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The John Batchelor Show

The John Batchelor Show is a breaking-news program that focusses on global politics, economics, war-fighting, hard sciences, space exploration, literature and whimsy. Four hours a night, seven days a week; most rigorous news analysis in the New World; followed daily in 192 countries.

Episodes

  • Holding the Communist Party of the PRC responsible for the damage done #in-the-time-of-the-virus? @JohnYoo @HooverInst

    Apr 09 2020

    Photo: Jiujiang Road, Shanghai, late 1920sUnknown author - en.wikipedia.org Upload Tool Operator: Flominator (Flominator) Image contributor(s): Nishishei 04:46, 10 February 2006 Nishishei 800x572 (104,044 bytes) (1920s Shanghai, Jiujiang Road. ) 1920s Shanghai, Jiujiang Road. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowHolding the Communist Party of the PRC responsible for the damage done #in-the-time-of-the-virus? @JohnYoo @HooverInsthttps:...more

  • NASA, Russia, Europe: the world in space and in lockdown. William Harwood @cbs_spacenews ; David Livingston @SpaceShow

    Apr 09 2020

    Image:  One of the countless thrilling NASA photographs Hotel Mars, episode n.  David Livingston, The Space Show, with Bill Harwood, CBS Space News, in re: NASA and how it deals with the virus. About 75% of the civil service staff is working at home.  Some work must continue, incl ISS.  Moscow.  Hubble Space Telescope.  Orion. Benu.  Osiris Rex.  ESU.  Quarantines. Soyuz: Baikonur.  

  • Edinburgh quiet but glorious in springtime of the virus. Simon Constable @RealConstable

    Apr 09 2020

    Image: A 19th-century view of the Palace of Holyroodhouse from Calton Hill. Simon Constable, Forbes; in Edinburgh, in re: We have plenty of food; all the shops are closed and people keep a polite distance.  Take-out doesn’t include Guinness since all the pubs are closed.  The sun is returning and the birds are cheerful.  The cost to the economy of keeping everyone out of work is enormous. Boris Johnson, once an ally to Scotland and then something of an adversary. Independentistas in Scotland did...more

  • State of the City, State, Union: "Right now, we have an enemy we cannot see." @JCats2013 John Catsimatidis @CatsRoundtable @RedAppleTweets

    Apr 09 2020

    Photo: A nurse wears a cloth mask while treating a patient in Washington, DCHarris & Ewing photographers - Photo by Harris & Ewing via Library of Congress website at [1]; converted from TIFF to .jpg and border cropped before upload "Walter Reed Hospital Flu Ward". Photo of Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C., during the great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 - 1919, also known as the "Spanish Flu". Patients are set up in rows of beds on an open gallery, seperated by hung sheets. A nurse wea...more

  • The Unemployment Insurance that's better than employment. The PPP is well-intended and a little complicated. Veronique de Rugy: @veroderugy

    Apr 09 2020

    Image:  Unemployment rate by county in March 2017  Public domain. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unemployment_benefits_in_the_United_States#/media/File:Unemployment_rate_map_of_the_united_states.gif Veronique de Rugy, Mercatus, in re: Small business is the driver of American business and progress. If they can't sustain employees, then the CARES Act is supposed to be designed to protect the in this crisis:  100% salary plus $600.  This is generous is many ways, and flexible; considering that busin...more

  • In the race to save jobs, the SBA is still a mess. Veronique de Rugy: @veroderugy

    Apr 09 2020

    Image:  Black cotton farming family (c. 1890s). Veronique de Rugy, Mercatus, in re: The SBA for many years has been woefully inadequate in responding to any disaster. The PPP, payroll protection program, is not specifically a disaster act, but it’s become a nightmare for applicants.  Even the 7A loan has always been ghastly to deal with: burdensome in its application, and the SBA is simply not responsive.  The application has intrusive and offensive demands that in no way correspond to the  CARE...more

  • #NewWorld: Venezuela refugees return on foot over the Andes to a failed state #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JSHumire @SecureFreeSoc

    Apr 09 2020

    Photo: The palace shortly after its construction, circa 1900.Detroit Publishing Co., publisher - https://www.loc.gov/item/det1994004950/PP/ Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela Permission details Public domain works must be out of copyright in both the United States and in the source country of the work in order to be hosted on the Commons. If the work is not a U.S. work, the file must have an additional copyright tag indicating the copyright status in the source country.View more Public ...more

  • #NewWorld: Ecuador gives out cardboard coffins and sees the dead abandoned in the street #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JSHumire @SecureFreeSoc

    Apr 09 2020

    Photo: Title: Ecuador : its ancient and modern history, topography and natural resources, industries and social developmentYear: 1914 (1910s)Authors:  Enock, C. Reginald (Charles Reginald), 1868-1970Subjects: Publisher:  London : T. F. UnwinContributing Library:  Harold B. Lee LibraryDigitizing Sponsor:  Brigham Young UniversityView Book Page: Book ViewerAbout This Book: Catalog EntryView All Images: All Images From BookClick here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a brow...more

  • #Colloquy: Global trade after the virus will not look like global trade before the virus. @AlanTonelson RealityChek.com. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Apr 09 2020

    Photo: Fulton Street Dock, Manhattan skyline, Manhattan.No known copyright restrictionsDigital ID: 482681. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. November 26, 1935 Notes: Code: I.D. Men walk on pier where sailing vessels are moored, skyline beyond. Source: Changing New York / Berenice Abbott. (more info) Repository: The New York Public Library. Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs. See more information about this image and others at NYPL Digital Ga...more

  • #Colloquy: Canada, the N-95 imbroglio, Trudeau succession, #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Extended Podcast with Charles Burton, senior fellow at the Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeas

    Apr 09 2020

    Photo: Title: Anthology and bibliography of Niagara FallsYear: 1921 (1920s)Authors:  Dow, Charles Mason, 1854-1920Subjects:  PlantsPublisher:  Albany, J.B. Lyon Company, PrintersContributing Library:  The LuEsther T Mertz Library, the New York Botanical GardenDigitizing Sponsor:  Metropolitan New York Library Council - METROView Book Page: Book ViewerAbout This Book: Catalog EntryView All Images: All Images From BookClick here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseab...more

  • #Colloquy: The US Air Force maintains readiness far #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Extended Podcast with Peter Huessy, director of Strategic Deterrent Studies of the Mitchell Institute of the Air Force Association. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast .

    Apr 09 2020

    Photo: U.S. Army Air Corps Curtiss P-36A Hawk fighters of the 36th Pursuit Group at Langley Field, Virginia (USA), in 1940.Date | 1940Source | scan from Jeffrey Ethell: American Warplanes. WWII-Korea. Vol. II. Arms & Armour Press 1983, p. 10. ISBN 0853685770. Cited as USAF picture.Author | USAFpublic domainhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow#Colloquy: The US Air Force maintains readiness far #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Extended Pod...more

  • #Colloquy: Lessons learned from the Benjamin Franklin, 1945, and the Theodore Roosevelt, 2020, #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Extended Podcast: James Holmes, Naval War College, The Naval Diplomat (https://navaldiplomat.com/). @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Apr 09 2020

    Photo: Public Domain File:USS Franklin (CV-13) afire and listing after a Japanese air attack on 19 March 1945 (80-G-273882).jpg Created: 19 March 1945date QS:P571,+1945-03-19T00:00:00Z/11 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow#Colloquy: Lessons learned from the Benjamin Franklin, 1945, and the Theodore Roosevelt, 2020, #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Extended Podcast: James Holmes, Naval War College,  The Naval Diplomat (https://navaldiplom...more

  • The pandemic fractures Europe into the rich North and the needy South & What is to be done? Russell A. Berman, the Walter A. Haas Professor in the Humanities at Stanford University, is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a co-chair of the Workin

    Apr 09 2020

    Photo: English: View of the Exposition universelle Paris 1900.Date | 1899Source | Unknown sourceAuthor | Unknown authorhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe pandemic fractures Europe into the rich North and the needy South & What is to be done? Russell A. Berman, the Walter A. Haas Professor in the Humanities at Stanford University, is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a co-chair of the Working Group on Islamism and t...more

  • The Laffer Curve meets the $2 Trillion stimulus package. @JohnTamny

    Apr 09 2020

    Photo: Entrance Drive, Miramir, Califpublic domain. https://www.realclearmarkets.com/2020/03/30/lets_not_insult_stimulus_by_calling_this_stimulus_487799.htmlhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe Laffer Curve meets the $2 Trillion stimulus package. @JohnTamnyhttps://www.realclearmarkets.com/2020/03/30/lets_not_insult_stimulus_by_calling_this_stimulus_487799.html

  • PRC looks to find geopolitical advantages after the virus ebbs & What is to be done?

    Apr 08 2020

    Photo: Guangzhou (formerly Canton), Chinese Boats by Lai AfongcaviarkirchThis work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or fewer.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowPRC looks to find geopolitical advantages after the virus ebbs & What is to be done?https://spectator.us/geopolitical-jockeying-pandemic-south-china-sea/?utm_source=Ho...more

  • Italy debates re-opening the economy #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Lorenzo Fiori, Managing Director of Ansaldo Foundation based in Genoa.

    Apr 08 2020

    Photo: Arturo Ferrari. Piazza in Milano. File:Arturo ferrari, piazza vetra a milano, 1890-1900, 02.JPG talian:  piazza vetra a milanoDescription | detailDate | between 1890 and 1900 Medium | paintingSignature bottom leftThe Gallerie di Piazza Scala (or Gallerie d'Italia - Piazza Scala) is a modern and contemporary museum in Milan, Italy. Located in Piazza della Scala in the Palazzo Brentani and the Palazzo Anguissola, it hosts 195 artworks from the collections of Fondazione Cariplo with a strong...more

  • The PRC pushes and the US Navy pushes back #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Captain Christopher Sharman, US Navy, @HooverInst

    Apr 08 2020

    Photo:  Map of the South China Sea, with 9-dotted line highlighted in greenhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe PRC pushes and the US Navy pushes back #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Captain Christopher Sharman, US Navy, @HooverInsthttps://www.realcleardefense.com/articles/2020/03/31/america__keep_your_eye_on_the_ball_115163.html

  • Biden follows the Geraldine Ferraro pathway to VPOTUS. @HooverWhalen @HooverInst

    Apr 08 2020

    Photo: John Tylerhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowBiden follows the Geraldine Ferraro pathway to VPOTUS. @HooverWhalen @HooverInsthttps://www.forbes.com/sites/billwhalen/2020/04/05/coming-soon-to-the-biden-campaign-binders-full-of-women/#116ab1563cc6

  • Tales of the New Cold War: 2 of 2: Putin and Sobyanin of Moscow #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Stephen F. Cohen @NYUniversity @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

    Apr 08 2020

    Photo: The Millennium of Russia monument in Veliky Novgorod, featuring the statues and reliefs of the most celebrated people in the first 1000 years of Russian history.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowTales of the New Cold War: 2 of 2: Putin and Sobyanin of Moscow #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Stephen F. Cohen @NYUniversity @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

  • Tales of the New Cold War: 1 of 2: Putin and Sobyanin of Moscow #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Stephen F. Cohen @NYUniversity @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

    Apr 08 2020

    Photo: Crisis in Russia: Konstantin Makovsky's Appeal of Minin (1896) depicts Kuzma Minin appealing to the people of Nizhny Novgorod to raise a volunteer army against the Polish invaders and Sigismund III of Poland.   Time of Troubles or Smuta (Смутное время, Smutnoe vremya), 1598 to 1613.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowTales of the New Cold War: 1 of 2: Putin and Sobyanin of Moscow #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Stephen F. Cohen @NYUn...more

  • London social-distancing-dog-walking #in-the-time-of-the-virus. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

    Apr 08 2020

    Photo: Image from page 273 of "The new book of the dog; a comprehensive natural history of British dogs and their foreign relatives, with chapters on law, breeding, kennel management, and veterinary treatment" (1907) Title: The new book of the dog; a comprehensive natural history of British dogs and their foreign relatives, with chapters on law, breeding, kennel management, and veterinary treatment Identifier: cu31924001170848 Year: 1907 (1900s) Authors: Leighton, Robert, 1859- Subjects: Dogs ...more

  • London debates a Boris Johnson succession option #in-the-time-of-the-virus @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

    Apr 08 2020

    Photo: Houses of Parliament, London, England http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowLondon debates a Boris Johnson succession option #in-the-time-of-the-virus @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinionhttps://www.bbc.com/news/uk-52208156

  • Biden unenthusiasm #in-the-time-of-the-virus. @LizPeek @TheHill

    Apr 08 2020

    Photo: English: Title: New York Stock Exchange and Wilks Bldg. Abstract/medium: 1 photographic print.Date | 1921Source | Library of CongressCatalog: https://lccn.loc.gov/00650326Image download: https://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/cph/3c20000/3c24000/3c24900/3c24934v.jpgOriginal url: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/00650326/Author | Underhill, Irving, -1960, photographerPermission(Reusing this file) | No known restrictions on publication.his work is in the public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com...more

  • The markets search for an exit from #in-the-time-of-the-virus. @LizPeek @TheHill

    Apr 08 2020

    Photo:Paul Strand (October 16, 1890 – March 31, 1976) was an American photographer and filmmaker who, along with fellow modernist photographers like Alfred Stieglitz and Edward Weston, helped establish photography as an art form in the 20th century. His diverse body of work, spanning six decades, covers numerous genres and subjects throughout the Americas, Europe, and Africa. English: Paul Strand took this photograph from the steps of the New York Federal Hall during morning rush hour. The recen...more

  • 69 A.D.: 1 of 1: The Year of Four Emperors 1st Edition by Gwyn Morgan (Author)

    Apr 08 2020

    Photo: The Triumph of Titus by Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Oil on canvas, 1885 Lawrence Alma-Tadema - http://www.artrenewal.org/asp/database/image.asp?id=108 Permission details This is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art. The work of art itself is in the public domain for the following reason: The author died in 1912, so this work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's lif...more

  • Why did Democrats Biden and Buttigieg wade early into the Theodore Roosevelt debate? Brandon Weichert @WeTheBrandon

    Apr 08 2020

    Photo: Opening session of the 1924 Democratic conventionThe Boston Globe - https://www.newspapers.com/clip/41805353/the_boston_globe/ Public Domain File:Opening session of the 1924 Democratic convention.png Created: 25 June 1924 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowWhy did Democrats Biden and Buttigieg wade early into the Theodore Roosevelt debate? Brandon Weichert @WeTheBrandonhttps://theweichertreport.com/2020/04/03/dont-make-a-hero...more

  • Thailand and Hong Kong close off international airport arrivals #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Michael_Yon

    Apr 08 2020

    Photo: Portrait of Siamese State Official, one of portrait paintings collection in The Portraits of Periodical Offering of Imperial Qing by Xie Sui, 18th century painting in the National Palace Museum in Taipei.Unknown author - http://blog.163.com/ylfangok@126/album/#m=1&aid=110152528&p=1 暹羅國夷官 Public Domain File:暹羅國夷官.jpg Created: 2006-07-14 18:25:04 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThailand and Hong Kong close off inter...more

  • Religious persecution #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Sam Brownback, Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom.

    Apr 08 2020

    Photo: Image from page 21 of "Massacres of Christians by heathen Chinese, and horrors of the Boxers; containing a complete history of the Boxers; the Tai-Ping insurrection and massacres of the foreign ministers; manners, customs and peculiarities of the Chinese Identifier: massacresofchris00clev Title: Massacres of Christians by heathen Chinese, and horrors of the Boxers; containing a complete history of the Boxers; the Tai-Ping insurrection and massacres of the foreign ministers; manners, custo...more

  • Azerbaijan locks down against the virus while Armenia continues provocations in Nagorno-Karabakh. @ElinSuleymanov @ProfBShaffer

    Apr 08 2020

    Photo: Title: Six thousand years of historyYear: 1900 (1900s)Authors:  Sanderson, Edgar, d. 1907Subjects:  World historyPublisher:  Philadelphia : E.R. DuMontContributing Library:  University of California LibrariesDigitizing Sponsor:  MSNView Book Page: Book ViewerAbout This Book: Catalog EntryView All Images: All Images From BookClick here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book.Text Appearing Before Image:ed by a suc-cessful assault ...more

  • FISA abuse is rampant & What is to be done? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Apr 07 2020

    Photo: Seal of the Evidenzbureau, military intelligence service of the Austrian Empire.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowFISA abuse is rampant & What is to be done? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

  • Search for origins of Russiagate leads again to John Brennan's door. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Apr 07 2020

    Photo: Painting by John James AudubonOperation Mockingbird was an alleged large-scale program of the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) that began in the early 1950s and attempted to manipulate news media for propaganda purposes. It funded student and cultural organizations and magazines as front organizations. Wiretaps of two US journalists were authorized by the then-CIA director, John A. McCone, "in coordination with the Attorney General (Mr. Robert Kennedy), the Secretary of Def...more

  • Al Qaeda speaks of the virus as judgment on unbelievers. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

    Apr 07 2020

    Photo: Quranic calligraphy.   Eschatological judgment in Islam:Separation of the Righteous and the Damned at al-Qiyamah  At divine judgment, each person's Book of Deeds will be read, in which "every small and great thing is recorded, but with actions before adolescence omitted. Records shall be given with the right hand if they are good, and the left if they are evil. Even the smallest acts will not be ignored:        Then shall anyone who has done an atom's weight of good, see it!And anyone who...more

  • Predatory Taliban accuses the US of deal-breaking. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

    Apr 07 2020

    Photo: A Taliban "night letter" discouraging cooperation with foreign forces.Taliban night letter propaganda leaflet: "Attention to all dear brothers: If the infidels come to your villages or to your mosques, please stop your youngsters from working for them and don’t let them walk with the infidels. If anybody in your family is killed by a mine or anything else then you will be the one responsible, not us."  Public domain,http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedule...more

  • "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Almost Lost Haggadah of Lombardy at Passover. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Apr 07 2020

    Photo: Detail of a bird-headed Jewish man placing matzo in an oven Scribe: Menahem Details of artist on Google Art Project - BgHiieuz1IC0Bw at Google Cultural Institutemaximum zoom level Public Domain File:Red figure Scribe- Menahem - The Birds' Head Haggadah - Google Art Project (cropped).jpg Created: circa 1300 date QS:P571,+1300-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow"Indiana" Hoenlein and the Almost L...more

  • #in-the-time-of-the-virus in Israel, Gaza, West Bank, Iran. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Apr 07 2020

    Photo: Solomon temple as of before 1910 in Jerusalem, Israel (10/34) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow#In-the-time-of-the-virus in Israel, Gaza, West Bank, Iran. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness  

  • Virtual conventions to nominate socially distant candidates? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

    Apr 07 2020

    Photo: English: 5th Avenue, New York CityРусский: Пятая авеню Нью-Йорка, впереди слева особняк Вандербильта(?) и за ним собор святого Патрика. Фотография сделана со второго этажа автобуса.Date | 1913Source | Scan from Congress LibraryAuthor | Unknown authorhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowVirtual conventions to nominate socially distant candidates? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund 

  • When can the Trump Administration reopen for business & What is to be done?@DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

    Apr 07 2020

    Photo: Public Domain: English: Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue, New York 1900Date | 28 January 2014, 02:43:14Source | http://www.old-picture.com/american-history-1900-1930s/Avenue-Fifth-Yorks-New.htmAuthor | Unknown authorhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowWhen can the Trump Administration reopen for business & What is to be done?@DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

  • Why is Bill Gates building factories for a vaccine that does not yet exist? @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch

    Apr 07 2020

    Photo: Contemporary engraving of Naples during the Naples Plague in 1656 Domenico Gargiulo - [1] Italian: Largo Mercatello a Napoli durante la peste del 1656. Public Domain File:Piazza Mercatello durante la peste del 1656 - Spadaro.jpg http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowWhy is Bill Gates building factories for a vaccine that does not yet exist? @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch https://www.wsj.com/articles/bill-gates-to-spend-billion...more

  • Did Captain Brett Crozier risk national security by telling foes the Theodore Roosevelt is out of action? @JedBabbin.

    Apr 07 2020

    Photo: Contemporary engraving of Marseille during the Great Plague in 1720 Michel Serre - Transferred from fr.wikipedia to Commons. Scène de la peste de 1720 à la Tourette (Marseille) Public Domain File:Chevalier Roze à la Tourette - 1720.PNG Created: 26 September 2010 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowDid Captain Brett Crozier risk national security by telling foes the Theodore Roosevelt is out of action? @JedBabbin.  https://spec...more

  • Sweden stays open and manages better than shutdown nations.#in-the-time-of-the-virus Joel Hay @USCSchPharmacy

    Apr 07 2020

    Photo: The Great Plague of London, in 1665, killed up to 100,000 people.unknwn - http://theloveforhistory.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/plague_380x529_712060a.jpg The Great Plague of London in 1665. The last major outbreak of the bubonic plague in England. Public Domain File:Great plague of london-1665.jpg Created: 5 December 2011 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowSweden stays open and manages better than shutdown nations.#in-the...more

  • Looking for a successful exit from the shutdown #in-the-time-of-the-virus. @SWAtlas David and Joan Traitel Senior Fellow @HooverInst

    Apr 07 2020

    Photo: Citizens of Tournai bury plague victimsPierart dou Tielt (fl. 1340-1360) - http://balat.kikirpa.be/photo.php?path=X004175&objnr=20049662 Miniature by Pierart dou Tielt illustrating the Tractatus quartus bu Gilles li Muisit (Tournai, c. 1353). The people of Tournai bury victims of the Black Death. ms. 13076 - 13077 fol. 24v. Public Domain File:Doutielt3.jpg Created: circa 1353 date QS:P,+1353-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorSh...more

  • #Colloquy: The PRC Ambassador writes a love letter to New York in an attempt to escape responsibility #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Extended Podcast with @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast and the Professor.

    Apr 07 2020

    Photo: Pieter Bruegel's The Triumph of Death reflects the social upheaval and terror that followed plague, which devastated medieval Europe. Pieter Bruegel the Elder - Museo del Prado Obra moral que muestra el triunfo de la Muerte sobre las cosas mundanas, simbolizado a través de un gran ejército de esqueletos arrasando la Tierra. Al fondo aparece un paisaje yermo donde aún se desarrollan escenas de destrucción. En un primer plano, la Muerte al frente de sus ejércitos sobre un caballo rojizo, d...more

  • The Lost Bank: 4 of 4: The Story of Washington Mutual - The Biggest Bank Failure in American History Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Kirsten Grind (Author), Traber Burns (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

    Apr 06 2020

    Photo: Run on German American Bank (LOC)Taken circa 1910 No known copyright restrictionsBain News Service,, publisher. Run on German American Bank 1914 August 3 (date created or published later by Bain) 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes:Title and date from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.Photograph shows people lined up outside an entrance to the German Savings Bank, 147 Fourth Avenue, New York City, during the beginning of World War I. (Source: Flickr Commo...more

  • The Lost Bank: 3 of 4: The Story of Washington Mutual - The Biggest Bank Failure in American History Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Kirsten Grind (Author), Traber Burns (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

    Apr 06 2020

    Photo: Crowd at New York's American Union Bank during a bank run early in the Great Depression.  The Bank opened in 1917 and went out of business on June 30, 1931. From: http://www.ssa.gov/history/bank.html | This work is in the public domain  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow The Lost Bank: 3 of 4: The Story of Washington Mutual - The Biggest Bank Failure in American History  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Kirsten Grind (Author...more

  • The Lost Bank: 2 of 4: The Story of Washington Mutual - The Biggest Bank Failure in American History Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Kirsten Grind (Author), Traber Burns (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

    Apr 06 2020

    Photo: Run on the Seamen's Savings' Bank during the Panic of 1857.On October 13, 1857, after the Ohio Life & Trust Co. declared bankruptcy, panic struck the New York Stock Exchange and hundreds of other banks and individual investors were ruined. This wood engraving, , shows a crowd gesturing and shoving. A ragpicker picks up now-worthless stock certificates, and a pickpocket operates unnoticed.Wood engraving, 4.75 × 9.5 in.Date | 31 October 1857Source | The 1857-10-31 issue of Harper's Week...more

  • The Lost Bank: 1 of 4: The Story of Washington Mutual - The Biggest Bank Failure in American History Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Kirsten Grind (Author), Traber Burns (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

    Apr 06 2020

    Photo: Run on Berlin Bank when war declared (LOC)Taken circa 1910 No known copyright restrictionsBain News Service,, publisher. Run on Berlin Bank when war declared [1914 Aug.] 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes:Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.Photograph shows crowd of people at door of a bank in Berlin, Germany at the beginning of World War I. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011) Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congres...more

  • A Thousand Hills to Heaven: 2 of 2: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Josh Ruxin (Author), Will Collyer (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Publisher)

    Apr 06 2020

    Photo: Image from page 265 of "The birds of South Africa" (1900)No known copyright restrictions Title: The birds of South Africa Identifier: birdsofsouthafri03star Year: 1900 (1900s) Authors: Stark, Arthur Cowell, d. 1899; Sclater, William Lutley, 1863-1944 Subjects: Birds -- South Africa Publisher: London, R. H. Porter Contributing Library: American Museum of Natural History Library Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorSh...more

  • A Thousand Hills to Heaven: 1 of 2: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Josh Ruxin (Author), Will Collyer (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Publisher)

    Apr 06 2020

    Photo:English: Scan of German East Africa 5p stamp of 1900, made by User:Stan ShebsDate | 1900Source | Scan by Stan Shebs This work was first published in Tanzania and is now in the public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow A Thousand Hills to Heaven: 1 of 2:   Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Josh Ruxin (Author), Will Collyer (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/A-Thousand-Hills-to-Heaven/dp/B00HTRAI4...more

  • Project Azorian: 4 of 4: The CIA and the Raising of the K-129 Audible Audiobook– Unabridged. James Lurie (Narrator), Norman Polmar (Author), Michael White (Author), & 1 more

    Apr 06 2020

    Photo: English: Title: Howard Hughes speaking before the Press Club. Washington, D.C., July 21. Howard Hughes, speaking at the National Press Club today, before hundreds of government officials and representatives of foreign governments. Hughes today envisioned a future in aviation when giant flying boats, almost as large as modern ocean liners, will fly the Atlantic under conditions in which the element of luck will play no part, speaking at the luncheon in his honor, he described in detail the...more

  • Project Azorian: 3 of 4: The CIA and the Raising of the K-129 Audible Audiobook– Unabridged. James Lurie (Narrator), Norman Polmar (Author), Michael White (Author), & 1 more

    Apr 06 2020

    Photo: English: July 19, 1948 edition (Volume 52, Issue 3) of TIME Magazine cover depicting American entrepeneur Howard Hughes .Date | 2 January 2018, 11:06:09Source | Time-Life images hosted by Google; Time magazine archive — watermarks and age yellowing removed with Photoshop by uploader.Author | Time Inc., illustration by Ernest Hamlin Baker. Time failed to renew the copyrights of many early issues; see wikisource:Time (magazine).http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.co...more

  • Project Azorian: 2 of 4: The CIA and the Raising of the K-129 Audible Audiobook– Unabridged. James Lurie (Narrator), Norman Polmar (Author), Michael White (Author), & 1 more

    Apr 06 2020

    Photo: Howard Hughes Around the World Flight LockheedCatalog #: 10_0015713Title: Howard Hughes Around the World Flight Lockheed Date: 1938Additional Information: Howard Hughes Around the World Flight Lockheed Tags: Howard Hughes Around the World Flight Lockheed , Howard Hughes Around the World Flight Lockheed , 1938Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Project Azorian: 2 of 4: The CIA ...more

  • Project Azorian: 1 of 4: The CIA and the Raising of the K-129 Audible Audiobook– Unabridged. James Lurie (Narrator), Norman Polmar (Author), Michael White (Author), & 1 more

    Apr 06 2020

    Photo: Photo of Howard Hughes in 1938.Date | 15 July 1938Source | eBay frontbackAuthor | Acme NewspicturesPermission(Reusing this file) | Pre-1978 no marhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Project Azorian: 1 of 4: The CIA and the Raising of the K-129  Audible Audiobook– Unabridged.  James Lurie (Narrator), Norman Polmar (Author), Michael White (Author), & 1 more https://www.amazon.com/Project-Azorian-CIA-Raising-K-129/dp/B00C7Q3S...more

  • Strange Rebels: 4 of 4: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Christian Caryl (Author), Patrick Lawlor (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

    Apr 06 2020

    Photo: mage from page 592 of "Austria-Hungary : with excursions to Cetinje, Belgrade, and Bucharest : handbook for travellers" (1911) Identifier: austriahungarywi00baed Title: Austria-Hungary : with excursions to Cetinje, Belgrade, and Bucharest : handbook for travellers Year: 1911 (1910s) Authors:  Baedeker, Karl Subjects:  Publisher:  Leipzig : K. Baedeker New York C. Scribner Contributing Library:  University of Maryland, College Park Digitizing Sponsor:  LYRASIS members and Sloan Foundat...more

  • Strange Rebels: 3 of 4: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Christian Caryl (Author), Patrick Lawlor (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

    Apr 06 2020

    Photo: Title: Arabia: the cradle of Islam : studies in the geography, people and politics of the peninsula, with an account of Islam and mission workYear: 1900 (1900s)Authors:  Zwemer, Samuel Marinus, 1867-1952Subjects:  Missions -- Arabian Peninsula Islam Islam Arabian Peninsula Arabian Peninsula -- Description and travel Arabian Peninsula -- MissionsPublisher:  New York Toronto : F. H. RevellContributing Library:  Princeton Theological Seminary LibraryDigitizing Sponsor:  MSNView Book Page: Bo...more

  • Strange Rebels: 2 of 4: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Christian Caryl (Author), Patrick Lawlor (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

    Apr 06 2020

    Photo: English: Busy traffic on London Bridge, around 1900Date | circa 1900 Source | Book:Im Fluge durch die Welt, Berlin, undated (around 1900)Author | John L.Stoddard (died 1931), Scan by Robert SchediwyThis work is in the public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Strange Rebels: 2 of 4:  1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Christian Caryl (Author), Patrick Lawlor (Narrator), Blackstone A...more

  • Strange Rebels: 1 of 4: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Christian Caryl (Author), Patrick Lawlor (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

    Apr 06 2020

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

  • Seize Freedom!: 2 of 2: American Truths and Renewal in a Chaotic Age (Culture of Enterprise) Hardcover – February 8, 2011. by Thaddeus G. McCotter (Author)

    Apr 05 2020

    Photo: Philip II of Macedon: victory medal (nikétérion) struck in Tarsus, c. 2nd century BC (Cabinet des Médailles, Paris). Unknown artist - Jastrow (2006) Niketerion (victory medallion) bearing the effigy of king Philip II of Macedon, 3nd century AD, probably minted during the reign of Emperor Alexander Severus. Public Domain File:Philip II of Macedon CdM.jpg http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Seize Freedom!: 2 of 2: American Tru...more

  • Seize Freedom!: 1 of 2: American Truths and Renewal in a Chaotic Age (Culture of Enterprise) Hardcover – February 8, 2011. by Thaddeus G. McCotter (Author)

    Apr 05 2020

    Photo: Demosthenes Practising Oratory by Jean-Jules-Antoine Lecomte du Nouy (1842–1923). Demosthenes used to study in an underground room he constructed himself. He also used to talk with pebbles in his mouth and recited verses while running.[19] To strengthen his voice, he spoke on the seashore over the roar of the waves. Jean-Jules-Antoine Lecomte du Nouÿ - Uploaded by Arthur Laisis~commonswiki on 9 March 2006. Public Domain File:Démosthène s'exerçant à la parole (1870) by Jean-Jules-Antoine L...more

  • Scorpions: 2 of 2: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR's Great Supreme Court Justices Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Noah Feldman (Author), Cotter Smith (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Publisher)

    Apr 05 2020

    Photo: Title: The Supreme Court in United States historyYear: 1922 (1920s)Authors:  Warren, Charles, 1868-1954Subjects:  United States. Supreme Court LawPublisher:  Boston : Little, BrownContributing Library:  The Library of CongressDigitizing Sponsor:  The Library of CongressView Book Page: Book ViewerAbout This Book: Catalog EntryView All Images: All Images From BookClick here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book.Text Appearing Bef...more

  • Scorpions: 1 of 2: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR's Great Supreme Court Justices Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Noah Feldman (Author), Cotter Smith (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Publisher)

    Apr 05 2020

    Photo: Law Library in Old Supreme Court in CapitolFrom 1860-1935 the Supreme Court met in what is now referred to as the Old Senate Chamber, during this period the Old Supreme Court served as law library until 1951. Full details: www.aoc.gov/cc/capitol/oscc.cfm  -----This official Architect of the Capitol photograph is being made available for educational, scholarly, news or personal purposes (not advertising or any other commercial use). When any of these images is used the photographic credit ...more

  • The Founders at Home: 4 of 4: The Building of America, 1735-1817 Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Myron Magnet (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Apr 05 2020

    Photo: Arnold's Oath of Allegiance, May 30, 1778U.S Colonial government, Benedict Arnold - http://www.ourarchives.wikispaces.net/Archivist+of+the+United+States+David+Ferriero%27s+Favorite+Records Benedict Arnold's Oath of Allegiance, 05/30/1778 Permission details N/A; not subject to copyrightView more Public Domainview terms File:Benedict Arnold oath of allegiance.jpg Created: 30 May 1778 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow The F...more

  • The Founders at Home: 3 of 4: The Building of America, 1735-1817 Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Myron Magnet (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Apr 05 2020

    Photo: Washington's army as it marches toward Valley Forge William B. T. Trego - http://www.nationalserviceact.org/9.html , copied from en.wikipedia Painting depicting George Washington leading the Continental Army to Valley Forge in 1777. Public Domain File:The March to Valley Forge William Trego.png Created: 1883date QS:P571,+1883-00-00T00:00:00Z/9 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow The Founders at Home: 3 of 4: The Building of ...more

  • The Founders at Home: 2 of 4: The Building of America, 1735-1817 Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Myron Magnet (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Apr 05 2020

    Photo: The Boston Massacre, an engraving by patriot Paul Revere. Paul Revere (1735–1818) - http://media.artgallery.yale.edu/pages/collection/popups/pc_prints/details04.html Boston Massacre engraving by Paul Revere. This is not an accurate depiction of the event (it did not occur in close quarters, nor with the British commander behind his troops) and is thought to be plagiarized from a drawing by artist Henry Pelham. There was one (probably) black man, named Crispus Attucks, and 4 other laborer...more

  • The Founders at Home: 1 of 4: The Building of America, 1735-1817 Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Myron Magnet (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Apr 05 2020

    Photo: A plan of the city and environs of New York in North America.1776Eno, Amos F. (1836-1915), CollectorcollectionsIn CollectionsNYPL Collection of American Historical PrintsNew York Public Libraryhttp://digitalcollections.nypl.org/copyrightCopyright infoPublic Domainhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow The Founders at Home: 1 of 4: The Building of America, 1735-1817  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Myron Magnet (Author, Narrator), ...more

  • #TheNewAmericanCivilWar: Human networks “don’t collapse, yet the subsidence can be dramatic” Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Apr 04 2020

    Image:  Areas allotted to or claimed by barbarian groups in 416–418.  Public domain.#TheNewAmericanCivilWar: Human networks “don’t collapse, yet the subsidence can be dramatic”  Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisisMichael E Vlahos, Johns Hopkins, in re:  Where we are in the time of the virus.  The United States and China, and even the United States and continental Europe, as competing civilizations.  Our apparently quite-bright future.  "We are living in an age of correction." Americans enjoy the apoc...more

  • #TheNewAmericanCivilWar: The first day at Gettysburg was an existential threat like that of Pearl Harbor and #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Apr 04 2020

    Image: One of the two confirmed photos of Lincoln[1][2][3] (center, facing camera) at Gettysburg, taken about noon, just after he arrived and some three hours before his speech. To his right is his bodyguard, Ward Hill Lamon.#TheNewAmericanCivilWar: The first day at Gettysburg was an existential threat like  that of Pearl Harbor and #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Michael Vlahos  @JHUWorldCrisisMichael E Vlahos, Johns Hopkins, in re: Surprise attack, with a US government unenthusiastic about acknowle...more

  • China cyberthieves target healthcare #in-the-time-of-the-virus @DefTechPat Patrick Tucker @DefenseOne

    Apr 04 2020

    Image: Sailors analyze, detect and defensively respond to unauthorized activity within U.S. Navyinformation systems and computer networks.  Public domain. Patrick Tucker, DefenseOne technology editor; in re:    Thermal imaging of a person: can detect temperature within a couple of degrees Celsius.  Explosion of sales worldwide. Wuhan flu can pass asymptomatically, but  customer base has shifted from militaries to a broad range of civilian forms.  Cyberhackers out of China in the time of the viru...more

  • How to load an airline and avoid crowding and bunching #in-the-time-of-the-virus? @DefTechPat Patrick Tucker @DefenseOne

    Apr 04 2020

    Image: Very slightly less-worse sardine seating:  3+3 seating layout on a Delta Air Lines narrow body jet (Boeing 737-800) with Zodiac Seats U.S. 5751 slimline seats.  Public domain. Patrick Tucker, DefenseOne technology editor; in re:   A group of Florida researchers used a supercomputer, found that people in an enclosed space can be appropriately managed.  A lot of airborne illnesses: one superspreader in a plane can spread more widely than __; about two rows ahead and behind . . .  Standing w...more

  • 4/4 Six Months in 1945: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman from World War to Cold War, by Michael Dobbs.

    Apr 04 2020

    Image: Truman announces Japan's surrender. Washington, DC, August 14, 1945 Six Months in 1945: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman‑from World War to Cold War, by Michael Dobbs.   Bob Walter (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridgedhttps://www.amazon.com/Six-Months-1945-Stalin-Churchill/dp/B009RFH28M/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= From the author of the best-selling One Minute to Midnight,  Six Months in 1945 is a rivetting account of the piv...more

  • 3/4 Six Months in 1945: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman from World War to Cold War, by Michael Dobbs.

    Apr 04 2020

    Image: American soldiers view a pile of corpses found in the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp in April 1945 Six Months in 1945: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman‑from World War to Cold War, by Michael Dobbs.   Bob Walter (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridgedhttps://www.amazon.com/Six-Months-1945-Stalin-Churchill/dp/B009RFH28M/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=From the author of the best-selling One Minute to Midnight,  Six Mon...more

  • 2/4 Six Months in 1945: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman from World War to Cold War, by Michael Dobbs.

    Apr 04 2020

    Image: Cecelienhof, site of the Potsdam Conference; view from Neuer Garten Six Months in 1945: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman‑from World War to Cold War, by Michael Dobbs.   Bob Walter (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged https://www.amazon.com/Six-Months-1945-Stalin-Churchill/dp/B009RFH28M/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= From the author of the best-selling One Minute to Midnight,  Six Months in 1945 is a rivetting account of the pi...more

  • 1/4 Six Months in 1945: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman from World War to Cold War, by Michael Dobbs.

    Apr 04 2020

    Image: From left to right: Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin. Also present are Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov (far left); Field Marshal Sir Alan Brooke, Admiral of the Fleet Sir Andrew Cunningham, RN, Marshal of the RAF Sir Charles Portal, RAF, (standing behind Churchill); General George C. Marshall, Chief of Staff of the United States Army, and Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy, USN, (standing behind Roosevelt) Six Months in 1945: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and T...more

  • The Wuhan pandemic and navies East and West. Ty Rogoway @Aviation_Intel

    Apr 04 2020

    Image:  The Russian Navy Udaloy-class destroyer RFS Admiral Panteleyev (BPK 548) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to participate in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise 2012. * Public domain. Tyler Rogoway, @Aviation_Intel,  The Drive at The War Zone, in re:  Large, fat submarines. Think: Kursk event.  Are among the quietest in Russia’s inventory.  Dealing with the same Wuhan flu problems we are; had to take the sub in and put sailors into quarantine. Same for a Dutch sub. These are...more

  • Strategic national stockpile and underground bunkers. Ty Rogoway @Aviation_Intel

    Apr 04 2020

    Image:  Raven Rock Mountain Complex logo. Public domain. Tyler Rogoway, @Aviation_Intel, The Drive at The War Zone, in re:  N95 mask:  part of basic kit for blocking viruses.  Ideally, should be pennies per mask in bulk. How is it that this part of the strategic national stockpile is so short?  Need 3.5 billion for a pandemic. This is the biggest such oversight in US history. We had every warning—SARS, MERS, swine flu, H1N1.  After the last, the Obama Adm never replenished; later, neither did th...more

  • Pelosi intention to probe Trump Admin #in the time of the virus @ThadMcCotter @AndrewCMcCarthy

    Apr 04 2020

    Image: FBI Domestic Investigations and Operations GuideAndrew C McCarthy, Ball of Collusion, and Thaddeus McCarthy, American Greatness, in re: the Pelosi intention to probe Trump Admin #in the time of the virus 

  • #SmallBusinessAmerica: Big banks flop: 2 of 2: on Day One of the Payroll Protection Program. @GeneMarks

    Apr 04 2020

    Photo: The w:First National Bank Building (Pittsburgh) before 1912 renovations, 511 Wood Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Architect: D. H. Burnham & Company.Date | circa 1909 Source | http://www.phlf.org/education-department/burnham-company-in-pittsburgh/Author | Unknown authorPermission(Reusing this file) | public domain | This media file is in the public domain in the United States.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow#SmallBu...more

  • #SmallBusinessAmerica: Big banks flop: 1 of 2: on Day One of the Payroll Protection Program. @GeneMarks

    Apr 04 2020

    Photo: English: Interior bank lobby of Chemical National Bank (Chemical Bank) ca. 1913Date | 1 January 1913Source | https://books.google.com/books?id=1XkaAAAAMAAJAuthor | Chemical Bank | This media file is in the public domain in the United States. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow#SmallBusinessAmerica: Big banks flop: 1 of 2: on Day One of the Payroll Protection Program. @GeneMarksThere’s a lot of federal money available for coron...more

  • #TheScalaReport: Is the virus the beginning of the end of the utopian dream of the EU? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

    Apr 04 2020

    Photo: The Proclamation of the German Empire (3rd version; 1885) Anton von Werner - Museen Nord / Bismarck Museum: Picture The third version of the proclamation of Prussian king Wilhelm I as German Emperor at Versailles, by Anton von Werner. The first two versions were destroyed in the Second World War. This version was commissioned by the Prussian royal family for chancellor Bismarck's 70th birthday. Public Domain File:Wernerprokla.jpg Created: 1885date QS:P571,+1885-00-00T00:00:00Z/9 http:/...more

  • The San Joaquin Valley breadbasket works and waits #in the time of the virus. @DevinNunes CA22

    Apr 04 2020

    Photo: Maynard DixonDescription | English: San Joaquin Valley, California-Erosion by Maynard Dixon, 1921, oil on board, 10 1/8 x 13 ½ inchesDate | 1921Source/Photographer | ArtDaily.comPermission(Reusing this file) |  | This work was never published prior to January 1, 2003, and is currently in the public domainhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe San Joaquin Valley breadbasket works and waits #in the time of the virus. @DevinNunes ...more

  • FISA abuse confirmed by Horowitz & What is to be done? @DevinNunes CA22

    Apr 04 2020

    Photo: A trial by jury is unusual in almost all countries for non-criminal cases David Henry Friston - Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News Engraving of Gilbert and Sullivan's Trial by Jury. Permission details This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or fewer. You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States...more

  • Strong reports of a new small business rescue plan. Charles Gasparino @CGasparino, @FoxBusiness

    Apr 04 2020

    Image:  Looking northeast at Brooklyn Hospital Center on a sunny midday. ZIP 11201. Charles Gasparino, Fox Business, and brother of a hero at Brooklyn Hospital, in re: Can Jamie Dimon once again rescue the situation?  Esp BofA isn’t working right: it’s looking for reasons not to process loans.   Dimon waited till today to roll out the loans:  “We don’t have to be first; we just have to do it right.”  This is not a financial crisis, it's a health crisis. Charlie’s brother, a distinguished physici...more

  • ESA reengages its Solar System probes #in the time of the virus. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Apr 04 2020

    Photo: This artist's concept depicts a faraway solar system like our own -- except for one big difference. Planets and asteroids circle around not one, but two suns. NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope found evidence that such solar systems might be common in the universe. Spitzer did not see any planets directly, but it detected dust that is kicked up from disks of asteroids and comets like the one depicted here. The disks were spotted circling all the way around several double, or binary, stars, so...more

  • Will the time of the virus delay manned Dragon return to ISS? Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Apr 04 2020

    Photo: Earth. NASA http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowWill the time of the virus delay manned Dragon return to ISS? Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.comhttps://behindtheblack.com/?s=Dragon

  • The locomotive that attacked the hospital ship, and other astounding California tales. Jeff Bliss

    Apr 04 2020

    Image: John Bull is a British-built railroad steam locomotive that operated in the United States. It was operated for the first time on September 15, 1831. Jeff Bliss, Pacific Watch, in re:  Somebody tried to ram a train into a ship, the USNS Mercy, in San Diego harbor.  Astounding. He thought the ship was being used to house not medical help but something nefarious.  Surfer off Malibu on a large surfboard, told by lifeguards to come in, he tried to escape; LA County police boat managed to get h...more

  • Progressive left plays the long game in the time of the virus. @DanHenninger

    Apr 04 2020

    Image:  Lenin's funeral (1925), by Isaak Brodsky (detail). Dan Henninger, Wall Street Journal editorial board, in re:  Politics, and the future of Democratic activities...На картине изображены (слева направо): А.И. Ульянова-Елизарова (спиной), неизвестный (в полупрофиль), Г.Е. Зиновьев, Л.Б. Каменев, Н.К. Крупская (у изголовья), Ф.Э. Дзержинский, И.В. Сталин, М.И. Калинин, неизвестный, А.И. Рыков, Я.Э. Рудзтак (в профиль), А.С. Енукидзе (на переднем плане в профиль), Н.И. Бухарин (на втором план...more

  • 2/2 Rethinking Iran after the virus. Gregory R Copley

    Apr 03 2020

    Image:  The Official Seal of Chief of Staff of Islamic Republic of Iran Armed Forces.  Public domain.Gregory R Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs, in re: Rethinking Iran after the virus. 1 of 2.  

  • 1/2 Rethinking Iran after the virus. Gregory R Copley

    Apr 03 2020

    Image:  18th century mirror writing in Ottoman calligraphy. Depicts the phrase 'Ali is the vicegerent of God' in both directions. Public domain.  [Truly genius calligrapher] Gregory R Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs, in re: Rethinking Iran after the virus. 1 of 2.  

  • China’s invented statistics endanger the world. @ThadMcCotter @AndrewCMcCarthy

    Apr 03 2020

    Image:  Anti-communist propaganda in a 1947 comic book published by the Catechetical Guild Educational Society warning of "the dangers of a Communist takeover." (Public domain.) Today, some large US media firms simply repeat Chinese propaganda that defames the entire Western world and crows about its own brilliance.  Bizarre. Andy McCarthy: statistics about fatality rates in China are much more modest than those in the US.  This is obviously Chinese propaganda, and nonetheless is being reported ...more

  • Beijing’s malicious whoppers vs. all the rest of humanity. @MichaelAuslin

    Apr 03 2020

    Image:  Shangdang Campaign, September–October 1945 Michael Auslin, @MichaelAuslin, Hoover, in re:  [A fairly comprehensive review of current CCP malfeasance.]  The Chinese regime lied to Wuhan whistleblowers and to the world at large.  We cannot allow China to rewrite history, let alone be praised for its deeds.  The regime knew how serious it was early on.  We’re past the point of accepting anything China says at face value; they mustn’t ever again be allowed to get away with making a statement...more

  • American nuclear forces in the time of the virus. @PappalardoJoe

    Apr 03 2020

    Image:  Shangdang Campaign, September–October 1945*.  Public domain. Joseph Pappalardo, @PappalardoJoe , Popular Mechanics, in re: In the time of the virus, our most important deterrents are the nuclear weapons guarded by the USAF.  In Montana, Malmstrom Air Force Base, 341st missile wing, within Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC).  Spreading out these bases is good for security—can keep track of who’s around—and if missiles with multiple warheads arrive, widespread separation of targets is...more

  • "Blood on his hands" Democrats & What is to be done? @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Apr 03 2020

    Photo: Two Chinese men in a cangueDate | 24 June 1900Source | LOCAuthor | new york tribune | This media file is in the public domain in the United States. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow"Blood on his hands" Democrats & What is to be done? @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

  • Bloomberg and Biden: "With the charisma of an old shoe." @SebGorka #americaFirst

    Apr 03 2020

    Photo: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowBloomberg and Biden: "With the charisma of an old shoe." @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

  • Blood libel #in the time of the virus. Marc Greendorfer

    Apr 03 2020

    Photo: English: Herzl Street in 1920עברית: רחוב הרצל ,Original Image Name: רחוב הרצל ,Notes: source: documentors - Vivienne Silver Brody ,Location: תל אביבDate | 1920Source | The Israel Internet Association via the PikiWiki - Israel free image collection projectAuthor | Avraham SoskinPermission(Reusing this file) |  | This work has been released into the public domainhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowBlood libel #in the time of the v...more

  • Israel's planning and prevention #in the time of the virus. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Apr 03 2020

    Photo: English: Moshav Beit-Itzhak, Settlements in Israelעברית: בניית הבתים הראשונים במושב בית יצחק, Original Image Name:הבתים הראשונים, Location:בית יצחקDatum | cca 1940 Zdroj | Beit Itzhak Archive via the PikiWiki - Israel free image collection projectAutor | עברית: אין מידעSvolení(Užití tohoto souboru) |  | This work or image is now in the public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowIsrael's planning and prevention #in the tim...more

  • Broken Iraq and the virus. @MichaelGRubin

    Apr 03 2020

    Image:  The Lion of Babylon from a portion of the Ishtar Gate. The Lion of Babylon has remained a prominent symbol of Iraqi culture; a type of Iraqi battle tank was named after it. Michael Rubin,  in re:  The scale of the collapse of the medical system in Iran, inability of the regime to communicate commons sense; no idea of the number of deaths but it seems to be high.  Two carrier groups deployed by the US to prevent Iran from thinking they ought to attack.  Soleimani’s successor two days ago ...more

  • The virus may destabilize the Levant. @ItaiBrun

    Apr 03 2020

    Image:  Ethnic groups in the Middle East shown in a pre-World War I British government map. The primary population of the region of Syria is described as "Arabs (settled)" and inland as "Arabs (nomadic)"  Public domain. Itai Brun, Institute of National Security Studies in Israel; in re:  COVID-19 in Israel and the region.  The corona virus is making its way across the Middle East and may [be a harbinger] of certain kinds of collapse; we already have bad governance and wars. Rages of infection ar...more

  • The sky isn’t falling: it’s a nonstandard, intentional recession. @MichaelDFarren

    Apr 03 2020

    Image:  Title page of The Remarkable Story of Chicken Little. Public domain. Michael Farren, Mercatus Center, George Mason University, & TheHill; in re:  Skyrocketing unemployment claims: 6.6 million this week.  The national economy has seized.    It’ll get worse before it gets better; it does mean that social distancing is working, diminishing the transmission of the disease. We’re trading off a short financial crisis—a recession—in favor of a recovery sooner. Won’t see needed relief till m...more

  • Tell the grim truth with merited optimism. FDR & Trump know the scale of risk. @ConradMBlack

    Apr 03 2020

    Image: FDR fireside chat, September 30, 1934. Public domain. Conrad Black, NRO and author,  in re: Canada  has a financial-stabilization package of sorts, but a very good low-infection rate internationally. The notion of Americans’s fleeing the US to Canada: it’s not easy to cross the border for no good reason, and Canada’s marginally-better infection rates make it not worth the effort. Mrs Pelosi’s blue-ribbon commission to investigate the virus, where she attributed “blood on his hands” to Pre...more

  • The "Map" Fireside chat 1942 and Trump vs the virus. @VDHanson @HooverInst

    Apr 03 2020

    Photo: English: President Roosevelt, in the Oval Room of the White House, refers to his own map as he emphasizes a point in his radio address to the peopleRoosevelt's fireside chat was presented February 23, 1942. In advance of the address Roosevelt asked citizens to have a world map in front of them as they listened to him speak. "I'm going to speak about strange places that many of them never heard of—places that are now the battleground for civilization," he told his speechwriters. "I want to...more

  • California in the virus and questions to be answered about January and February. @VDHanson @HooverInst

    Apr 03 2020

    Photo: Panoramic view of the mining town of Randsburg, in the winter, ca.1900 Photograph of a panoramic view of the mining town of Randsburg, in the winter, ca.1900. Many of the structures are tents. The town and hills behind it are covered with snow. Several people are standing near an unhitched wagon behind a small wooden building in the foreground (lower left). Legible signs include: "Jameson's feed stable", ..."k Cafe", "Randsburg Drugstore", "Granger[?] stage office", ..."& coal yard", ...more

  • Gettysburg reflections on national alarms in the time of the virus. @SalenaZito @WashingtonExaminer

    Apr 02 2020

    Photo: August 1863 – General Buford (seated) & staff Mathew Brady - http://www.mcmahanphoto.com/lc2170--major-general-john-buford--aids-civil-war-photo-print.html General Buford (seated) and staff. From left to right: Myles Keogh, John Buford, Peter Penn-Gaskell, Craig Wharton Wadsworth, and Albert Payson Morrow. Public Domain File:Mcmahanphoto 2025 205699633.jpg Created: 1 January 1863 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowGettys...more

  • North Korea shows off missile launches and hides the virus. Bruce Bechtol, Angelo State University. @GordonGChang

    Apr 02 2020

    Photo: Map of the location of political prison camps (kwanliso) and ordinary prison camps (kyohwaso) in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea). Map issued in 2014 by the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, under the United Nations Human Rights Council.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowNorth Korea shows off missile launches and hides the virus. Bruce Bechtol, Angelo Stat...more

  • Canada's governance, defenses and doubts in the time of the virus. Charles Burton, Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute. @GordonGChang

    Apr 02 2020

    Photo: Nurse and orderly transport child to operating room, Canada, c. 1915http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowCanada's governance, defenses and doubts in the time of the virus. Charles Burton, Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute.  @GordonGChanghttps://twitter.com/ezralevant/status/1244806063746056192 https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-canada/canadas-army-not-needed-right...more

  • Small business worries for stability of the supply chains and the factories. Jonathan Bass, CEO of PTM Images.

    Apr 02 2020

    Photo: Links of the Hudson River Chain from the American Revolutionary War; a memorial at West Point.  Public domain.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowSmall business worries for stability of the supply chains and the factories. Jonathan Bass,CEO of PTM Images. @GordonGChang

  • #HotelMars: Resheduling ExploreMars to august in the Summer of Mars launches. David Livingston SpaceShow.com Chris @Carberry2033

    Apr 02 2020

    Photo: Artistic depiction of MSL Curiosity rover being lowered from the Skycrane NASA/JPL-Caltech - http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/msl/multimedia/gallery/pia14839.html Curiosity's Sky Crane Maneuver, Artist's Concept This artist's concept shows the sky crane maneuver during the descent of NASA's Curiosity rover to the Martian surface. The entry, descent, and landing (EDL) phase of the Mars Science Laboratory mission begins when the spacecraft reaches the Martian atmosphere, about 81 miles (1...more

  • Closing the Waffle Houses closes small town America in the time of the virus. @SalenaZito @WashingtonExaminer

    Apr 02 2020

    Photo: Liège Waffles – a legendary creation by an 18th-century chef to the prince-bishop of Liège – were not a confirmed recipe until 1921. Public domain..http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowClosing the Waffle Houses closes small town America in the time of the virus. @SalenaZito @WashingtonExaminerhttps://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/columnists/coronavirus-even-closed-the-waffle-house

  • CARES Act: This time is not different. @JohnTamny @RealClearMarkets

    Apr 02 2020

    Photo: The cover of A Guide to Keynes by Alvin Hansen. Fair use.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowCARES Act: This time is not different. @JohnTamny @RealClearMarketshttps://www.realclearmarkets.com/articles/2020/03/31/conservatives_and_libertarians_tricked_again_by_pork_and_deficits_487778.html

  • Taiwan remains vigilant in the time of the virus; Atlanta, Georgia, locked down. @YatesDCIA @GordonGChang

    Apr 02 2020

    Photo: Permissions: The copyright holder of this file allows anyone to use it for any purpose, provided that the copyright holder is properly attributed. Full  attribution below.* http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowTaiwan remains vigilant in the time of the virus: Atlanta, Georgia locked down. @YatesDCIA @GordonGChang https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-52088167..* 中文(繁體)‎: 國防部軍事新聞通訊社著作權聲明. 國防部軍事新聞通訊社(mna.gpwb.gov.tw). Archived from t...more

  • Careful Abiding in Brooklyn, New York and Adams Morgan, D.C. in the time of the virus. @Tunku Varadarajan @HooverInst

    Apr 02 2020

    Photo: Looking north across Adams Street at the Brooklyn approach to the w:Brooklyn Bridge between 1900 and 1910, with w:Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit and streetcar elevated tracks. From (Detroit Publishing Company).http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowCareful Abiding in Brooklyn, New York  and Adams Morgan, D.C. in the time of the virus. @Tunku Varadarajan @HooverInsthttps://www.wsj.com/articles/the-restaurant-at-the-edge-of-the-coronavir...more

  • The good news of prompt testing arriving for serology in the time of the virus. @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch

    Apr 02 2020

    Photo: Comparable design in Chinese export porcelain, c. 1760 Public Domainview terms File:Kinesisk tallrik från 1770 - Hallwylska museet - 95758.tif Created: 1770s date QS:P571,+1770-00-00T00:00:00Z/8 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe good news of prompt testing arriving for serology in the time of the virus. @HenryIMiller @PacificResearchhttps://giftarticle.ft.com/giftarticle/actions/redeem/1fe15ddb-cbe0-418d-baa9-e5cf5bc73cf...more

  • Can Joe Biden campaign as the national consoler? @HooverWhalen @HooverInst

    Apr 02 2020

    Photo: Title: Trees, plants and seeds Identifier: CAT31284104 Year: 1900 (1900s) Authors: Baker Bros. Nursery; Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection Subjects: Nurseries (Horticulture) Texas Fort Worth Catalogs; Plants, Ornamental Catalogs; Fruit trees Seedlings Catalogs; Fruit Catalogs; Trees Seedlings Catalogs; Flowers Seeds Catalogs; Vegetables Seeds Catalogs Publisher: [Fort Worth, Tex. : Baker Bros. ] Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agri...more

  • State of the City, State, Union: Questions for Governor Cuomo on the release of prisoners and the infrequent subway service. @JCats2013 John Catsimatidis @CatsRoundtable @RedAppleTweets

    Apr 02 2020

    Photo: .18th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)Date | circa 1900 Source | Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / New York City -- subways. Digital ID: 836137Author | Unknown author http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowState of the City, State, Union: Questions for Governor Cuomo on the release of prisoners and the infrequent subway service.  @JCats2013 John Catsimatidis @CatsRoundtable @RedAppleTweetshttps://catsroundtable.com

  • Can the swift private marketplace respond to the national government's slow caution? @JohnHCochrane @HooverInst

    Apr 02 2020

    Photo: Public Domain File:Liberty ship construction 11 prepared for launch.jpg Created: 1 April 1943 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowCan the swift private marketplace respond to the national government's slow caution? @JohnHCochrane @HooverInsthttps://johnhcochrane.blogspot.com/2020/03/defense-production-vs-markets.html?utm_source=Hoover+Daily+Report&utm_campaign=f56f5e41f3-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_30_06_31&utm_medium=email...more

  • How do we hold a national convention and vote in the time of the virus? @LarryDiamon @HooverInst

    Apr 02 2020

    Photo: Chicago - Coliseum (exterior) (LOC)Bain News Service,, publisher. Chicago - Coliseum (exterior) [1912] (date created or published later by Bain) 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes:Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.Photo taken at the 1912 Republican National Convention held at the Chicago Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, June 18-22. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Li...more

  • Friedrich Hayek leads the recovery from the time of the virus: 2 of 2: @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Apr 02 2020

    Photo: Fair use File:Individualism and Economic Order (Hayek book) cover art.jpg Uploaded: 2016-01-17 16:20:57 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowFriedrich Hayek leads the recovery from the time of the virus: 2 of 2:  @RichardAEpstein @HooverInsthttps://www.hoover.org/research/grim-costs-total-lockdowns?utm_source=Hoover+Daily+Report&utm_campaign=f56f5e41f3-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_30_06_31&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_21b1...more

  • Friedrich Hayek leads the recovery from the time of the virus: 1 of 2: @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Apr 02 2020

    Photo: Public Domain File:Harper Midway Chicago.jpg Uploaded: 2009-07-13 06:54:14 Location: 41° 46′ 48″ N, 87° 34′ 38″ W http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowFriedrich Hayek leads the recovery from the time of the virus: 1 of 2:  @RichardAEpstein @HooverInsthttps://www.hoover.org/research/grim-costs-total-lockdowns?utm_source=Hoover+Daily+Report&utm_campaign=f56f5e41f3-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_30_06_31&utm_medium=email&utm_t...more

  • Energy recovery after the virus includes renewables in Texas. Bud Weinstein, Maguire Energy Institute.

    Apr 02 2020

    Photo: English: Photograph identified as a windmill at Stowmarket in 1900. Author unknownDate | circa 1900 Source | My postcard collectionAuthor | Unknown authorPermission(Reusing this file) | Copyright expiredhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowEnergy recovery after the virus includes renewables in Texas. Bud Weinstein, Maguire Energy Institute. Bernard L. Weinstein is associate director of the Maguire Energy Institute and adjunct pro...more

  • How does Ireland recover from the time of the virus by learning from the Great Recession? Marc Coleman, Dublin, Ireland.

    Apr 02 2020

    Photo: English: Man fixing bicycle in front of cottages, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, IrelandDeutsch: Mann, Fahrrad reparierend vor Cottages in Letterkenny, Irland; 1900Date | 1900Source | National Library of Ireland http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000051289Author | Unknown authorhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowHow does Ireland recover from the time of the virus by learning from the Great Recession? Marc Coleman, Dublin, Ireland.ht...more

  • Looking for the Federal Reserve's agility in the recovery from lockdown. @DavidBeckworth @Mercatus

    Apr 02 2020

    Photo: Public Domain File:Rekhmire-tomb-drawing-furniture.jpgCreated: 19 June 2012 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowLooking for the Federal Reserve's agility in the recovery from lockdown. @DavidBeckworth @Mercatushttps://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2020/03/31/fighting-coronavirus-pandemic-economic-front-column/5088011002/

  • Architecture, Engineering and Construction in the time of the virus. Frank Stasiowski PSMJ Resources, Inc.

    Apr 02 2020

    Photo: Public Domainview termsFile:Babylon, 1932.jpgCreated: Taken between Sept. 26 and Oct. 12, 1932. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowArchitecture, Engineering and Construction in the time of the virus. Frank Stasiowski  PSMJ Resources, Inc.https://www.psmj.com/team-members/frank-stasiowskihttps://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/490478-construction-continues-despite-rising-concerns-over-coronavirus

  • Mars’s volcanoes. Bob Zimmerman

    Apr 01 2020

    Image: The Mars Polar Lander is shown on the surface of Mars.  NASA photo.Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com, in re: Mars’s volcanoes.

  • Commercial space bankruptcy reorganization. Bob Zimmerman

    Apr 01 2020

    Image: Atronaut Dale Gardner holding a "For Sale" sign / NASA photoRobert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com, in re:  Commercial space bankruptcy reorganization 

  • 2/2 Startups’ surviving in the time of the virus @davidblumberg

    Apr 01 2020

    Image:David J Blumberg, @davidblumberg, founder: Blumberg Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm; in re:  Startups surviving in virus.   

  • 1/2 Startups surviving in the time of the virus. @davidblumberg

    Apr 01 2020

    Image:  San Francisco harbor in 1850 or 1851. During this time, the harbor would become so crowded that ships often had to wait days before unloading their passengers and goods.David J Blumberg, @davidblumberg, founder: Blumberg Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm; in re:  Startups surviving in virus. 

  • Londoners depend upon their famous parks in the time of the virus. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

    Apr 01 2020

    Photo: English: Regent's Park section of "Improved map of London for 1833, from Actual Survey. Engraved by W. Schmollinger, 27 Goswell Terrace", photographed for Wikipedia by User:Pointillist. All rights of the photographer are hereby released. The grey fold mark represents the vertical orientation of the original map.Source | Improved map of LondonAuthor | W. Schmollingerhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowLondoners depend upon their ...more

  • Boris Johnson balancing science, politics and Margaret Thatcher's legacy. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

    Apr 01 2020

    Photo: GladstonePublic Domain File:Portrait of Hawarden 1877 William Gladstone (4672759) (cropped).jpgCreated: 1877date QS:P571,+1877-00-00T00:00:00Z/9 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowBoris Johnson balancing science, politics and Margaret Thatcher's legacy. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion https://www.wsj.com/articles/boris-thatcher-and-society-11585591959

  • Joe Biden the Mr. Rogers of public access presenting & What is to be done? @LizPeek

    Apr 01 2020

    Photo: Image from page 110 of "New China and old : personal recollections and observations of thirty years" (1902) Identifier: cu31924023225968 Title: New China and old : personal recollections and observations of thirty years Year: 1902 (1900s) Authors:  Moule, Arthur Evans, 1836-1918 Subjects:  Publisher:  London : Seeley and Co., Ltd. Contributing Library:  Cornell University Library Digitizing Sponsor:  MSN http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitte...more

  • First Quarter Bear Market searching for a bottom. @LizPeek @TheHill

    Apr 01 2020

    Photo: Run on 19th Ward Bank, ca. 1907-1914, Bain Collection (LOC)Believed to be in Public Domain. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowFirst Quarter Bear Market searching for a bottom. @LizPeek @TheHillhttps://www.marketwatch.com/story/only-one-stock-in-the-dow-rose-during-the-first-quarter-and-it-was-up-by-only-one-penny-2020-03-31?mod=home-page

  • #NewWorld: Colombia prepares for the virus; Brazil hesitates about the virus. Joseph Humire @SecureFreeSoc Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.

    Apr 01 2020

    Photo: Español: Vista de Yarumal en 1900. Antioquia, Colombia.Date | 1900Source | Fotografías tomadas de la colección de Antonio Guzmán publicadas en el libro “Yarumal con presencia 1787-1987”Author | Autor desconocidohttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow#NewWorld: Colombia prepares for the virus; Brazil hesitates about the virus. Joseph Humire @SecureFreeSoc Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.

  • #NewWorld: Narco-terrorist Maduro indicted as the virus preys upon the abandoned Venezuela people. Joseph Humire @SecureFreeSoc Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal..

    Apr 01 2020

    Photo: English:Original descriptionCountry store, Venezuela 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing CompanyDate | 1905http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow#NewWorld: Narco-terrorist Maduro indicted as the virus preys upon the abandoned Venezuela people.  Joseph Humire @SecureFreeSoc Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/30/opinion/international-world/maduro-venezuela-trum...more

  • Switzerland plans for swift economic recovery from the virus. @PaulR_Gregory @HooverInst

    Apr 01 2020

    Photo: Photochrom Print CollectionTitle | Ouchy, Hotel de Chateaux, Geneva Lake, SwitzerlandDescription | Forms part of: Views of Switzerland in the Photochrom print collection.; Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J-foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905.; Print no. "9396".Date | between 1890 and 1900 Dimensions | 1 photomechanical print : photochrom, color.Accession number | ppmsc.07112http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/sch...more

  • The ICU caregivers and the virus. Larry Johnson, Sic Semper Tyrannis.

    Apr 01 2020

    Photo: Caring for Spanish flu victims1919: American Red Cross volunteers carry a Spanish flu victim, 1919.It is estimated that anywhere from 20 to 100 million people were killed worldwide, or the approximate equivalent of one third of the population of Europe, more than double the number killed in World War I. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe ICU caregivers and the virus. Larry Johnson, Sic Semper Tyrannis.https://www.wsj.com/ar...more

  • ISIS attacks Kabul while boasting of virus protection. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

    Mar 31 2020

    Photo: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowISIS attacks Kabul while boasting of virus protection. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDDhttps://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2020/03/islamic-state-claims-assault-on-sikh-temple-in-afghan-capital.php

  • The Taliban propagandizes the virus while launching attacks. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

    Mar 31 2020

    Photo: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe Taliban propagandizes the virus while launching attacks.  @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDDhttps://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2020/03/taliban-attacks-against-afghan-security-forces-continue-unabated.php

  • #HotelMars: Virus postponements, delays, unknowns and webinars continue for space engineering and planetary sciences. David Livingston, Space.show.com

    Mar 31 2020

    Photo: Image credit: NASA/JPL http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow#HotelMars: Virus postponements, delays, unknowns and webinars continue for space engineering and planetary sciences. David Livingston, Space.show.com

  • More hard questions for the PRC: unreported virus casualties; disinformation; defective masks and test; trust aftermath. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Mar 31 2020

    Photo: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowMore hard questions for the PRC: unreported virus casualties; disinformation; defective masks and test; trust in the aftermath. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness 

  • Italy may be within a week of the peak. Lorenzo Fiori, Civilta della Macchina, Leonardo. Milano, Italia.

    Mar 31 2020

    Photo: English: Milan's skyline.Date15 August 2014, 15:40:25SourceOwn workAuthorConte di CavourI, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following license:This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.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 appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if ...more

  • USNS Mercy is a "release valve" for the virus-challenged LA hospitals. Captain John R. Rotruck, commanding officer, #USNSMercy.

    Mar 31 2020

    Photo: 200327-N-UV609-1043.JPG Photo By: Petty Officer 1st Class David Mo http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowUSNS Mercy is a "release valve" for  the virus-challenged LA hospitals. Captain John R. Rotruck, commanding officer, #USNSMercy.https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/27/coronavirus-pandemic.htmlMar 27, 2020 LOS ANGELES, California - The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrives in Los Angeles, March 27, 2020. M...more

  • Pontius Pilate named on Herodian Palace silver ring. Malcolm Hoenlein: @conf_of_pres; @ThadMcCotter

    Mar 31 2020

    Image:  Herod’s northern palace lobby Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents, and Thaddeus McCotter, @ThadMcCotter, American Greatness;  in re; Phoenician culture very much included silver; wars with Rome were related to mineral exploration and Mediterranean expansion. Phoenicians flourished until Hannibal. They spread the alphabet. Archaeology shows them active in the 11th Century BCE.  “Silver Rush.”  A silver ring found at the Herodian palace near Bethlehem; it's inscribed with the name P...more

  • Virus in Israel, Syria and Iran. Malcolm Hoenlein: @conf_of_pres; @ThadMcCotter

    Mar 31 2020

    Image:  “And his fame went throughout all Syria: and they brought unto him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and those which were possessed with devils,and those which were lunatick, and those that had the palsy; and he healed them.”       Here:  Stained glass in Church of St Thomas the Apostle, Killinghall, North Yorkshire, England. Church completed in 1880, by architect William Swinden Barber. A three-light window on the south aisle, illustrating Matthew 4.24: ...more

  • The rise of the governors in the time of the virus. @johnfund, @DavidMDrucker

    Mar 31 2020

    Image:  Mississippi State Capitol I, Allstarecho, the copyright holder of this work, release this work into the public domain. This applies worldwide.Permissions:  John Fund, NRO, & David M Drucker, Washington Examiner, in re: Governors take command. Jonathon Tate Reeves, Mississippi.  Andrew Cuomo, New York. The Tenth Amendment flourishes : “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to t...more

  • Politics of the CARES Act. @johnfund, @DavidMDrucker

    Mar 31 2020

    Image: United States Congress meeting, c. 1915 David M Drucker, Washington Examiner, & John Fund, NRO, in re: CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security; which sets the maximum loan amount under the Paycheck Protection Program as 250 percent of average monthly payroll costs, up to a total of $10 million. The amount is intended to cover eight weeks of payroll expenses and any additional amounts for making payments towards debt obligations).

  • Rethink on the Chinese Communists and the next time of the virus. 2 of 2: Michael Auslin @HooverInst

    Mar 31 2020

    Photo: English: Old China street in Canton, 1856.Date1856Sourcehttp://ocw.mit.edu/ans7870/21f/21f.027/rise_fall_canton_04/gallery_places/pages/cwC_1856_Heine_OCSt_bx.htmAuthorWilhelm Heine  (1827–1885)  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowRethink on the Chinese Communists and the next time of the virus. 2 of 2: Michael Auslin @HooverInst https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2020/03/26/has_the_us-china_cold_war_now_begun_142778.ht...more

  • Rethink on the Chinese Communists and the next time of the virus. 1 of 2: Michael Auslin @HooverInst

    Mar 31 2020

    Photo: English: Exhibit in the Peabody Essex Museum - Salem, Massachusetts, USA.Date | 11 November 2018, 15:11:28Source | Own workAuthor | Daderothttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowRethink on the Chinese Communists and the next time of the virus. 1 of 2: Michael Auslin @HooverInst https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2020/03/26/has_the_us-china_cold_war_now_begun_142778.html

  • Law enforcement in the time of the virus: a warning from Detroit. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Mar 31 2020

    Photo: Police Patrol (LOC)Bain News Service,, publisher. Police Patrol [between ca. 1915 and ca. 1920] 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes:Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).  Format: Glass negatives.  Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.  Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.go...more

  • Do you have a right to travel at will during a national emergency? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Mar 31 2020

    Photo: Photograph of airmail planes at Elko, Nevada Date: c. 1920  Object number: A.2009-25  Medium: paper; photo-emulsion  Description: Elko, Nevada was part of the last leg of the Post Office Department's transcontinental route. The New York City to Omaha, Nebraska, portion of the route had been in operation since May 1920. On September 8, 1920, the rest of the route, from Omaha to San Francisco, California was opened for airmail flights. Pilots traveled from on the route from Omaha to North P...more

  • New York at War: 4 of 4: Four Centuries of Combat, Fear, and Intrigue in Gotham 1st Edition. by Steven H. Jaffe (Author)

    Mar 31 2020

    Photo: Caption: New York off New York City for the Victory Review on 27 December 1918. (Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph NH 45145)http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow New York at War: 4 of 4:  Four Centuries of Combat, Fear, and Intrigue in Gotham 1st Edition. by Steven H. Jaffe  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0465036422/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0 Stretching from the colonial era to 9/11 and beyond, New Yo...more

  • New York at War: 3 of 4: Four Centuries of Combat, Fear, and Intrigue in Gotham 1st Edition. by Steven H. Jaffe (Author)

    Mar 31 2020

    Photo: English: New York, 1917. "Landship Recruit on Union Square." The U.S.S. Recruit, a wooden battleship erected by the Navy, served as a World War I recruiting station at Union Square from 1917 to 1920, when it "set sail" for Coney Island.Date | 1917http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow New York at War: 3 of 4:  Four Centuries of Combat, Fear, and Intrigue in Gotham 1st Edition. by Steven H. Jaffe  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/gp...more

  • New York at War: 2 of 4: Four Centuries of Combat, Fear, and Intrigue in Gotham 1st Edition. by Steven H. Jaffe (Author)

    Mar 31 2020

    Photo: English: New York, 1917. "Landship Recruit on Union Square." The U.S.S. Recruit, a wooden battleship erected by the Navy, served as a World War I recruiting station at Union Square from 1917 to 1920, when it "set sail" for Coney Island.Date | 1917Source | THE LANDSHIP ‘RECRUIT’, 1917Author | George Grantham Bain Collectionhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow New York at War: 2 of 4:  Four Centuries of Combat, Fear, and Intrigue ...more

  • New York at War: 1 of 4: Four Centuries of Combat, Fear, and Intrigue in Gotham 1st Edition. by Steven H. Jaffe (Author)

    Mar 31 2020

    Photo: packing matzo for shipment to troops, 1917-1919 Description: Packing matzo for shipment to troops, 1917-1919  Creator/Photographer: unknown  Medium: black-and-white photographic print  Date: 1917-1919  Persistent URL: digital.cjh.org/R/?func=dbin-jump-full&object_id=210352   Repository: American Jewish Historical Society   Parent Collection: National Jewish Welfare Board Records   Call Number: I-337  Rights Information: No known copyright restrictions; may be subject to third party ri...more

  • The Churchills: 2 of 2: In Love and War Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Mary S. Lovell (Author), Anne Flosnik (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

    Mar 30 2020

    Photo: Winston Churchill, accompanied by Lady Clementine, gives his famous 'V for victory' sign after victory in the general election, October 26, 1951http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow The Churchills: 2 of 2:  In Love and War  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Mary S. Lovell (Author), Anne Flosnik (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Churchills-Love-War/dp/B0050DO0LC/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=...more

  • The Churchills: 1 of 2: In Love and War Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Mary S. Lovell (Author), Anne Flosnik (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

    Mar 30 2020

    Photo: Winston Churchill on his 77th Birthday with His Wife Clementine, November 30, 1951http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow The Churchills: 1 of 2:  In Love and War  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Mary S. Lovell (Author), Anne Flosnik (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Churchills-Love-War/dp/B0050DO0LC/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=The first Duke of Marlborough (1650-1722) was a soldie...more

  • Can a new Russian DDOS weapon shut down the internet? @DefTechPat @DefenseOne

    Mar 30 2020

    Photo: Title: The boy travellers in the Russian empire: adventures of two youths in a journey in European and Asiatic Russia, with accounts of a tour across Siberia.. Year: 1886 (1880s) Authors:  Knox, Thomas Wallace, 1835-1896 Subjects:  Soviet Union -- Description and travel Siberia (Russia) Publisher:  New York : Harper & brothers Contributing Library:  New York Public Library Digitizing Sponsor:  MSN    View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: Al...more

  • An app to solve Covid-19. @DefTechPat

    Mar 30 2020

    Photo: Citizens of Tournai bury plague victimsPierart dou Tielt (fl. 1340-1360) - http://balat.kikirpa.be/photo.php?path=X004175&objnr=20049662 Miniature by Pierart dou Tielt illustrating the Tractatus quartus bu Gilles li Muisit (Tournai, c. 1353). The people of Tournai bury victims of the Black Death. ms. 13076 - 13077 fol. 24v. Public Domain File:Doutielt3.jpg Created: circa 1353 date QS:P,+1353-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorSh...more

  • 8/8 Churchill's Bomb, by Graham Farmelo

    Mar 29 2020

    Image:   Site of Totem 1, the first nuclear test on the Australian mainlandChurchill's Bomb, by Graham Farmelo https://www.amazon.com/Churchills-Bomb-Graham-Farmelo/dp/0571249795/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Churchill's Bomb—from the author of the Costa award-winning biography The Strangest Man—reveals a new aspect of Winston Churchill's life, so far completely neglected by historians: his relations with his nuclear scientists, and his management of Britain's policy on at...more

  • 7/8 Churchill's Bomb, by Graham Farmelo

    Mar 29 2020

    Image:  English Electric Canberra bomber (English Electric Canberra TT18, UK)Churchill's Bomb, by Graham Farmelo https://www.amazon.com/Churchills-Bomb-Graham-Farmelo/dp/0571249795/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Churchill's Bomb—from the author of the Costa award-winning biography The Strangest Man—reveals a new aspect of Winston Churchill's life, so far completely neglected by historians: his relations with his nuclear scientists, and his management of Britain's policy on ...more

  • 6/8 Churchill's Bomb, by Graham Farmelo

    Mar 29 2020

    Image: The Orange Herald test on 31 May 1957, claimed to be Britain's first H-bomb test at the time, as reported by Universal International Newsreel a few days later. In fact, it was a large fusion-boosted fission weapon test, but the fusion boosting worked very poorly.Churchill's Bomb, by Graham Farmelo https://www.amazon.com/Churchills-Bomb-Graham-Farmelo/dp/0571249795/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Churchill's Bomb—from the author of the Costa award-winning biography The...more

  • 5/8 Churchill's Bomb, by Graham Farmelo

    Mar 29 2020

    Image: Royal Engineers assemble huts during construction of the British military base which provided the headquarters of the nuclear test programme on Christmas Island; 1956.   (This work created by the United Kingdom Government is in the public domain.)Churchill's Bomb, by Graham Farmelo https://www.amazon.com/Churchills-Bomb-Graham-Farmelo/dp/0571249795/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Churchill's Bomb—from the author of the Costa award-winning biography The Strangest Man—r...more

  • 4/8 Churchill's Bomb, by Graham Farmelo

    Mar 29 2020

    Image: The UK's first nuclear test, Operation Hurricane, in Australia in 1952..Churchill's Bomb, by Graham Farmelo https://www.amazon.com/Churchills-Bomb-Graham-Farmelo/dp/0571249795/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Churchill's Bomb—from the author of the Costa award-winning biography The Strangest Man—reveals a new aspect of Winston Churchill's life, so far completely neglected by historians: his relations with his nuclear scientists, and his management of Britain's policy o...more

  • 3/8 Churchill's Bomb, by Graham Farmelo

    Mar 29 2020

    Image: President Harry Truman and prime ministers Clement Attlee and Mackenzie King boarding USS Sequoia for discussions about nuclear weapons, November 1945.Churchill's Bomb, by Graham Farmelo https://www.amazon.com/Churchills-Bomb-Graham-Farmelo/dp/0571249795/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Churchill's Bomb—from the author of the Costa award-winning biography The Strangest Man—reveals a new aspect of Winston Churchill's life, so far completely neglected by historians: his ...more

  • 2/8 Churchill's Bomb, by Graham Farmelo

    Mar 29 2020

    Image:  James Chadwick (left), the head of the British Mission, confers with Major General Leslie R. Groves, Jr. (right), the director of the Manhattan ProjectChurchill's Bomb, by Graham Farmelo https://www.amazon.com/Churchills-Bomb-Graham-Farmelo/dp/0571249795/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Churchill's Bomb—from the author of the Costa award-winning biography The Strangest Man—reveals a new aspect of Winston Churchill's life, so far completely neglected by historians: h...more

  • 1/8 Churchill's Bomb, by Graham Farmelo

    Mar 29 2020

    Image:  The Poynting Physics building at the University of Birmingham, where Peierls and Frisch wrote the Frisch–Peierls memorandum. Churchill's Bomb, by Graham Farmelo https://www.amazon.com/Churchills-Bomb-Graham-Farmelo/dp/0571249795/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Churchill's Bomb—from the author of the Costa award-winning biography The Strangest Man—reveals a new aspect of Winston Churchill's life, so far completely neglected by historians: his relations with his nuclea...more

  • When Apple reopens, America reopens close behind. @GeneMarks @Guardian

    Mar 29 2020

    Photo: Public Domain File:New York City's Sixth Avenue elevated railway and the crowded street below, ca. 1940 - NARA - 535709.jpg Created: circa 1940 date QS:P571,+1940-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902 Location: 38° 0′ 0″ N, 98° 0′ 0″ W http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowWhen Apple reopens, America reopens close behind. @GeneMarks @GuardianApple Plans to Reopen U.S. Stores in April, Following Trump Guidancehttps://venturebeat.com/2...more

  • 8/8 Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer.

    Mar 29 2020

    Image:  Much later, Churchill painted Daybreak at Cassis. Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet,  by Jonathan Schneer.  Matthew Brenher (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged  https://www.amazon.com/Ministers-War-Winston-Churchill-Cabinet/dp/B00VAVUEAY/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= In May 1940, with France on the verge of defeat, Britain alone stood in the path of the Nazi military juggernaut. Survival seemed to hi...more

  • 7/8 Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer.

    Mar 29 2020

    Image: The Cabinet War Rooms office-bedroom of Brendan Bracken, Churchill's Minister of Information. Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet,  by Jonathan Schneer.  Matthew Brenher (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged  https://www.amazon.com/Ministers-War-Winston-Churchill-Cabinet/dp/B00VAVUEAY/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= In May 1940, with France on the verge of defeat, Britain alone stood in the path of the Nazi...more

  • 6/8 Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer.

    Mar 29 2020

    Image: The Map Room in the Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet,  by Jonathan Schneer.  Matthew Brenher (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged  https://www.amazon.com/Ministers-War-Winston-Churchill-Cabinet/dp/B00VAVUEAY/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= In May 1940, with France on the verge of defeat, Britain alone stood in the path of the Nazi military juggernaut. Survival seem...more

  • 5/8 Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer

    Mar 29 2020

    Image:  Diana Spencer-Churchill, Winston Churchill’s eldest daughter, with her then-husband, Duncan Sandys in 1935. Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet,  by Jonathan Schneer.  Matthew Brenher (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged  https://www.amazon.com/Ministers-War-Winston-Churchill-Cabinet/dp/B00VAVUEAY/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= In May 1940, with France on the verge of defeat, Britain alone stood in the p...more

  • 4/8 Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer

    Mar 29 2020

    Image: 1929 portrait of Neville Chamberlain the appeaser by William Orpen.  Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet,  by Jonathan Schneer.  Matthew Brenher (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged  https://www.amazon.com/Ministers-War-Winston-Churchill-Cabinet/dp/B00VAVUEAY/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= In May 1940, with France on the verge of defeat, Britain alone stood in the path of the Nazi military juggernaut. Sur...more

  • 3/8 Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer.

    Mar 29 2020

    Image: Photo of all 6 first editions of Churchill’s History of World War II, in six volumes. Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet,  by Jonathan Schneer.  Matthew Brenher (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged  https://www.amazon.com/Ministers-War-Winston-Churchill-Cabinet/dp/B00VAVUEAY/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= In May 1940, with France on the verge of defeat, Britain alone stood in the path of the Nazi militar...more

  • 2/8 Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer.

    Mar 29 2020

    Image:  Winston Churchill Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet,  by Jonathan Schneer.  Matthew Brenher (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged  https://www.amazon.com/Ministers-War-Winston-Churchill-Cabinet/dp/B00VAVUEAY/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= In May 1940, with France on the verge of defeat, Britain alone stood in the path of the Nazi military juggernaut. Survival seemed to hinge on the leadership of Winston...more

  • 1/ 8 Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet, by Jonathan Schneer.

    Mar 29 2020

    Image: Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax; 1944. Halifax ceded the position of prime minister to Churchill rather than perhaps be seen to have failed in the war.Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet,  by Jonathan Schneer.  Matthew Brenher (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged  https://www.amazon.com/Ministers-War-Winston-Churchill-Cabinet/dp/B00VAVUEAY/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= In May 1940, with...more

  • The strange ancient hot spring of Mars. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Mar 29 2020

    Photo: Elliptical features (arrows) in Vernal crater (HiRISE image PSP_010420_1855_RED). North is up.https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2020/pdf/1563.pdfhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe strange ancient hot spring of Mars. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.comhttps://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/inactive-hot-springs-on-mars/

  • The virus also pauses space engineering. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Mar 29 2020

    Photo: Dr. Robert H. Goddard loading a 1918 version of the Bazooka of World War II. From 1930 to 1941, Dr. Goddard made substantial progress in the development of progressively larger rockets, which attained altitudes of 2400 meters, and refined his equipment for guidance and control, his techniques of welding, and his insulation, pumps, and other associated equipment. In many respects, Dr. Goddard laid the essential foundations of practical rocket technologyPublic domainhttp://JohnBatchelorShow...more

  • #PacificWatch: California closes the beaches and the mountains. Jeff Bliss.

    Mar 28 2020

    Photo: Unknown author or not providedRecord creator | Department of the Navy. Eleventh Naval District. San Pedro Naval Operating Base. (1917 - 1947)Title | Naval Ammunition and Net Depot, Seal Beach, California. [Aerial view of jetty and coastline.]Français : Vué aérienne du dépôt de munitions navales, Seal Beach, Californie. [vue aérienne de la jetée et du littoral]This media is available in the holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration, cataloged under the National Archives ...more

  • Approaching the moment for POTUS to make the call to win the war by going back to work. @DanHenninger @WSJOpinion

    Mar 28 2020

    Photo: President Roosevelt examines a globe presented to him by the U.S. Army. December 25, 1942.Date | Taken on 25 December 1942Source | 74-20(502)Author | FDR Presidential Library & Museumhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowApproaching the moment for POTUS to make the call to win the war by going back to work. @DanHenninger @WSJOpinionhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/trumps-leadership-11585175446?emailToken=35f0cae9c38e9d5b88ad1224a8...more

  • #SmallBusinessAmerica: Hurry to the SBA and your banker for prompt action. @GeneMarks @Guardian

    Mar 28 2020

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

  • Neville Shute's and Stanley Kramer's "On the Beach" in the time of the virus: 2 of 2: Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Mar 28 2020

    Photo: The "Baker" explosion, part of Operation Crossroads, a nuclear weapon test by the United States military at Bikini Atoll, Micronesia, on 25 July 1946. The wider, exterior cloud is actually just a condensation cloud caused by the Wilson chamber effect, and was very brief. The actual mushroom cloud is inside the condensation cloud (compare with this image, a photo taken slightly later, after the condensation cloud had cleared). The water released by the explosion was highly radioactive and ...more

  • Neville Shute's and Stanley Kramer's "On the Beach" in the time of the virus: 1 of 2: Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Mar 28 2020

    Photo: First Edition1st ediiton coverSource Fair use File:OnTheBeach.jpg Uploaded: 2017-09-28 06:13:03 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowNeville Shute's and Stanley Kramer's "On the Beach" in the time of the virus: 1 of 2: Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisishttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/On_the_Beach_(novel)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/On_the_Beach_(1959_film)

  • Colorado healthcare prepares for the virus. Dr. Davd Schneider, author, "The Invention of Surgery: A History of Modern Medicine: From the Renaissance to the Implant Revolution."

    Mar 28 2020

    Photo:September 4, 1915. Rocky Mountain National Park Dedication Ceremony. (From Left to Right) Enos Mills, F.O. Stanley, Ed Taylor, Mrs. John D. Sherman, and Governor George Carlson.  NPS Photo  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowColorado healthcare prepares for the virus. Dr. Davd Schneider, author, "The Invention of Surgery: A History of Modern Medicine: From the Renaissance to the Implant Revolution."  Audible Audiobook – Unabrid...more

  • POTUS listens to Wall Street wisemen recommend deliberative caution in reopening American commerce. @CGasparino

    Mar 28 2020

    Photo: No Known Restrictions: JP Morgan Building by Underhill, ca. 1914 (LOC) Believed to be in Public Domain From Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Collections. More on copyright: What does "no known restrictions" mean? http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowPOTUS listens to Wall Street wisemen recommend deliberative caution in reopening American commerce.  @CGasparinohttps://video.foxbusiness.com/v/6145304305001/?playlist_id=...more

  • Looking for American patience, respect for authority and community spirit in the time of the virus. David Davenport @HooverInst

    Mar 28 2020

    Photo: Worcester, ca.1905View author information Public Domain File:Bird's-eye View of Worcester, MA.jpg Uploaded: 2009-12-12 09:39:26 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowLooking for American patience, respect for authority and community spirit in the time of the virus. David Davenport @HooverInsthttp://townhallreview.com/2020/03/david-davenport-a-different-kind-of-character-for-a-different-kind-of-war/

  • #TheScalaReport: The virus and American small franchisees: What is to be done? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

    Mar 28 2020

    Photo: English: Crew outside kitchen and mess hall cars, Northern Coast Timber Company, ca. 1911Description | English: Caption on image: 448 PH Coll 516.2355Northern Coast Timber Company was in business ca. 1907 to ca. 1915, with logging operations at Kangley and then at Maple Valley. Kangley is a community on a small tributary of the Green River, eleven miles northeast of Issaquah in southwest King County. It was named by the Northern Pacific Railway for John Kangley, general manager of Norther...more

  • Why did Speaker Pelosi seek to blow up the virus aid bill? @DevinNunes CA22

    Mar 28 2020

    Photo: File name: 07_11_000125 Title: Mt. Diablo, San Joaquin Valley Creator/Contributor: Key, John Ross, 1832-1920 (artist); L. Prang & Co. (publisher) Copyright date: 1873 Genre: Chromolithographs; Landscape prints Location: Boston Public Library, Print Department Rights: No known restrictions Flickr data on 2011-08-08: Camera: Sinar AG Sinarback 54 FW, Sinar m License: CC BY 2.0 User: Boston Public Library BPL Key, John Ross, 1832-1920 (artist); L. Prang & Co. (publisher) - Flickr: Mt...more

  • Breadbasket of the Solar System maintaining food security as the House voice votes in the time of the virus. @DevinNunes CA22

    Mar 28 2020

    Photo: California's San Joaquin Valley and Central Valley. Amadscientist - Own work CC0 File:California's Central Valley.JPG Created: 7 June 7 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowBreadbasket of the Solar System maintaining food security as the House voice votes in the time of the virus. @DevinNunes CA22http://www.marketwatch.com/story/house-passes-coronavirus-stimulus-bill-by-voice-vote-after-lone-lawmakers-push-for-recorded-vote-flop...more

  • London seeks serology test kits to ascertain scale of those who have already recovered from the virus without recognizable symptoms. @HenryIMiller

    Mar 27 2020

    Photo: Public Domain File:Hotel Dieu in Paris about 1500.gif Created: circa 1500 date QS:P,+1500-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowLondon seeks serology test kits to ascertain scale of those who have already recovered from the virus without recognizable symptoms. @HenryIMillerhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/u-k-trials-coronavirus-immunity-tests-for-home-use-11585167848?mod=itp_wsj&mod=&mod=djem...more

  • Ventilators must have ICU-qualified nurses and respiratory therapy technicians. Larry Johnson, Sic Semper Tyrannis.

    Mar 27 2020

    Photo: Ministry of Information Photo Division PhotographerPermission(Reusing this file)This photograph was scanned and released by the Imperial War Museum on the IWM Non Commercial Licence. The image was catalogued by the IWM as created for the Ministry of Information, which was dissolved in 1946. Consequently the image and faithful reproductions are considered Crown Copyright, now expired as the photograph was taken prior to 1 June 1957.Part ofMinistry of Information Second World War Official C...more

  • US declares Maduro of Venezuela a narco-terrorist; Maduro's Cuban allies desperate in the time of the virus.

    Mar 27 2020

    Photo: English: Café Vista Alegre. San Lazaro y Belaquain. Havana Cuba_1920sDate | 1920Source | http://secretoscuba.cultureforum.net/t14434p480-fotos-de-cuba-solamentes-de-antes-del-1958Author | Unknown authorPublic domainhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowUS declares Maduro of Venezuela a narco-terrorist; Maduro's Cuban allies desperate in the time of the virus. https://www.wsj.com/articles/repression-in-the-time-of-coronavirus-11584...more

  • Scotland and the virus: gold bugs awaken! @RealConstable Simon Constable

    Mar 27 2020

    Photo: English: Photographer: George Washington WilsonDatecirca 1880 Sourcehttps://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/29763/sir-walter-scott-monument-and-princes-street-edinburghAuthorGeorge Washington WilsonThis file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 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

  • Surprises and unknowns of Campaign 2020 in the time of the virus. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Mar 27 2020

    Photo: nglish: Title: Street car, Washington, D.C. Abstract/medium: 1 photographic print.Date | 1890Source | Library of CongressCatalog: http://lccn.loc.gov/2001706113Image download: http://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/cph/3a10000/3a18000/3a18100/3a18113v.jpgOriginal url: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2001706113/Author | National Photo Company CollectionPermission(Reusing this file) | No known restrictions on publication.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTw...more

  • DC and the Presidency in the time of the virus. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Mar 27 2020

    Photo: [Construction of the Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, with the Capitol in the background, Washington, D.Cpublic domainhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowDC and the Presidency in the time of the virus. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

  • The transformation of the US Marine Corps to the challenges of the PRC and Russia. Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly @USNavyUnderSec @USNavy

    Mar 27 2020

    Photo: US Marines in relief party in Peiping, China. ID: HD-SN-99-01986 NARA FILE #: 127-N-515634 WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 327Date | 1900Source | High resolution download from http://www.dodmedia.osd.mil/DVIC_View/Still_Details.cfm?SDAN=HDSN9901986&JPGPath=/Assets/Still/1999/DoD/HD-SN-99-01986.JPG.Author | Anna Graham Woodwardhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe transformation of the US Marine Corps to the challenges of the PR...more

  • The fleet's virus risk & What is to be done? Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly @USNavyUnderSec @USNavy

    Mar 27 2020

    Photo: The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Hornet (CVS-12) underway on 9 August 1968, shortly before her final Seventh Fleet deployment from 30 September 1968 to 12 May 1969 to the Western Pacific and Vietnam. On deck are various aircraft of Carrier Anti-Submarine Air Group 57 (CVSG-57).PHCS W.M. Cox, USN - Official U.S. Navy photograph USN 1116887 from the U.S. Navy Naval History and Heritage Command. Public Domain File:USS Hornet (CVS-12) underway at sea on 9 August 1968 (USN 1116887).jpg Creat...more

  • The West Bank in the Time of the Virus. Yossi Kuperwasser @yossikup @JerusalemCenter

    Mar 27 2020

    Image:  Folio from an Arabic manuscript of Dioscorides, De materia medica, 1229 Yossi Kuperwasser, in re: Israeli security update—virus in Gaza and the West Bank Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser is Director of the Project on Regional Middle East Developments at the Jerusalem Center. He was formerly Director General of the Israel Ministry of Strategic Affairs and head of the Research Division of IDF Military Intelligence. ● https://jcpa.org/article/the-significance-of-the-coronavirus-epidemic...more

  • Iran took the virus to Lebanon. Jonathan Speyer @JISS_Israel, @JerusalemCenter

    Mar 27 2020

    Map of Al-Qusayr and its environs. (The Al-Qusayr offensive was reportedly orchestrated by Soleimani.) Jonathan Speyer, in re: Virus—Covid-19 in Lebanon, Iran, and Syria Jonathan Spyer is a Middle East analyst, author and journalist specializing in the Levant and Iraq. He is  the director of the Middle East Center for Reporting and Analysis (MECRA), a Research Fellow at the Jerusalem Center for Strategy and Security and a Fellow at the Middle East Forum. ● https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Iran...more

  • Israeli political compromise for a national government in the time of the virus. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Mar 27 2020

    Photo: Paris square in Haifa (Israel) in the 1920sDate1920s Sourceold photoAuthorUnknown authorPermission(Reusing this file)This work or image is now in the public domainhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowIsraeli political compromise for a national government in the time of the virus.  Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_preshttps://www.timesofisrael.com/gantz-and-netanyahu-said-forming-unity-government-blue-and-white-collapses/

  • Erdogan of Turkey's cruelty in Syria and the virus. @Aykan_Erdemir @FDD

    Mar 27 2020

    Photo: English: The Syria–Turkey barrier is a border wall (seven-tonne concrete blocks topped with razor wire, stand three meters (9.8 feet) high, two meters (6.6 feet) wide, security road) along the Syria–Turkey border aimed at preventing illegal crossings and smuggling from Syria into TurkeyDate15 January 2018SourceTurkey-Syria BarrierAuthorWilliam John GauthierThis file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.You are free:to share – to copy, distribu...more

  • The Senate aid package is not a stimulus bill. @StephenMoore

    Mar 27 2020

    Photo:  Public Domainview terms File:Old map-Laredo-1892.jpg Created: 1 January 1892 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe Senate aid package is not a stimulus bill. @StephenMoorehttps://www.forbes.com/sites/adamandrzejewski/2020/03/26/is-there-wasteful-spending-in-the-coronavirus-stimulus-bill/#3291d0d060ae

  • Presidential popularity, the Canadian border, the hesitant Biden and the virus. @ConradMBlack

    Mar 27 2020

    Photo: A sign along Minnesota State Highway 61 near Hovland, Minnesota, shows the distance to Grand Portage and the Canadian Border.Date | Taken on 23 July 2017, 15:56 (according to Exif data)Source | Grand Portage / Canadian BorderAuthor | Tony Webster from Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States Camera location | 47° 50′ 47.8″ N, 89° 57′ 24.6″ W | View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earth http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter...more

  • The Churchill moment of inspiration and decision is at hand: back to work or stay home? @VDHanson @NRO

    Mar 27 2020

    Photo: The Churchill moment of inspiration and decision is at hand: back to work or stay home?  @VDHanson @NRO http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe Churchill moment of inspiration and decision is at hand: back to work or stay home?  @VDHanson @NRO https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/03/coronavirus-crisis-trump-strategic-foresight-put-to-test/

  • The wartime leadership of FDR and lessons learned in the time of the virus. @VDHanson @NRO

    Mar 27 2020

    Photo: English: President Roosevelt, in the Oval Room of the White House, refers to his own map as he emphasizes a point in his radio address to the peopleRoosevelt's fireside chat was presented February 23, 1942. In advance of the address Roosevelt asked citizens to have a world map in front of them as they listened to him speak. "I'm going to speak about strange places that many of them never heard of—places that are now the battleground for civilization," he told his speechwriters. "I want to...more

  • Is this the end of globalization & What is to be done? Dan Griswald. Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Co-Director of its Trade and Immigration Project.

    Mar 27 2020

    Photo: Русский: Художник Н.И.КравченкоDate | 2 January 1902Source | magazine "New Time"Author | Admiral N.I.Skrydlov. Commander of the Russian squadron in the Pacific Ocean 1900-1902 Artist N. Kravchenko.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowIs this the end of globalization & What is to be done? Dan Griswald.  Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Co-Director of its Trade and Immigration Project...more

  • #Colloquy: PLA Navy threatens the US Navy in the South China Sea & What is to be done: Extended podcast with @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast and Rick Fisher, International Assessment and Strategy Center.

    Mar 27 2020

    Photo: 160526-N-MY174-032 SOUTH CHINA SEA (May 26, 2016) USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) departs Manila, Philippines, after a port call. Providing a ready force supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific, John C. Stennis is operating as part of the Great Green Fleet on a regularly scheduled 7th Fleet deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Tomas Compian/Released)http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @Batchelor...more

  • #Colloquy: Big Pharma is the captive of Big PRC & What is to be done? Extended Podcast with @Gordon@GordonGChang and Rosemary Gibson @Rosemary100, senior advisor to The Hastings Center and author of China Rx: Exposing the Risks of America's Dependence on

    Mar 27 2020

    Photo: Magyar: Patikabelső az 1940-es évek elején.Hungary?, early 1940sTags: trading, healthcare, pharmacy, interior, scaleTitle: Patikabelső az 1940-es évek elején.Date1940s Sourcehttp://www.fortepan.hu/_photo/download/fortepan_7666.jpg archive copyAuthorFOTO:Fortepan — ID 3388: Adományozó/Donor: Unknown. archive copyPermission(Reusing this file)The release at fortepan.hu is CC-BY-SA-3.0. As the photographer is unknown or pseudonymous, and the photograph is 78 years old, it is considered public...more

  • General Motors marches to the sound of ventilators. @WJMcGurn

    Mar 27 2020

    Photo: Thomas Edison and an electric car in 1913View author information Public Domain File:EdisonElectricCar1913.jpg Uploaded: 2006-07-21 15:01:05 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowGeneral Motors marches to the sound of ventilators. @WJMcGurn https://www.wsj.com/articles/business-makes-war-on-coronavirus-11585004754?mod=hp_opin_pos_2

  • 2/2 Aerospace engineering; Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Mar 27 2020

    Image:  Ball Aerospace engineer performs final checks before the spacecraft is shipped to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida for launch processing. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com, in re:  Space engineering.  

  • 1/2 Aerospace engineering; Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Mar 27 2020

    Image:   Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com, in re:  Space engineering.  

  • City workers commute from the countryside, fear the virus @SalenaZito

    Mar 27 2020

    Image:  A Port Authority of Allegheny County Neoplan Metroliner coach at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Smithfield Street in downtown Pittsburgh. Salena Zito, The Middle of Somewhere column, in re:   Monroe Co., PA, and the virus: it’s a rural area, where 20,000 people ride in to New York in busses. Worried about the virus...  ..  ..   Permissions:   A Port Authority of Allegheny County Neoplan Metroliner coach at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Smithfield Street in downtown Pittsburg...more

  • In the Time of the Virus, theaters become churches (from the car) @SalenaZito

    Mar 27 2020

    Image:  First drive-in theater, in Pennsauken, New Jersey, in 1933 Salena Zito, The Middle of Somewhere column, in re:   Drive-in movie theaters in Pittsburgh area now being used for church service; the SUVs keep social distance from each other,

  • State of the City, the State and the Union in the time of the virus: food security and a timeline. John Catsimatidis @JCats2013 Host of the CATS Roundtable radio show. @RedAppleTweets

    Mar 26 2020

    Photo: 1913: City Hall and the Woolworth Building.The Woolworth Building, built in 1913Copyright by The Pictorial News Co., N.Y. No. NN 98. {{PD-US}} - Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division: LC-USZ62-127214 View of Woolworth Building and surrounding buildings, New York City. Mullet's City Hall Post Office and Courthouse (New York City) in middleground left. Permission details Original uploader was Janke at en.wikipediaView more Public Domainview terms File:View of Woolworth Bu...more

  • To grow green shoots: bankruptcy reorganization before handouts. Veronique de Rugy @veroderugy

    Mar 26 2020

    Image:  Leaf whorls on a herbaceous Lilium michiganense Veronique de Rugy, Mercatus Center, in re: Economics in the time of the virus.  . . . They’re thinking, “It’s better to give ’way more than to leave anyone out.”  Bailouts by any other name . . . Go for bankruptcy reorganization before you look for a handout.,,  ,,  ,,Stem of a Michigan Lily showing the whorl (botany) pattern of its leaves.    Date | 19 June 2012     Source | Own work   Author | Douglas W. Jones Camera location | 41° 40′ 1...more

  • The whole Andromeda Galaxy has only a trillion stars; virus bailout for six trillion? @JohnHCochrane

    Mar 26 2020

    Image:  All the stars in the sky? NASA John Cochrane, Hoover, in re:  Does $2 trillion answer the hole in the US economy now that there’s no commerce?  Of course not. We’ll just have to pay for it all in taxes.   . . .  We’re protecting the oldest among us with the future of the youngest of us. This economic shutdown is the panic button; you’re supposed to defend against a pandemic with [medical actions].  Larry Kudlow mentioned $6 trillion! Use the Defense Production Act?  Not necessary; can ju...more

  • Hiding Senator Biden @AndrewCMcCarthy, @ThadMcCotter

    Mar 26 2020

    Image: Polonius behind the arras Andrew C McCarthy, Ball of Collusion, and Thaddeus McCotter, American Greatness; in re: Primaries have been delayed till June; Bernie refuses to drop out or concede; Biden says the debates are no longer necessary. (His handlers want to keep him out of public view as much as possible, for unfortunately obvious reasons.)    

  • Curtains to the $35 million curtains @AndrewCMcCarthy, @ThadMcCotter

    Mar 26 2020

    Image:  The Kennedy Center Grand Foyer, at 63 feet (19 m) high and 630 feet (190 m) long, is one of the largest rooms in the world. If laid on its side, the Washington Monument would fit in this room with 75 feet (23 m) to spare. Andrew C McCarthy, Ball of Collusion, and Thaddeus McCotter, American Greatness; in re: . . .  Mrs Pelosi has flown in with either provocations or  . . . [ e.g., in the emergency relief bill under the alarm at the Wuhan virus, demanding $35 million for curtains at the K...more

  • Speaker Pelosi's tactical genius for partisanship goes too far in the stimulus game. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Mar 26 2020

    Photo: Speaker Cannon presides over the House of Representatives during the 59th Congress, 1906.Frances Benjamin Johnson - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID cph.3c21291. This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See Commons:Licensing for more information. Opening ceremonies of the 59th United States Congress, 2nd session, 1906, with Speaker...more

  • Joe Biden's unfinished campaign pauses, hesitates, pauses.@AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Mar 26 2020

    Photo: Abbie Rowe, 1905-1967, Photographer (NARA record: 8451352)Record creator | National Archives and Records Administration. Office of Presidential Libraries. Harry S. Truman Library. (04/01/1985 - )Title | Photograph of Senator Estes Kefauver of Tennessee leaving the White House after a meeting with President Truman.Date | 15 January 1952http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowJoe Biden's unfinished campaign pauses, hesitates, pauses.@...more

  • Remedies without wrecking the American economy in the time of the virus. @JohnHCochrane @HooverInst

    Mar 26 2020

    Photo: North from Wall Street / New York City, 1930.Empire State Building under construction. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowRemedies without wrecking the American economy in the time of the virus. @JohnHCochrane @HooverInsthttps://www.wsj.com/articles/flatten-the-coronavirus-curve-at-a-lower-cost-11585067354

  • Bailouts by any other name are better bankruptcy reorganizations first. @VerodeRugy @Mercatus.

    Mar 26 2020

    Photo: The Knickerbocker Trust and The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, charcoal and pastel on brown paper by Joseph Pennell, ca. 1904–1908 Joseph Pennell - Library of Congress[1] Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Thirty-Fourth Street and Fifth Avenue (original location). 1 drawing on brown paper : colored crayons over pencil sketch ; sheet 29.3 x 23.1 cm. Public Domain File:Waldorf-Astoria 1904-1908b.jpg Created: between ca. 1904 and 1908 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules...more

  • Beginning the public debate: 2 of 2: on the question of the governor ordered restrictions in the time of the virus. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Mar 26 2020

    Photo: Hyde Park c. 1833: Rotten Row is "The King's Private Road" en:User:Pointillist - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Hyde_Park_London_from_1833_Schmollinger_map.jpg Hyde Park section of "Improved map of London for 1833, from Actual Survey. Engraved by W. Schmollinger, 27 Goswell Terrace", photographed for Wikipedia by User:Pointillist. All rights of the photographer are hereby released. Permission details original text: {{PD-art}}View more Public Domainview terms File:Hyde Park London ...more

  • Beginning the public debate: 1 of 2: on the question of the governor ordered restrictions in the time of the virus. @RihardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Mar 26 2020

    Photo: Hyde Park, 1890, by Camille Pissarro, showing the footpath along the southern bank of the Serpentine Camille Pissarro - Unknown source Permission details public domainView more Public Domainview terms File:Pissarro Hyde Park.jpg Created: 1890date QS:P571,+1890-00-00T00:00:00Z/9 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowBeginning the public debate: 1 of 2: on the question of the governor ordered restrictions in the time of the virus...more

  • Reports of new blood testing research to answer critical unknowns of the virus. @HenryIMiller: "Finally, the word is getting out." @PacificResearch

    Mar 26 2020

    Photo: English: Isolation Hospital, South Brisbane.Date | circa 1946 Source | http://www.archivessearch.qld.gov.au/Image/DigitalImageDetails.aspx?ImageId=2727Preferred citation: Queensland State Archives, Digital Image ID 2727ID label: 1133288Author | Agriculture And Stock Department, Publicity BranchPermission(Reusing this file) | English: Copyright expiredDecade | 1940-1949Place | English: Brisbane CityKeywords | English: Hospital wardsMaterial Type | English: Photographic materialType | Engli...more

  • #Colloquy: The PRC launches a false narrative of the virus against the Pacific island states & What is to be done? @CleoPaskal @FDD @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Mar 26 2020

    Photo: Maris Pacifici by Ortelius (1589). One of the first printed maps to show the Pacific Ocean[7] Abraham Ortelius - Helmink Antique Maps Maris Pacifici by Abraham Ortelius. This map was published in 1589 in his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. It was not only the first printed map of the Pacific, but it also showed the Americas for the first time. Permission details This is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art. The work of art itself is in the publi...more

  • #Colloquy: Rethinking the PRC threats, deceptions and provocations in the time of the virus. Extended podcast with @GordonGChang and @ScottWHarold Deputy Director of the Center for Asia-Pacific Policy @RANDCorporation

    Mar 26 2020

    Photo: Portrait of the Hongwu Emperor (ruled in 1368–98) Unknown artist - Oversize Scrolls of Painting and Calligraphy (2019 exhibit). Taipei: National Palace Museum.巨幅書畫 (2019年展覽). 臺北: 國立故宮博物院. This painting depicts Zhu Yuanzhang (朱元璋), Emperor Taizu of the Ming dynasty (明太祖), who reigned from 1368 to 1398. Hongwu (洪武) was the title of his reign period. Public Domain File:A Seated Portrait of Ming Emperor Taizu.jpg Created: Ming dynasty Twitter: @BatchelorShow#Colloquy: Rethinking the PRC thr...more

  • Ireland and the virus. Marc Coleman, Octavian.

    Mar 26 2020

    Photo: Trial of the Irish patriots at Clonmel. Thomas Francis Meagher, Terence MacManus, and Patrick O'Donoghue receiving their sentence of death.Currier & Ives - Currier & Ives-- Trial of the Irish Patriots. New York : Pub. by N. Currier, 152 Nassau St., cor. of Spruce, N.Y., c1848. Downloaded from US Library of Congress at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b50970 Trial of the Irish patriots at Clonmel, Oct. 22nd. 1848 Thos. F. Meagher, Terence B. Mc.Manus, Patrick O'Donohue, receiving t...more

  • The Uyghurs and the virus & What is to be done? @SalihHudayar East Turkistan National Awakening Movement (ETNAM).

    Mar 26 2020

    Photo: Uyghur RebelsUnknown author - photographed/scanned by InnerAsia101 Uyghur freedom fighters 1930s Public Domain File:Uyghur fighters.jpeg Created: 1930s date QS:P,+1930-00-00T00:00:00Z/8 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe Uyghurs and the virus & What is to be done?  @SalihHudayar East Turkistan National Awakening Movement (ETNAM).https://pandemic.warroom.org/2020/02/26/op-ed-uyghurs-languishing-starving-under-chinas-c...more

  • #NewWorld: 2 of 2 / Northern South America faces the Wuhan virus. @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal

    Mar 25 2020

    Image:  Old map of the New Kingdom of Granada (including modern-day Colombia).  Map of Terra Firma, made up of the New Kingdom of New Granada, the Royal Audiencies of Panamá and Santa Fe de Bogotá, and Provinces of Santa Marta, Popayan, Venezuela, and Guyana. Joseph Humire, International Institute for Counter-Terrorism, and Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal (Colombia), in re:  The virus in Colombia, Mexico, Brazil and Venezuela.

  • #NewWorld: 1 of 2 / Northern South America faces the Wuhan virus. @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal

    Mar 25 2020

    Image:  Map of confirmed cases of COVID-19 per capita in South America (as of 25 March 2020):    > 1 case per 1,000 inhabitants   (black)   1–10 cases per 10,000 inhabitants    (darkest red)   1–10 cases per 100,000 inhabitants   (rich red)   1–10 cases per 1 million inhabitants   (reddish)   1–10 cases per 10 million inhabitants  (strong pink)   1-10 cases per 100 million inhabitants   (pale pink)   No confirmed cases    (gray) Joseph Humire, International Institute for Counter-Terrorism, an...more

  • London life in the virus: 2 of 2 / Virus may have infected half of UK, says Oxford study: encouraging news! @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion

    Mar 25 2020

    Image:  The London Tube: The Metropolitan Railway opened using GWR broad gauge locomotives (from the 1860s). Joe Sternberg, WSJ, in re: The London economy shutting down.  People being obedient. National railroad closed down but local continues.  Should they run fewer cars and have crowds be denser? “Do not visit your elderly mother for two months.”

  • London life in the virus: 1 of 2 / Virus may have infected half of UK, says Oxford study: encouraging news! @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion

    Mar 25 2020

    Image:  On 31 January, two members of a family of Chinese nationals staying in a hotel in York, one of whom studied at the University of York, became the first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the UK. Here: the York Minster national clock.  (Minster: any settlement of clergy living a communal life and endowed by charter with the obligation of maintaining the daily office of prayer.) Joe Sternberg, WSJ, in re: The London economy shutting down.  People being obedient. National railroad closed down b...more

  • The best day since 1933 & What is to be done? @McTagueJ @BrettArends

    Mar 25 2020

    Photo: TITLE: George "Machine Gun" Kelly, handcuffed and shackled, is led, under heavy guard, from Shelby County Jail enroute to the Memphis airport and Oklahoma City where he will be tried for the kidnapping of Charles F. Urschel CALL NUMBER: NYWTS - BIOG--Kelly, George R. "Machine Gun"--Gangster--Dead [item] [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-134468 (b&w film copy neg.) https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/076_nyw.html MEDIUM: 1 photographic print. CREATED/PUBLISHED: 1933 October 2. NOTES...more

  • What is Plan B for the Democrats in Milwaukee after the virus? @HooverWhalen @HooverInst

    Mar 25 2020

    Photo: Public Domain File:Milwaukee 1858.jpg Created: New York : Published by Smith Brothers & Co., 1854. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowWhat is Plan B for the Democrats in Milwaukee after the virus? @HooverWhalen @HooverInsthttps://www.forbes.com/sites/billwhalen/2020/03/21/houston-we-have-a-convention-problem----in-milwaukee/?utm_source=Hoover+Daily+Report&utm_campaign=20ef3f9c82-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_23_06_17&...more

  • 2 of 2 / Globalism vs nationalism in the Twenty-first Century. Gregory R Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs

    Mar 25 2020

    Image:  Painting of a turn-of-century trading fair, Hessisches Volksfest (Hessian Folk Festival), 1887, Louis Toussaint (1826-1887), Öl auf Leinwand. Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs, in re:  Globalization and nationalism in the Twenty-first Century.   China was using globalism to build an empire, and the West is resisting with nationalism 

  • 1 of 2 / Globalism vs nationalism in the Twenty-first Century. Gregory R Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs

    Mar 25 2020

    Image:  A postcard from 1916 showing national personifications of some of the Allies of World War I, each holding a national flag. Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs, in re:  Globalization and nationalism in the Twenty-first Century.   China was using globalism to build an empire, and the West is resisting with nationalism

  • Anthony "The Fauch" Fauci is a longtime favorite at the NIH @HenryIMiller

    Mar 25 2020

    Photo: Food Standards Committee, 1930: The chief weakness in FDA’s founding statute was a failure to establish legally enforceable food standards. FDA worked tirelessly to establish unofficial food standards, many of which were adopted by individual states until the 1938 Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act mandated food standards be adopted “in the interests of consumers.” For more information about FDA history visit www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/WhatWeDo/History/default.htmDate | 19 July 2012, 09:06Source | Fo...more

  • Seriology tests needed to enhance the epidemiological models of the virus. @HenryIMiller Pacific Research Institute

    Mar 25 2020

    Photo: Vincent Van GoghDeutsch: Garten des Hospitals in ArlesEnglish: Garden of the Hospital in ArlesObject type | drawingDate | April 1889Medium | pencil, pen and inkDimensions | Height: 45.5 cm (17.9 in); Width: 59 cm (23.2 in)This work is in the public domainhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowSeriology tests needed to enhance the epidemiological models of the virus. @HenryIMiller Pacific Research Institute http://www.henrymillermd....more

  • Joe Biden’s disadvantage; @LizPeek

    Mar 25 2020

    Image:  "Diamond Joe" is said to drive a 1981 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am. Elizabeth Peek, TheHill and Fox News; in re:  The disadvantage of being Joe Biden—trying to get attention (and having only one topic).

  • The Dow’s best day in 87 years; @LizPeek

    Mar 25 2020

    Image:  Sen. Carter Glass (D–Va.) and Rep. Henry B. Steagall (D–Ala.-3), the co-sponsors of the Glass–Steagall Act.In 1933, the U.S. Congress passed the Glass–Steagall Act mandating a separation between commercial banks, which take deposits and extend loans, and investment banks, which underwrite, issue, and distribute stocks, bonds, and other securities. Elizabeth Peek, TheHill and Fox News; in re:   Stock market: best day since 1933

  • #PacificWatch: The empty beaches; the empty Las Vegas Strip, in the time of the virus

    Mar 24 2020

    Photo: Union Pacific Station, Las Vegas, ca. 1940Pub. by Smith & Chandler, Las Vegas, Nevada. "Tichnor Quality Views," Reg. U. S. Pat. Off. Made Only by Tichnor Bros., Inc., Boston, Mass. - Boston Public Library Tichnor Brothers collection #74656 Title: Union Pacific Station, Las Vegas, Nevada Subjects: Railroad stations Places: Hoover Dam Notes:Title from item. Extent: 1 print (postcard) : linen texture, color ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. Accession #: 06_10_015516 Public Domain File:Union Pacific ...more

  • "Indiana" Hoenlein and the 7200 year-old Lost Mud Brick Village of the Jordan Valley.

    Mar 24 2020

    Photo: Aerial jordanView author information Public Domain File:Aerial jordan.jpg Uploaded: 2008-10-29 02:24:56 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow"Indiana" Hoenlein and the 7200 year-old Lost Mud Brick Village of the Jordan Valley. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

  • The virus in the Levant; the virus in Iran.

    Mar 24 2020

    Photo: Austrian post office in Jerusalem located inside the Jaffa GateMatson Photo Service, photographer. - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID matpc.08716. This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See Commons:Licensing for more information. Austrian Post Office (Jerusalem): was located inside the Jaffa Gate Permission details No known rest...more

  • Al Qaeda on the offensive in the time of the virus and the Taliban deal breakdown. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

    Mar 24 2020

    Photo: L W J: On Mar. 19, al-Qaeda websites and social media channels distributed a new audio message from Khalid Batarfi, the new emir of AQAP.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowAl Qaeda on the offensive in the time of the virus and the Taliban deal breakdown. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDDhttps://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2020/03/analysis-aqaps-new-emir-renews-allegiance-to-zawahiri-praises-taliban.php

  • Taliban deal breakdown in the time of the virus. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

    Mar 24 2020

    Photo: US representative Zalmay Khalilzad (left) and Taliban representative Abdul Ghani Baradar (right) sign the agreement in Doha, Qatar on February 29, 2020http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowTaliban deal breakdown in the time of the virus. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDDhttps://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2020/03/dozens-of-afghan-security-personnel-killed-in-taliban-insider-attack.php

  • "God speed, Al Worden" of Apollo 15. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Mar 24 2020

    Photo: Image of Earth taken during the translunar coastNASA - http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/gallery/images/apollo/apollo15/hires/as15-91-12343.jpg from http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/gallery/images/apollo/apollo15/html/as15-91-12343.html The view of Earth taken during the Translunar Coast from the distance of about 25.000 to 30.000 nautical miles from Earth. South America is to the left. Central America is in the upper center. The gulf of Mexico and Florida is seen to the lower right of Central Amer...more

  • Cool SpaceX spacesuits ready for May manned launch window. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Mar 24 2020

    Photo: Orlan space suit worn by astronaut Michael Fincke outside the International Space Station NASA - http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/gallery/images/station/crew-9/html/iss009e29620.html Astronaut Edward M. (Mike) Fincke, Expedition 9 NASA ISS science officer and flight engineer, wearing a Russian Orlan spacesuit, participates in the third of four sessions of extravehicular activities (EVA) performed by the Expedition 9 crew during their six-month mission. Fincke and cosmonaut Gennady I. Padalka ...more

  • The inactive Senate and the highly active Andrew Cuomo: first-in-line behind the uncertain Joe Biden. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

    Mar 24 2020

    Photo: Photo of Senator John F. Kennedy placing the name of Adlai Stevenson into nomination as the Democratic presidential candidate for 1956 in Chicago.Date | Originally taken August 16, 1956 and was re-issued in 1960 after Kennedy won the Democratic nomination for president in 1960.Source | eBayphotoAuthor | UPI-United Press InternationalPermission(Reusing this file) | Pre-1978, no markThis work is in the public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesT...more

  • Diplomacy in the time of the virus: more than turn the other cheek, less than war. @RHFontaine @CNASDC

    Mar 24 2020

    Photo: Negotiating the Treaty of Portsmouth (1905) — From left to right: The Russians at far side of table are Korostovetz, Nabokov, Witte, Rosen, and Plancon; the Japanese at near side of table are Adachi, Ochiai, Komura, Takahira, and Satō. The large conference table is today preserved at the Museum Meiji-mura in Inuyama, Aichi Prefecture, Japan.P. F. Collier & Son - Russo-Japanese War: A Photographic and Descriptive Review of the Great Conflict in the Far East Treaty of Portsmouth delegat...more

  • The virus and the law. 2 of 2: @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Mar 24 2020

    Photo: Identifier: powersofamerican01miya Title: Powers of the American people, Congress, President, and courts, according to evolution of constitutional construction Year: 1906 (1900s) Authors:  Miyakawa, Masuji Subjects:  Constitutional law Publisher:  Washington, D.C., The Wilkens-Sheiry co. Contributing Library:  The Library of Congress Digitizing Sponsor:  The Library of Congress http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe virus...more

  • The virus and the law. 1 of 2: @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Mar 24 2020

    Photo: Identifier: animallifeworldo119021903lond Title: Animal Life and the World of Nature; A magazine of Natural History Year: 1902 (1900s) Authors:  Subjects:  Publisher:  London Contributing Library:  Harvard University, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ernst Mayr Library Digitizing Sponsor:  Harvard University, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ernst Mayr Library http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe virus and the law. 1 of 2: @A...more

  • Milano and Lombardy are the front line of the war in Italy. Lorenzo Fiori. Civilta delle Macchine.

    Mar 24 2020

    Photo: Deutsch: Zuschauerraum im Teatro alla Scala in MailandDate | circa 1900 Source | http://www.zeno.org - Zenodot Verlagsgesellschaft mbHAuthor | ungenanntLicensing http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowMilano and Lombardy are the front line of the war in Italy. Lorenzo Fiori. Civilta delle Macchine. 

  • Genoa, Italia in the sad time of the virus. Lorenzo Fiori. Civilta delle Macchine.

    Mar 24 2020

    Photo: Description | English: Ponte Caffaro Genoa 1900sDate | 10 February 2018Source | Public domainAuthor | Unknown authorThis work is in the public domainhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowGenoa, Italia in the sad time of the virus. Lorenzo Fiori. Civilta delle Macchine. 

  • Devastated Iran blames the US for what the virus did to the people. @MichaelLedeen @FDD

    Mar 24 2020

    Photo: Public Domain File:12 Abu'l Hasan Jahangir Welcoming Shah 'Abbas, ca. 1618, Freer Gallery of Art, Washington DC (cropped).jpg Created: circa 1618 date QS:P,+1618-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowDevastated Iran blames the US for what the virus did to the people. @MichaelLedeen @FDDhttps://www.theepochtimes.com/dealing-with-chinese-and-iranian-lies-in-a-time-of-pandemic_3281630.html

  • #Colloquy, Podcast Exclusive: Gordon Chang and colleague discuss the Chinese Communist Party failure and the American rethink.

    Mar 24 2020

    Photo: Repairing a Flying Tiger P-40 at Kunming, China. (U.S. Air Force photo)http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow#Colloquy, Podcast Exclusive: Gordon Chang and colleague discuss the Chinese Communist Party failure and the American rethink. @GordonGChanghttps://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/15745/coronavirus-china-communism

  • The Sphinx: 4 of 4: Franklin Roosevelt, the Isolationists, and the Road to World War II Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Nicholas Wapshott (Author), Bronson Pinchot (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Mar 24 2020

    aPhoto: Hitler greeting Chamberlain on the steps of the Berghof, 15 September 1938Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-H12478 / Unknown author / CC-BY-SA 3.0 For documentary purposes the German Federal Archive often retained the original image captions, which may be erroneous, biased, obsolete or politically extreme. Zentralbild / 16.9.1938 / Premierminister Chamberlain bei Hitler 1938 Am 13.9.1938 schlug Chamberlain Hitler eine Aussprache über die Abtrennung des Sudetengebietes vor. Das Ergebnis der Münchene...more

  • The Sphinx: 3 of 4: Franklin Roosevelt, the Isolationists, and the Road to World War II Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Nicholas Wapshott (Author), Bronson Pinchot (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Mar 24 2020

    aPhoto:  Public Domainview terms File:MunichAgreement.jpg Created: 30 September 1938 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow The Sphinx: 3 of 4: Franklin Roosevelt, the Isolationists, and the Road to World War II  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Nicholas Wapshott (Author), Bronson Pinchot (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Sphinx-Franklin-Roosevelt-Isolationists-World/dp/B00QQWZ5FQ/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_enco...more

  • The Sphinx: 2 of 4: Franklin Roosevelt, the Isolationists, and the Road to World War II Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Nicholas Wapshott (Author), Bronson Pinchot (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Mar 24 2020

    aPhoto: CC BY-SA 3.0 de File:Bundesarchiv Bild 137-049278, Anschluss Österreich.jpg Created: 15 March 1938date QS:P571,+1938-03-15T00:00:00Z/11 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow The Sphinx: 2 of 4: Franklin Roosevelt, the Isolationists, and the Road to World War II  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Nicholas Wapshott (Author), Bronson Pinchot (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Sphinx-Franklin-Roosevelt-I...more

  • The Sphinx: 1 of 4: Franklin Roosevelt, the Isolationists, and the Road to World War II Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Nicholas Wapshott (Author), Bronson Pinchot (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Mar 24 2020

    aPhoto:  Public Domainview terms File:USS Panay sinking after Japanese air attack.jpg Created: 12 December 1937 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow The Sphinx: 1 of 4: Franklin Roosevelt, the Isolationists, and the Road to World War II  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Nicholas Wapshott (Author), Bronson Pinchot (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Sphinx-Franklin-Roosevelt-Isolationists-World/dp/B00QQWZ5FQ...more

  • 2 of 2 / The end of the China miracle, & What is to be done? @MichaelAuslin @HooverInst

    Mar 24 2020

    Image: Chinese barefoot doctor using acupuncture to treat a production brigade workerThe end of the China miracle, & What is to be done? @MichaelAuslin @HooverInst https://www.hoover.org/research/asias-new-geopolitics..   ..  .. Description | English: Chinese barefoot doctor uses her needles to treat a production brigade worker  /   Source | http://ihm.nlm.nih.gov/images/A13744 | Author | World Health Organization photo by D. Henrioud  /   Permission (Reusing this file) | WHO must be menti...more

  • 1 of 2 / The end of the China miracle, & What is to be done? @MichaelAuslin @HooverInst

    Mar 24 2020

    Image: Cartoon that sometimes accompanied reprints of the People's Daily commentary published 21 April 2015 touting the Chinese bull market, "What's a bubble? Tulips and Bitcoins are bubbles"The end of the China miracle, & What is to be done? @MichaelAuslin @HooverInsthttps://www.hoover.org/research/asias-new-geopolitic

  • 8/8 A Most Glorious Ride: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886, by Edward P. Kohn

    Mar 23 2020

    Image:  Roosevelt as New York State Assemblyman, 1883 A Most Glorious Ride: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886,by Edward P. Kohn  (Editor)   Hardcover – April 1, 2015 https://www.amazon.com/Most-Glorious-Ride-Roosevelt-1877-1886/dp/1438455135 A Most Glorious Ride presents the complete diaries of Theodore Roosevelt from 1877 to 1886. Covering the formative years of his life, Roosevelt’s entries show the transformation of a sickly and solitary Harvard freshman into a confident and incre...more

  • 7/8 A Most Glorious Ride: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886, by Edward P. Kohn

    Mar 23 2020

    Image:  Theodore and Elliot Roosevelt watch Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession passing their grandfather's mansion in Union Square, Manhattan, 1865. Theodore and Elliot are in the second-floor window facing the camera. A Most Glorious Ride: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886,by Edward P. Kohn  (Editor)   Hardcover – April 1, 2015 https://www.amazon.com/Most-Glorious-Ride-Roosevelt-1877-1886/dp/1438455135 A Most Glorious Ride presents the complete diaries of Theodore Roosevelt from 1...more

  • 6/ 8 A Most Glorious Ride: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886, by Edward P. Kohn

    Mar 23 2020

    Image:  Pres. and Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt seated on lawn, surrounded by their family; 1903. From left to right: Quentin, Theodore Sr., Theodore Jr., Archie, Alice, Kermit, Edith, and Ethel. A Most Glorious Ride: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886,by Edward P. Kohn  (Editor)   Hardcover – April 1, 2015 https://www.amazon.com/Most-Glorious-Ride-Roosevelt-1877-1886/dp/1438455135 A Most Glorious Ride presents the complete diaries of Theodore Roosevelt from 1877 to 1886. Covering the format...more

  • 5/8 A Most Glorious Ride: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886, by Edward P. Kohn

    Mar 23 2020

    Image: Theodore Roosevelt's Maltese Cross Cabin A Most Glorious Ride: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886,by Edward P. Kohn  (Editor)   Hardcover – April 1, 2015 https://www.amazon.com/Most-Glorious-Ride-Roosevelt-1877-1886/dp/1438455135 A Most Glorious Ride presents the complete diaries of Theodore Roosevelt from 1877 to 1886. Covering the formative years of his life, Roosevelt’s entries show the transformation of a sickly and solitary Harvard freshman into a confident and increasingl...more

  • 4/8 A Most Glorious Ride: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886, by Edward P. Kohn

    Mar 23 2020

    image:  Colonel Theodore Roosevelt in his Rough Riders uniform on October 26, 1898, by Rockwood. A Most Glorious Ride: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886, by Edward P. Kohn  (Editor).   Hardcover – April 1, 2015  https://www.amazon.com/Most-Glorious-Ride-Roosevelt-1877-1886/dp/1438455135 A Most Glorious Ride presents the complete diaries of Theodore Roosevelt from 1877 to 1886. Covering the formative years of his life, Roosevelt’s entries show the transformation of a sickly and solita...more

  • 3/8 A Most Glorious Ride: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886, by Edward P. Kohn

    Mar 23 2020

    image:  “Colonel Roosevelt and his Rough Riders at the top of the hill which they captured, Battle of San Juan”A Most Glorious Ride: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886, by Edward P. Kohn  (Editor).   Hardcover – April 1, 2015  https://www.amazon.com/Most-Glorious-Ride-Roosevelt-1877-1886/dp/1438455135 A Most Glorious Ride presents the complete diaries of Theodore Roosevelt from 1877 to 1886. Covering the formative years of his life, Roosevelt’s entries show the transformation of a sic...more

  • 2/8 A Most Glorious Ride: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886, by Edward P. Kohn

    Mar 23 2020

    image:  Roosevelt's InaugurationA Most Glorious Ride: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886, by Edward P. Kohn  (Editor).   Hardcover – April 1, 2015  https://www.amazon.com/Most-Glorious-Ride-Roosevelt-1877-1886/dp/1438455135 A Most Glorious Ride presents the complete diaries of Theodore Roosevelt from 1877 to 1886. Covering the formative years of his life, Roosevelt’s entries show the transformation of a sickly and solitary Harvard freshman into a confident and increasingly robust youn...more

  • 1/8 A Most Glorious Ride: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886, by Edward P. Kohn

    Mar 23 2020

    image: A political cartoon depicting Theodore Roosevelt's opposition to European influence in the Dominican Republic.A Most Glorious Ride: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886, by Edward P. Kohn  (Editor).   Hardcover – April 1, 2015  https://www.amazon.com/Most-Glorious-Ride-Roosevelt-1877-1886/dp/1438455135 A Most Glorious Ride presents the complete diaries of Theodore Roosevelt from 1877 to 1886. Covering the formative years of his life, Roosevelt’s entries show the transformation of...more

  • Unreasonable Men: 1 of 4: Theodore Roosevelt and the Republican Rebels Who Created Progressive PoliticsHardcover – July 22, 2014 by Michael Wolraich (Author)

    Mar 23 2020

    Photo: Public Domain File:Robert M. La Follette Sr. cph.3b16031.jpg Created: 20 July 1908 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Unreasonable Men: 1 of 4: Theodore Roosevelt and the Republican Rebels Who Created Progressive PoliticsHardcover – July 22, 2014 by Michael Wolraich  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Unreasonable-Men-Roosevelt-Republican-Progressive/dp/023034223X/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3A7ZLML5RW269&keywords=unreasonable+men&...more

  • Unreasonable Men: 4 of 4: Theodore Roosevelt and the Republican Rebels Who Created Progressive PoliticsHardcover – July 22, 2014 by Michael Wolraich (Author)

    Mar 23 2020

    Photo:  Public Domainview terms File:La-Follette-and-family-1924.jpeg Created: 25 February 1924 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Unreasonable Men: 4 of 4: Theodore Roosevelt and the Republican Rebels Who Created Progressive PoliticsHardcover – July 22, 2014 by Michael Wolraich  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Unreasonable-Men-Roosevelt-Republican-Progressive/dp/023034223X/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3A7ZLML5RW269&keywords=unreasonable+me...more

  • Unreasonable Men: 3 of 4: Theodore Roosevelt and the Republican Rebels Who Created Progressive PoliticsHardcover – July 22, 2014 by Michael Wolraich (Author)

    Mar 23 2020

    Photo: Public Domain File:Robert La Follette Sr.jpg Created: between circa 1922 and circa 1925 date QS:P,+1922-00-00T00:00:00Z/8,P1319,+1922-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1925-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902. According to Libray of Congress listing, between 1909 and 1925. Style of microphone seen did not exist before early 1920s. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Unreasonable Men: 3 of 4: Theodore Roosevelt and the Republican Rebels W...more

  • Unreasonable Men: 2 of 4: Theodore Roosevelt and the Republican Rebels Who Created Progressive PoliticsHardcover – July 22, 2014 by Michael Wolraich (Author)

    Mar 23 2020

    Photo: Public Domain File:WmHTaft.jpg Created: circa 1907 date QS:P,+1907-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Unreasonable Men: 2 of 4: Theodore Roosevelt and the Republican Rebels Who Created Progressive PoliticsHardcover – July 22, 2014 by Michael Wolraich  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Unreasonable-Men-Roosevelt-Republican-Progressive/dp/023034223X/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3A7ZLML5RW269&keywords=unre...more

  • Island of Vice: 4 of 4: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean up Sin-Loving New York Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard Zacks (Author), Joe Ochman (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher)

    Mar 22 2020

    Photo: "The Mongomery Guards" (A Growler Gang)Riis, Jacob A group of young men, New York. From the publication: Photographer and Citizen, Alland 197422,9x18,8 cm, Silver Gelatine on barytaPreus Museum Collection (NMFF.003402). http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Island of Vice: 4 of 4: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean up Sin-Loving New York  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard Zacks (Author), Joe Ochman (Narrator), Rando...more

  • Island of Vice: 3 of 4: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean up Sin-Loving New York Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard Zacks (Author), Joe Ochman (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher)

    Mar 22 2020

    Photo: NMFF_003401Riis, Jacob Bymiljø, New York. Positivkopi gelatin, barytt12,1x16,0 cmNMFF.003401 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Island of Vice: 3 of 4: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean up Sin-Loving New York  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard Zacks (Author), Joe Ochman (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Island-Vice-Theodore-Roosevelts-Sin-Loving/dp/B007JQN3LG/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?...more

  • Island of Vice: 2 of 4: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean up Sin-Loving New York Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard Zacks (Author), Joe Ochman (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher)

    Mar 22 2020

    Photo: "The Short Tail gang" (Corlears Hook) Under the Pier at the Foot of Jackson Street.(Now Corlears Hook Park)Riis, Jacob En gruppe menn under piren i enden av Jackson Street. Corlears Hook Park, New York. Fra publikasjon: Photographer and Citizen, Alland 1974Positivkopi gelatin, barytt16,6x12,0 cmNMFF.003390 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Island of Vice: 2 of 4: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean up Sin-Loving New Yo...more

  • Island of Vice: 1 of 4: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean up Sin-Loving New York Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard Zacks (Author), Joe Ochman (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher)

    Mar 22 2020

    Photo: "Police Station Lodgers" Women`s Lodging Room in the West 47th Street StationRiis, Jacob En gruppe kvinner fotografert i West 47th Street Station politistasjon, Lower East Side, New York. Fra publikasjon: Photographer and Citizen, Alland 1974Positivkopi gelatin, barytt12,0x15,6 cmNMFF.003383 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Island of Vice: 1 of 4: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean up Sin-Loving New York  Audible Aud...more

  • 4/4 The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik

    Mar 22 2020

    Image: "NRA member, we do our part"  The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik  Traber Burns (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher); Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. https://www.amazon.com/New-Deal-Modern-History/dp/B005QXF6Q4/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Michael+Hiltzik+New+Deal&qid=1584832143&s=audible&sr=1-1The New York Times best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Hiltzik tells the epic story of the New Deal through the outsized personalities of ...more

  • 3/4 The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik

    Mar 22 2020

    Image: Pumping water by hand from the sole water supply in this section of Wilder, Tennessee (Tennessee Valley Authority, 1942) The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik Traber Burns (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher); Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. https://www.amazon.com/New-Deal-Modern-History/dp/B005QXF6Q4/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Michael+Hiltzik+New+Deal&qid=1584832143&s=audible&sr=1-1 The New York Times best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist ...more

  • 2/4 The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik

    Mar 22 2020

    Image: 1935 cartoon by Vaughn Shoemaker in which he parodied the New Deal as a card game with alphabetical agencies The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik  Traber Burns (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher); Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. https://www.amazon.com/New-Deal-Modern-History/dp/B005QXF6Q4/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Michael+Hiltzik+New+Deal&qid=1584832143&s=audible&sr=1-1 The New York Times best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Hi...more

  • 1/4 The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik

    Mar 22 2020

    Image: A public mural from one of the artists employed by the New Deal's WPA program. The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik  Traber Burns (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher); Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. https://www.amazon.com/New-Deal-Modern-History/dp/B005QXF6Q4/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Michael+Hiltzik+New+Deal&qid=1584832143&s=audible&sr=1-1 The New York Times best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Hiltzik tells the epic story of t...more

  • #SmallBusinessAmerica: Rough times to prepare for the return of your customers. @GeneMarks @guardian @PhillyInquirer

    Mar 22 2020

    Photo: San Francisco lies in ruins on May 28, 1906, about six weeks after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire. It was taken from a camera suspended on a kite, perhaps 1,000 feet above the city. It is one of the most well-known photographs of George R. Lawrence (see biography for more information about the technique used). The tower of the Ferry Building can be seen at the bay end of Market Street, which can be clearly seen all the way to the foothills of Twin Peaks. The water in the foreg...more

  • #SmallBusinessAmerica: Cannabis and guns and other small business bonanzas in the time of the virus? @GeneMarks @guardian @PhillyInquirer

    Mar 22 2020

    Photo: Title: Taken circa 1915  No known copyright restrictions Hardware merchandising March-June 1915 Year: 1915 (1910s) Authors:  Subjects:  Hardware industry Hardware Implements, utensils, etcBuilding Publisher:  Toronto : Contributing Library:  Fisher - University of Toronto Digitizing Sponsor:  Algoma University, Trent University, Lakehead University, Laurentian University, Nipissing University, Ryerson University and University of Toronto Libraries    View Book Page: Book Viewer About ...more

  • #SmallBusinessAmerica: What kind of recession in the time of the virus? @GeneMarks @guardian @PhillyInquirer

    Mar 22 2020

    Photo: Albert Bierstadt (January 7, 1830 – February 18, 1902)Farallon IslandObject type | paintingGenre | marine artDate | 1887Medium | oil on canvasDimensions | Height: 87.9 cm (34.6″); Width: 133 cm (52.3″)This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International 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...more

  • #SmallBusinessAmerica: Without certainty in the time of the virus. @GeneMarks

    Mar 22 2020

    Photo: Department of Agriculture. Forest Service. Region 9 (Eastern Region). (1965 - ) (Most Recent)Department of Agriculture. Division of Forestry. (1881 - 07/01/1901) (Predecessor)TitlePhotograph of Miss Harkins Waiting on Mr. Hyge in the General StoreDescriptionScope and content: Original caption: Miss Harkins waiting on Mr. Hyge in the general store, Hiles, WI.This work is in the public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow#S...more

  • 4/4 Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt, by Edward P Kohn.

    Mar 21 2020

    Image: Theodore Roosevelt as Badlands hunter in 1885. New York studio photoHeir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt, by Edward P Kohn.  Nick Sullivan (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher).  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged https://www.amazon.com/Heir-Empire-City-Theodore-Roosevelt/dp/B00GXFXY4A/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=  Theodore Roosevelt is best remembered as America's prototypical "cowboy" president—a Rough Rider who derived his ...more

  • 3/4 Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt, by Edward P Kohn.

    Mar 21 2020

    Image: NYC Police Commissioner Roosevelt walks the beat with journalist Jacob Riis in 1894—Illustration from Riis's autobiographyHeir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt, by Edward P Kohn.  Nick Sullivan (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher).  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged https://www.amazon.com/Heir-Empire-City-Theodore-Roosevelt/dp/B00GXFXY4A/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=  Theodore Roosevelt is best remembered as America's prototyp...more

  • 2/4 Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt, by Edward P Kohn.

    Mar 21 2020

    Image:  Coat of arms of Theodore RooseveltHeir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt, by Edward P Kohn.  Nick Sullivan (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher).  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged https://www.amazon.com/Heir-Empire-City-Theodore-Roosevelt/dp/B00GXFXY4A/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=  Theodore Roosevelt is best remembered as America's prototypical "cowboy" president—a Rough Rider who derived his political wisdom from a youth spe...more

  • 1/4 Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt, by Edward P Kohn.

    Mar 21 2020

    Image: Theodore Roosevelt at age 11Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt, by Edward P Kohn.  Nick Sullivan (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher).  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged https://www.amazon.com/Heir-Empire-City-Theodore-Roosevelt/dp/B00GXFXY4A/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=  Theodore Roosevelt is best remembered as America's prototypical "cowboy" president—a Rough Rider who derived his political wisdom from a youth spent in t...more

  • #TheNewAmericanCivilWar: 2 of 2: The social costs of seeking Shelter in the time of the virus. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Mar 21 2020

    Photo: Laszlo_bomb_shelter.jpg ‎(780 × 417 pixels, file size: 142 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Open in Media ViewerConfiguration I am the owner of the copyright for this photograph. I am the sole heir to the work both intellectual and real of Paul Laszlo. | This work has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder. This applies worldwide. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow#TheNewAmericanCivilWar: 2 of 2: The social c...more

  • #NewAmericanCivilWar: 1 of 2: The social costs of seeking Shelter in the time of the virus. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Mar 21 2020

    Photo: English: Black and white drawing of a bomb shelter under a highway.The drawing is a cutaway in which one can see a two-story structure with beds on the lower level. There are cars parked on the highway and people entering the structure where other people dressed in 1950s style clothes are present. In the background is a suburban/urban American scene.Date | 1 January 1955Source | National Archives (311-M-23-9) https://catalog.archives.gov/id/542107Author | Signature on drawing is illegible...more

  • "I'm very optimistic that this shadow that has passed over the globe here is going to lift." @DevinNunes CA22

    Mar 21 2020

    Photo: Smear campaign: "The Great Republican Reform Party Calling on their Candidate", an 1856 print which is a political cartoon about John C. Frémont, the first Republican party candidate for president of the United States. There was a political campaign smear rumor current in 1856 that Fremont was a Catholic (the purpose of which was to prevent Fremont from gaining support from those who were suspicious of Catholics).http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTw...more

  • Newsom's California sent rushing to long, panicky lines at Costco. @DevinNunes CA22.

    Mar 21 2020

    Photo: Woman walking by a queuehttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowNewsom's California sent rushing to long, panicky lines at Costco. @DevinNunes CA22.https://abc7news.com/health/coronavirus-dozens-violate-covid-19-shelter-in-place-order-in-san-jose/6032425/

  • Flattening the curve at what cost of flattening the economy? @DanHenninger @WSJOpinion

    Mar 21 2020

    Photo: Flatline.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowFlattening the curve at what cost of flattening the economy? @DanHenninger @WSJOpinion https://www.wsj.com/articles/yes-flatten-the-curve-11584571566?emailToken=631b9940d0f06ee628367ca82eb762ecV8//lOO+MePOAvutKGCv83sXA3YZM/DBpww+MCVAYbhGAgQuILNgQfgphOBulFc5rFmRR0YoHmELsouP1lZXPQ%3D%3D&reflink=article_copyURL_share

  • #PacificWatch: California seeks shelter-in-place for the shelterless homeless tens of thousands. Jeff Bliss

    Mar 21 2020

    Photo: Homeless person on Church Street in San Franciscohttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow#PacificWatch: California seeks shelter-in-place for the shelterless homeless tens of thousands. Jeff Blisshttps://www.ksbw.com/article/california-plans-to-house-homeless-in-hotels-during-coronavirus-pandemic/31792417

  • #TheScalaReport: SoftBank retreats from the virus-damaged WeWork & Lessons Learned in restoring the venture capital order after the emergency. Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

    Mar 21 2020

    Photo: Deutsch: Teufels Küche und SebastopolEnglish: Hells Kitchen and SebastopolDate | before 1890 Source | http://www.zeno.org/Fotografien/B/Riis,+Jacob+A.%3A+Teufels+K%C3%BCche+und+SebastopolAuthor | Jacob Riis (1849-1914) | This work is in the public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow#TheScalaReport: SoftBank retreats from the virus-damaged WeWork & Lessons Learned in restoring the  venture capital order after the eme...more

  • The watchful Azerbaijan at Nowruz 2020 in the time of the virus. @ElinSuleymanov @ProfBShaffer

    Mar 21 2020

    Photo: Azerbaijani youth celebrating Novruz.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe watchful Azerbaijan at Nowruz 2020 in the time of the virus. @ElinSuleymanov @ProfBShaffer https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-51966125Permissions:  Celebrating Novruz Bayram by young Azerbaijanis wearing traditional costumes in Baku, Azerbaijan.Русский: Празднование Новруз байрам в Баку.Date | 20 March 2010  /  Source | Own work  /  Author | GulustanI,...more

  • Tehran in denial in the time of the virus. Mohsen Sazegara. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Mar 21 2020

    Photo: View of Beirut with snow-capped Mount Sannine in the background – 19th centuryhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowTehran in denial in the time of the virus. Mohsen Sazegara. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_presMohsen Sazegara is an Iranian journalist and pro-democracy political activist. Dr. Sazegara held several high-ranking positions in the Government of Mir-Hossein Mousavi, such as deputy prime minister, minister of industry, deput...more

  • Beirut in denial in the time of the virus. Sarkis Naoum An-Nahar. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Mar 21 2020

    Photo: View of Beirut with snow-capped Mount Sannine in the background – 19th centuryhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowBeirut in denial in the time of the virus. Sarkis Naoum An-Nahar. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_presMr. Naoum is a Senior Columnist for Annahar newspaper in Beirut.Relevant articles:·         https://www.fdd.org/analysis/2020/03/18/the-viruses-of-lebanon/ ·         https://finance.yahoo.com/news/rare-glimpse-30-billion-l...more

  • Presidents McClellan, Willkie and Dewey speak to Joe Biden of elections in wartime. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Mar 21 2020

    Photo: Willkie formally accepts his nomination at a ceremony in Elwood, Indiana August 17, 1940http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowPresidents McClellan, Willkie and Dewey speak to Joe Biden of elections in wartime. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst 

  • Wartime President Trump. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Mar 21 2020

    Photo: Leaders of the "Big Three" central Allies, (from right to left) Churchill, Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin at the Tehran Conference, 29 November 1943.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowWartime President Trump. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

  • The least credit worthy states among us in the time of the virus. @Adam_Shuster @IllinoisPolicy

    Mar 21 2020

    Photo: An early morning outside the Opera Tavern in Stockholm, with a gang of beggars waiting for delivery of the scraps from the previous day. Sweden, 1868. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe least credit worthy states among us in the time of the virus. @Adam_Shuster @IllinoisPolicy https://www.illinoispolicy.org/author/aschuster/ While Washington and New York are home to the worst outbreak clusters, Illinois, New Jersey and Ken...more

  • Face-off Riyadh and Moscow in the time of the virus.@Shendersongulf @WashInstitute Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Mar 21 2020

    Photo:  Saudi Aramco's core area which includes the headquarters and office buildings in Dhahran city. The buildings that appear in this picture are the Al Mujamma Mosque (foreground), Administration buildings (right background Two Towers), Old Admin Building (right background shown between Mosque and Minaret) and Engineering building (left background). Exploration and Production (EXPEC) building and Exploration Computing Center are behind the Engineering building and are not visible in this pho...more

  • Transfer payments do not answer the virus downturn. @veroderugy @Twitter

    Mar 21 2020

    Photo: The 16th-century German banker Jakob Fugger and his principal accountant, M. Schwarz, registering an entry to a ledger. The background shows a file cabinet indicating the European cities where the Fugger Bank conducts business. (1517) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowTransfer payments do not answer the virus downturn. @veroderugy @Twitterhttps://www.nationalreview.com/corner/coronavirus-not-your-usual-economic-crisis/

  • Law in wartime: the International's Criminal Court maneuvers to condemn US citizens. John Yoo, University of California, Berkeley. @HooverInst

    Mar 20 2020

    Photo: A girl detained in Arkansas walks to school in 1943.Tom Parker - This media is available in the holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration, cataloged under the National Archives Identifier (NAID) 539345. Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. The Arkansas rainy season, and this young resident of the Jerome Center dons rubber boots and carries a parasol. The (buckshot) mud makes the trip to and from school a little dificult. (Japanese American interment camp during W...more

  • Virus-wracked Tehran manipulates the virus-threatened UN Security Council. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Mar 20 2020

    Photo: nglish: Canadian Delegation, United Nations Conference on International OrganizationPictured from Left to Right C.S. Ritchie, P.E. Renaud, Elizabeth MacCallum, Lucien Moraud, Escott Reid, W.F. Chipman, Lester Pearson, J.H. King, Louis St. Laurent, Rt. Hon. W.L. Mackenzie King, Gordon Graydon, M.J. Coldwell, Cora Casselman, Jean Desy, Hume Wrong, Louis Rasminsky, L.D. Wilgress, M.A. Pope, R. ChaputImage taken May 1945 / San Francisco, Calif., U.S.A.Date | May 1945public domainhttp://JohnBa...more

  • Locking down space engineering and planetary science in the time of the virus. @JeffFoust @ScienceNews. David Livingston, SpaceShow.com

    Mar 20 2020

    Photo: Goddard watches a New Mexico launch from a safe distance. (U.S. Air Force photo)http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowLocking down space engineering and planetary science in the time of the virus. @JeffFoust @ScienceNews. David Livingston, SpaceShow.com 

  • Israeli electioneering in the time of the virus. @LahavHarkov

    Mar 20 2020

    Photo: : Herzl Street in 1920עברית: רחוב הרצל ,Original Image Name: רחוב הרצל ,Notes: source: documentors - Vivienne Silver Brody ,Location: תל אביבDate1920SourceThe Israel Internet Association via the PikiWiki - Israel free image collection projectAuthorAvraham SoskinPermission(Reusing this file)This work has been released into the public domainhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowIsraeli electioneering in the time of the virus. @Lahav...more

  • Senator Burr sells stock just before the virus crash & What is to be done? @JohnFund

    Mar 20 2020

    Photo: Floor of the New York Stock Exchange (pictured in 1908)[n 5] Helen D Van Eaton, published in Leslie's Monthly Magazine - New York Public Library The floor of the New York Stock Exchange published in 1908. Permission details This image might not be in the public domain outside of the United States; this especially applies in the countries and areas that do not apply the rule of the shorter term for US works, such as Canada, Mainland China (not Hong Kong or Macao), Germany, Mexico, and Sw...more

  • The market bottoms before the virus peaks? @BrettArends @Marketwatch @McTagueJ

    Mar 20 2020

    Photo: English: Ōhashi RyōkaiTitle | 日本語: 市場English: MarketThis image is in the public domain because it is a mere mechanical scan or photocopy of a public domain original, or – from the available evidence – is so similar to such a scan or photocopy that no copyright protection can be expected to arise. The original itself is in the public domain for the following reason:http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe market bottoms before the...more

  • Watching the Russians walk away from the Mueller indictments. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Mar 20 2020

    Photo: Amadée Forestier (1854–1930)Description | Reception of the Emperor and Empress of Russia at Balmoral, 22 September 1896 dated 1896 22.4 x 31.5 cm | RCIN 923195 DM 1899: the most prominent figures are, from l. to r.: Ps Margaret of Connaught, the Dss of Connaught, Princes Alexander, Maurice & Leopold of Battenberg, the Pss of Wales, the Empress, the Queen, the Emperor, etc. Signed and dated.Date | 1896Source/Photographer | https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/collection/923195/reception-...more

  • Emergency powers: "The tendency is to give the president a wide-berth." @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Mar 20 2020

    Photo: English: Nationaal Archief / Spaarnestad Photo, SFA001018144De beurs van New York in Wall Street na de krach, 1929: schoonmaker veegt met bezem de vloer aan, die vol ligt met verkreukelde en verscheurde kranten en ander papier. Collectie SpaarnestadVoor meer informatie en voor meer foto’s uit de collectie van Spaarnestad Photo, bezoek onze Beeldbank:http://www.spaarnestadphoto.nl/U kunt ons helpen onze kennis van de fotocollecties te verrijken door tags en commentaren toe te voegen. Herke...more

  • POTUS and Governor Cuomo manage solutions without partisanship. John Catsimatidis @JCats2013 @CatsRoundtable @RedAppleTweets

    Mar 20 2020

    Photo: March 1943: Times Square on a rainy day. New York, New York. March 1943.Photo by John Vachon. Public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowPOTUS and Governor Cuomo manage solutions without partisanship. John Catsimatidis @JCats2013 @CatsRoundtable @RedAppleTweetshttps://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/18/cuomo-says-he-wont-approve-coronavirus-shelter-in-place-order-for-new-york-city.html

  • Redistributing cash does not solve the virus. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Mar 20 2020

    Photo: English: Las Vegas Army Airfield, 1942Date | 1942Source | Mueller, Robert, Air Force Bases Volume I, Active Air Force Bases Within the United States of America on 17 September 1982, Office of Air Force History, 1989Author | United States Army Air ForcesPermission(Reusing this file) | USGOV-PD | This image or file is a work of a U.S. Air Force Airman or employee, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image or file is in the pu...more

  • The dire media and the virus numbers so far. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Mar 20 2020

    Photo: "Demonstration at the Red Cross Emergency Ambulance Station in Washington, D.C., during the influenza pandemic of 1918."Date | 1918Source | Library of Congress[1]Author | National Photo CompanyPermission(Reusing this file) |  | This work is from the National Photo Company collection at the Library of Congress. According to the library, there are no known copyright restrictions on the use of this work.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @Batch...more

  • America’s arsenal of democracy goes into action to defeat the virus. @ConradMBlack

    Mar 20 2020

    Image:  Boeing assembly line at Wichita, Kansas (1944) Conrad Black, author, in re:  FDR: “The buck stops on the president’s desk” —speak clearly, no nonsense, no cheap shots, just show the county that you’re leading. People will respond to that. In WWII, the US had to supply Australia and Great Britain.  Note that a lot of Americans had German and Italian ancestors, and the Irish weren’t well disposed toward the Britons; FDR pointed out that this wasn’t a question of ethnicity but of the surviv...more

  • Wartime presidency takes the stage. Victor Davis Hanson @VDHanson

    Mar 20 2020

    Image:  President Abraham Lincoln advising with his Generals during the American Civil War Victor Davis Hanson, The Case for Trump, and Hoover, in re:  Leaders say: I know what our advantages and disadvantages are, and we can do it.  Vacillating people [may not catch that]. Trump took hold of things. He’s right: we will defeat the virus.

  • Praising our farmers in the time of the virus. Victor Davis Hanson @VDHanson

    Mar 20 2020

    Image:  A wheat harvest in Idaho Victor Davis Hanson, The Case for Trump, and  Hoover, in re: Millions in lockdown. Or whatever you call it; store shelves may be empty briefly, but they’re replenished with vast numbers of foods, things, riches. Farmers are still very much working. The elite don’t want their children in farming, trucking, such careers, these are the people who keep the country running. Bicoastal activities are great—insurance, banking—but when you get home, you need actual food. ...more

  • The last pottery capital of the world in the time of the virus. @SalenaZito @WashingtonExaminer

    Mar 20 2020

    Photo: English: Front of the old Potters National Bank, located at the intersection of Fourth Street and Broadway in downtown East Liverpool, Ohio, United States. Built in 1882, the bank — an automobile parts store when this photograph was taken — is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, even though it was demolished on 16 November 2010.Date | Taken on 16 April 2010Source | Own workAuthor | NyttendPermission(Reusing this file) |  | I, the copyright holder of this work, release this...more

  • Pittsburgh in the virus without St. Patrick's Day to celebrate. @SalenaZito

    Mar 20 2020

    Photo: English: The original Point Bridge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photo taken in 1900.Date | 1900Source | http://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Best-of-the-Burgh-Blogs/The-412/January-2014/25-Amazing-Photos-of-the-Real-Steel-City/Author | Unknown authorhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowPittsburgh in the virus without St. Patrick's Day to celebrate. @SalenaZitohttps://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/portrait-of-pittsburgh-at-the-d...more

  • Manufacturing and Trade after the virus. @AlanTonelson, RealityChek

    Mar 19 2020

    Photo: Image from page 153 of "City of London, Ontaro, Canada. The pioneer period and the London of to-day" (1900)Identifier: cu31924028900798 Title: City of London, Ontaro, Canada. The pioneer period and the London of to-day Year: 1900 (1900s) Authors:  Bremner, Archibald, 1849- Subjects:  Publisher:  London, Ont. : London Printing & Lithographing Co. Contributing Library:  Cornell University Library Digitizing Sponsor:  MSN   http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow...more

  • Canadian caution in the virus risk. Charles Burton @cburton001 , Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute.

    Mar 19 2020

    Photo: Title: The Saint Lawrence basin and its border-lands; being the story of their discovery, exploration and occupationYear: 1900 (1900s)Authors:  Dawson, Samuel Edward, 1833-1916Subjects:  Canada -- History To 1763 (New France) Saint Lawrence River Valley -- History New France -- Discovery and explorationPublisher:  Toronto : Musson Book Co.Contributing Library:  University of California LibrariesDigitizing Sponsor:  MSNView Book Page: Book ViewerAbout This Book: Catalog EntryView All Image...more

  • Praising the musical courage of the Italian people in the virus tragedy. @Crosett @IWF

    Mar 19 2020

    Photo: Giuseppe Giacosa, Puccini e Luigi Illica.sconosciuto - http://www.librari.beniculturali.it/opencms/opencms/it/comitati/comitati/comitato_132.html Puccini and his librettists. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowPraising the musical courage of the Italian people in the virus tragedy. @Crosett @IWF https://pjmedia.com/claudiarosett/an-uplifting-moment-in-the-time-of-coronavirus/

  • Micro interventions for the virus turmoil rather than another stimulus macro intervention. @JohnHCochrane @HooverInst

    Mar 19 2020

    Photo: Public Domain File:Gift for the grangers ppmsca02956u.jpg Created: 1 January 1873 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowMicro interventions for the virus turmoil rather than another stimulus macro intervention. @JohnHcochrane @HooverInsthttps://www.wsj.com/articles/how-to-treat-the-financial-symptoms-of-covid-19-11584485213?mod=searchresults&page=1&pos=1

  • Taiwan defended from the virus by procedures in place after SARS 2002-2003. @YatesDCIA

    Mar 19 2020

    Photo: 中文: 鐵路車廂內的乘客,臺灣。Date | between 1940 and 1950 Source | 意象.台灣影像資料庫/夏綠原國際有限公司-夏門攝影企劃研究室Author | 張阿祥 | This image is now in the public domain in China  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowTaiwan defended from the virus by procedures in place after SARS 2002-2003. @YatesDCIA

  • Thai virus still in low gear, but Hong Kong in its second wave. @Michael_Yon

    Mar 19 2020

    Image:  Chiang Mai road sign decorated with Doi Suthep.   Permissions:  see below.   Michael Yon, from Thailand; in re:  The virus in Southeast Asia and HK.  When last we spoke with Michael,  a week ago, Thailand was not much concerned with the Wuhan virus.   Yesterday, 212 cases here; it’s starting to go vertical. Bangkok closed bars, schools, cockfights; probably will happen here. A Thai student I know has just raced back to Thailand to avoid being locked out later, is starting her 14-day quar...more

  • Helping small businesses survive the virus with insurance adjustments. Jonathan Bass, PTM Images.

    Mar 19 2020

    Photo: Title: Michell's highest quality seeds, bulbs, plants &c.Identifier: CAT31285679 (find matches)Year: 1902 (1900s)Authors: Henry F. Michell Co; Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog CollectionSubjects: Nursery stock Pennsylvania Philadelphia Catalogs; Flowers Seeds Catalogs; Vegetables Seeds Catalogs; Plants, Ornamental Catalogs; Agricultural implements CatalogsPublisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Henry F. MichellContributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricu...more

  • China’s virus instability, and the coming succession disarray. Arthur Waldron: @PennSAS, #China

    Mar 19 2020

    Image:  The Sovereign's Throne in the House of Lords, from which the speech is delivered at the State Opening of Parliament.  Permissions: see below.("In the partially elective system of tanistry, the heir or tanist was elected from the qualified males of the royal family.") Arthur Waldron, University of Pennsylvania; in re: Stability of the PRC and what comes afterward between US and PRC?  Origins of the virus; requirement of stability in China for the commerce to continue.   Xi early said he w...more

  • Asteroid Bennu evidences geology from a previous planetary body. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Mar 19 2020

    Photo: Bennu NASAhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowAsteroid Bennu evidences geology from a previous planetary body. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/essays-and-commentaries/tuesday-at-the-non-existent-lunar-planetary-science-conference/

  • NASÅ removes the Lunar Gateway from its plans to return to the Moon by 2024. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Mar 19 2020

    Photo: English: Map of the modules for the proposed Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway station, to operate on the Moon and obtain construction within the 2020sDate | 12 March 2019Source | https://www.nasa.gov/feature/multilateral-coordination-board-joint-statement/Author | NASA | This work is in the public domain  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowNASÅ removes the Lunar Gateway from its plans to return to the Moon by 2024. Bob Zimmerman ...more

  • Four different vaccines in preliminary development. @DefTechPat @DefenseOne

    Mar 19 2020

    Photo: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowFour different vaccines in preliminary development. @DefTechPat @DefenseOnehttps://www.defenseone.com/technology/2020/03/breaking-weve-got-vaccine-says-pentagon-funded-company/163739/

  • Walter Bagehot, solvency, and the bailouts in the virus turmoil. @JohnTamny @RealClearMarkets

    Mar 18 2020

    Photo: Walter BagehotDate | between 1877 and 1878 Source | Popular Science Monthly Volume 12Author | Unknown authorPermission(Reusing this file) |  | This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or fewer.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowWalter Bagehot, solvency, and the bailouts in the virus turmoil. @JohnTamny @RealClearMarketsht...more

  • Healthy Millennials being young in Berlin, Paris, London & What is to be done? @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

    Mar 18 2020

    Photo: English: Lobby card for the American drama film Folly of Youth (1925).Date | 1925Source | sourceAuthor | Sable ProductionsPermission(Reusing this file) | Pre-1978 no mark The item has no copyright markings on it as can be seen in the links above. At lower left is Made in USA. United States Copyright Office page 2 "Visually Perceptible Copies The notice for visually perceptible copies should contain all three elements described below. They should appear together or in close proximity on t...more

  • How big for the Treasury, Fed, IRS and SBA response to the virus caused financial turmoil? @McTagueJim, Barron's; @BrettArends @Marketwatch

    Mar 18 2020

    Photo: English: Class GM (4-8-2+2-8-4)Location: BraamfonteinDate | circa 1940 Source | Pierre de Wet collectionAuthor | Dave Parsons (1930's Railway Circle, members Frank Garrison, A. Butchard, Dr Eric Manken, Arthur Arnold, Frank Holland, A. Spence, S.H. Carter, Bill Schutz, Dave Parsons and others) | This work was first published in South Africa and is now in the public domain  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowHow big for the Trea...more

  • After the virus testing, the serological investigation for the breadth of the pandemic. @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch

    Mar 18 2020

    Photo: Tiếng Việt: Xét nghiệm máu các loại antigens của Viêm gan loại B theo tời gian bệnh./ Ở hình trên theo tôi nghĩ Anti HBC IgM xuất hiên trước, AntiHBC IgG xuất hiện sauDate | 21 November 2006 (original upload date)Source | Own workTransferred from vi.wikipediaAuthor | Cao Xuan Kien at vi.wikipedia | This work has been released into the public domain by its author, Cao Xuan Kien at the Wikipedia project. This applies worldwide.In case this is not legally possible: http://JohnBatchelorShow....more

  • PRC expels US reporters during the virus crisis. Dexter Roberts, author,"The Myth of Chinese Capitalism;" former Bloomberg Beijing Bureau Chief.

    Mar 18 2020

    Photo: English: Mill in Henan (China, 1930)Русский: Мельница в провинции Хэнань. Китай, 1920-30-е годыDate | before 1935 годаSource | Казанин М.И. Очерк экономической географии Китая./М. ОГИЗ.Соцэкгиз, 1935 - С.115.Author | Unknown author | This work is in the public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShoPRC expels US reporters during the virus crisis. Dexter Roberts, author,"The Myth of Chinese Capitalism;" former Bloomberg Beiji...more

  • #NewWorld: The Virus shuts Colombia's borders. What about Brazil, Chile, Panama? Joseph Humire @SecureFreeSoc Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.

    Mar 18 2020

    Photo: The 2015 Venezuela–Colombia migrant crisis. Permissions: see below.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow#NewWorld: The Virus shuts Colombia's borders. What about Brazil, Chile, Panama? Joseph Humire @SecureFreeSoc Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.https://www.france24.com/en/20200316-as-latin-america-takes-steps-to-counter-coronavirus-brazil-s-bolsonaro-snubs-warnings..Permissions:  I, the copyright holder of...more

  • #NewWorld: The Virus and the threat of the failed state of Venezuela? Joseph Humire @SecureFreeSoc Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.

    Mar 18 2020

    Image: Venezuelans protesting in 2017 for medicine due to the shortages in Venezuela http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow#NewWorld: The Virus and the threat of the failed state of Venezuela? Joseph Humire @SecureFreeSoc Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.https://www.france24.com/en/20200316-as-latin-america-takes-steps-to-counter-coronavirus-brazil-s-bolsonaro-snubs-warnings..Permissions:  Photo: 22 May 2017, 11:53...more

  • How to prepare for the coming PRC turmoil? Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Mar 18 2020

    Photo: Portrait of Shang Kechii by Johan Nieuhof (1655). Shang recaptured Kuangchou from Ming loyalist forces in 1650 and organized a massacre of the city's population. His son was one of the Three Feudatories who rebelled against the Ch'ing in 1673http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowHow to prepare for the coming PRC turmoil? Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

  • What advantages for Xi or Trump or Democrats in the virus crisis? Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Mar 18 2020

    Photo: China's first emperor, Ch’in Shi Huang, is famed for having united the Warring States' walls to form the Great Wall of China. Most of the present structure, however, dates to the Ming dynasty. Xi Jinping may oversee the disintegration of today's unified PRC.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowWhat advantages for Xi or Trump or Democrats in the virus crisis? Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

  • Governor Andrew Cuomo keeps New York City open. @JCats2013. John Catsimatidis, Red Apple Group.

    Mar 18 2020

    Photo: Aerial view of the U.S. Navy New York Naval Shipyard on 2 December 1944. There are five aircraft carriers in sight: USS Reprisal (CV-35) under construction in Dry Dock No. 6; USS Coral Sea, later renamed USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CVB-42) under construction in Dry Dock No. 5; USS Kearsarge (CV-33) under construction; USS Oriskany (CV-34) under construction; and USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31), commissioned 26 November 1944.Date2 December 1944SourceOfficial U.S. Navy photo BuAer 290081 from ...more

  • Xi’s claim that the US introduced the virus: astounding disinformation; PRC as a criminal enterprise. @LizPeek

    Mar 18 2020

    Image:  Disinformation: Deception, Disinformation, and Strategic. Communications: How One Interagency Group. Made a Major Difference by Fletcher Schoen and Christopher J. Lamb. Elizabeth Peek, TheHill and Fox News, @LizPeek; in re: Some states have halted primary elections. Even though Joe Biden avoided major gaffes, fact-checking the next day on things he said may have worked against him.  Bernie went after him on some matters that Biden tried just to shrug off; not convincing.   The Chinese PL...more

  • Are we now in a Recession & What is to be done? @LizPeek

    Mar 18 2020

    Image:  Soldiers from Fort Riley, Kansas, ill with Spanish flu at a hospital ward at Camp Funston. Permissions:  see belowAre we now in a Recession & What is to be done?  @LizPeek Elizabeth Peek, TheHill and Fox News, @LizPeek; in re: How the federal government is responding to the Wuhan virus. Rescuing individuals and businesses. All the massive shifts today are not the end of changes. New York is largely shut down; first time in history that its commerce has been stopped.  We’re in a techn...more

  • Voting in wartime conditions: 1944, 2001, 2020. @HooverWhalen @HooverInst

    Mar 18 2020

    Photo: Voting in wartime conditions: 1944, 2001, 2020. @HooverWhalen @HooverInsthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowVoting in wartime conditions: 1944, 2001, 2020. @HooverWhalen @HooverInsthttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1944_United_States_presidential_election

  • Lessons learned from Keynesian interventions: 2 of 2: in The Great Recession, the Great Society, the New Deal, that warn against the same in the virus. @AmityShlaes

    Mar 17 2020

    Photo: English:"FDR shakes hands with young LBJ, Gov. Allred of Texas in between. Galveston, Texas on May 12, 1937."President Roosevelt, Governor James Allred of Texas, and Johnson. In later campaigns, Johnson edited Governor Allred out of the picture to assist his campaignDate | date of photo: May 12, 1937Source | LOCATION: US-Texas SOURCEFrom http://history.sandiego.edu/cdr2/WW2Pics/04430.GIF (http://history.sandiego.edu/gen/WW2Index/picindex5.html )Original source: Franklin D. Roosevelt Libra...more

  • Lessons learned from Keynesian interventions: 1 of 2: in The Great Recession, the Great Society, the New Deal, that warn against the same in the virus. @AmityShlaes

    Mar 17 2020

    Photo:English: "Oliver Twist." FDR wants more power from Congress. reorganization program executive branch.Date16 January 1937Sourcehttp://www.nisk.k12.ny.us/fdr/1937/37_01.htmlAuthorJoseph L. Parrish (1905 – 1989) in the Chicago TribunePermission(Reusing this file)Copyright non-renewal information: http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/cce/firstperiod.htmlThis work is in the public domainhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowLessons lear...more

  • The virus strikes at Iran's IRGC/Mullah dictatorship. Behnam ben Taleblu @FDD

    Mar 17 2020

    Photo: Title: Media, Babylon and Persia : including a study of the Zend-Avesta or religion of Zoroaster, from the fall of Nineveh to the Persian warYear: 1889 (1880s)Authors:  Ragozin, Zénaïde A. (Zénaïde Alexeïevna), 1835-1924Subjects:  Zoroastrianism Iran -- History Babylon (Extinct city) -- HistoryPublisher:  London : T. Fisher Unwin New York : G.P. Putnam's SonsContributing Library:  Robarts - University of TorontoDigitizing Sponsor:  MSNView Book Page: Book ViewerAbout This Book: Catalog En...more

  • The bailouts that don't work and the virus. @JohnTamny @RealClearMarkets

    Mar 17 2020

    Photo: 4 o'clock shift at the Ford Motor Company assembly plant in Detroit, Michigan (1910s).Datebetween 1910 and 1920 SourceThis image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs divisionunder the digital ID det.4a25685.This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See Commons:Licensing for more information.________________________________العربية | беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎ | čeština | Deutsch...more

  • Puzzling how long the virus has been in the USA & What is to be done? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Mar 17 2020

    Photo: The Marine Air Terminal at LaGuardia Airport, built in 1940 in Jackson Heights, Queens. New York Municipal Airport, Marine Air Terminal, Grand Central Parkway at Ninety-fourth Street, Jackson Heights, Queens County, NYImage (1974): HAER—Historic American Engineering Record images of New York.Date1974SourceHistoric American Engineering Record; Library of Congress HAER NY,41-JAHT,1-1 This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs divisionunder th...more

  • The POTUS powers of "National Emergency" and the "Wuhan virus." @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Mar 17 2020

    Photo: Harris and Ewing, National Archives and Records Administrationhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe POTUS powers of "National Emergency" and the "Wuhan virus." @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/487931-trump-called-it-the-wuhan-coronavirus-for-a-legal-and-commonsensical

  • Natural Gas and the virus. Bud Weinstein, Bernard L. Weinstein is associate director of the Maguire Energy Institute and adjunct professor of business economics in the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.

    Mar 17 2020

    Photo: Wassernutzung beim FrackingUS Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Washington, DC - "The Hydraulic Fracturing Water Cycle" Illustration of hydraulic fracturing and related activities Gemeinfrei File:Hydraulic Fracturing-Related Activities.jpg Erstellt: 2012-02-28 08:04:20 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowNatural Gas and the virus. Bud Weinstein, Bernard L. Weinstein is associate director of ...more

  • "Who would sell XOM at $35?" The virus and the Bear Market. @McTagueJim

    Mar 17 2020

    Photo: English: Oil field, Long Beach, California, 1920.Source | Courtesy of the Los Angeles Public Library's Photo Collection[1].LA Public Library date unknown Los Angeles Public Library Photographic Collection. Image http://jpg1.lapl.org/pics45/00042263.jpg Title Long Beach oil field Date ca. 1920s; 1930s. Physical Details 1 photograph : b&w Collection SPNB [SPNB (Originally Hollywood Citizen-News)] Aerograph Co Description Oil well gushing in Union Oil Company's Long Beach oil field in Si...more

  • "Indiana" Hoenlein and the 7000-year Lost Domesticated Olives of the Galilee. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Mar 17 2020

    Photo: none - https://www.pinterest.com/pin/445786063093052188/Palestinian women crushing olives in order to make olive oil , 1900-1920ملكية عامةFile:Crushing Olives Palestine 1900-1920.jpgالإنشاء: ١٩ نوفمبر، ٢٠١١حول هذه الواجهة | نقاش | مساعدةhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow"Indiana" Hoenlein and the 7000-year Lost Domesticated Olives of the Galilee. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://www.haaretz.c...more

  • Horseman of Pestilence and Famine threaten the Holy Land with the virus and a locust plague.

    Mar 17 2020

    Photo: --Boer War: soldiers in camp driving off a swarm of locusts wiDescriptionBoer War: soldiers in camp driving off a swarm of locusts with anything to hand. Halftone, c. 1900, after H. Paget.Iconographic CollectionsKeywords: H.M. PagetCredit lineThis file comes from Wellcome Images, a website operated by Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation based in the United Kingdom. Refer to Wellcome blog post (archive).This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A norm...more

  • Bernie Sanders wins by staying the game with his policies such as healthcare on the table. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

    Mar 17 2020

    Photo: Title: History of the Homoeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania : the Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital of PhiladelphiaYear: 1898 (1890s)Authors:  Bradford, Thomas Lindsley, 1847-1918Subjects:  Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital of Philadelphia Medical education Education, Medical Homeopathy HospitalsSchools, MedicalPublisher:  Philadelphia : Boericke & TafelContributing Library:  Francis A. Countway Library of MedicineDigitizing Sponsor:  Open Knowledge Commons and Harvar...more

  • The Congress seeking responses to the virus, such as $1000.00 per adult. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

    Mar 17 2020

    Photo: A 1934 series $1,000 United States banknote featuring the portrait of Grover ClevelandDate | 1934Source | U.S. TreasuryAuthor | U.S. Treasury engravershttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe Congress seeking responses to the virus, such as $1000.00 per adult. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotterhttps://nypost.com/2020/03/16/mitt-romney-wants-to-give-every-american-adult-1000-over-coronavirus/

  • Beijing, “the hate factory,” catechizes the notion that the US spreads the virus worldwide. @Michael_Yon @GordonGChang @ThadMcCotter

    Mar 17 2020

    Image: Chinese enlistment poster to volunteer in the Korean War with the grave of an American soldier Michael Yon, Far East reporter; in re: Wuhan virus in Asia; in Hong Kong and Taiwan.   I call Beijing  “the hate factory” because it’s so competent at generating hatred against other countries; in this case, the US and Japan.  

  • Virus and Asian economies, and the world economy. @GordonGChang; @ThadMcCotter

    Mar 17 2020

    Image:  Wuhan Institute of Virology (中国科学院武汉病毒研究所) is under the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Gordon Chang, Daily Beast, in re:  Beijing is making irrational assertions that the virus originated in the US and that the US is distributing it around the world. The virus and China, the virus and Asian economy and the global economy; on China blaming US

  • Virus is in Afghanistan—and among US troops? @BillRoggio, @thomasjoscelyn

    Mar 17 2020

    Image: Opening ceremony at a public health clinic in Kandahar province of Afghanistan (May 2012) Tom Joscelyn, Long War Journal and FDD; and Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and FDD; in re:  Taliban and al Qaeda hand in hand.  ISIS advising on virus; on if the virus is in Afghanistan and in the US troops.

  • Virus, the NYSE and NASDAQ, and financial turmoil. @BrettArends

    Mar 17 2020

    Image: 1909 painting The Worship of Mammon by Evelyn De Morgan Brett Ahrends, Marketwatch; in re: The virus and the NYSE and NASDAQ markets and the financial turmoil.

  • The Last to Die: 4 of 4: A Forgotten Bomber and the Final Air Combat of World War II Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Stephen Harding (Author), Jack Garrett (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher)

    Mar 17 2020

    Photo: English: This War Department Pamphlet No. 21-31 features a front cover illustration of Hitler, Mussolini, and Hirohito. Published for the War Department by the United States government printing office on 28 April 1945, though V-E Day (May 8) was still days away. Szyk was recognized as a generous contributor of art for use by the U.S. War Department, and particularly with regard to the selling of US War Bonds. This particular illustration also appeared in other printed media without the fa...more

  • The Last to Die: 3 of 4: A Forgotten Bomber and the Final Air Combat of World War II Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Stephen Harding (Author), Jack Garrett (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher)

    Mar 17 2020

    Photo: B32View author information Public Domain File:B32.jpg Uploaded: 2007-02-06 22:43:09 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow The Last to Die: 3 of 4: A Forgotten Bomber and the Final Air Combat of World War II  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Stephen Harding (Author), Jack Garrett (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Last-Die-Forgotten-Bomber-Combat/dp/B011KDIOD0/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid...more

  • The Last to Die: 2 of 4: A Forgotten Bomber and the Final Air Combat of World War II Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Stephen Harding (Author), Jack Garrett (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher)

    Mar 17 2020

    Photo: rial view of Tokyo following the warUS Army Signal Corps - http://www.japanairraids.org/?page_id=213 Bomb damage to Tokyo following United States raids on the city during World War II Public Domain File:Bomb damage in Tokyo.jpg Created: Not specified in the source, but probably following the Japanese surrender in August 1945 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow The Last to Die: 2 of 4: A Forgotten Bomber and the Final Air Com...more

  • The Last to Die: 1 of 4: A Forgotten Bomber and the Final Air Combat of World War II Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Stephen Harding (Author), Jack Garrett (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher)

    Mar 17 2020

    Photo: "Tokyo burns under B-29 firebomb assault." May 26, 1945.US Army Air Forces - Library of Congress Permission details This image is a work of a U.S. Army soldier or employee, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image is in the public domain.View more Public Domainview terms File:Firebombing of Tokyo.jpg Created: 26 May 1945 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow T...more

  • January 6, 2020: "Well, Gordon, obviously, the question becomes, you know, is it possible? And, if so, when will it reach the United States?" @GordonGChang @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Mar 17 2020

    Photo: Chinese troops crossing the Yellow River in June 1938, the river was deliberately flooded by Chinese forces to buy time for the defence of Wuhan中华民国史画 The historical event of WWII. Republic of China exploded the bank of Yellow River to stop the Janpanese attack in 1938 Public Domain File:1938 June Yellow River.gif Created: 8 February 2009 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowJanuary 6, 2020: "Well, Gordon, obviously, the questi...more

  • 4/4 The Last Man in Russia: The Struggle to Save a Dying Nation, by Oliver Bullough.

    Mar 16 2020

    Image: Road construction by inmates of the Dalstroy (part of the 'Road of Bones' from Magadan to Yakutsk) The Last Man in Russia: The Struggle to Save a Dying Nation, by Oliver Bullough. Hardcover – April 30, 2013  https://www.amazon.com/Last-Man-Russia-Struggle-Nation/dp/0465074987/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?keywords=Oliver+Bullough+Last+man+in+russia&qid=1584312415&s=audible&sr=8-1-fkmr0 Russia is dying from within. Oligarchs and oil barons may still dominate international news coverage, bu...more

  • 3/4 The Last Man in Russia: The Struggle to Save a Dying Nation, by Oliver Bullough.

    Mar 16 2020

    Image: The Last Man in Russia:  book cover The Last Man in Russia: The Struggle to Save a Dying Nation, by Oliver Bullough. Hardcover – April 30, 2013  https://www.amazon.com/Last-Man-Russia-Struggle-Nation/dp/0465074987/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?keywords=Oliver+Bullough+Last+man+in+russia&qid=1584312415&s=audible&sr=8-1-fkmr0 Russia is dying from within. Oligarchs and oil barons may still dominate international news coverage, but their prosperity masks a deep-rooted demographic tragedy. Fac...more

  • 2/4 The Last Man in Russia: The Struggle to Save a Dying Nation, by Oliver Bullough.

    Mar 16 2020

    Image:  «Святая Троица» Андрея Рублёва (около 1410 года) The Last Man in Russia: The Struggle to Save a Dying Nation, by Oliver Bullough. Hardcover – April 30, 2013  https://www.amazon.com/Last-Man-Russia-Struggle-Nation/dp/0465074987/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?keywords=Oliver+Bullough+Last+man+in+russia&qid=1584312415&s=audible&sr=8-1-fkmr0 Russia is dying from within. Oligarchs and oil barons may still dominate international news coverage, but their prosperity masks a deep-rooted demographi...more

  • 1/4 The Last Man in Russia: The Struggle to Save a Dying Nation, by Oliver Bullough. Hardcover – April 30, 2013

    Mar 16 2020

    Image: Father Dmitri Dudko.  Photo by Lomart 2017.  Permissions:  see below.  Священник Дмитрий Дудко на прогулке The Last Man in Russia: The Struggle to Save a Dying Nation, by Oliver Bullough. Hardcover – April 30, 2013  https://www.amazon.com/Last-Man-Russia-Struggle-Nation/dp/0465074987/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?keywords=Oliver+Bullough+Last+man+in+russia&qid=1584312415&s=audible&sr=8-1-fkmr0 Russia is dying from within. Oligarchs and oil barons may still dominate international news cover...more

  • 4/4 The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters, by Gregory Zuckerman.

    Mar 16 2020

    Image: EIA forecast for US gas production through 2040. The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters, by Gregory Zuckerman.     Sean Pratt (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC (Publisher)  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged    https://www.amazon.com/Frackers-Outrageous-Inside-Billionaire-Wildcatters/dp/B00GDJKH2I/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Zuckerman+the+frackers&qid=1584312288&s=audible&sr=1-1 Everyone knew it was crazy to try to extract oil and natural gas buried in s...more

  • 3/4 The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters, by Gregory Zuckerman.

    Mar 16 2020

    Image:  Shale gas drilling rig near Alvarado, Texas. Permissions: see below. The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters, by Gregory Zuckerman.     Sean Pratt (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC (Publisher)  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged    https://www.amazon.com/Frackers-Outrageous-Inside-Billionaire-Wildcatters/dp/B00GDJKH2I/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Zuckerman+the+frackers&qid=1584312288&s=audible&sr=1-1 Everyone knew it was crazy to try to extract oil and na...more

  • 2/4 The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters, by Gregory Zuckerman.

    Mar 16 2020

    Image:  September 2019 climate strike in Darwin, Australia.  Permissions: see below. The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters, by Gregory Zuckerman.     Sean Pratt (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC (Publisher)  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged    https://www.amazon.com/Frackers-Outrageous-Inside-Billionaire-Wildcatters/dp/B00GDJKH2I/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Zuckerman+the+frackers&qid=1584312288&s=audible&sr=1-1 Everyone knew it was crazy to try to extract oi...more

  • 1/4 The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters, by Gregory Zuckerman.

    Mar 16 2020

    Image: SVG version of the existing HydroFrac.png image  Permissions: see below. The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters, by Gregory Zuckerman.     Sean Pratt (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC (Publisher)  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged    https://www.amazon.com/Frackers-Outrageous-Inside-Billionaire-Wildcatters/dp/B00GDJKH2I/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Zuckerman+the+frackers&qid=1584312288&s=audible&sr=1-1 Everyone knew it was crazy to try to extract oil and...more

  • 4/4 Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis, by Timothy Egan.

    Mar 15 2020

    Image: Little Plume, with his son Yellow Kidney, occupies the position of honor, the space at the rear opposite the entrance. This is the unretouched original, which has a clock between Little Plume and Yellow Kidney. Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis, by Timothy Egan.   David Drummond (Narrator), Dreamscape Media, LLC (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged https://www.amazon.com/Short-Nights-Shadow-Catcher-Photographs/dp/B009NOT8XY...more

  • 3/4 Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis, by Timothy Egan.

    Mar 15 2020

    Image: Indian Days of the Long Ago, 1915 Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis, by Timothy Egan.   David Drummond (Narrator), Dreamscape Media, LLC (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged https://www.amazon.com/Short-Nights-Shadow-Catcher-Photographs/dp/B009NOT8XY/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=   At once an amazing adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, Egan's book tells the remarkable, untold ...more

  • 2/4 Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis, by Timothy Egan.

    Mar 15 2020

    Image: Princess Angeline (Duwamish) in an 1896 photogravure by Edward Curtis Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis, by Timothy Egan.   David Drummond (Narrator), Dreamscape Media, LLC (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged https://www.amazon.com/Short-Nights-Shadow-Catcher-Photographs/dp/B009NOT8XY/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=   At once an amazing adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, Egan'...more

  • 1/4 Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis, by Timothy Egan.

    Mar 15 2020

    Image: Self-Portrait of Edward S. Curtis 1868-1952.Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis, by Timothy Egan.   David Drummond (Narrator), Dreamscape Media, LLC (Publisher). Audible Audiobook – Unabridged https://www.amazon.com/Short-Nights-Shadow-Catcher-Photographs/dp/B009NOT8XY/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=   At once an amazing adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, Egan's book tells the remarkable...more

  • Tower of Skulls: 8 of 8: A History of the Asia-Pacific War, Vol. 1 (July 1937 - May 1942) Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard B. Frank (Author), L. J. Ganser (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher)

    Mar 15 2020

    Photo:  Public Domainview terms File:Corregidor gun.jpg Created: 1 January 1942 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Tower of Skulls: 8 of 8: A History of the Asia-Pacific War, Vol. 1 (July 1937 - May 1942)  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard B. Frank (Author), L. J. Ganser (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Tower-Skulls-History-Asia-Pacific-Vol/dp/B084RFCB1K/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid...more

  • Tower of Skulls: 7 of 8: A History of the Asia-Pacific War, Vol. 1 (July 1937 - May 1942) Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard B. Frank (Author), L. J. Ganser (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher)

    Mar 15 2020

    Photo: Public Domain File:Japanese planes preparing-Pearl Harbor.jpg Created: 7 December 1941 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Tower of Skulls: 7 of 8: A History of the Asia-Pacific War, Vol. 1 (July 1937 - May 1942)  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard B. Frank (Author), L. J. Ganser (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Tower-Skulls-History-Asia-Pacific-Vol/dp/B084RFCB1K/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encodin...more

  • Tower of Skulls: 6 of 8: A History of the Asia-Pacific War, Vol. 1 (July 1937 - May 1942) Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard B. Frank (Author), L. J. Ganser (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher)

    Mar 15 2020

    Photo: Description = Signing ceremony for the Axis Powers Tripartite Pact; seated at front left (left to right) are Japan's AmbassadorSaburō Kurusu (leaning forward), Italy's Minister of Foreign Affairs Galeazzo Ciano and Germany's Führer Adolf Hitler(slumping in his chair). Source = http://www.reformation.org/e-tripartite-pact.jpg, original watermark now removed stated "Imperial War Museum" IWM catalogue number: HU 75995 IWM name: The Tripartite Act, September 1940 (Grossdeutschland Im Weltgesc...more

  • Tower of Skulls: 5 of 8: A History of the Asia-Pacific War, Vol. 1 (July 1937 - May 1942) Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard B. Frank (Author), L. J. Ganser (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher)

    Mar 15 2020

    Photo: Public Domain File:Khalkhin Gol Captured Japanese soldiers 1939.jpg Created: 1 August 1939 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Tower of Skulls: 5 of 8: A History of the Asia-Pacific War, Vol. 1 (July 1937 - May 1942)  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard B. Frank (Author), L. J. Ganser (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Tower-Skulls-History-Asia-Pacific-Vol/dp/B084RFCB1K/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_enc...more

  • Tower of Skulls: 4 of 8: A History of the Asia-Pacific War, Vol. 1 (July 1937 - May 1942) Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard B. Frank (Author), L. J. Ganser (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher)

    Mar 15 2020

    Photo: Public Domain File:Photo 02 in Nanjing Massacre (Itou Kaneo's Album).jpg Created: 1 January 1937 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Tower of Skulls: 4 of 8: A History of the Asia-Pacific War, Vol. 1 (July 1937 - May 1942)  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard B. Frank (Author), L. J. Ganser (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Tower-Skulls-History-Asia-Pacific-Vol/dp/B084RFCB1K/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_...more

  • Tower of Skulls: 3 of 8: A History of the Asia-Pacific War, Vol. 1 (July 1937 - May 1942) Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard B. Frank (Author), L. J. Ganser (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher)

    Mar 15 2020

    Photo: Public Domain File:Iwane Matsui rides into Nanjing.jpg Uploaded: 2009-09-13 01:39:48 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Tower of Skulls: 3 of 8: A History of the Asia-Pacific War, Vol. 1 (July 1937 - May 1942)  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard B. Frank (Author), L. J. Ganser (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Tower-Skulls-History-Asia-Pacific-Vol/dp/B084RFCB1K/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=...more

  • Tower of Skulls: 2 of 8: A History of the Asia-Pacific War, Vol. 1 (July 1937 - May 1942) Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard B. Frank (Author), L. J. Ganser (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher)

    Mar 15 2020

    Photo: Public Domain File:Bombing outside the Palace Hotel.jpgCreated: 14 August 1937 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Tower of Skulls: 2 of 8: A History of the Asia-Pacific War, Vol. 1 (July 1937 - May 1942)  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard B. Frank (Author), L. J. Ganser (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Tower-Skulls-History-Asia-Pacific-Vol/dp/B084RFCB1K/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&...more

  • Tower of Skulls: 1 of 8: A History of the Asia-Pacific War, Vol. 1 (July 1937 - May 1942) Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard B. Frank (Author), L. J. Ganser (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher)

    Mar 15 2020

    Photo:  Public Domainview terms File:Shanghai1937city zhabei fire.jpg Created: 26-27 October 1937 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Tower of Skulls: 1 of 8: A History of the Asia-Pacific War, Vol. 1 (July 1937 - May 1942)  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard B. Frank (Author), L. J. Ganser (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Tower-Skulls-History-Asia-Pacific-Vol/dp/B084RFCB1K/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_enc...more

  • Silver lining to the Wuhan virus: small business stronger @genemarks

    Mar 15 2020

    Image:  Economic green shoots out of the Wuhan virus in the US.  Pictured  here: Zingiber officinale Roscoe Gene Marks, TheHill & The Guardian, in re:  Small business America  The beneficial results of this chaos are that we’re better prepared for the next emergency, and we’re working out how to work from home, and we’re no longer going to be dependent on one supplier.  Furthermore, business owners now know that they need to  have some cash on hand.  Finally, some new businesses are emerging...more

  • Civil war needs two or more vectors; plus the matter of deglobalization. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Mar 15 2020

    Image:  Caravan on the Silk Road, 1380 Michael E Vlahos, Johns Hopkins, in re:  Deglobalization.  Two millennia ago Romans invented civil war ; 400-900 AD;  the Bubonic plague & Byzantium; 1913-1917 The vectors that push us to go apart: need more than one at a time.  Climate change and the bubonic plague + the rise of Islamism in the Mediterranean world. Took almost 200 years to repopulate after the plague.  Two world wars in close sequence, then the Cold War.  Covid virus looks reminiscent ...more

  • Chronic underinvestment in medicine @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion

    Mar 15 2020

    Image:  Monumental stone relief of a fish-garbed figure from the Temple of Ninurta in the Assyrian city of Kalhu, believed by some experts to be a representation of an āšipu, or exorcist-priest, who functioned as a kind of healer and primitive doctor[. Joseph Sternberg, WSJ, in re:  A blunt warning from the US: no European visitors except from the UK; this is a virus more severe than the familiar flu, so it’s truth-telling from officials. The UK won’t escape this, but it won't be as widespread t...more

  • Small business America strained by Wuhan virus @genemarks

    Mar 14 2020

    Image: Small businesses, 1949 Gene Marks, The Guardian, in re:  Small business America 

  • #PacificWatch: The Virus closes Disneyland. Jeff Bliss

    Mar 14 2020

    Photo: Anaheim Cityscape in 1922 in California (83/141)http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow#PacificWatch: The Virus closes Disneyland. Jeff Blisshttps://www.cnn.com/2020/03/12/media/disneyland-close-coronavirus/index.html

  • The Fleet and the Virus of 2020; The Fleet and the Supercarrier of 2060. Thomas B. Modly, Acting Secretary of the Navy. @SecNav @USNavyUnderSec

    Mar 14 2020

    Photo: As Task Force 38, the carriers maneuver off the Japanese coast, 17 August 1945.Taken by a USS Shangri-La (CV-38) photographer. - Official U.S. Navy photo 80-G-278815 from the U.S. Navy Naval History and Heritage Command The U.S. Navy Task Force 38, of the U.S. Third Fleet maneuvering off the coast of Japan, 17 August 1945, two days after Japan agreed to surrender. The aircraft carrier in lower right is USS Wasp (CV-18). Note that her forward hull number on the flight deck is painted to b...more

  • Minimum minimum sunspot activity continues. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Mar 14 2020

    Photo: Plot of monthly sunspot numbers, for the present cycle and the four latest cycles, superimposed over an image of the Sun taken by the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory during the minimum of solar cycle 23, showing a spotless Sun. Credit: NASA/SOHO/Solar Influences Data Analysis Center, Belgiumhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowMinimum minimum sunspot activity continues. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.comhttps://behindtheblack.co...more

  • SpaceX steppe past the virus and plans the May manned Dragon launch. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Mar 14 2020

    Photo: In 1944, women work in the Fabrication Shop of the Aircraft Engine Research Laboratory (AERL) (now NASA Glenn) during World War II. These women were recruited to replace male employees serving in the military and were trained as machine operators, electricians, and other technical positions.Credits: NASA http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowSpaceX steppe past the virus and plans the May manned Dragon launch. Bob Zimmerman Behindt...more

  • Uncle Sam still refuses to recognize the property rights of the Native American tribes. Terry Anderson @HooverInst

    Mar 14 2020

    Photo: Hassanamisco Nipmuc Indian Reservation Sign (see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tribal_sovereignty_in_the_United_States )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowUncle Sam still refuses to recognize the property rights of the Native American tribes. Terry Anderson @HooverInsthttps://thehill.com/opinion/civil-rights/486177-the-case-for-transferring-federal-lands-back-to-native-americans?utm_source=Hoover+Daily+Report&utm_campaign=...more

  • Spillover: 4 of 4: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. David Quammen (Author), Jonathan Yen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Mar 14 2020

    Photo: Henipavirus structure http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowSpillover: 4 of 4:   Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. David Quammen (Author), Jonathan Yen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)https://www.amazon.com/Spillover/dp/B00CTWW7BM/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= A masterpiece of science reporting that tracks the animal origins of emerging human diseases.  The emergence of strange new diseases is a frighte...more

  • Spillover: 3 of 4: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. David Quammen (Author), Jonathan Yen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Mar 14 2020

    Photo: MERS-coronavirushttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Spillover: 3 of 4:   Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. David Quammen (Author), Jonathan Yen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)https://www.amazon.com/Spillover/dp/B00CTWW7BM/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= A masterpiece of science reporting that tracks the animal origins of emerging human diseases. The emergence of strange new diseases is a frightening p...more

  • Spillover: 2 of 4: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. David Quammen (Author), Jonathan Yen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Mar 14 2020

    Photo: U.S. Government Accountability Office from Washington, DC, United States - Figure 3: Examples of Zoonotic Diseases and Their Affected Populationshttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Spillover: 2 of 4:   Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. David Quammen (Author), Jonathan Yen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)https://www.amazon.com/Spillover/dp/B00CTWW7BM/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= A masterpiece of scie...more

  • Spillover: 1 of 4: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. David Quammen (Author), Jonathan Yen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Mar 14 2020

    Photo: Morphology of SARS-CoV-2An emergent virus is commonly defined as a virus that has recently adapted and emerged as a novel causative agent of disease. These viruses frequently have specific attributes and adaptations that facilitate pathogenicity in a species that it is not normally associated with. Many emergent viruses are therefore classified as zoonotic (i.e. they have been transmitted to humans from animals) and exist in natural animal reservoirs, which has serious implications for er...more

  • Political gamesmanship in a pandemic.@RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Mar 14 2020

    Photo:  Aztecs dying of smallpox, Florentine Codex (compiled 1540–1585)http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowPoliticial gamesmanship in a pandemic.@RichardAEpstein @HooverInsthttps://www.hoover.org/research/playing-politics-coronavirus?utm_source=Hoover+Daily+Report&utm_campaign=2d8058e5e9-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_10_05_30&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_21b1edff3c-2d8058e5e9-72527561

  • Israel begins a 14-day quarantine for arriving visitors. @AmbDaniDayan Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Mar 14 2020

    Photo: Signal flag "Lima" called the "Yellow Jack" which when flown in harbor means the ship is under quarantinehttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowIsrael begins a 14-day quarantine for arriving visitors. @AmbDaniDayan Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_presAs Consul General of Israel in New York, Ambassador Dayan represents the State of Israel to communities throughout New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Delaware. Born in Buenos Aires...more

  • How is Afghanistan 2020 like South Vietnam 1973 & What is to be done? @RHFontaine @CNASDC

    Mar 14 2020

    Photo: Hanoi Taxi the plane used to bring home American POWs from HanoiHanoi Taxi checks out its new home  A C-141 Starlifter aircraft, better known as the Hanoi Taxi, flies over its soon-to-be new home at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force adjacent to Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowHow is Afghanistan 2020 like South Vietnam 1973 & What is to be done? @RHFontaine @CNASDC https://www.statesman....more

  • Confirmed reports of a virus catastrophe in Iran.Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Mar 14 2020

    Photo: Safavid lacquer work illustrating a physician taking the pulse of a patient. From a 17th-century copy of Avicenna's Canon of Medicine. Wellcome Library, London.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowConfirmed reports of a virus catastrophe in Iran.Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_preshttps://www.cnn.com/2020/03/13/middleeast/iran-coronavirus-mass-graves-intl/index.html

  • #TheScalaReport: Virus Lessons Learned for telecommuting, inventory surplus, discovered supply chain work-arounds. Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

    Mar 13 2020

    Photo: West India Docks by Pugin and Rowlandson from Ackermann's Microcosm of London, or, London in Miniature (1808-11)Thomas Rowlandson (1756–1827) and Augustus Charles Pugin (1762–1832) (after) John Bluck (fl. 1791–1819), Joseph Constantine Stadler (fl. 1780–1812), Thomas Sutherland (1785–1838), J. Hill, and Harraden (aquatint engravers) - mechanical reproduction of 2D image West India Docks: This engraving was published as Plate 92 of Microcosm of London (1810) (see File:Microcosm of London P...more

  • The Democrats and the Virus. @SebGorka

    Mar 13 2020

    Photo: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe Democrats and the Virus. @SebGorkahttps://www.wsj.com/articles/just-like-2008-its-a-testing-time-for-american-institutions-11584051924