Haiti’s independence from the European powers France and Spain. Forming an army of former slaves and deserters from the French and Spanish armies, he trained his followers in guerrilla warfare and successfully ended slavery in Hispan...more

  • 1500: 1/2 The longtime tragedy of Haiti; & What is to be done? Amy Wilentz @TheNation, University of California Irvine

    Jul 13 2021

    Photo: Haiti, Port-au-Prince, Market Square 1/2  The longtime tragedy of Haiti; & What is to be done? Amy Wilentz @TheNation, University of California Irvine https://www.thenation.com/article/world/haiti-antoinette-duclaire-murder/

  • 1499: The fresh growth of Christina Lake cannabis in the burgeoning THC and CBD oils marketplace. Joel Dumaresq, CEO & Director, Christina Lake Cannabis, British Columbia, Canada.

    Jul 13 2021

    Photo: Marijuana leaf, sand sculpture contest, Canonchet Beach, Rhode Island @Batchelorshow The fresh growth of Christina Lake cannabis in the burgeoning THC and CBD oils marketplace. Joel Dumaresq, CEO & Director, Christina Lake Cannabis, British Columbia, Canada. IN USA trading symbol: C-L-C-F-F   In Canada trading symbol: C-L-C https://christinalakecannabis.com https://christinalakecannabis.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/CLC_Investor-Presentation_May-2021.pdf June 29, 2021...more

  • 1499: 4/4: The Long War Journal map of Afghanistan tells the story of the decline and fall of Resolute Support; and the rise of the Taliban and its Al Qaeda brethren. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

    Jul 13 2021

    Photo: The Second Afghan War 1878-1880 . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 4/4: The Long War Journal map of Afghanistan tells the story of the decline and fall of Resolute Support; and the rise of the Taliban and its Al Qaeda brethren. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2021/07/taliban-advances-as-u-s-completes-withdrawal.php

  • 1499: 3/4: The Long War Journal map of Afghanistan tells the story of the decline and fall of Resolute Support; and the rise of the Taliban and its Al Qaeda brethren. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD LXX

    Jul 13 2021

    Photo: Afghan National Army commando recruits secure an overwatch . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 3/4: The Long War Journal map of Afghanistan tells the story of the decline and fall of Resolute Support; and the rise of the Taliban and its Al Qaeda brethren. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD LXX https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2021/07/taliban-advances-as-u-s-completes-withdrawal.php

  • 1499: 2/4: The Long War Journal map of Afghanistan tells the story of the decline and fall of Resolute Support; and the rise of the Taliban and its Al Qaeda brethren. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

    Jul 13 2021

    Photo: Senior leaders of the Afghan National Security Forces display their inked fingers after voting in the elections at the conclusion of their press conference at Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktia province, Afghanistan, April 5, 2014. The security forces were responsible for ensuring the safety of the polling sites. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dixie Rae Liwanag/ Released) . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 2/4: The Long War Journal map of Afghani...more

  • 1499: 1/4: The Long War Journal map of Afghanistan tells the story of the decline and fall of Resolute Support; and the rise of the Taliban and its Al Qaeda brethren. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

    Jul 13 2021

    Photo:   Sultan Alauddin Khalji.  Copied from old school textbook of Afghanistan. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 1/4: The Long War Journal map of Afghanistan tells the story of the decline and fall of Resolute Support; and the rise of the Taliban and its Al Qaeda brethren. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2021/07/taliban-advances-as-u-s-completes-withdrawal.php

  • 1499: The PRC moves to command a myriad of 20th-century utopian international bodies; & What is to be done? @CliffordDMay @FDD LXX

    Jul 13 2021

    Photo:  A promotional poster of D'Oyly Carte's Opera Co. in Utopia, Limited, Gilbert & Sullivan's opera. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The PRC moves to command a myriad of 20th-century utopian international bodies; & What is to be done? @CliffordDMay @FDD LXX https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/jul/6/russia-and-chinas-conquest-of-the-united-nations/.     

  • 1499: The Biden Administration accepts big risks in departing Afghanistan. Katrina vanden Heuvel @KatNation @TheNation @WashingtonPost

    Jul 13 2021

    Photo: Afghan children pose for a picture during a visit to the Shamal Bridge project by Provincial Reconstruction Team Khost, Sept. 22.. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The Biden Administration accepts big risks in departing Afghanistan. Katrina vanden Heuvel @KatNation @TheNation @WashingtonPost https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/12/17/those-who-ran-afghanistan-war-lied-they-must-be-held-account/

  • 1499: Nobody much likes big social media; & What is to be done? @LizPeek @TheHill @FoxNews

    Jul 13 2021

    Photo: ARPANET logical map circa 1977. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Nobody much likes big social media; & What is to be done? @LizPeek @TheHill @FoxNews 

  • 1499: China discards investors in order to corral Didi and Tik-Tok. @LizPeek @TheHill @FoxNews

    Jul 13 2021

    Photo: Text to the picture: "Greetings from Uddevalla". Didi Chuxing Technology Co. is a Chinese vehicle for hire company headquartered in Beijing with over 550 million users and tens of millions of drivers. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow China discards investors in order to corral Didi and Tik-Tok.  @LizPeek @TheHill @FoxNews https://www.wsj.com/articles/bytedance-shelvedipo-intentions-after-chinese-regulators-warned-about-data-security-11626078...more

  • 1498: C. J. Carey #UNBOUND: The complete, 20-minute interview, June 26, 2021

    Jul 12 2021

    Photo: Book burning at Ephesus. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow C. J. Carey #UNBOUND: The complete, 20-minute interview, June 26, 2021 #LitCrit:  Widowland by C .J. Carey.  Paperback https://www.amazon.com/Widowland/dp/1529411998/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Widowland&qid=1625274350&s=books&sr=1-1 London, 1953, the Coronation of Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson.  Attended by the Leader of the German-Britain Alliance.

  • 1498: Josh Rogin #Unbound: the complete, eighty-minute interview, March 21, 2021

    Jul 12 2021

    Photo: Paradise Lost. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Josh Rogin #Unbound: the complete, eighty-minute interview, March 21, 2021 Chaos Under Heaven: Trump, Xi, and the Battle for the Twenty-First Century, Kindle Edition by Josh Rogin   Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08B364SKG/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0 The explosive, behind-the-scenes story of Donald Trump’s high-stakes confrontation with Beijing, from an award-w...more

  • 1498: Holly Fretwell #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview. April 12, 2021.

    Jul 12 2021

    Photo: Trees.  (Personal photo, LM) CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Holly Fretwell  #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview.  April 12, 2021. Fix America’s Forests: Reforms to Restore National Forests and Tackle the Wildfire Crisis. Holly Fretwell , Jonathan Wood April 12, 2021   https://www.perc.org/2021/04/12/fix-americas-forests-reforms-to-restore-national-forests-and-tackle-the-wildfire-crisis/ In 2020, the largest wildfire in Califo...more

  • 1498: John Tamny #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview. March 28, 2021.

    Jul 12 2021

    Photo: Norwegian coronavirus pandemic information for travelers. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow John Tamny #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview. March 28, 2021. When Politicians Panicked: The New Coronavirus, Expert Opinion, and a Tragic Lapse of Reason. Hardcover – March 30, 2021 by John Tamny  (Author), George Gilder (Foreword) https://www.amazon.com/When-Politicians-Panicked-Coronavirus-Opinion/dp/1642938378/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_e...more

  • 1498: "In the Tunnel of Love" #Unbound. A story from the collection, _Gordon Liddy Is My Muse,_ by John Calvin Batchelor. The complete 85 minutes. Read by John Batchelor.

    Jul 12 2021

    Photo: Love strife . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow "In the Tunnel of Love" #Unbound.  A story from the collection, Gordon Liddy Is My Muse, by John Calvin Batchelor. The complete 85 minutes. Read by John Batchelor. Gordon Liddy Is My Muse, Hardcover;  by John Calvin Batchelor   https://www.amazon.com/Gordon-Liddy-My-Muse-Tommy/dp/080503790X/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= In nine darkly comic episodes that range from ...more

  • 1498: Russell Shorto #Unbound: the complete, forty-minute interview, April 22, 2021.

    Jul 12 2021

    Photo: Procession of the Sacred Heart. Processione del Sacro Cuore, foto del 1958, Nizza di Sicilia . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Russell Shorto #Unbound: the complete, forty-minute interview, April 22, 2021. Smalltime: A Story of My Family and the Mob. Hardcover – February 2, 2021, by Russell Shorto   (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Smalltime-Story-My-Family-Mob/dp/0393245586/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Family secre...more

  • 1498: Terry Anderson #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview. April 6, 2021

    Jul 12 2021

    Photo: 1893 Maule's seed catalogue. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Terry Anderson #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview. April 6, 2021 Adapt and Be Adept: Market Responses to Climate Change.   Paperback – April 1, 2021. by Terry Anderson . (Editor) https://www.amazon.com/Adapt-Be-Adept-Responses-Climate/dp/0817924558/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&qid=1619395663&refinements=p_27%3ATerry+Anderson&s=books&sr=1-1 How can markets he...more

  • 1498: Angel Iscovich #Unbound: the complete, twenty-minute interview, June 19, 2021.

    Jul 12 2021

    Photo: Routine: "1. Try to get enough sleep.". Here:  War alarm clocks. 1,700,000 of them will be produced this year to meet demand that was normally 12,000,000. Will be distributed by all pre-war alarm clock manufacturers. War alarms are of the hand-wound type, not nearly as durable as pre-war models. The case, about 6 x 6 x 2 1/2 inches, is of molded pressed wood and paper pulp. Mechanism contains only about 1/10 ounce brass and 6 1/2 ounce of steel, compared to pre-war average use in the low...more

  • 1498: Charlie Pellegrino #Unbound: the complete, twenty-minute interview, June 18, 2021.

    Jul 12 2021

    Photo: A marble tablet from Herculaneum showing women playing knucklebones, depicting Phoebe, Leto, Niobe, Hilearia, and Agle, painted and signed by an artist named "Alexander of Athens", now in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale (Naples). CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Charlie Pellegrino #Unbound: the complete, twenty-minute interview, June 18, 2021. Finding the Hero of Herculaneum two thousand years later. Charles Pellegrino https://news.yahoo.com/2...more

  • 1497: Russian cyberattacks continue; & What is to be done? Professor H. J. Mackinder, International Relations LXX

    Jul 12 2021

    Photo: Intrusion kill chain for information security. @Batchelorshow Russian cyberattacks continue; & What is to be done? Professor H. J. Mackinder, International Relations LXX https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2021/jul/09/joe-biden-washington-us-politics-covid-coronavirus-live-latest?page=with:block-60e881148f08fa158fe1ec93

  • 1497: #Londinium90AD: Gaius and Germanicus accept that the rise of Christianity signifies the end of empire; and what this means for the 21st Century. Michael Vlahos, Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis LXX

    Jul 12 2021

    Photo: The Rylands Papyrus is the oldest known New Testament fragment, dated to about 125 AD. @Batchelorshow #Londinium90AD: Gaius and Germanicus accept that the rise of Christianity signifies the end of empire; and what this means for the 21st Century.  Michael Vlahos, Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis LXX

  • 1498: Jeff McCausland #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview. May 21, 2021.

    Jul 12 2021

    Photo: The battle of Gettysburg . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Jeff McCausland #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview. May 21, 2021. Battle Tested! : Gettysburg Leadership Lessons for 21st Century Leaders, by Jeffrey D. McCausland (Author), Tom Vossler(Author), Walter Dixon (Narrator), Gildan Media (Publisher). Audible Audiobook– Unabridged https://www.amazon.com/Battle-Tested-Gettysburg-Leadership-Lessons/dp/1642934534 In order to be a t...more

  • 1498: Nick Lloyd #Unbound. The complete, eighty-minute interview. June 5, 2021.

    Jul 12 2021

    Photo: he British Advance in the West. Huge mountain of empty shell casings. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Nick Lloyd #Unbound. The complete, eighty-minute interview. June 5, 2021. Nick Lloyd, The Western Front: A History of the Great War, 1914-1918 – March 30, 2021. Hardcover.   A panoramic history of the savage combat on the Western Front between 1914 and 1918 that came to define modern warfare. The Western Front evokes images of mud-spatte...more

  • 1498: Roya Hakakian #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview. May 29, 2021

    Jul 12 2021

    Photo: Photograph shows two emigrants on a dock facing water, Ellis Island, New York. . CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Roya Hakakian #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview. May 29, 2021 A Beginner's Guide to America: For the Immigrant and the Curious. Hardcover – Deckle Edge, March 16, 2021. by Roya Hakakian https://www.amazon.com/Beginners-Guide-America-Immigrant-Curious/dp/0525656065/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=162285367...more

  • 1498: David Grantham #Unbound. The complete forty-minute interview, April 5, 2021.

    Jul 12 2021

    Photo: U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations Special Agent Michael J. Costello, Detachment 307 investigator, uses a black light during a training exercise, Aug. 14, 2017. When a case begins, OSI has to determine whom to call to coordinate with, depending on the location, jurisdiction and whether or not the suspects and or victims involved are civilian, contractor or a member of a different branch of the military.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Blair) [https://pic...more

  • 1498: Jerry Hendrix #Unbound: the complete, forty-minute interview, March 23, 2021

    Jul 12 2021

    Photo: Marine. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Jerry Hendrix #Unbound: the complete, forty-minute interview, March 23, 2021 To Provide and Maintain a Navy: Why Naval Primacy Is America's First, Best Strategy, Hardcover – December 19, 2020 by Henry J Hendrix (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Provide-Maintain-Navy-Americas-Strategy/dp/0960039198 The national conversation regarding the United States Navy has, for far too long, been focused on the pop...more

  • 1498: James Tooley #Unbound: the complete, forty-minute interview. May 14, 2021. LXX.

    Jul 12 2021

    Photo: After moving to Worcester, MA, the Kelleys sent their daughters to the best private girls’ schools in Worcester, where Abby proved to be a top student. No high school for girls was available in the city, so Abby attended the New England Friends Boarding School, now called the Moses Brown School, in Providence, RI. This co-educational school was the highest form of education available for middle class girls. However, classrooms and the playground were segregated by gender. While boys learn...more

  • 1498: J. H. Gelernter #Unbound. The complete, twenty-minute interview. May 3, 2021. LXX

    Jul 12 2021

    Photo: Napoleonic wars. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow J. H. Gelernter #Unbound. The complete, twenty-minute interview. May 3, 2021. LXX Hold Fast: A Novel.   Hardcover – May 4, 2021, by J. H. Gelernter  https://www.amazon.com/Hold-Fast-J-H-Gelernter/dp/0393867048 It’s 1803. The Napoleonic Wars are raging, Britain is on her heels, and His Majesty’s Secret Service has just lost its best agent, Thomas Grey. Deeply depressed by his wife’s untim...more

  • 1498: Michael Auslin #Unbound. The complete, twenty-minute interview. May 12, 2021. LXX

    Jul 12 2021

    Photo: Russian poster of the era of the Russo-Japanese war. CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Michael Auslin #Unbound. The complete, twenty-minute interview. May 12, 2021. LXX Asia's New Geopolitics: Essays on Reshaping the Indo-Pacific,  by Michael R. Auslin   Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08563RW9H/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0 The Indo-Pacific is fast becoming the world's dominant region. Now, as it grows in powe...more

  • 1498: Patrick O'Donnell. #Unbound. The complete, eighty-minute interview, June 6, 2021. LXX.

    Jul 12 2021

    Photo: Brooklyn Museum - Battle Pass Vally Grove - Hayward and Lepine CBS Eyes on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Patrick O'Donnell. #Unbound. The complete, eighty-minute interview, June 6, 2021. LXX. The Indispensables: The Diverse Soldier-Mariners Who Shaped the Country, Formed the Navy, and Rowed Washington Across the Delaware. Kindle Edition. by Patrick K. O'Donnell  https://www.amazon.com/Indispensables-Diverse-Soldier-Mariners-Washington-Delaware-e...more

  • 1496: #PacificWatch: Pausing the Venice Beach homeless camp clean-up; and Mayor Garcetti departing for Delhi. @JCBliss

    Jul 11 2021

    Photo: A predecessor to Gavin Newsom's visit:  the stern Lord Curzon in his robes as viceroy of India, a post he held from 1899 to 1905.. @Batchelorshow #PacificWatch: Pausing the Venice Beach homeless camp clean-up; and Mayor Garcetti departing for Delhi. @JCBliss https://www.latimes.com/homeless-housing/story/2021-07-09/la-begins-last-phase-of-removing-homeless-from-venice-boardwalk

  • 1496: #PacificWatch: Lightning in the Beckwourth Complex Fire; and cooler in Death Valley at 126° F. @JCBliss

    Jul 11 2021

    Photo: Lightning over trees, by Theodor Horydczak, approximately 1890-1971, photographer  "California wildfire generates its own lightning as it more than doubles in size"—L.A. Times . @Batchelorshow #PacificWatch: Lightning in the Beckwourth Complex Fire; and cooler in Death Valley at 126° F. @JCBliss https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/07/10/photos-firefighters-battle-explosive-growth-of-beckwourth-complex-fire/

  • 1496: #GuestPodcast: Four-star forum: Admiral James Stavridis (USN ret.) is former NATO Supreme Allied Commander. Francis Rose, @FRoseDC ; @FRoseDC ; @FrancisRoseDC, WJLA-TV,

    Jul 11 2021

    Photo: India-China war of 1962: Indian soldiers surrender to Chinese forces. "India was attacked on October 20, 1962 in what famously came to be known as Sino-India war of 1962. The belief of not ever being attacked by China did not let the Indian army prepare and the result was the standoff between 10,000-20,000 Indian troops and 80,000 Chinese troops. The war continued for about a month and ended on November 21, after China declared a ceasefire." @Batchelorshow #GuestPodcast: Four-star for...more

  • 1496: #TheGreatMigration: Recalling the one-way mission to harass the first Cold War Soviet invasion of NATO. Michael Yon. Locals.com/MichaelYon

    Jul 11 2021

    Photo: NATO Council Meeting, December 1952 . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #TheGreatMigration: Recalling the one-way mission to harass the first Cold War Soviet invasion of NATO. Michael Yon. Locals.com/MichaelYon

  • 1496: #TheGreatMigration: Hong-Kongers have an open invitation to emigrate to Lithuania. Michael Yon. Locals.com/MichaelYon.

    Jul 11 2021

    Photo: Vilʹna, Lithuania. Zamkovai︠a︡  mountain . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #TheGreatMigration: Hong-Kongers have an open invitation to emigrate to Lithuania. Michael Yon. Locals.com/MichaelYon.

  • 1493: 2/2: #TheGreatMigration: Belarus weaponizes the Lithuanian border with migrants from Baghdad. Locals.com/MichaelYon, Vilnius, Lithuania,

    Jul 10 2021

    Photo: Church in Lithuania, by Ferdynand Ruszczyc. . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 2/2: #TheGreatMigration: Belarus weaponizes the Lithuanian border with migrants from Baghdad. Locals.com/MichaelYon, Vilnius, Lithuania,

  • 1493: 1/2: #TheGreatMigration: Belarus weaponizes the Lithuanian border with migrants from Baghdad. Locals.com/MichaelYon, Vilnius, Lithuania,

    Jul 10 2021

    Photo: Grand Duke of Lithuania from "The Last of the Valois (Henry III.), and accession of Henry of Navarre. 1559-1589" . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 1/2: #TheGreatMigration: Belarus weaponizes the Lithuanian border with migrants from Baghdad. Locals.com/MichaelYon, Vilnius, Lithuania,

  • 1493: #Londinium: What follows the end of empire? Michael Vlahos Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

    Jul 10 2021

    Photo: Ancient Roman Pavement . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #Londinium: What follows the end of empire? Michael Vlahos Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

  • 1495: The PRC fails IPO Didi. @JohnTamny @RealClearMarkets

    Jul 10 2021

    Photo: Logo of Chinese company Didi Chuxing Technology Co., Ltd.. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The PRC fails IPO Didi. @JohnTamny @RealClearMarkets https://www.forbes.com/sites/johntamny/2021/07/04/didi-chuxings-ipo-crackdowns-in-hong-kong-and-a-china-at-odds-with-itself/?sh=3d4489bf1707

  • 1495: #TheScalaReport: Concern for the "Lockdown Cohort" and the missing year of office mentorship and sociability. Chris Riegel, CEO @ScalaInc @STRATACACHE

    Jul 10 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. Officers Party, Lt Rudick, Capt. Schoeny, Capt Cadwallader, Col Cartinelle (or Cartmelle), Major Bryan, Stamp says: U.S. Army Air Forces Photo Watch Your Credit" CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #TheScalaReport: Concern for the "Lockdown Cohort" and the missing year of office mentorship and sociability. Chris Riegel, CEO @ScalaInc @STRATACACHE

  • 1495: The Biden Administration economic plan back to the future, 1936, 1965. @DanHenninger @WSJOpinion

    Jul 10 2021

    Photo: Anders Chydenius (1729-1803) was known his the 1765 pamphlet called The National Gain (Den nationnale winsten), in which he proposes ideas of free trade and industry, explores the relationship between economy and society, and lays out the principles for liberalism, capitalism, and modern democracy. In the book Chydenius published theories closely corresponding to Adam Smith's invisible hand, eleven years before Smith published his book, The Wealth of Nations. CBS Eye on the World with J...more

  • 1495: PRC influence operations to sow disorder in the US. @WeifengZhong @Mercatus

    Jul 10 2021

    Photo: Stewart Castle, Chinese Legation, Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C.. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow PRC influence operations to sow disorder in the US. @WeifengZhong @Mercatus https://thedispatch.com/p/how-our-culture-wars-make-us-more

  • 1495: Ingenuity on patrol. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Jul 10 2021

    Photo:  A robotic helicopter on the Mars surface in 2021. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Ingenuity on patrol. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/ingenuitys-view-of-jezero-crater-during-its-9th-flight/

  • 1495: Hubble in doubt. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Jul 10 2021

    Photo: .The dramatic improvement in Hubble's imaging capabilities after corrective optics were installed encouraged attempts to obtain very deep images of distant galaxies CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Hubble in doubt. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/engineers-successful-complete-simulation-of-hubble-repair/

  • 1495: Return to Global Normalcy in patches. James Fransham @TheEconomis

    Jul 10 2021

    Photo: The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet title card. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Return to Global Normalcy in patches.  James Fransham @TheEconomist https://econ.st/2Tokw2Y

  • 1495: September Showdown for the Iran Deal and the IAEA. Anthony Ruggiero @FDD

    Jul 10 2021

    Photo: Fifth Annual IAEA (International Conference on the Safe and Secure Transport of Radioactive Material). Takahashi (alternate from Japan), Chairman Glenn Seaborg, Miki (delegate from Japan), A.A. Wells (U.S). Principal Investigator/Project: Analog Conversion Project . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow September Showdown for the Iran Dea and the IAEA. Anthony Ruggiero @FDD https://www.fdd.org/analysis/2021/07/08/irans-latest-nuclear-escalation/

  • 1494: 4/4 A Round of Golf with My Father, by William Damon.

    Jul 10 2021

    Photo:  Grand golf tournament by professional players on Leith Links, 17th May 1867 4/4  A Round of Golf with My Father, by William Damon.    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Round-Golf-Father-Psychology-Exploring/dp/1599475634

  • 1494: 3/4 A Round of Golf with My Father, by William Damon.

    Jul 10 2021

    Photo: Danseuse — a French ballerina. 3/4  A Round of Golf with My Father, by William Damon.    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Round-Golf-Father-Psychology-Exploring/dp/1599475634

  • 1494: 2/4 A Round of Golf with My Father, by William Damon.

    Jul 10 2021

    Photo: Jim's face told them no more -- 2/4  A Round of Golf with My Father, by William Damon.    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Round-Golf-Father-Psychology-Exploring/dp/1599475634

  • 1494: 1/4 A Round of Golf with My Father, by William Damon.

    Jul 10 2021

    Photo:   Granny Clark's Wynd (road) in the foreground on the 18th hole on the Old Course, 18th (Tom Morris) Hole, St Andrews. The Old Course at St Andrews, also known as the Old Lady or the Grand Old Lady, is considered the oldest golf course in the world.  The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews clubhouse sits adjacent to the first tee 1/4  A Round of Golf with My Father, by William Damon.    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Round-Golf-Father-Psychology-Exploring/dp/1599475634 Viewing our past...more

  • 1494: 2/2 #Smallbusinessamerica: The SBA does have cash for those asking. @GeneMarks @Guardian @PhillyInquirer #SmallBusinessAmerica

    Jul 10 2021

    Photo: VISIT TO KELLY NASA BY WILLIAM D LEWIS, SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION/SBA; COLUMBUS, OHIO 2/2  #Smallbusinessamerica: The SBA does have cash for those asking.   @GeneMarks  @Guardian @PhillyInquirer  #SmallBusinessAmerica   

  • 1494: 1/2 #SmallBusinessAmerica: Fresh concern for the mental health of the returning workforce. @GeneMarks @Guardian @PhillyInquirer #SmallBusinessAmerica

    Jul 10 2021

    Photo: Melancholia    1/2      #SmallBusinessAmerica:  Fresh concern for the mental health of the returning workforce. @GeneMarks  @Guardian @PhillyInquirer  #SmallBusinessAmerica 

  • 1493: Marine Corps tries 3-D printing in the field. Francis Rose, @FRoseDC @WJLA

    Jul 10 2021

    Photo:  3-D printing (screen grab) Marine Corps tries 3-D printing in the field.   Francis Rose, @FRoseDC @WJLA 

  • 1493: Much hotter, much thirstier, much wildfire. Jeff Bliss @JCBliss #PacificWatch

    Jul 10 2021

    Photo: Berryman Political Cartoon Collection:  Sweltering Heat. Much hotter, much thirstier, much wildfire.    Jeff Bliss @JCBliss #PacificWatch

  • 1492: 2/2 SCOTUS secures the Takings Clause, 6-3. @RichardAEpstein

    Jul 09 2021

    Photo:  U.S. Supreme Court, woman in foreground 2/2  SCOTUS secures the Takings Clause, 6-3.  @RichardAEpstein SCOTUS secures the Takings Clause, 6-3.   https://www.hoover.org/research/bombshell-decision-property-takings

  • 1492: 1/2 SCOTUS secures the Takings Clause, 6-3. @RichardAEpstein

    Jul 09 2021

    Photo: U.S. Supreme Court exteriors. Statue of Contemplation of Law at U.S. Supreme Court,    1/2  SCOTUS secures the Takings Clause, 6-3.  @RichardAEpstein   https://www.hoover.org/research/bombshell-decision-property-takings

  • 1492: 2/2 UNWRA is not honest; & What is to be done? Richard Goldberg @FDD Press

    Jul 09 2021

    Photo:  Northern Palestinian territory 2/2  UNWRA is not honest; & What is to be done?   Richard Goldberg @FDD Press     https://www.fdd.org/analysis/2021/06/30/united-nations-relief-and-works-agency/ Richard Goldberg

  • 1490: 4/4: "Peopling of the Americas as inferred from ancient genomics." David J. Meltzer, SMU. @NatureMagazine

    Jul 09 2021

    Photo: Julius Popper with a killed Ona. In the late 19th century some estancieros and gold prospectors launched a campaign of extermination against the indigenous peoples of Tierra del Fuego.  Not the first arrivals, but later Europeans were incomprehensibly cruel. Tierra del Fuego is considered the southernmost town in South America. Four native peoples were there in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries: two lived on land, two lived almost exclusive in canoes on the water.            The na...more

  • 1490: 3/4: "Peopling of the Americas as inferred from ancient genomics." David J. Meltzer, SMU. @NatureMagazine

    Jul 09 2021

    Photo: Engraving after Jacques le Moyne, showing the burial of a Timucua chief. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 3/4: "Peopling of the Americas as inferred from ancient genomics." David J. Meltzer, SMU. @NatureMagazine https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03499-y "In less than a decade, analyses of ancient genomes have transformed our understanding of the Indigenous peopling and population history of the Americas. These studies have shown tha...more

  • 1490: 2/4: "Peopling of the Americas as inferred from ancient genomics." David J. Meltzer, SMU. @NatureMagazine

    Jul 09 2021

    Photo: A depiction of the Serpent Moundin southern Ohio—Marietta—as published in the magazine The Century, April 1890 . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 2/4: "Peopling of the Americas as inferred from ancient genomics." David J. Meltzer, SMU. @NatureMagazine https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03499-y "In less than a decade, analyses of ancient genomes have transformed our understanding of the Indigenous peopling and population history of th...more

  • 1490: 1/4: "Peopling of the Americas as inferred from ancient genomics." David J. Meltzer, SMU. @NatureMagazine

    Jul 09 2021

    Photo: An Olmec colossal head at the Xalapa Museum of Anthropology, in Veracruz, Mexico Note that Dr Ivan van Sertima points to the similarity between Olmec faces and some African physiognomies. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 1/4: "Peopling of the Americas as inferred from ancient genomics." David J. Meltzer, SMU. @NatureMagazine https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03499-y "In less than a decade, analyses of ancient genomes have transform...more

  • 1491: 1/2 UNWRA is not honest; & What is to be done? Richard Goldberg @FDD Press

    Jul 09 2021

    Photo: UNWRA top nongovernmental donors: Islamic Relief; Welfare Association; UNWRA US & UNWRA EspanaA 1/2  UNWRA is not honest; & What is to be done?   Richard Goldberg @FDD Press     https://www.fdd.org/analysis/2021/06/30/united-nations-relief-and-works-agency/ Richard Goldberg

  • 1490: The long-term security crisis of Haiti; & What is to be done? @MaryAnastasiaOG @WSJOpinion

    Jul 09 2021

    Photo: The French Army takes Cap Francais.   Prise du Cap Français par l'armée française (1802) CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The long-term security crisis of Haiti; & What is to be done? @MaryAnastasiaOG @WSJOpinion https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-murder-of-haitis-president-11625696299?st=uwk44l59t5j45lk&reflink=article_copyURL_share

  • 1490: Port-au-Prince lacks food security in the emergency shelter-in-place. Magilie Noel Dresse, Port-au-Prince.

    Jul 09 2021

    Photo: Slums in the area of Bas-Ravine, in the northern part of Cap-Haïtien. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Port-au-Prince lacks food security in the emergency shelter-in-place. Magilie Noel Dresse, Port-au-Prince. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/two-haitian-americans-arrested-in-connection-with-assassination-of-haiti-e2-80-99s-president/ar-AALVQzM

  • 1490: Canada investigates the unmarked graves of Indigenous Peoples church-sponsored schools. @NationalPost @ConradMBlack

    Jul 09 2021

    Photo: Inuk in a kayak, c. 1908–1914. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Canada investigates the unmarked graves of Indigenous Peoples church-sponsored schools. @NationalPost @ConradMBlack https://nationalpost.com/opinion/conrad-black-celebrate-canada-but-not-its-political-leaders-or-its-propensity-for-self-flagellation  

  • 1490: Is space tourism a fad or a market? Hotel Mars: David Livingston, SpaceShow.com; Leonard David, LeonardDavid.com

    Jul 09 2021

    Photo: The Virgin Galactic founder Sir Richard Branson (second from right) will launch on the company's first fully crewed flight on July 11, 2021 as part of a six-person crew. They are (from left): Pilot Dave Mackay; Coplin Bennet, lead operations engineer; Beth Moses, chief astronaut instructor; Branson; Sirisha Bandla, vice president of government affairs and research operations; and pilot Michael Masucci. (Image credit: Virgin Galactic—fair use; see:  https://www.space.com/will-richard-brans...more

  • 1490: Azzurri vs Three Lions. Lorenzo Fiori, Ansaldo Foundation, Genoa

    Jul 09 2021

    Photo:  The Azzurri face England at Wembley on Sunday after beating Spain in the semi-finals on Tuesday.  (Here: The squad celebrating its first FIFA World Cup in 1934) It completes a remarkable journey for the Italians, who are now unbeaten in their past 33 games, after failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. Mancini was appointed in the wake of that failed qualifying campaign and Bernardeschi says the 56-year-old never doubted he could rebuild Italy. Lorenzo Fiori, Ansaldo Foundat...more

  • 1490: The new normal for Hollywood is streaming. Tom Wainwright @TheEconomist.

    Jul 09 2021

    Photo:  Festival Hall from a theatrical scene Tom Wainwright @TheEconomist. The new normal for Hollywood is streaming. In re: Cannes this year— https://www.economist.com/business/2021/07/01/cannes-kicks-off-a-brighter-blockbuster-season?utm_medium=pr&utm_source=us-e The changing institution of the movie palace: https://www.economist.com/books-and-arts/2021/05/14/the-joy-of-cinema-going-as-depicted-on-screen?itm_source=parsely-api

  • 1490: The Biden Administration quietly welcomes the "unacceptable" Kingdom @JoshRogin

    Jul 09 2021

    Photo: Secretary of Defense Ash Carter greets the Saudi Arabian Minister of Defense Mohammad bin Salman as they meet at NATO headquarters in Brussels to discuss matters of mutual importance Feb. 11, 2016.. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The Biden Administration quietly welcomes the "unacceptable" Kingdom @JoshRogin https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/07/07/biden-administration-khalid-bin-salman-khashoggi/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=tw...more

  • 1490: The Central Bankers reconsider the rapid recovery. Veronique de Rugy, @veroderugy @Mercatus.

    Jul 09 2021

    Photo:  The club of Manchuria central bank Veronique de Rugy, @veroderugy @Mercatus.  The Central Bankers reconsider the rapid recovery.  https://www.wsj.com/articles/feds-bostic-says-time-to-taper-is-growing-nearer-but-wont-put-date-on-it-11625692534

  • 1489: Xi Jinping says he can conquer the world. Charles Burton McDonald Laurier Institute; and @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill

    Jul 08 2021

    Photo:  A Sabine man wanted to offer his exceptionally big and beautiful cow to Diana to procure world domination for the Sabines in accordance with the prediction of an oracle/.  The Roman priest tells him that he has to wash himself in the water of the Tiber before killing the animal; while the Sabine man washes himself, the priest quickly immolates the cow, safeguarding Rome's world domination     Xi Jinping says he can conquer the world. Charles Burton McDonald Laurier Institute; and @Gordon...more

  • 1489: Japan warns China: hands off Taiwan. @ScottHarold @RAND @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill.

    Jul 08 2021

     Photo: Japan–Taiwan Exchange Association in Taipei   Japan warns China: hands off Taiwan.  @ScottHarold @RAND @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill.  

  • 1489: Beijing flunks the modern business plan IPO Didi. Charles Ortel and @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill

    Jul 08 2021

    Photo:  The Chinese ride-sharing behemoth DiDi Chuxing filed for its U.S. IPO on Thursday, June 10, leaving it poised to become one of the biggest tech public offerings of 2021. DiDi successfully listed and began trading on the NYSE under the ticker "DIDI" on June 30, raising $4.4 billion. In its filing with the SEC, DiDi details its ambition to expand globally and its plans to invest in technologies for electric vehicles and autonomous driving solutions.  Here:  DiDi in China.     Beijing flunk...more

  • 1489: India watches China and Pakistan move into Afghanistan. @CleoPaskal @FDD Press and Gordon Chang @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill

    Jul 08 2021

    Photo:  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the North-West Frontier Province along the Afghanistan–Pakistan border. Here:  Aerial view of flood damage taken during humanitarian relief efforts in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan.     India watches China and Pakistan move into Afghanistan.  @CleoPaskal @FDD Press and Gordon Chang @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill    

  • 1488: Solar Flare X1.5 Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Jul 08 2021

    Photo:  Solar Flare.  Scanogram of solar flares shot from Skylab. NASA Identifier: S74-17573     Solar Flare X1.5     Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com   https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/sun-unleashes-strongest-solar-flare-since-last-solar-maximum/    

  • 1488: Branson vs Bezos suborbital showdown. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Jul 08 2021

     Photo:  An illustration of Newton's cannon, which describes how gravity connects motion of everyday objects on Earth to motion of celestial objects such as the Moon.   Branson vs Bezos suborbital showdown.  Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com   https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/bezos-vs-branson-virgin-galactic-to-do-suborbital-flight-on-july-11th-carrying-richard-branson/    | Own work Author | user:Brian Brondel   This file is licensed under the Creative Commons...more

  • 1488: Russian Orthodox Church declares nonvaccination a sin. Felix Light, @MoscowNews

    Jul 08 2021

    Photo:  Chapel, Valaam Monastery, in the madly beautiful Karelia, northern Russia   Russian Orthodox Church declares nonvaccination a sin. Felix Light, @MoscowNews   https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2021/07/06/coronavirus-in-russia-the-latest-news-july-6-a69117

  • 1487: Russia and Cozy Bear check NATO, Washington and the Taliban. @ Felix_Light @CBSNews

    Jul 08 2021

     Photo:  A soldier stands guard over the ancient city built by Alexander the Great at Khujand, Tajikistan.     Russia and Cozy Bear check NATO, Washington and the Taliban. @ Felix_Light @CBSNews   (Reuters) - Tajikistan on Wednesday called on members of a Russian-led military bloc to help it deal with security challenges emerging from Afghanistan, hours after Moscow pledged to defend its regional allies affected by the unrest.     https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2021/07/07/russia-says-ready-to-a...more

  • 1486: Afghanistan National Army units fleeing into Tajikistan; & What is to be done? Jeff McCausland @CBSNews

    Jul 08 2021

    Photo: Religious Ceremonies and Customs of the Tajiks, Dzhakhri Sect  . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Afghanistan National Army units fleeing into Tajikistan; & What is to be done? Jeff McCausland @CBSNews https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/more-than-1000-afghan-soldiers-flee-into-tajikistan-as-taliban-extends-control-tajik-officials-say/ar-AALNvYg

  • 1486: Awakened by gunshots and assassination reports in Port-au-Prince. Magalie Noel Dresse, Port-au-Prince.

    Jul 08 2021

    Photo: This landscape view provides an elevated perspective of the harbor of Port-au-Prince, the capital city of Haiti. The view is from south to north, with the bulk of the developed town on the northern side of the harbor. In the background at the left is Fort Joseph, later known as Fort Dauphin or Fort Liberte. In the foreground is the palatial residence of the marine commissar, one Monsieur Mardssaux.  . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Awakened...more

  • 1486: The sudden price of wheat in a global drought. Simon Constable @TheRealConstable

    Jul 08 2021

    Photo: Winter wheat. Whitman County, Washington . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The sudden price of wheat in a global drought. Simon Constable @TheRealConstable https://www.barrons.com/articles/wheat-and-corn-prices-could-head-higher-soon-1458970109

  • 1486: Remembering Donald Rumsfeld and the spilled ink incident, August 2006. SalenaZito.com @DCExaminer

    Jul 08 2021

    Photo: Inkwell . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Remembering Donald  Rumsfeld and the spilled ink incident, August, 2006. SalenaZito.com @DCExaminer 'https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/columnists/the-one-with-donald-rumsfeld-and-the-exploding-white-pen

  • 1486: Donald Rumsfeld (1932-2021) did not believe in the Pottery Barn rule. @AmbJohnBolton

    Jul 08 2021

    Photo: Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld testifying at a Senate hearing on the Defense Department budget WKL . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Donald Rumsfeld (1932-2021) did not believe in the Pottery Barn ule. @AmbJohnBolton https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2021/07/03/donald-rumsfeld-right-middle-east/ 

  • 1486: Jacob Zuma and his Zulu supporters defy the court. @johnpmcdermott @TheEconomist

    Jul 08 2021

    Photo: Logo for Umkhonto we Sizwe*, Spear of the Nation: an organization co-founded by Nelson Mandela in the wake of the Sharpeville massacre. Its mission was to fight against the South African government because it was adamant in maintaining the utterly cruel Apartheid. *(pronounced:  mm'konto weh seez-weh) CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Jacob Zuma and his Zulu supporters defy the court. @johnpmcdermott @TheEconomist https://www.economist.com/middl...more

  • 1486: New York City needs everything. @HarrySiegel @NYDailyNews.

    Jul 08 2021

    Photo: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow New York City needs everything. @HarrySiegel @NYDailyNews. https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-apocalypse-soon-20210703-aiirmkf4qrckdipqgd4voavj6i-story.html

  • 1486: Eric Adams from Brooklyn and Queens to City Hall 2022. @HarrySiegel@NYDaily News.

    Jul 08 2021

    Photo: Classic New York City brownstone apartment building in the Boro Park (often spelled Borough Park) neighborhood in New York City's Brooklyn borough. Brownstone, a brown Triassic-Jurassic sandstone, was an immensely popular building material in cities across Americain the second half of the 19th Century . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Eric Adams from Brooklyn and Queens to City Hall 2022. @HarrySiegel @NYDaily News. https://www.nytimes.com/2021...more

  • 1476: 2/2: Happy Birthday Nation Magazine, 156 years of sober, unpopular, compelling anti-imperialism. Katrina vanden Heuvel, Publisher @TheNation @katnation

    Jul 07 2021

    Photo:   The Nation magazine. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 2/2: Happy Birthday Nation Magazine, 156 years of sober, unpopular, compelling anti-imperialism. Katrina vanden Heuvel, Publisher @TheNation @katnation https://www.thenation.com/article/world/china-xinjiang-genocide-denial/ 

  • 1476: 1/2: Happy Birthday Nation Magazine, 156 years of sober, unpopular, compelling anti-imperialism. Katrina vanden Heuvel, Publisher @TheNation @katnation

    Jul 07 2021

    Photo: The Evening Post and The Nation, 210 Broadway, Manhattan, New York. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 1/2: Happy Birthday Nation Magazine, 156 years of sober, unpopular, compelling anti-imperialism. Katrina vanden Heuvel, Publisher @TheNation @katnation https://www.thenation.com/article/world/china-xinjiang-genocide-denial/ 

  • 1485: 2/2 Ceuta is the promised land. #TheGreatMigration ; locals.com/MichaelYon and Chuck Holton ; locals.com/ChuckHolton.

    Jul 07 2021

    Photo:  Ceuta (Spanish Morocco) 1928- 2/2   Ceuta is the promised land.  #TheGreatMigration  locals.com/MichaelYon and Chuck Holton locals.com/ChuckHolton.  Now travelling in the Mediterranean Basin and Mahgreb. Tracking migrants from farther south in Africa as they head for Greece or, more directly, to the EU via Italy—except Melilla and Ceuta, which are formally in Spain.  How Morocco sees the flood of humans. 

  • 1476: Back-to-work tall bank buildings; & What is to be done? @LizPeek @TheHill

    Jul 07 2021

    Photo:  Bank of America Corporate Center. Public domain. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Back-to-work tall bank buildings & What is to be done? @LizPeek @TheHill https://www.ft.com/content/5e7761ee-b7a2-48f2-9226-fe20277c2498

  • 1485: 1/2 Ceuta is the promised land. #TheGreatMigration ; locals.com/MichaelYon and Chuck Holton; locals.com/ChuckHolton.

    Jul 07 2021

    Photo:  Ceuta from "The Story of Africa and its Explorers. 1/2   Ceuta is the promised land.  #TheGreatMigration ;  locals.com/MichaelYon and Chuck Holton locals.com/ChuckHolton.  Now travelling in the Mediterranean Basin and Mahgreb. Tracking migrants from farther south in Africa as they head for Greece or, more directly, to the EU via Italy—except Melilla and Ceuta, which are formally in Spain.  How Morocco sees the flood of humans. 

  • 1485: 2/2 War Drums on the Blue Nile Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.

    Jul 07 2021

    Photo:  1719 Mallet Map of the Source of the Nile, Ethiopia (Abyssinia) - Geographicus 2/2  War Drums on the Blue Nile   Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.   UN asks Ethiopia and Egypt to confer on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, which began as a request from Sudan to provide power. Now, Egypt is building toward a war to invade Ethiopia to take the dam.  Washington is supporting Egypt. Control of the Upper Nile.

  • 1476: Even the EU is in recovery thanks to the vaccines. @LizPeek @TheHill @FoxNews

    Jul 07 2021

    Photo: NATIONAL VACCINE & ANTITOXIN INST. . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Even the EU is in recovery thanks to the vaccines. @LizPeek  @TheHill @FoxNews https://www.reuters.com/business/with-european-recovery-sight-property-investors-bank-office-2021-07-06/

  • 1485: 1/2 War Drums on the Blue Nile Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.

    Jul 07 2021

    Photo:  Sudan. Khartoum. Bridge across Blue Nile from Khartoum to Khartoum north 1/2  War Drums on the Blue Nile   Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.   UN asks Ethiopia and Egypt to confer on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: began as a request from Sudan to provide power. Now, Egypt is building toward a war to invade Ethiopia to take the dam.  Washington is supporting Egypt. Control of the Upper Nile.

  • 1484: 4/4. Romeo and Juliet in Lockdown. Joseph Sternberg, WSJ London, @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinions

    Jul 07 2021

    Photo: Romeo and Juliet 4/4.  Romeo and Juliet in Lockdown.  Joseph Sternberg, WSJ London, @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinions   UK football mania ignores virus https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/euro-2020-england-fans-turn-to-black-market-after-tickets-for-denmark-semi-final-are-snapped-up-zkdjjj87r   Virus knocks out England vs Pakistan https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/england-forced-to-pick-second-squad-after-eoin-morgans-side-hit-by-covid-19-63tfftwk9   Romeo and Juliet Woke! https://www.telegr...more

  • 1483: #NewWorldReport: Panama seeks to exit the Gray List. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal ; Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc

    Jul 07 2021

    Photo: Diagram of triangular arbitrage in the foreign exchange market. I, the copyright holder of this work,      Own work.  Author | John Shandy` hereby publish it under the following license: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. | You are free:to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the workto remix – to adapt the workUnder the following conditions: attribution – You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, ...more

  • 1483: #NewWorldReport: Failing food security in Cuba. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc

    Jul 07 2021

    Photo: Waiting for distribution of food before Consul Brice's office; Cuba. . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #NewWorldReport: Failing food security in Cuba. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/rest-of-world/food-scarce-in-cuba-but-they-have-5-vaccines-in-the-pipeline/articleshow/83623110.cms

  • 1484: 3/4. Inflation and its kindred; EU and Brexit and EU recovery. Joseph Sternberg, WSJ London, @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinions

    Jul 07 2021

    Photo: The City of London is a separate ceremonial county, being an enclave surrounded by Greater London.  Here:  The Bank of England, on Threadneedle Street, is the central bank of the United Kingdom 3/4.  Inflation and its kindred; EU and Brexit and EU recovery.  Joseph Sternberg, WSJ London, @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinions   https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/opecplus-squabble-sends-oil-prices-to-6-year-high-threatening-to-dampen-recovery-and-juice-inflation/ar-AALPFh8   https://www.nas...more

  • 1484: 2/4. The New Rules of London Virus. Joseph Sternberg, WSJ London, @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinions

    Jul 07 2021

    Photo:  1665 London plague:  Two men discovering a dead woman in the street. 2/4.  The New Rules of London Virus.  Joseph Sternberg, WSJ London, @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinions UK National Health Service and rules of London https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2021/07/06/lockdown-end-news-school-bubbles-rules-gavin-williamson/   https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2021/07/06/europes-fourth-covid-wave-freighted-political-consequences/

  • 1483: #NewWorldReport: Undermining Bolsonaro in the time of the virus. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc

    Jul 07 2021

    Photo: Jair Bolsonaro and two of his sons, Eduardo and Flávio, in the late 1980s. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #NewWorldReport: Undermining Bolsonaro in the time of the virus.  Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org https://news.yahoo.com/brazilians-protest-bolsonaro-slow-vaccination-023851215.html

  • 1484: 1/4. China's many weaknesses. Joseph Sternberg, WSJ London, @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinions

    Jul 07 2021

    Photo: Chinese girl.   Photo form Peking (1906) by Sanshichiro Yamamoto. 1/4. China's many weaknesses.  Joseph Sternberg, WSJ London, @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinions China and Recovery https://www.wsj.com/articles/beijings-century-of-dodging-danger-is-no-guarantee-of-stability-11625164332   https://www.wsj.com/articles/china-to-revise-rules-and-strengthen-supervision-of-overseas-listings-11625572533?mod=hp_lead_pos1   https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-oil-prices-hit-six-year-high-after-opec-st...more

  • 1483: #NewWorldReport: Colombia crackdown on disorder Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc

    Jul 07 2021

    Photo: Capitolio nacional Colombia 1893 . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #NewWorldReport: Colombia crackdown on disorder Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/colombias-duque-looks-get-tough-vandalism-critics-decry-attack-protests-2021-07-01/

  • 1482: #GuestPodcast: Four Star Forum with Gen. Norton Schwartz, USAF (ret.), former chief-of-staff United States Air Force. @FRoseDC

    Jul 06 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1930  Viewed from cockpit of plane, Army Air Corps planes doing aerial maneuvers over California, circa 1930 @Batchelorshow #GuestPodcast: Four Star Forum with Gen. Norton Schwartz, USAF (ret.), former chief-of-staff United States Air Force. @FRoseDC https://anchor.fm/francis-rose/episodes/8-Gen--Norton-Schwartz--USAF-ret--on-strengthening-the-US-national-security-apparatus-e13ra9n   “The debate is starting in Washington over appropriations and aut...more

  • 1482: 2/2: #HotelMars: A ten-thousand-year-long transit of Earth as seen from the 100 parsecs neighborhood POV; & What is to be done? J. K Faherty, @jfaherty jackiefaherty.com. AMNH. David Livingston SpaceShow.com

    Jul 06 2021

    Photo:  A solar transit of the Mooncaptured during calibration of the STEREO B spacecraft's ultraviolet imaging. The Moon appears much smaller than it does when seen from Earth, because the spacecraft–Moon separation was several times greater than the Earth–Moon distance. . Video of movement at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transit_(astronomy) CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 2/2: #HotelMars: A ten-thousand-year-long transit of Earth as seen from th...more

  • 1482: 1/2: #HotelMars: A ten-thousand-year-long transit of Earth as seen from the 100 parsecs neighborhood POV; & What is to be done? J. K Faherty, @jfaherty jackiefaherty.com. AMNH. David Livingston SpaceShow.com

    Jul 06 2021

    Photo Earth and Moon from Mars, as photographed by the Mars Global Surveyor. In astronomy, a transit (or astronomical transit) is a phenomenon that occurs when a celestial body passes directly between a larger body and the observer. As viewed from a particular vantage point, the transiting body appears to move across the face of the larger body, covering a small portion of it. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 1/2: #HotelMars: A ten-thousand-year-long ...more

  • 1481: Charlie Pellegrino #Unbound: the complete, twenty-minute interview, June 18, 2021.

    Jul 06 2021

    Photo: Casa di Argo in Herculaneum. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Charlie Pellegrino #Unbound: the complete, twenty-minute interview, June 18, 2021. Finding the Hero of Herculaneum two thousand years later. Charles Pellegrino https://news.yahoo.com/2-000-old-skeleton-roman-135559332.html Ghosts of Vesuvius: A New Look at the Last Days of Pompeii, How Towers Fall, and Other Strange Connections Paperback – August 9, 2005 by Charles R Pellegrin...more

  • 1480: Patrick O'Donnell. #Unbound. The complete, eighty-minute interview, June 6, 2021.

    Jul 06 2021

    Photo: The official Navy officer uniform of 1776 had red lapels and a red waistcoat. The unofficial uniform of 1777, worn by many officers, had white lapels and a white waistcoat, and in addition non-regulation epaulets. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Patrick O'Donnell. #Unbound. The complete, eighty-minute interview, June 6, 2021. The Indispensables: The Diverse Soldier-Mariners Who Shaped the Country, Formed the Navy, and Rowed Washington Acro...more

  • 1480: Nick Lloyd #Unbound. The complete, eighty-minute interview. June 5, 2021.

    Jul 06 2021

    Photo: Indian soldiers of the 2nd Rajput Light Infantry on the Western Front, winter of 1914–15. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Nick Lloyd #Unbound. The complete, eighty-minute interview. June 5, 2021. Nick Lloyd, The Western Front: A History of the Great War, 1914-1918 – March 30, 2021. Hardcover.   A panoramic history of the savage combat on the Western Front between 1914 and 1918 that came to define modern warfare. The Western Front evokes ...more

  • 1480: 2/2: #HeartlandNation: Is Putin a Russian version of Plato's Philosopher King? H. J. Mackinder, Professor of International Relations

    Jul 06 2021

    Photo: President George H. W. Bush and President George W. Bush Give a Boat Tour to the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, at Walker's Point in Kennebunkport, Maine  . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 2/2: #HeartlandNation: Is Putin a Russian version of Plato's Philosopher King?  H. J. Mackinder, Professor of International Relations https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2021/07/01/putin-the-man-with-all-the-answers-a74396

  • 1480: 1/2: #HeartlandNation: Is Putin a Russian version of Plato's Philosopher King? H. J. Mackinder, Professor of International Relations

    Jul 06 2021

    Photo: .Alexander, considered to be a philosopher king, as he entered Babylon CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 1/2: #HeartlandNation: Is Putin a Russian version of Plato's Philosopher King?  H. J. Mackinder, Professor of International Relations https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2021/07/01/putin-the-man-with-all-the-answers-a74396

  • 1481: Angel Iscovich #Unbound: the complete, twenty-minute interview, June 19, 2021.

    Jul 05 2021

    Photo: Words to the wise on routines in our  lives. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Angel Iscovich #Unbound: the complete, twenty-minute interview, June 19, 2021. The Art of Routine: Discover How Routineology Can Transform Your Life.  Hardcover – June 1, 2021 by Angel Iscovich MD  (Author), Joe Garner  (Contributor), & 1 more https://www.amazon.com/Art-Routine-Discover-Routineology-Transform/dp/1510764550 Conventional wisdom suggests tha...more

  • 1480: Terry Anderson #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview. April 6, 2021

    Jul 05 2021

    Photo: Adaptation, by Darwin's finches, or Galapagos finches. Darwin, 1845. Journal of researches into the natural history and geology of the countries visited during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle round the world, under the Command of Capt. Fitz Roy, R.N. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Terry Anderson #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview. April 6, 2021 Adapt and Be Adept: Market Responses to Climate Change; Paperback – April 1, 2021. by...more

  • 1480: Russell Shorto #Unbound: the complete, forty-minute interview, April 22, 2021.

    Jul 05 2021

    Photo: Getting out the newspaper published by and for Sicilians . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Russell Shorto #Unbound: the complete, forty-minute interview, April 22, 2021. Smalltime: A Story of My Family and the Mob. Hardcover – February 2, 2021, by Russell Shorto   (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Smalltime-Story-My-Family-Mob/dp/0393245586/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Family secrets emerge as a best-selling author dive...more

  • 1480: Roya Hakakian #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview. May 29, 2021

    Jul 05 2021

    Photo: Certificate of residence for Lu Mai, farmer, age 38 years, of Santa Clara, California . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Roya Hakakian #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview. May 29, 2021 A Beginner's Guide to America: For the Immigrant and the Curious. Hardcover – Deckle Edge, March 16, 2021. by Roya Hakakian https://www.amazon.com/Beginners-Guide-America-Immigrant-Curious/dp/0525656065/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=162...more

  • 1480: John Tamny #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview. March 28, 2021.

    Jul 05 2021

    Photo: Adolf von Becker: The Art Expert. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow John Tamny #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview. March 28, 2021. When Politicians Panicked: The New Coronavirus, Expert Opinion, and a Tragic Lapse of Reason. Hardcover – March 30, 2021 by John Tamny  (Author), George Gilder (Foreword) https://www.amazon.com/When-Politicians-Panicked-Coronavirus-Opinion/dp/1642938378/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&am...more

  • 1480: J. H. Gelernter #Unbound. The complete, twenty-minute interview. May 3, 2021.

    Jul 05 2021

    Photo: L'Espion [The Spy] d'Alphonse de Neuville, 1880. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow J. H. Gelernter #Unbound. The complete, twenty-minute interview. May 3, 2021. Hold Fast: A Novel Hardcover – May 4, 2021, by J. H. Gelernter  https://www.amazon.com/Hold-Fast-J-H-Gelernter/dp/0393867048 It’s 1803. The Napoleonic Wars are raging, Britain is on her heels, and His Majesty’s Secret Service has just lost its best agent, Thomas Grey. Deeply depres...more

  • 1480: Jerry Hendrix #Unbound: the complete, forty-minute interview, March 23, 2021

    Jul 05 2021

    Photo: USS United States, the first of the original six frigates of the United States Navy, seen here defeating HMS Macedonian in battle, before taking her as a prize during the War of 1812. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Jerry Hendrix #Unbound: the complete, forty-minute interview, March 23, 2021 To Provide and Maintain a Navy: Why Naval Primacy Is America's First, Best Strategy, Hardcover – December 19, 2020 by Henry J Hendrix (Author) https://w...more

  • 1480: Jeff McCausland #Unbound. The complete forty-minute interview. May 21, 2021.

    Jul 05 2021

    Photo: Sickles spurs ahead of his staff to inspect the front lines of his threatened III Corps at the tip of the Peach Orchard salient. Confederates can be seen massing for an attack by the fringe of trees in the distance. Painting (The Battle of Gettysburg) by Edwin Forbes. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Jeff McCausland #Unbound. The complete forty-minute interview. May 21, 2021. Battle Tested! : Gettysburg Leadership Lessons for 21st Century Leader...more

  • 1480: James Tooley #Unbound: the complete, forty-minute interview. May 14, 2021.

    Jul 05 2021

    Photo: Plato's academy, mosaic from Pompeii . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow James Tooley #Unbound: the complete, forty-minute interview. May 14, 2021.  Really Good Schools: Global Lessons for High-Caliber, Low-Cost Education -  Hardcover – April 12, 2021.by James Tooley (Author) “James Tooley has taken his argument about the transformative power of low-cost private education to a new and revelatory level in Really Good Schools. This is a bold...more

  • 1480: Holly Fretwell #Unbound. The complete forty-minute interview. April 12, 2021.

    Jul 05 2021

    Photo: Redwood tree in northern California redwood forest, where many redwood trees are managed for preservation and longevity, rather than being harvested for wood production. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Holly Fretwell  #Unbound. The complete forty-minute interview.  April 12, 2021. Fix America’s Forests: Reforms to Restore National Forests and Tackle the Wildfire Crisis. Holly Fretwell , Jonathan Wood April 12, 2021   https://www.perc.org/20...more

  • 1480: David Grantham #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview, April 5, 2021.

    Jul 05 2021

    Photo: Air Force Office of Special Investigations. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow David Grantham #Unbound. The complete, forty-minute interview, April 5, 2021. Consequences: An Intelligence Officer's War; Paperback – November 11, 2020. by David Grantham  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Consequences-Intelligence-Officers-David-Grantham/dp/098440631X/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= “Very little has been written on the U.S. Air...more

  • 1480: Michael Auslin #Unbound. The complete, twenty-minute interview. May 12, 2021.

    Jul 05 2021

    Photo: Indo-Pacific map, US CIA. https://www.cia.gov/the-world-factbook/static/07a6b0c94e4f668ee608b598c48b13e6/asia_phy.pdf Free and Open Indo-Pacific is an umbrella term that encompasses Indo-Pacific specific strategies of countries with similar interests in the region. The concept has been developed through Japanese and American cooperation. Japan introduced the FOIP concept and formally put it down as a strategy in 2016. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchel...more

  • 1480: Josh Rogin #Unbound: the complete, eighty-minute interview, March 21, 2021

    Jul 05 2021

    Photo: Sun-tse, Preface/Table of Contents    LOC.gov  CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Josh Rogin #Unbound: the complete, eighty-minute interview, March 21, 2021 Chaos Under Heaven: Trump, Xi, and the Battle for the Twenty-First Century, Kindle Edition by Josh Rogin   Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08B364SKG/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0 The explosive, behind-the-scenes story of Donald Trump’s high-stakes confrontation...more

  • 1480: Gordon Liddy Is My Muse, Hardcover; by John Calvin Batchelor (Author)

    Jul 05 2021

    Photo:  Liddy discussing how the Watergate burglars were caught (screen grab). CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow "In the Tunnel of Love" #Unbound.  A story from the collection, Gordon Liddy Is My Muse, by John Calvin Batchelor. The complete eighty-five minutes. Read by John Batchelor. Gordon Liddy Is My Muse, Hardcover;  by John Calvin Batchelor  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Gordon-Liddy-My-Muse-Tommy/dp/080503790X/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encodi...more

  • 1479: #PacificWatch: LA accidentally blows up confiscated fireworks with Baghdad-style damage.@JCBliss

    Jul 04 2021

    Photo: Iraqi firefighters extinguish the flames on the remains of cars destroyed after a car bomb explosion, in South Baghdad during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. The target was the local Iraqi police force causing eighteen casualties, of whom only two were police officers . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #PacificWatch: LA accidentally blows up confiscated fireworks with Baghdad-style damage.@JCBliss LAPD investigates why $1 million truck couldn’t conta...more

  • 1479: #PacificWatch: The Battle of Venice Beach. @JCBliss

    Jul 04 2021

    Photo: Saint Mark's Hotel on Windward Avenue in Venice Beach, ca.1906 . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #PacificWatch: The Battle of Venice Beach.  @JCBliss Push to clear homeless camps from Venice Beach gears up -- Outreach workers on Friday wrapped up the first — and easiest — phase of the Venice Beach cleanup, persuading dozens of homeless people camped on the boardwalk to move into shelters. Los Angeles Times

  • 1478: 3/3: #Londinium: Gaius and Germanicus philosophize on the limits of empires; the Church of Woke; and Climate Change. Michael Vlahos, Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

    Jul 04 2021

    Photo: Empire quick-step . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 3/3: #Londinium: Gaius and Germanicus philosophize on the limits of empires; the Church of Woke; and Climate Change.  Michael Vlahos Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

  • 1478: 2/3: #Londinium: Gaius and Germanicus philosophize on the limits of empires; the Church of Woke; and Climate Change. Michael Vlahos, Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

    Jul 04 2021

    Photo: Roman Empire. . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 2/3: #Londinium: Gaius and Germanicus philosophize on the limits of empires; the Church of Woke; and Climate Change.  Michael Vlahos, Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

  • 1476: 1/3: #Londinium: Gaius and Germanicus philosophize on the limits of empires; the Church of Woke; and Climate Change. Michael Vlahos Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

    Jul 04 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1867. Scene from Antony and Cleopatra, at the Princess’s Theatre, from the "Illustrated London News" CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 1/3: #Londinium: Gaius and Germanicus philosophize on the limits of empires; the Church of Woke; and Climate Change.  Michael Vlahos Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Londinium

  • 1478: #GreatMigration: At the Greece/Bulgaria border: funding gambling dens and not much virus concern. Michael Yon, Locals.com

    Jul 04 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1912. Български:  Машинна фабрика и железолеярница „Напредък“ на Бр. К. Станоеви & С-ие в Дебелец, Търновско. Основана в 1895 г. с основен капитал 2 000 лева, с 5 работници. През 1912 г. е с основен капитал 76 800 лева и 50 работници. Фотоалбум с фотографии на български индустриални предприятия от периода 1887-1912 г., подарен от Съюза на българските индустриалци на цар Фердинанд І по случай 25-годишнината от възшествието му на българския престол. ...more

  • 1478: #GreatMigration: At the Greece/Turkey weaponized border fence. Michael Yon, Locals.com

    Jul 04 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1850. Entrance to Acropolis. Propyleum. Temple of Athene Nike CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #GreatMigration: At the Greece/Turkey weaponized border fence. Michael Yon, Locals.com

  • 1477: 2/2 Adversaries, by Ned Ryun

    Jul 03 2021

    Photo: Dr Warren's statue in front of the Roxbury Latin School 2/2  Ned Ryun, author, Adversaries https://www.amazon.com/Adversaries-Story-Boston-Bunker-Hill/dp/B096WJZLHN

  • 1477: 1/2 Adversaries, by Ned Ryun

    Jul 03 2021

    Photo:  Dr Joseph Warren (right) offering to serve General Israel Putnam as a private before the Battle of Bunker Hill. Ned Ryun, author, Adversaries https://www.amazon.com/Adversaries-Story-Boston-Bunker-Hill/dp/B096WJZLHN “The Adversaries is the story of Dr. Joseph Warren and his American comrades who with inspiring courage and heartbreaking sacrifice spark the greatest endeavor in human history: the founding of the free American Republic. Boston, September 1774.”  

  • 1477: WTO and UNHRC. The Dictators's Club. Craig Singleton, @FDD Press:

    Jul 03 2021

    Photo:  DICTATOR, Clipper ship sailing card WTO and UNHRC.  The Dictators's Club.  Craig Singleton, @FDD Press:  

  • 1477: Craig Singleton, @FDD Press WHO cannot self-enforce.

    Jul 03 2021

    PhotoWashington conversations on international organization, Dumbarton Oaks, August 1944 Craig Singleton, @FDD Press   WHO cannot self-enforce. https://www.fdd.org/analysis/2021/06/30/a-better-blueprint-for-international-organizations/

  • 1476: 1/2: #LitCrit: Widowland by C .J. Carey. Paperback

    Jul 03 2021

    Photo: Firemen at work in bomb-damaged street in London, after Saturday night raid, circa 1941 CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 1/2: #LitCrit:  Widowland by C .J. Carey.  Paperback https://www.amazon.com/Widowland/dp/1529411998/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Widowland&qid=1625274350&s=books&sr=1-1 London, 1953, the Coronation of Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson.  Attended by the Leader of the German-Britain Alliance.

  • 1476: 2/2: #LitCrit: Widowland by C. J. Carey. Paperback

    Jul 03 2021

    Photo:  Edward VIII surrounded by heralds of the College of Arms prior to his only State Opening of Parliament, 3 November 1936. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 2/2: #LitCrit:  Widowland by C .J. Carey.  Paperback : https://www.amazon.com/Widowland/dp/1529411998/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Widowland&qid=1625274350&s=books&sr=1-1 London, 1953, the Coronation of Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson.  Attended by the Leader of the German-Bri...more

  • 1476: #100: The PRC cannot figure the Biden Administration; & What is to be done? @Weifengzhong @Mercatus

    Jul 03 2021

    Photo: 3月18-19日,中共中央政治局委员、中央外事工作委员会办公室主任杨洁篪,国务委员兼外长王毅在安克雷奇同美国国务卿布林肯、总统国家安全事务助理沙利文举行中美高层战略对话。双方共举行了3场会谈。这是美国拜登政府执政以来的中美首次面对面会晤,也是中美元首除夕通话后的首.    On March 18-19, Yang Jiechi, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and director of the Office of the Central Committee for Foreign Affairs, and State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a China-US high-level strategy in Anchorage with U.S. Secretary of State Blincoln and Assistant to the President for National Security Affai...more

  • 1476: NASA is regarded as the 2020 best federal place to work. @FRoseDC

    Jul 03 2021

    Photo: NASA Headquarters . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow NASA is regarded as the 2020 best federal place to work. @FRoseDC https://govmatters.tv/data-show-federal-leaders-more-than-rose-to-the-challenge-of-covid-19/

  • 1476: #SmallBusinessAmerica: The confidence of the recovery. @GeneMarks @Guardian @PhillyInquirer

    Jul 03 2021

    Photo:   Grand Portage National Monument CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #SmallBusinessAmerica: The confidence of the recovery.  @GeneMarks  @Guardian @PhillyInquirer ttps://thehill.com/opinion/finance/558847-as-market-frets-over-inflation-small-businesses-are-already-adapting https://thehill.com/opinion/civil-rights/559930-did-the-small-business-administration-discriminate-against-white https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/jun/24/i-dont-c...more

  • 1476: #SmallBusinessAmerica: Hotels rising and travel surging. @GeneMarks @Guardian @PhillyInquirer

    Jul 03 2021

    Photo: . Mt. Washington hotel in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #SmallBusinessAmerica: Hotels rising and travel surging. @GeneMarks  @Guardian @PhillyInquirer https://www.nfib.com/foundations/research-center/monthly-reports/jobs-report/  https://www.costar.com/article/699543907/str-weekly-us-hotel-occupancy-inches-closer-to-70 https://www.ismworld.org/supply-management-news-and-reports/reports/ism-report-on-business...more

  • 1476: The return of Ulysses Grant and Francis Scott Key. @DanHenninger @WSJOpinion

    Jul 03 2021

    Photo: The Francis Scott Key mansion CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The return of Ulysses Grant and Francis Scott Key. @DanHenninger @WSJOpinion https://www.wsj.com/articles/who-owns-the-fourth-of-july-11625090599

  • 1476: #PacificWatch: Summer season wildfires, droughts, heat and brownouts. @JCBliss

    Jul 03 2021

    Photo: U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 364 and Marine Medium Helicopter Training Squadron (HMMT) 164, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) from Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Pendleton assist in the efforts to combat the Tomahawk fires on MCB Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 16, 2014. 3rd MAW partnered with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection to conduct aerial firefighting against several wildfires ablaze in San Diego County. (U.S. Mar...more

  • 1476: Scrambling commercial space booster builders. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Jul 03 2021

    Photo:  CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- The Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, Falcon 9 rocket is in position for a wet dress rehearsal at Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. During the rehearsal, the rocket will be fully fueled and launch controllers will perform a countdown demonstration. The rehearsal is in preparation for the company's first Commercial Resupply Services, or CRS, mission to the International Space Station aboard the Dragon capsule.  . CBS E...more

  • 1476: Hubble troubles continue. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Jul 03 2021

    Photo: Hubble Views Ancient Storm in the Atmosphere of Jupiter - February, 1995 CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Hubble troubles continue. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/hubble-update-engineers-narrow-possible-failed-hardware-to-one-of-two-units/

  • 1476: 2/2: Crimea is not negotiable; & What is to be done? Anatole Lieven @QuincyInst

    Jul 03 2021

    Photo: Crimea: Karaite cemetery CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 2/2: Crimea is not negotiable; & What is to be done? Anatole Lieven @QuincyInst https://www.reuters.com/world/putin-says-uk-warship-near-crimea-wanted-test-russias-military-response-2021-06-30/

  • 1476: 1/2: Crimea is not negotiable; & What is to be done? Anatole Lieven @QuincyInst

    Jul 03 2021

    Photo: Crimea.  Карло Боссоли. Русское кладбище.   . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 1/2: Crimea is not negotiable; & What is to be done? Anatole Lieven @QuincyInst https://www.reuters.com/world/putin-says-uk-warship-near-crimea-wanted-test-russias-military-response-2021-06-30/

  • 1475: The Delta Variant vs the Euro 2021 Championship. Lorenzo Fiori, Ansaldo Foundation.

    Jul 02 2021

    Photo: Europe Sirani, Elisabetta, 1638-1665, Printmaker Cantarini, Simone, 1612-1648, Artist CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The Delta aVriant vs the Euro 2021 Championship. Lorenzo Fiori, Ansaldo Foundation.  https://www.ibtimes.com/who-sounds-alarm-over-euro-2020-covid-cases-soar-3240727

  • 1475: 2/2: Lee's Gettysburg mission was to win the war. Meade's Gettysburg mission was to outlast Lee. Jeff McCausland, @CBSNews author, Battle Tested!

    Jul 02 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1893.  CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 2/2: Lee's Gettysburg mission was to win the war. Meade's Gettysburg mission was to outlast Lee. Jeff McCausland, @CBSNews author, Battle Tested! Battle Tested!: Gettysburg Leadership Lessons for 21st Century LeadersHardcover – September 1, 2020. by Jeffrey D. McCausland  (Author), Tom Vossler  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Battle-Tested-Gettysburg-Leadership-L...more

  • 1475: 1/2: Lee's Gettysburg mission was to win the war. Meade's Gettysburg mission was to outlast Lee. Jeff McCausland, @CBSNews author, Battle Tested!

    Jul 02 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1922 [Warren Harding at reenactment of Pickett's Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg. Pennsylvania] CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 1/2: Lee's Gettysburg mission was to win the war. Meade's Gettysburg mission was to outlast Lee. Jeff McCausland, @CBSNews author, Battle Tested! Battle Tested!: Gettysburg Leadership Lessons for 21st Century LeadersHardcover – September 1, 2020. by Jeffrey D. McCaus...more

  • 1475: The Biden Administration blames bigness for the price of cable TV, chicken and baggage; & What is to be done? @VerodeRugy @Mercatus

    Jul 02 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1936.  Else Marie Stai f. 1933 forer høner i hønsegården på Raknerud nordre, Helgøya. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The Biden Administration blames bigness for the price of cable TV, chicken and baggage & What is to be done? @VerodeRugy @Mercatus https://www.wsj.com/articles/biden-weighs-new-executive-order-restraining-big-business-11625007804?mod=hp_lead_pos1

  • 1474: Rivlin, Biden, Blinken, Lapid and Bennett talk Iran. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1

    Jul 02 2021

    Photo: Map of Asian Turkey, Persia, Afghanistan, Baluchistan and Greater Bocharia, with parts of neighboring states. . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Rivlin, Biden, Blinken, Lapid and Bennett talk Iran. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1

  • 1474: What we can know of the Vienna negotiations. Dennis Ross @AmbDennisRoss. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1

    Jul 02 2021

    Photo: Opening of the city railroad, Vienna 1898 . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow What we can know of the Vienna negotiations. Dennis Ross @AmbDennisRoss ; Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1   Amb. Dennis Ross is a former special assistant to President Barack Obama and is the counselor and William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.   Related Articles https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/0...more

  • 1474: Lebanon failed state. David Schenker, WashInstitute. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1

    Jul 02 2021

    Photo:  Temple of Bacchus in Baalbek, Lebanon. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Lebanon failed state. David Schenker, WashInstitute. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1 David Schenker @WashInstitute   David Schenker is the Taube Senior Fellow at The Washington Institute. From 2019 to January 2021, he served as assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern affairs.   Related articles https://www.jpost.com/middle-east/iran-news/what-role-will-he...more

  • 1474: #TammanyHallNeverSleeps: The NYC count surprises. @HarrySiegel @NYDailyNews

    Jul 02 2021

    Photo: Cartoon concerning the Republican defeat of Tammany Hall candidates in the 1875 elections: "Tammany's Waterloo" trumpeting elephant standing on crushed remnants of "Reformed Tammany Hall," Thomas Nast. . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #TammanyHallNeverSleeps: The NYC count surprises. @HarrySiegel @NYDailyNews https://www.newsweek.com/de-blasio-calls-complete-recanvass-vote-count-after-nyc-mayor-election-errors-1605626

  • 1474: #TheScalaReport: IPads replace wait staff, self-service is the new new, and Bigness alert. Chris Riegel, CEO @ScalaInc @STRATACACHE

    Jul 02 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1913.  Striking waiters meet CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #TheScalaReport: IPads replace wait staff, self-service is the new new, and Bigness alert. Chris Riegel, CEO @ScalaInc @STRATACACHE https://www.wsj.com/articles/biden-weighs-new-executive-order-restraining-big-business-11625007804?mod=hp_lead_pos1

  • 1474: Canada National Day and the lessons of North American history. @ConradMBlack @TheNationalPost.

    Jul 02 2021

    Photo: A celebration in Canada, 1834. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Canada National Day and the lessons of North American  history. @ConradMBlack @TheNationalPost. https://nationalpost.com/opinion/conrad-black-celebrate-canada-but-not-its-political-leaders-or-its-propensity-for-self-flagellation

  • 1474: #KabulDiary: The Embassy and the Airport. Charlie D'Agata @CBSNews

    Jul 02 2021

    Photo: Kabul—compound site. . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #KabulDiary: The Embassy and the Airport. Charlie D'Agata @CBSNews https://taskandpurpose.com/news/us-leaving-afghanistan-taliban-control/

  • 1474: #100Years: Succession Unknown. The challenge by Bo Xilai. James Miles @TheEconomist.

    Jul 02 2021

    Photo: Cultural Revolution. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #100Years: Succession Unknown. The challenge by Bo Xilai. James Miles @TheEconomist. https://www.economist.com/leaders/2021/06/26/chinas-communist-party-at-100-the-secret-of-its-longevity?utm_medium=pr&utm_source=us-e

  • 1474: #100Years: Recruiting. James Miles @TheEconomist.

    Jul 02 2021

    Photo:   1952 Chinese stamp: 800 soldiers marching past peasants . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #100Years: Recruiting. James Miles @TheEconomist. https://www.economist.com/leaders/2021/06/26/chinas-communist-party-at-100-the-secret-of-its-longevity?utm_medium=pr&utm_source=us-e

  • 1474: #100Years: The challenge by Bo Xilai. James Miles @TheEconomist.

    Jul 02 2021

    Photo: The US Secretary Gutierrez meets with the Chinese Minister Bo Xilai . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #100Years: The challenge by Bo Xilai. James Miles @TheEconomist. https://www.economist.com/leaders/2021/06/26/chinas-communist-party-at-100-the-secret-of-its-longevity?utm_medium=pr&utm_source=us-e

  • 1474: #100Years: Shanghai was the birth of the China Communist Party. James Miles @TheEconomist.

    Jul 02 2021

    Photo: Mao Tse-Tung, leader of China's Communists, addresses some of his followers (photo taken somewhere between 1933-1945). . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #100Years: Shanghai was the birth of the China Communist Party. James Miles @TheEconomist. https://www.economist.com/leaders/2021/06/26/chinas-communist-party-at-100-the-secret-of-its-longevity?utm_medium=pr&utm_source=us-e

  • 1473: The PRC vs Canada in the time of the virus. Charles Burton. @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill

    Jul 01 2021

    Photo: Chinese Empire Reform Association of Canada member portraits. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The PRC vs Canada in the time of the virus. Charles Burton,. @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill Charles Burton, senior fellow at the Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, on this: https://www.cnn.com/2021/06/30/china/ccp-100-china-beijing-xi-mic-intl-hnk/index.html

  • 1473: No worthy choices for the PRC at the Communist Party's 100th anniversary. Stephen Yates. @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill

    Jul 01 2021

    Photo: Chairman Mao delivering his opening speech for 6th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow No worthy choices for the PRC at the Communist Party's 100th anniversary. Stephen Yates. @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill Stephen Yates, former deputy national security advisor to Vice President Cheney and currently CEO of DC International Advisory, on this: https://www.wsj.com/articles/former-c...more

  • 1473: Hong Kong liberty failing. @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill. Mark Clifford, director of Next Digital, the publisher of Apple Daily.

    Jul 01 2021

    Photo: Protesters carry a flag with the slogan during a demonstration at Harbour City mall on Christmas Eve 2019.. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Hong Kong liberty failing. @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill. Mark Clifford, director of Next Digital, the publisher of Apple Daily. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/hong-kong-china-national-security-law-1-year-more-dangerous-than-beijing/ https://nypost.com/2021/06/28/apple-daily-editorial-writer-...more

  • 1473: 100 years of flexibility and deception by the Chinese Communist Party. Helen Raleigh, author. @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill

    Jul 01 2021

    Photo: Chinese Soviet Republic. In 1934, the Chinese Soviet second meeting of delegates. . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 100 years of flexibility and deception by the Chinese Communist Party. Helen Raleigh, author. @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill Helen Raleigh, author of Confucius Never Said and Backlash: How China's Aggression Has Backfired. https://www.city-journal.org/chinese-communist-party-at-100

  • 1473: #KabulDiary: South Vietnam collapsed unpredictably swiftly, 1975. @CBSNews Jeff McCausland

    Jul 01 2021

    Photo: A National Front soldier in South Viet Nam. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #KabulDiary: South Vietnam collapsed unpredictably swiftly, 1975. @CBSNews Jeff McCausland https://www.bignewsnetwork.com/news/270108883/afghanistan-may-collapse-in-civil-war-after-us-withdrawal

  • 1474: Raptor arrives. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Jul 01 2021

    Photo: Raptor engine delivery, Boca Chica. Screen grab. Raptor arrives.  Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/first-orbital-raptor-engine-delivered-to-boca-chica/

  • 1473: Vladimir Putin takes call-ins about the virus and the food prices. @Felix_Light @CBSNews @MoscowTimes

    Jul 01 2021

    Photo: Russian phone booth. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Vladimir Putin takes call-ins about the virus and the food prices.  @Felix_Light @CBSNews @MoscowTimes https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2021/06/30/putin-takes-russians-questions-at-annual-marathon-call-in-a74368 Permissions: You are free to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work to remix – to adapt the work Under the following conditions: attribution – You must give appropriat...more

  • 1473: The United Steelworkers Union District 10 on strike yet not hearing from the Biden Administration. SalenaZito.com

    Jul 01 2021

    Photo: Steelworkers reading the newspaper, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. The United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, commonly known as the United Steelworkers (USW), is a general trade union with members across North America. . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The United Steelworkers Union District 10 on strike yet not hearing from the Biden Administration. SalenaZito.com ht...more

  • 1474: Hubble at risk. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Jul 01 2021

    Photo: Hubble Spies Spectacular Sombrero.  Hubble at risk.  Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/hubble-update-still-no-solution/

  • 1474: Cryptocurrency Bandits. Simon Constable, WSJ, Forbes

    Jul 01 2021

    Photo: The crypto of the ancient kingdom of Commagene, a Greco-Iranian kingdom ruled by a Hellenized branch of the Iranian Orontid dynast. Cryptocurrency Bandits.  Simon Constable, WSJ, Forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/simonconstable/2021/06/29/us-saw-more-than-80000-cryptocurrency-frauds-in-2020-report/   https://www.msn.com/en-gb/money/other/bitcoin-price-live-crypto-recovery-feels-very-2013-leading-analyst-says/ar-AALx5gZ

  • 1473: On the road to Gettysburg's 50th Reunion, 1913. SalenaZito.com @DCExaminer

    Jul 01 2021

    Photo: The Gettysburg Reunion (the Great Reunion) of July 1913, which commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.            The reunion at "Bloody Angle" - Pickett's men in foreground; Union men lined against wall. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow On the road to Gettysburg's 50th Reunion, 1913.  SalenaZito.com @DCExaminer https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/columnists/the-american-general-store-is-a-symbol-of-enterprise-an...more

  • 1473: Searching for unknown memories of Father. Bill Damon, @HooverInst

    Jul 01 2021

    Photo: The Pleasures of Fatherhood.  Louis Philibert Debucourt (French, Paris 1755–1832 Paris) . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Searching for unknown memories of Father. Bill Damon, @HooverInst https://www.wsj.com/articles/golfing-with-the-father-i-never-knew-11624075260

  • 1474: Delta variant in Scotland. Simon Constable, WSJ, Forbes

    Jul 01 2021

    Photo:  Scottish suffragettes, c.1906-1914. Delta variant in Scotland. Simon Constable, WSJ, Forbes https://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/news/scottish-news/7327695/coronavirus-scotland-cases-spike-death-stats/   https://www.business-live.co.uk/regional-development/scotland-travel-ban-lifting-welcomed-20929495

  • 1473: Credit without borders. @JohnTamny @RealClearMarkets

    Jul 01 2021

    Photo:  New York scenes in a Chinese gambling-house:A game of Fan-Tan in progress. . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Credit without borders. @JohnTamny @RealClearMarkets https://www.forbes.com/sites/johntamny/2021/06/27/illegal-gambling-mocks-the-economics-professions-fed-obsession/?sh=3653312015d7

  • 1473: The Surfside Tragedy and the North Tower. Charles Pellegrino, author, Ghosts of Vesuvius: A New Look at the Last Days of Pompeii, How Towers Fall, and Other Strange Connections.

    Jul 01 2021

    Photo: Vesuvius eruption, 1944 . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The Surfside Tragedy and the North Tower. Charles Pellegrino, author,  Ghosts of Vesuvius: A New Look at the Last Days of Pompeii, How Towers Fall, and Other Strange Connections. https://www.amazon.com/Ghosts-Vesuvius-Pompeii-Strange-Connections/dp/0060751002

  • 1473: Pausing Iran. @AmbJohnBolton

    Jul 01 2021

    Photo: The Qajar prince Abbas Mirza Farman Farmaian. From the 'Takie-e Muien El Molk' in Western Iran ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  His relative Mohammad Vali Mirza (1891–1983) was the third son of Persian Qajar nobleman Abdol Hossein Mirza Farmanfarma and his wife Princess Ezzat-Dowleh. Anecdote: At the end of World War I, when the Russian Communists seized many properties in Azerbaijan, Mohammad Vali Mirza travelled to Moscow to settle accounts. Disguised as a beggar, he crossed the mountain pass...more

  • 1471: Grumpy Marine Le Pen and Not-Unpopular Emmanuel Macron, with Center-Right Rivals for 2022. Sophie Pedder @PedderSophie @TheEconomist

    Jun 30 2021

    Photo: Bodleian Libraries, Cri de Paris (French political cartoon) CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Grumpy Marine Le Pen and Not-Unpopular Emmanuel Macron, with Center-Right Rivals for 2022. Sophie Pedder @PedderSophie @TheEconomist https://www.economist.com/europe/2021/06/24/french-voters-punish-presidential-poll-favourites

  • 1471: The French vote not much in a pandemic recovery. Sophie Pedder @PedderSophie @TheEconomist.

    Jun 30 2021

    Photo: L'hôpital.  Label on the cardboard below the image, with the handwritten title in black ink: "Hospice des Incurables (Porte de la Chapelle)" as well as the number of the Marville collection. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The French vote not much in a pandemic recovery. Sophie Pedder @PedderSophie @TheEconomist. https://www.economist.com/europe/2021/06/24/french-voters-punish-presidential-poll-favourites?utm_medium=pr&utm_source=us-e ....more

  • 1472: 2/2 Biden's Syrian message. Andrea Stricker, @FDD @StrickerNonpro

    Jun 30 2021

    Photo: Damascus. General view. Tomb of Saladin / Bonfils. 2/2   Biden's Syrian messages.  Andrea Stricker, @FDD @StrickerNonpro

  • 1472: 1/2 Never nukes in Iran, and what of the JCPOA? ? Andrea Stricker, @FDD @StrickerNonpro

    Jun 30 2021

    Photo: Persepolis, in Iran. 1/2   Never nukes in Iran, and what of the JCPOA? ?  Andrea Stricker, @FDD @StrickerNonpro https://news.yahoo.com/biden-iran-never-nuclear-weapons-010629193.html

  • 1472: 2/2 UK/NATO vs Russia. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Jun 30 2021

    Photo:  HMS Defender, Acheron-class destroyer (not the current version) 2/2   UK/NATO vs Russiar.  Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs HMS Defender versus the Russian Military: The Danger of Believing Your Own Propaganda HMS Defender is the fifth of the Type 45 or Daring-class air-defence destroyers built for the Royal Navy. https://mises.org/power-market/hms-defender-versus-russian-military-danger-believing-your-own-propaganda

  • 1472: 1/2 Tigray vs Ethiopia. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Jun 30 2021

    Photo:  Tigray, Processional Cross 1/2  Tigray vs Ethiopia.  Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/29/world/africa/Tigray-Ethiopia.html

  • 1471: The paradox of entitlements in a market-rollicking recovery. @LizPeek @TheHill @FixNews

    Jun 30 2021

    Photo:  Economic Geyser[its real name}.  Part of series: Wonders of the Yellowstone, as Mirrored in the Camera, Views of the National Park. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The paradox of Entitlements in a market-rollicking recovery. @LizPeek @TheHill @FixNews https://www.wsj.com/articles/its-the-entitlements-stupid-11624920486

  • 1471: Rosy recovery scenario with premium-priced roses from the US to the EU & What is to be done? @LizPeek @TheHill @FoxNews

    Jun 30 2021

    Photo: Rose on porcelain..Den Kongelige porcelain factory - Hallwylska museet. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Rosy recovery scenario with premium-priced roses from the US to the EU & What is to be done? @LizPeek @TheHill @FoxNews https://www.ft.com/content/88b4102f-a6d1-473a-8920-5e98b45661ae

  • 1471: #LondonCalling: Wimbledon without masks or obvious distancing @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

    Jun 30 2021

    Photo: Gentlemen's Doubles final at the 1897 Wimbledon Championships. Players shown are, at the near side, Reginald Doherty (left) and Laurence Doherty(right) and at the far side Herbert Baddeley (left) and Wilfred Baddeley (right).. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #LondonCalling: Wimbledon without masks or obvious distancing  @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion n pictures: Wimbledon’s opening day 2021. https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/46642bc0-d8c1-...more

  • 1471: #LondonCalling: Unsolved Fed: "Talking about talking about tapering."@JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

    Jun 30 2021

    Photo: Federal Reserve Board, 1917 . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #LondonCalling:  Unsolved Fed: "Talking about talking about tapering."@JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion https://www.wsj.com/articles/is-there-a-central-banker-in-the-house-11623969000 https://www.wsj.com/articles/its-the-entitlements-stupid-11624920486

  • 1471: #LondonCalling: Brexit always ready for a spat. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

    Jun 30 2021

    Photo: Coat of arms of the United Kingdom, bearing the motto of the Order of the Garter. Above the coat of arms in letterpress the title of the book, below the imprint. (Book in Dutch.) CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #LondonCalling: Brexit always ready for a spat. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2021/06/28/lame-duck-macron-still-threat-brexit-britain/ EU offers Brexit olive branch on trade with Northern Ireland...more

  • 1471: Pandemic, scandal, resignations, lockdown, romance—Boris Johnson sails onward. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinions

    Jun 30 2021

    Photo:  The School for Scandal, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan.   Here: Robert Baddeley as Moses. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #LondonCalling: Pandemic, scandal, resignations, lockdown, romance—Boris Johnson sails onward. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinions Offices are free from cameras, Speaker tells MPs and ministers after Hancock leak. https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/3de24078-d843-11eb-8f14-0bb645f59db0?shareToken=46566cdc33896e170153b1e53cab3d35 ...more

  • 1471: #PacificWatch: 116° F in British Columbia, 115° F in Portland. @JCBliss

    Jun 30 2021

    Photo: Congressional Weather Forecast: Long Hot Summe.  Jim Berryman cartoon. . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #PacificWatch: 116° F in British Columbia, 115° F in Portland. @JCBliss https://www.oregonlive.com/weather/2021/06/portlands-record-breaking-heat-wave-by-the-numbers.html

  • 1471: Hamas meets with Hizbollah in Beirut; & What is to be done? Aaron Klein @Aaron JKleinShow senior adviser to Bibi Netanyahu.

    Jun 30 2021

    Photo: The Beirut explosion occurred behind the grain silos in this view.. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Hamas meets with Hizbollah in Beirut; & What is to be done? Aaron Klein @Aaron JKleinShow senior adviser to Bibi Netanyahu. https://apnews.com/article/hezbollah-hamas-beirut-lebanon-middle-east-571e48b66229683666d657acd1e54f44

  • 1471: Xi rules until succession. @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill

    Jun 30 2021

    Photo: .Xi Jinping's signature CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Xi rules until succession.  @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/xi-jinpings-prolonged-tenure-could-spell-trouble-for-communist-partys-future-say-experts/articleshow/83890126.cms

  • 1471: 100 years of Communist China rule leads to Bo Xilai vs Xi Jinping. @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill

    Jun 30 2021

    Photo: Slogan for the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China in Tianxin District of Changsha, Hunan, China.  湖南省长沙市天心区万家丽南路的中国共产党成立100周年标语。 Permissions: see below. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 100 years of Communist China rule leads to Bo Xilai vs Xi Jinping. @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill https://thediplomat.com/2012/01/the-case-for-bo-xilai/ .. Slogan for the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Comm...more

  • 1470: 4/4 Thomas Joscelyn, FDD, @ThomasJoscelyn, @LongWarJournal ; @BillRoggio @FDD @LongWarJournal

    Jun 29 2021

    Photo: The first victim of a child soldier—childhood Qassam Brigades announces military training camp for children and teenagers from Gaza.  . . .  The children, often referred to as ‘Qassam cubs,’ are trained in the use of firearms, educated in Hamas doctrine and learn guerrilla warfare. Permissions:  2008.  Source http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2008/01/389381.html    Author | Rafaela Tasca and Carlos Latuff ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..   4/4 Thomas Joscelyn, FDD, @ThomasJoscelyn, @LongWarJourna...more

  • 1470: 3/4 Thomas Joscelyn, FDD, @ThomasJoscelyn, @LongWarJournal ; @BillRoggio @FDD @LongWarJournal

    Jun 29 2021

    Photo: The hosts Bill Roggio and Tom Joscelyn discuss the Taliban’s massive offensive in Afghanistan. The campaign demonstrates, once again, that the “peace process” is a Western delusion. They also discuss how Bill’s map of the Taliban’s gains has evolved over time.   3/4 Thomas Joscelyn, FDD, @ThomasJoscelyn, @LongWarJournal ; @BillRoggio @FDD @LongWarJournal

  • 1470: 2/4 Thomas Joscelyn, FDD, @ThomasJoscelyn, @LongWarJournal ; @BillRoggio @FDD @LongWarJournal

    Jun 29 2021

    Photo: Taliban control in  Afghanistan. "In the six weeks since the May 1 deadline for U.S. troops to withdraw from Afghanistan, the Taliban has seized control of 32 additional districts, their reach spanning half of the country’s 34 provinces. The Afghan government has been unable to regain control in any of the 32 districts." Taliban takes control of 30 districts in past six weeks 2/4  Thomas Joscelyn, FDD, @ThomasJoscelyn, @LongWarJournal ; @BillRoggio @FDD @LongWarJournal

  • 1470: 1/4 Thomas Joscelyn, FDD, @ThomasJoscelyn, @LongWarJournal ; @BillRoggio @FDD @LongWarJournal

    Jun 29 2021

    Photo: Ivory Coast, Mosquée de Kong-1892 Ivory Coast witnesses surge in jihadist activity 1/4 Thomas Joscelyn, FDD, @ThomasJoscelyn, @LongWarJournal ; @BillRoggio @FDD @LongWarJournal longwarjournal.org

  • 1469: 2/2: SEC Regulatory Power and Climate Change. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Jun 29 2021

    Photo: The continental climate in Russia extends (irregularly) from Moscow to Vladivostok.  This includes Kazan, the capital and largest city of the Republic of Tatarstan in Russia: it lies at the confluence of the Volga and the Kazanka rivers. Here:  Kazan Cathedral - Vyazniki of Vladimir Gubernia - market . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 2/2: SEC regulatory power and Climate Change. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst ttps://www.hoover.org/research/cl...more

  • 1469: 1/2: SEC Regulatory Power and Climate Change. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Jun 29 2021

    Photo: Regulations . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 1/2: SEC Regulatory Power and Climate Change. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst ttps://www.hoover.org/research/climate-disclosures-and-their-stealth-mission

  • 1469: "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Neshar Ramla archaic human unearthed in an Israeli quarry. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1

    Jun 29 2021

    Photo: Ramla, 1487, by Conrad Grünenberg. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Neshar Ramla archaic human unearthed in an Israeli quarry. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1 https://www.cbsnews.com/news/neanderthal-human-fossils-israel/

  • 1469: Biden Administration strikes Iraq and Syria in order to intimidate Iran. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1

    Jun 29 2021

    Photo:  Earlier strikes in Syria: 9 PM EDT, 13 April 2018 (4 AM, 14 April in Syria); three sites were targeted: a scientific research center in Damascus, a chemical weapons storage facility west of Homs, and an equipment storage facility and command post also near Homs.  Here:  Map of 2018 bombing of Damascus and Homs released by the US Department of Defense CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Biden Administration strikes Iraq and Syria in order to intimid...more

  • 1469: #NewWorldReport: Russia shouts out Managua, Havana and Caracas as allies. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org

    Jun 29 2021

    Photo: Sociaiist-realist Soveitskii architecture with a slight Frank Gehry gloss:  Embassy of the Russia Federation in Havana “Russia only has two allies; its army and its navy,” Emperor Alexander III used to say. This 19th-century quote remains very popular when people emphasize that in the international arena, especially during hard times, Russia can rely only on itself. But does this mean Russia has no countries to call friends? Even President Vladimir Putin cited Alexander III when answ...more

  • 1469: #NewWorldReport: Haitian migrants aiming for South America and the USA. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org

    Jun 29 2021

    Photo: Haitian emigration. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow   #NewWorldReport: Haitian migrants aiming for South America and the USA. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org https://miami.cbslocal.com/2021/06/10/haiti-crisis-election-unrest-covid-pandemic/

  • 1469: #NewWorldReport: Maduro demands that the US lift sanctions. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org

    Jun 29 2021

    Photo: Efraín Antonio Campo Flores and Francisco Flores de Freitas after their arrest by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration on 10 November 2015. . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #NewWorldReport:  Maduro demands that the US lift sanctions. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc https://www.securefreesociety.org https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/us-eu-canada-willing-to-review-venezuela-s...more

  • 1469: #NewWorldReport: Shots fired Colombia. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JMHumire @SecureFreeSoc

    Jun 29 2021

    Photo: .What might have been helpfuL              An Apache Attack helicopter of the Army Air Corps in Afghanistan fires rockets at insurgents during a patrol in 2008. Designed to hunt and destroy tanks, the Apache attack helicopter has significantly improved the Army's operational capability.The Apache attack helicopter can operate in all weathers, day or night and detect, classify and prioritise up to 256 potential targets in a matter of seconds. It carries a mix of weapons including rockets, ...more

  • 1469: India reinforces the Line of Acual Control, High Himalayas.@CleoPaskal @FDD @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill

    Jun 29 2021

    Photo: The Line of Actual Control (LAC) is a notional demarcation line that separates Indian-controlled territory from Chinese-controlled territory in the Sino-Indian border dispute. Here;  Founding of the Sino-Indian Friendship Association on 16 May 1952 in Beijing. . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow   India reinforces the Line of Acual Control, High Himalayas.@CleoPaskal @FDD @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill https://www.msn.com/en-us/n...more

  • 1469: Nike embraces the Gulag of the PRC. @AlanTonelson @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill

    Jun 29 2021

    Photo: North Korean and Chinese Communist prisoners assembled at the United Nations' prisoner-of-war camp at Pusan during the Korean War in 1951. ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..   Haaretz: A Million People Are Jailed at China's Gulags. "I Managed to Escape. Here's What Really Goes on Inside " Rape, torture and human experiments. Sayragul Sauytbay offers firsthand testimony from a Xinjiang 'reeducation' camp . . . Torture – metal nails, fingernails pulled out, electric ...more

  • 1469: The unknowns of the Lambda variant; & What is to be done? @HenryIMiller @PacificReasearch HenryMillerMD.org

    Jun 29 2021

    Photo: Phoenician kylix with Greek alphabet. The Lambda variant was first originally discovered in Peru and the WHO has classified it as a 'Variant of Interest' Permissions:  National Archaeological Museum of Athens, Department of Ceramics.   Accession number 9146.  Source/PhotographerMarsyas (2007) . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The unknowns of the Lambda variant; & What is to be done? @HenryIMiller @PacificReasearch HenryMillerMD.org ht...more

  • 1469: The Delta variant; & What is to be done? @HenryIMiller @PacificReasearch HenryMillerMD.org

    Jun 29 2021

    Photo: . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The Delta variant; & What is to be done? @HenryIMiller @PacificReasearch HenryMillerMD.org https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/us-coronavirus-the-delta-variant-will-cause-very-dense-outbreaks-in-these-five-states-expert-says/ar-AALwpv0

  • 1468: The Kremlin launches the gigantic submarine Belgorod; & What is to be done? H. J. Mackinder, Professor of International Relations.

    Jun 28 2021

    Photo: View of the city Belgorod (on the Seversky Donets River 40 kilometers [25 mi] north of the border with Ukraine) in 1912. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The Kremlin launches the gigantic submarine Belgorod; & What is to be done?  H. J. Mackinder, Professor of International Relations. https://www.navalnews.com/naval-news/2021/06/russias-gigantic-submarine-belgorod-sails-for-the-first-time/