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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

  • American Airbnb promotes BDS in Israel & What is to be done?. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Dec 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Title: Road to Jericho, Jordan, etc. Distant view of St. George's Convent Abstract/medium: G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection Physical description: 1 negative : Date 1900 Source Library of Congress Catalog: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/matpc/item/mpc2005008748/PP Original url: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/matpc.12323 Author Matson Collection Permission (Reusing this file)  No known restrictions on publication. US-LibraryOfCongress-Boo...more

  • PRC retaliation for Meng's detention puts all official Americans in China at risk. @MichaelAuslin @HooverInst

    Dec 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Dalai Lama, Calcutta, 1910 from the George Ernest Morrison collection / photograph by Johnston & Hoffmann, Calcutta  Taken on December 8, 2009  No known copyright restrictions Note: George Ernest Morrison, 1862-1920, doctor of medicine, traveller and journalist, became resident correspondent of 'The Times' at Peking in 1897 and political adviser to the President of China (Yuan Shih-k'ai), 1912-1920. His collection shows China in 1910 and includes photographs o...more

  • Promoter Richard Branson is ten years late to Sub-orbital flight. @PappalardoJoe @PopMech

    Dec 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Promoter Richard Branson is ten years late to Sub-orbital flight. @PappalardoJoe @PopMech

  • @SebGorka: The Trump administration makes Xi Jinping panic over the Vancouver detention of Meng.

    Dec 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Vancouver Station and grounds. Date 1920s Source Library and Archives Canada Library and Archives Canada.JPG This image is available from Library and Archives Canada under the MIKAN ID number 3349021 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.  Library and Archives Canada does not allow free use of its copyrighted works. See Category:Images from Library and Archiv...more

  • @SebGorka: Did the FBI entrap National Security Adviser Michael Flynn on January 24, 2017 at the White House?

    Dec 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: View of the White House conservatories. Collection of the Library of Congress. Date circa 1900 Source  US-LibraryOfCongress-BookLogo.svg This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID ds.01814. 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. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact h...more

  • Peace talk for the failed state of Yemen & What is to be done? Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ElanaGulf @WashInstitute

    Dec 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: 920 Date  Source http://alamree.net/ Author العمري Permission (Reusing this file)  Public domain This image was created in Yemen and is now in the public domain b) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Peace talk for the failed state of Yemen & What is to be done? Malcolm Hoenlein @Confofpres @ElanaGulf @WashInstitute

  • The Hezbollah Attack Tunnels & What is to be done? Tony Badran @FDD Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Dec 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Title: Baalbek. Capitals in the ruins Abstract/medium: G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection Physical description: 1 negative : Date 1900 Source Library of Congress Catalog: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/matpc/item/mpc2004003826/PP Original url: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/matpc.05199 Author Matson Collection Permission (Reusing this file)  No known restrictions on publication. US-LibraryOfCongress-BookLogo.svg This image is available from t...more

  • The fate of one whistleblower at the troubled VA. @FRoseDC

    Dec 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Dayton Ohio  Rosenthal, James W., creator - https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/oh1965.photos.574829p Permission details This image or media file contains material based on a work of a National Park Service employee, created as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, such work is in the public domain in the United States. See the NPS website and NPS copyright policy for more information.V...more

  • NASA"s InSight Mission: 1 of 2: to discover the center of the Planet Mars. Bruce Banerdt, PI, InSight Mission. David Livingston, Spaceship.com

    Dec 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:This is NASA InSight's first selfie on Mars. It displays the lander's solar panels and deck. On top of the deck are its science instruments, weather sensor booms and UHF antenna. The selfie was taken on Dec. 6, 2018 (Sol 10). Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow NASA"s InSight Mission: 1 of 2: to discover the center of the Planet Mars. Bruce Banerdt, PI, InSight Missi...more

  • NASA"s InSight Mission: 2 of 2: to discover the center of the Planet Mars. Bruce Banerdt, PI, InSight Mission. David Livingston, Spaceship.com

    Dec 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoMission: InSight Target: Mars Spacecraft: InSight Mars Lander Instrument: Instrument Deployment Camera (IDC) Views: 75 Full-Res TIFF: PIA22874.tif Full-Res JPG: PIA22874.jpg Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow NASA"s InSight Mission: 2 of 2: to discover the center of the Planet Mars. Bruce Banerdt, PI, InSight Mission. David Livingston, Spaceship.com

  • The Caspian Sea Basin and pipeline politics to stabilize European energy demands. Lou Ann Hammond DrivingtheNation.com

    Dec 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Illustration of two Caspian tigers, extinct in the region since the 1970s. Unknown - http://www.50birds.com/extan/gextanimals1.htm Turanian Tiger, Caspian Tiger Caspian Tigers lived in China, Tajikistan, Iran, Afghanistan and Turkey. They were hunted for their furs and to protect livestock. A ban on hunting the Caspian Tiger in the USSR in 1947 followed their greatest destruction in the 1930s. The last Caspian Tiger reported shot was in 1957. Public Domain File:Extantigertura...more

  • Beto, Biden and Bernie are the frontline of the Democratic hopefuls for 2020. @MonicaCrowley

    Dec 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:El Paso, Texas in 1886. Bird's Eye View of El Paso, El Paso County Texas, 1886. Lithograph, 20 x 30 in. Lithographer unknown. Private Collection. Date 1886 Source http://www.birdseyeviews.org/zoom.php?city=El%20Paso&year=1886&extra_info= Author Augustus Koch (1840-?). Permission (Reusing this file)  Public domain  This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 ye...more

  • Pelosi fails the Trump reality TV talent test. @MonicaCrowley

    Dec 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: A campaign sound truck belonging to 1940 Florida, USA, governor candidate Hans Walker, from a radio magazine. Sound trucks with public address systems were used in the US for political campaigning from the 1920s to the 1950s, driving through neighborhoods while playing recorded speeches by the candidate at a high volume. They are still used in Japan, Portugal, and other countries. Caption: Truck sound-equipped by Radio Nick, Orlando Florida, purchased by friends of the...more

  • @BernieandSid and I chat Mets & Realmuto, Yankees & Kluber, Tehran & Obama, Macron & "the little people," the World Championship Ring (or death) & Brian Cashman.

    Dec 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Yankee Stadium in 1927, unknown date. Original image caption: "Yankees make it three straight by taking first game in New York: score 8 to 1. General view of game looking towards the diamond from the grandstand." Date Digital Item Published : 2004-10-14; updated 2010-06-25 Source http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/id?405503 Author Underwood & Underwood -- Photographer Permission (Reusing this file)  Public domain  This work is in the public ...more

  • Charles Burton (@cburton001): Huawei’s CFO could face life in a US prison. Her info on Huawei’s relations with Chinese intell could affect China’s abilities to use large state firms to further China’s geostrategic knowledge and espionage. @GordonGChang

    Dec 13 2018

    Photo:tton Co. Limited." Post Card. The North Vancouver Ferry dock on Vancouver's waterfront at the foot of Columbia Street circa-1920. Prior to the opening of the Lions' Gate Bridge in 1939, this was the fastest way to reach the North Shore. The service ceased in 1958. The Grand Trunk Pacific terminal and dock (later the Canadian National Steamship dock, 1931) is seen on the right. beaumontneal faved this Rob 4y North Vancouver Ferry Dock, 1936 by blizzy63 1,123 views 1 f...more

  • Early days with Beto, Biden and Bernie in the MoveOn.org beauty contest lead after No preference. @LaraMBrownPHD @SalenaZito

    Dec 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: A young Bryan Obtained from the online portrait gallery of the University of Texas at Austin [1]. Photograph of William Jennings Bryan as a young man. Permission details PD-US.View more Public Domainview terms File:William Jennings Bryan 2.jpg Uploaded: 12 August 2010) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Early days with Beto, Biden and Bernie in the MoveOn.org beauty contest lead after No preference. @Lar...more

  • No-Deal-Brexiters take the lead over Hardline Leavers and Softish Brexiters. @BrettArends

    Dec 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: The Channel fleet in heavy weather oil on canvas 101 x 167 cm signed b.r.: J.W.Carmichael / 1852 Date 1852 Source Sotheby's Author  James Wilson Carmichael (1800–1868) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q4215366 Licensing[edit] Public domain  This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow....more

  • Huawei is a PLA spying and destabilizing tool. Rick Fisher, International Assessment and Strategy Center. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Dec 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Old China street in Canton, 1856. Date 1856 Source http://ocw.mit.edu/ans7870/21f/21f.027/risefallcanton04/galleryplaces/pages/cwC1856HeineOCStBOOKING JBS (please confirm you see this and respond, thanks).htm Author  Wilhelm Heine (1827–1885) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q1618070 Licensing[edit] 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: Public d...more

  • General Quarters: PRC threatens to ram the US Navy in the Taiwan Strait. James Holmes, first holder of the Wylie Chair of Maritime Strategy at the Naval War College and blogger at The Naval Diplomat (https://navaldiplomat.com/)

    Dec 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:A Roman naval bireme depicted in a relief from the Temple of Fortuna Primigenia in Praeneste (Palastrina),[22] which was built c. 120 BC;[23] exhibited in the Pius-Clementine Museum (Museo Pio-Clementino) in the Vatican Museums. Élisée Reclus - Extrait de "L’Homme et la Terre" A Roman naval bireme depicted in a relief from the Temple of Fortuna Primigenia in Praeneste, which was built c. 120 BC. Exhibited in the Pius-Clementine Museum (Museo Pio-Clementino) in the Vat...more

  • @StephenMoore: China has violated every WTO trade rule. The US has been losing $300 Billion a year. It's difficult to get the Chinese to keep their world; they’re slippery: one day they say one thing, the next day, another. @GordonGChang

    Dec 13 2018

    Photo: Permissions: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . . . . . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules . . . . . Twitter: @BatchelorShow  StephenMoore, Heritage Fdn & author, Trumponomics; in re: US soybeans to China. Is the Chinese Communist Party blinking rapidly? This is good news for Donald Trump and for US soybean farmers. This is a high-stakes game. We're dealing with a country that’s been very abusive to the US in trade practices. The stock market has been herky-jerky beca...more

  • @DrTara O: @PacificForum and ICAS; author of The Collapse of North Korea; Air Force veteran, discusses: Will Kim (the undistinguished tyrant of a failed state) visit Seoul before the end of this year?

    Dec 13 2018

    Photo: Permissions: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . . . . . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules . . . .  Twitter: @BatchelorShow @GordonGChang Tara O (@DrTaraO). Adjunct Fellow @PacificForum and ICAS. Author of The Collapse of North Korea. Air Force veteran; in re: Will Kim (the undistinguished tyrant of a failed state) visit Seoul before the end of this year? They trickle out a little informati0n at a time, probably to test public opinion. The Blue House sends out both possibili...more

  • @AlanTonelson: (What’s Left of) Our Economy: More Evidence of the Crucial U.S. Role in China’s Tech Rise

    Dec 13 2018

    Alan Tonelson, independent economic policy analyst who blogs at RealityChek and tweets at @AlanTonelson, on the latest on trade. (What’s Left of) Our Economy: More Evidence of the Crucial U.S. Role in China’s Tech Rise If you need any further evidence that American technology firms have played vital roles in China’s transformation into a major technology power capable of threatening U.S. national security as well as economic interests, check out Dan Strumpf’s article in The Wall Street Journal...more

  • Young Benjamin Franklin: 1 of 4: The Birth of Ingenuity 1st Ediion by Nick Bunker (Author)

    Dec 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Penn's Treaty with the Lenape, from US Capitol Rotunda View author information Public Domain File:Penn capitol frieze.jpg Uploaded: 26 October 2005) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Young Benjamin Franklin: 1 of 4: The Birth of Ingenuity 1st Ediion by Nick Bunker (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Young-Benjamin-Franklin-Birth-Ingenuity/dp/1101874414 In this new account of Franklin's early life, ...more

  • Young Benjamin Franklin: 2 of 4: The Birth of Ingenuity 1st Ediion by Nick Bunker (Author)

    Dec 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Benjamin Franklin (center) at work on a printing press. Reproduction of a Charles Mills painting by the Detroit Publishing Company. Charles E. Mills - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID cph.3g07217. 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. Reproduction of a Charles Mills pain...more

  • Young Benjamin Franklin: 3 of 4: The Birth of Ingenuity 1st Ediion by Nick Bunker (Author)

    Dec 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Franklin's The General Magazine and Historical Chronicle (Jan. 1741) B. Franklin - "The Cooper Collections" (Scanned by the uploader) "The General Magazine and Historical Chronicle for all the British Plantations in America", Vol. 1, January, 1741 Philadelphia, Printed and Sold by B. Franklin Public Domain File:The General Magazine and Historical Chronicle Vol 1, January, 1741.jpg Created: 31 December 1740) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http...more

  • Young Benjamin Franklin: 4 of 4: The Birth of Ingenuity 1st Ediion by Nick Bunker (Author)

    Dec 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: More details Franklin and Electricity vignette engraved by the BEP (c. 1860) Alfred Jones, for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing - Restoration by Godot13 Bureau of Engraving and Printing engraved vignette Franklin and Electricity. The vignette appears on the left obverse of the $10 National Bank Note. Engraving by Alfred Jones. Scanned from an original impression, part of a Treasury Department presentation album of portraits and vignettes (c. 1902), possibly presented t...more

  • 1/4 Beirut Rules: The Murder of a CIA Station Chief & Hezbollah's War Against America, by Fred Burton & Samuel Katz "An intense, incredibly well-written tale of terrorism, treachery & tradecraft. Absolute must-read!” -Brad Thor, #1 bestselling author

    Dec 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoBeirut - Chancery Office Building - 0 file_downloadDOWNLOAD save_alt Thumbnail 200x200 save_alt Small 640x452 save_alt Medium 1024x724 save_alt Large 1600x1131 save_alt Original 3000x2121 crop_originalORDER PRINT description Summary The original finding aid described this item as: Caption: Construction Property Number: X 1001 Photographs Related to Embassies, Consulates, and Other Overseas Buildings label_outline Tags beirutchancerychancery officeus embas...more

  • 2/4 Beirut Rules: The Murder of a CIA Station Chief & Hezbollah's War Against America, by Fred Burton & Samuel Katz "An intense, incredibly well-written tale of terrorism, treachery & tradecraft. Absolute must-read!” -Brad Thor, #1 bestselling author

    Dec 12 2018

    Photo:Library of Congress link Link http://www.loc.gov/ copyright Rights advisory Public Domain Permissions: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact …. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules ….. Twitter: @BatchelorShow From the New York Times bestselling coauthors of Under Fire–the riveting story of the kidnapping and murder of CIA Station Chief William Buckley. After a deadly terrorist bombing at the American embassy in Lebanon in 1983, only one man inside the CIA possessed the courage...more

  • 3/4 Beirut Rules: The Murder of a CIA Station Chief & Hezbollah's War Against America, by Fred Burton & Samuel Katz "An intense, incredibly well-written tale of terrorism, treachery & tradecraft. Absolute must-read!” -Brad Thor, #1 bestselling author

    Dec 12 2018

    Photo:English: Title: Beirut. Street leading to Ras Beirut Abstract/medium: G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection Physical description: 1 negative : Date 1900 Source Library of Congress Catalog: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/matpc/item/mpc2004003849/PP Original url: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/matpc.05226 Author Matson Collection Permission (Reusing this file)  No known restrictions on publication. US-LibraryOfCongress-BookLogo.svg This image is available from the Un...more

  • 4/4 Beirut Rules: The Murder of a CIA Station Chief & Hezbollah's War Against America, by Fred Burton & Samuel Katz "An intense, incredibly well-written tale of terrorism, treachery & tradecraft. Absolute must-read!” -Brad Thor, #1 bestselling author

    Dec 12 2018

    Photo:English: Title: Aerial panoramic view of Beirut] / Bonfils Abstract/medium: 2 photographic prints: albumen. Date 1867 Source Library of Congress Catalog: https://lccn.loc.gov/2004668095 Image download: https://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/ppmsca/04000/04095v.jpg Original url: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2004668095/ Author Maison Bonfils (Beirut, Lebanon), photographer Permission (Reusing this file)  No known restrictions on publication in the U.S. Use elsewhere may be restricted ...more

  • What does Vladimir Putin want? @JedBabbin, @AmericanSpectator.

    Dec 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoEnglish: The autograph of Peter I of Russia also known as Peter the Great. Date 30 January 2011 Source Self-made, based on Image:Autograf, Peter den store, Nordisk familjebok.png Author Antonu SVG development  W3C icon.svg The source code of this SVG is invalid due to 2 errors. Unknown logo-I.svg This W3C-invalid vector image was created with an unknown SVG tool. Public domain This image was first published in the 1st (1876–1899), 2nd (1904–1926) or 3rd (1923–1937) editio...more

  • O-Rex closes with Asteroid Bennu. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Dec 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow O-Rex closes with Asteroid Bennu.  Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

  • Joe Rochefort's War: 2 of 2: The Odyssey of the Codebreaker Who Outwitted Yamamoto at Midway by Elliot Carlson (Author)

    Dec 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoAerial starboard side view of the U.S. Navy light cruiser USS Honolulu (CL-48) at Williamstown, Victoria (Australia), in early 1942. Note the two Bathurst-class corvettes fitting out at the pier beyond. The tug at the bottom right of the picture is the James Paterson, which was requisitioned by the RAN for minesweeping duties during the First World War. Date 1942 Source   This image is available from the Collection Database of the Australian War Memorial under the ID Number: 30...more

  • Joe Rochefort's War: 1 of 2: The Odyssey of the Codebreaker Who Outwitted Yamamoto at Midway by Elliot Carlson (Author)

    Dec 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Pearl Harbor, Oahu, view looking northward, with the Navy Yard industrial area in the foreground and the Marine Barracks in the lower right, 28 July 1942. Ford Island is at left, with USS Oklahoma (BB-37) and USS Arizona (BB-39) under salvage nearby. USS San Diego (CL-53) is in the upper center. USS West Virginia (BB-48) is in Drydock No. 1, in the lower left, and USS California (BB-44) is alongside the wharf at the extreme right. The cruisers alongside the pier in right center a...more

  • FBI Informant Felix Sater was childhood friends with Michael Cohen and brought Cohen into the Trump circle. Larry Johnson, Sic Temper Tyrannis.

    Dec 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow FBI Informant Felix Sater was childhood friends with Michael Cohen and brought Cohen into the Trump circle. Larry Johnson, Sic Temper Tyrannis.

  • Carlos Ghosn jailed for Christmas and New Year. & What is to be done? Lou Ann Hammond, DrivingtehNation.com

    Dec 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Carlos Ghosn jailed for Christmas and New Year. & What is to be done? Lou Ann Hammond, DrivingtehNation.com

  • Berlin rearranges politics to suit the Kremlin's NordStream 2 pipeline. @PaulR_Gregory @HooverInst

    Dec 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Deutsch: Ostseeregion vom Weltall. Die roten Punkt markieren Brände. English: Satellite image of the Baltic Sea. Red dots mark the locations of fires burning in countries south and east of the Baltic Sea. Date 5 April 2004 Source https://www.visibleearth.nasa.gov/view.php?id=70636 → jpg Author  Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC Permission (Reusing this file)  Public domain This file is in the public domain in ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http...more

  • Voyager2 departs the Solar System until the 24th Century. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Dec 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Voyager2 departs the Solar System until the 24th Century. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com https://behindtheblack.com/?s=voyager+2

  • Mueller and the SDNY are moving toward indicting Trump for campaign finance violations & What is to be done? @AndrewCMcCarth @ThadMcCotter

    Dec 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Mueller and the SDNY are moving toward indicting Trump for campaign finance violations & What is to be done? @AndrewCMcCarth @ThadMcCotter https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/andrew-c-mccarthy-why-trump-is-likely-to-be-indicted-by-manhattan-us-attorney

  • Bill Barr is the right choice to take charge of the Mueller and FISA investigations. @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter

    Dec 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Bill Barr is the right choice to take charge of the Mueller and FISA investigations. @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter https://www.nationalreview.com/podcasts/the-mccarthy-report/episode-25-theatrical-exercises/

  • Bruce E. Bechtol Jr, @AngeloState: North Korea is expanding its long-range missile battery, increasing its stockpile of missiles that directly threaten the United States.

    Dec 11 2018

    Photo: Overview of the ballistic missile defense system. Defense Department graphic https://dod.defense.gov/News/Article/Article/721122/missile-defense-agency-budget-addresses-escalating-north-korea-iran-threats/ Missile Defense Agency Budget Addresses Escalating North Korea, Iran Threats. Escalating threats from North Korea and Iran, including aggressive ballistic missile testing, are pushing the Missile Defense Agency to find increasingly more cost-effective ways to perform its mission, MDA ...more

  • @GordonGChang: Huawei CFO arrested for colluding with Iran. Thaddeus McCotter denounced Huawei in 2007—“ You could see where they’d act as a normal communist adversary: steal & lie, and what they were trying to do to the United States.”

    Dec 11 2018

    Photo: How China dealt with domestic theft in Nanjing, 1903. However, current, unimaginably-vast theft by China of American IP, inventions, databases, is viewed with amusement by the Chinese Communist Party.  Image shows four heads of Chinese robbers after beheading, posted on a billboard in Nanking. The negative shows the full inscription from the original book, but the file print shows only the picture.  This is a copy of a photograph from an unidentified book, the original photographer is id...more

  • "Indiana" Hoenlein and the3600 hundred year-old Lost Vanilla Spice of Armageddon. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter

    Dec 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The Battle of Megiddo, September 1918: Turkish carts and gun carriages destroyed by British aircraft on the Nablus-Beisan road. Date 20 September 1918 Source  IWMLondonThumbnail.jpg This is photograph Q 12310 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums (collection no. 1900-34) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Originally uploaded to EN Wikipedia as en:File:Battle of Megiddo (1918) Destroyed Turkish transport.jpg by en:User:HLGallon 23 January 2009. Author George Westmorela...more

  • @billroggio, @thomasjoscelyn: Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb claims that the victims of an American airstrike on Nov. 29 “were a group of Tuareg youth.” AQIM wants Tuaregs to protest both the bombing & the American drone base in Niger.

    Dec 11 2018

    Photo: Tuareg man. Photo by Akly. See also: The National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad Permissions: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license. You are free: to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work; to remix – to adapt the work http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules  Twitter: @BatchelorShow  THE NATIONAL SECURITY REPORT BROUGHT TO YOU BY SCALA.com Tom Joscelyn, Long War Journal and ...more

  • Trump chooses the steady hand of the Washington graybeard William Barr. @JohnFund @DavidMDrucker @ThadMcCotter

    Dec 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Hay signs the Treaty of Paris, 1899 Frances Benjamin Johnston - https://archive.org/details/harperspictorial00milerich John Hay, Secretary of State, signing the memorandum of ratification on behalf of the United States, from p. 430 of Harper's Pictorial History of the War with Spain, Vol. II, published by Harper and Brothers in 1899. Permission details This image might not be in the public domain outside of the United States; this especially applies in the countries and a...more

  • @thomasjoscelyn, @billroggio, in re: In Hajin, in Eastern Syria: heavy conflict is broadcast in real time by Amaq News Agency; we can see their digital broadcast to the planet about the fighting. Hajin is one of the last strongholds of ISIS.

    Dec 11 2018

    Photo: 2018 Hajin Offensive. Map showing the SDF operation against the Hajin - Euphrates river ISIS pocket. Heavily influenced by Gargari (https://twitter.com/Gargaristan) Yellow Controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces.   Gray Controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.   Pink Controlled by the Syrian Arab Republic Permissions: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license. You are free: to share – to copy, distribute and transmit t...more

  • Will Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden run for president in 2020? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

    Dec 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History label_outline Tags geologicalformationsgeological formationsarizona29390923110monument valleyreed w bailey1934national forest service date_range Date 1900 - 1966 create Source The U.S. National Archives link Link https://catalog.archives.gov/ copyright Rights advisory Public Domain ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.co...more

  • Anti-semitism increases in Europe and America & What is to be done? Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter

    Dec 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Krupp Works in Essen, 1890 Unknown - http://www.essen.de/Deutsch/Rathaus/Aemter/Ordner0115/Stadtbildstelle/Presseseriehistorisch/a54vStadtpanorama-1890.jpg Essen, Stadtpanorama vom Rathausturm nach Westen, Krupp Fabriken, um 1890 Public Domain File:Essen a54 v Stadtpanorama-1890.jpg Created: 31 December 1889) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Anti-semitism increases in Europe and America & What is to ...more

  • Billy Mitchell's War with the Navy: 1 of 2: The Interwar Rivalry Over Air Power by Thomas Wildenberg.

    Dec 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (PHOTO:English: This image depicts US Navy warships entering Sydney Harbour through the Heads. Spectators are seen in the foreground, possibly near Bradleys Head in Mosman. On 23 July 1925, Sydney hosted eight of the US Navy Battle Fleet's largest ships, including USS CALIFORNIA, USS COLORADO, USS TENNESSEE, USS MARYLAND, USS WEST VIRGINIA, USS NEW MEXICO, USS MISSISSIPPI and USS IDAHO. The fleet departed for New Zealand on 6 August. This photo is part of the Australian National Ma...more

  • Billy Mitchell's War with the Navy: 2 of 2: The Interwar Rivalry Over Air Power by Thomas Wildenberg.

    Dec 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (PHOTO:Download Image: Low (PNG, 319x319px, 75KB) Med (JPEG, 1280x1280px, 308KB) High (TIFF, 1960x1568px, 2MB) Caption: USS Langley (CV-1), 1925. Aircraft carrier shown approximately 100 miles south west of Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii, 26 April 1925. Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2014/02/27). Accession #: 80-G-410459 Related Content Topic Document Type Wars & Conflicts Navy Communities File Formats Location of Arch...more

  • (6/6) The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944, by Ian W. Toll. PART 6 of 6. As the Japanese admiral Kichisaburo Nomura lamented to postwar interrogators, “You came far more quickly than we expected.”

    Dec 10 2018

    . Photo: Captured Japanese steamroller on Guadalcanal in August 1942. Engineers used this Japanese roller to complete the half-finished runway of the Lunga airfield. Permissions: Photo [1] in: John Miller, Jr.: Guadalcanal: The First Offensive. United States Army in World War II. The War in the Pacific. U.S. Army History Division, 1948. Author: US Marine Corps http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules  Twitter: @BatchelorShow  . No one needs to persuade ...more

  • (5/6) The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944, by Ian W. Toll. PART 5 of 6. This masterful history encompasses the heart of the Pacific War—mid-1942 to mid-1944—when Allied counteroffensives washed over Japan's far-flung empire

    Dec 10 2018

    Photo: Soldiers of the 25th Infantry, Fort Keogh, Montana, 1890. The Twenty-fifth United States Infantry Regiment was one of the racially segregated units of the United States Army known as Buffalo Soldiers. The 25th served from 1866 to 1957, seeing action in the American Indian Wars, Spanish–American War, Philippine–American War and World War II. In World War II the 25th Infantry Regiment (Colored) was an organic element of the 93rd Infantry Division (Colored) and served in the Pacific Theater...more

  • (4/6) The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944, by Ian W. Toll. PART 4 of 6. “A beautiful blend of history & prose proves Mr. Toll’s mastery of the naval-war narrative, from Washington’s marble halls to the red-stained Pacific.”

    Dec 10 2018

    Photo: Jun'yō (隼鷹 "Peregrine Falcon") was a Hiyō-class aircraft carrier of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). Here, a bomb from a Japanese Aichi D3A2 dive-bomber from the carrier Junyo barely misses the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CV-6) during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands on 26 October 1942. The dive-bomber was shot down and crashed on the other side of the Big E. Permissions: Public domain. U.S. Navy - U.S. Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation photo No. 19...more

  • (3/6) The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944, by Ian W. Toll. PART 3 of 6. Toll shapes his narrative with deft visuals & tense action; fashions a fitting climax with the Battle of the Philippine Sea. Vignettes are pitch-perfect.

    Dec 10 2018

    Photo: Allied Lunga perimeter and Battle of the Tanaru River, Guadalcanal, 21 August 1942. Permissions: This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work prepared by an officer or employee of the United States http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules  Twitter: @BatchelorShow  No one needs to persuade me of the relevance of a new panoramic history of World War II. As Hanson W. Baldwin, the former New York Times war correspondent ...more

  • (2/6) The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944, by Ian W. Toll. PART 2 of 6. Devastation of Pearl Harbor & US victory at Midway were prelude to a greater challenge: rolling back the vast Japanese Pacific empire, island by island.

    Dec 10 2018

    Photo: “These photos depict some of the events in the history of the Marine Corps during the past year.  MARINES ON THE MARCH--- Through jungle thickets, swamps and burning sands, the fighting Leathernecks march on to their goals. With rifle and full packs, on day and nights of endless marching it is plain to see why they are called the toughest fighting men in this world.” "[A] picture taken by me personally. It is a patrol crossing the Lunga river upstream a way and this was quite a bit ...more

  • (1/6) The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944, by Ian W. Toll. PART 1 of 6. When Martin Clemens radioed intell that Japan had almost completed an airstrip on the Lunga Canal, that triggered a debate in Washington . . .

    Dec 10 2018

    Photo: Book cover Permissions: Author and publisher approve http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules  Twitter: @BatchelorShow  Guadalcanal, an island in the Solomons, was strategically located for Americans especially in that Japan was building an airstrip there which an Allied serviceman was able to report to Washington by radio. Had Japan extended into the Coral Sea, it would have been better for them. When Martin Clemens radioed intell that Japan had ...more

  • Japan 1941: 1 of 4: Countdown to Infamy by Eri Hotta (Author)

    Dec 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: 日本語: 1939年(昭和14年)5月22日、東京・宮城前広場で行われた青少年学徒親閲式。 English: Military parade held in Tokyo on May 22, 1939. Date 3 October 2018 Source 三浦藤作著『青少年学徒ニ賜ハリタル勅語謹解』(国立国会図書館書誌ID:000000720478)、東洋図書、1939年。 Author Unknown Licensing[edit] w:en:Creative Commons attribution share alike 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 t...more

  • Japan 1941: 2 of 4: Countdown to Infamy by Eri Hotta (Author)

    Dec 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Imperial Japanese Navy Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto at Tokyo Station enroute to take command of the Combined Fleet on August 31, 1939. Date 31 August 1939 Source Agawa, Hiroyuki, The Reluctant Admiral, Kodansha International, Tokyo, 1979, p. 206. Author Unknown Licensing[edit] Public domain This photograph is in the public domain in Japan  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Japan 1941: 2 of 4: Countd...more

  • Japan 1941: 3 of 4: Countdown to Infamy by Eri Hotta (Author)

    Dec 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: 日本語: 1939年(昭和14年)当時の日暮里駅。京成電車のりばが見える。常磐線の蒸気機関車牽引列車は夕方の数本は日暮里駅に停車したが、昼間はホームの中線が閉鎖されていて不思議な光景だったという。戦前 Date 1939 Source  English: Japan Railfan Magazine(Tetsudō Fan: Japanese), Page37, No.148, KOYUSHA CO.LTD.,1973-8 日本語: 鉄道ファン1973年8月号(No.148)P37 Author Sasaki Kikyou/佐々木桔梗 Licensing[edit] Public domain This photograph is in the public domain in Japan because its copyright has expired according to Article 23 of the 1899 Copyright Act of Japan (English translation) and Articl...more

  • Japan 1941: 4 of 4: Countdown to Infamy by Eri Hotta (Author)

    Dec 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Tsurumi Rinko Railway MoHa 51 electric car (built by Kisha Tokyo in 1932) 日本語: ブリル21形台車の上に半鋼製車体を載せた、鶴見臨港鉄道モハ51号。(昭和7年、汽車東京静) 三岐鉄道ハフ1号を経て北恵那鉄道ハフ11号となっている。 Date 31 August 1939 Source Japan Railfan Magazine Vol. 57, Issue 670, February 2017, p. 109 Author Kinjiro Miyamatsu Licensing[edit] Public domain This photograph is in the public domain in Japan ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Japan 1941: ...more

  • Countdown to Pearl Harbor: 1 of 2: The Twelve Days to the Attack by Steve Twomey (Author)

    Dec 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: An Imperial Japanese Navy Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter on the aircraft carrier Akagi IJN - 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. An Imperial Japanese Navy Mitsubishi A6M2 "Zero" fighter on the aircraft carrier Akagi during the Pearl Harbor attack mission. Public Domain File:A6M2 on carrier Akagi 1941.jpeg Created: 7 December 1941) http://JohnBatche...more

  • Countdown to Pearl Harbor: 2 of 2: The Twelve Days to the Attack by Steve Twomey (Author)

    Dec 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Photograph taken from a Japanese plane during the torpedo attack on ships moored on both sides of Ford Island shortly after the beginning of the Pearl Harbor attack. View looks about east, with the supply depot, submarine base and fuel tank farm in the right center distance. A torpedo has just hit USS West Virginia on the far side of Ford Island (center). Other battleships moored nearby are (from left): Nevada, Arizona, Tennessee (inboard of West Virginia), Oklahoma (torpedoed an...more

  • Synthetic biology (GMO) to defeat the submarine fleet. @DefTechPat. @DefenseOne

    Dec 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Alphonse de Neuville (1836–1885) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q1494309 and Édouard Riou (1833–1900) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q583275 s:fr:Auteur:Édouard Riou Title Nautilus Medium drawing Notes This image was originally featured in the Hetzel edition of 20000 Lieues Sous les Mers, and has also been featured in more recent editions. Source/Photographer Taken from Boston Public Library scan of 1875 edition hosted on Internet Archive at https://archive.org/details/twentythousan...more

  • A drone swarm defeats an Electronic Warfare defense. @DefTechPat @DefenseOne

    Dec 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English:  Identifier: handbookofbirdso00litt (find matches) Title: A handbook of the birds of Tasmania and its dependencies Year: 1910 (1910s) Authors: Littler, Frank Mervyn Subjects: Birds -- Australia Tasmania Publisher: Launceston, Tasmania : F.M. Littler Contributing Library: American Museum of Natural History Library Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book C...more

  • Gregory R Copley: Ukraine has the right to pass into the Sea of Azov; Russia has the right to set the protocols. After Russia received intell of threats of covert armed intrusion, Ukraine sent three craft without warning & violating all protocols.

    Dec 09 2018

    Map: Sea of Azov Permissions: Public domain; Wikimedia commons. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules . . Twitter: @BatchelorShow .

  • Gregory R Copley: Nigeria’s junior army officers & enlisted ranks fighting in the north are preparing to revolt. Corruption, incompetence, & lies of political generals; one soldier said: “We are dying so the generals can get rich off defense funds.”

    Dec 09 2018

    Photo: Nigerian Army Special Forces Soldiers assist US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC), with security operations at Roberts International Airport, Liberia, during Joint Task Force (JTF) Liberia Permissions: Public Domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules . . Twitter: @BatchelorShow . Nigeria’s Military Prepares to Revolt Analysis. From GIS/Defense & Foreign Af...more

  • @RichardAEpstein: Trump v GM (2 of 2) — . . . when it comes to corporate and social arrangements of private firms, the government should not mandate, or even try to influence, those business decisions, especially for short-term political advantage.

    Dec 09 2018

    Photo: Governmental interference: “I suppose that’s the hired hand?” “No, it's the first vice-president in charge of the cows.” Permissions: Public domain. Image from page 667 of "Illinois Agricultural Association record [microform]" (1923). Authors: Illinois Agricultural Association; Illinois Agricultural Association. Publ: Mendota, Ill. : The Association. Digitizing Sponsor: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . . http://JohnBatchelorSh...more

  • @RichardAEpstein: Trump v GM 1 of 2—At this point, the only question worth asking is if everyone in politics has lost his senses. The first principle is, government has a restricted role, which is to define property rights and enforce contracts.

    Dec 09 2018

    Photo: Governmental interference: The Happy Land, before censorship; showing the singing, dancing members of Gladstone's government. Illustration by D. H. Friston for The Illustrated London News of 22 March 1873. Permissions: Public Domain. File: The Happy Land - Illustrated London News, March 22, 1873.PNG http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules . . Twitter: @BatchelorShow . Richard Epstein, Hoover, in re: Trump V. General Motors, by Richard A. Ep...more

  • @GeneMarks: For boomer entrepreneurs, the best places to start businesses are San Jose, California; San Francisco; Boston; Sacramento; Nashville.

    Dec 09 2018

    Small Business Report brought to you by Scala.com , Photo: Small business in Khayelitsha, South Africa. Small businesses in informal settlements in South Africa are extremely important as suppliers of basic sustenance products. Most of them face an uphill battle to become successful. Permissions: 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 ...more

  • @GeneMarks: I write for The Philadelphia Inquirer. Downtown Philly used to be a dead zone; now it’s teeming with people at all hours. It's halfway between DC & New York; is home to the PA Silicon Valley, & you can still get a pitcher of beer for $5

    Dec 09 2018

     Photo: “When you buy from a small business, and actual person does a little dance.” It’s Small Business Saturday today in the U.S., a day that’s particularly meaningful to companies like ours. Although some are cynical of this manufactured holiday, I believe that supporting small businesses matters now more than ever. Amidst the noise of . . . bit.ly/2jmzLn0 -- Tradlands Permissions: You are free to: Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format; Adapt — remix, transform,...more

  • @EmilyLandau: Will Saudi Arabia become a nuclear power? It’s aimed at civilian nuclear–unless Iran has nukes, in which case Saudis will be right behind: with an indigenous capability, or an agreement with Pakistan . . .The JCPOA has made this harder.

    Dec 09 2018

    Photo: Military personnel examine a Scud missile shot down in the Saudi desert by an MIM-104 Patriot tactical air defense missile during Operation Desert Storm. 26/05/1992      Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM; Saudi Arabia(SAU); Scene Camera Operator: Unknown. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files Permissions: Public Domain. Release Status: Released to Public. Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files. The U.S. National Archiv...more

  • Hanin Ghadar (@haningdr): Beirut is on the edge of collapse: economic—vast national debt—and political: there's been no government since the last elections. It’s a regional crisis, about sanctions, Hezbollah, & insecurity—especially Syria. @hajjarmo

    Dec 09 2018

    Photo: Beirut Permissions: Beautiful free photo contributed by our talented community; Mohammed Hajjar: HajjarForum.com; @hajjarmo http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules . . Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hanin Ghaddar: Beirut is a city on the edge of collapse: economic with vast national debt; and political: there's been no government since the last elections. It’s a regional crisis, about sanctions, Hezbollah; and insecurity — Syria. What's the st...more

  • The Cold War: 3 of 3: A World History by Odd Arne Westad.

    Dec 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Soviet ground forces in action while conducting an offensive operation against the Islamist resistance, the Mujahideen. Undetermined (Soviet Military Power, 1984. Photo No. 130, page 116. U.S Department of Defense publication) - dodmedia.osd.mil Original caption: Helicopter-tank operation in Afghanistan. . Permission details This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work prepared by an officer or employee of the United States Government as part of...more

  • Potsdam: 1 of 3: The End of World War II and the Remaking of Europe by Michael Neiberg (Author)

    Dec 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Winston Churchill in Berlin, July 1945 Prime Minister Winston Churchill leaves the ruins of Adolf Hitler's Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, on 16 July 1945. Date Taken on 16 June 1945 Source http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//39/media-39534/large.jpg IWMLondonThumbnail.jpg This is photograph BU 8962 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Author Lockeyear W T (Capt), Malindine E G (Capt), No 5 Army Film & Photograp...more

  • Main Street is bullish and Wall Street is bearish & What is to be done? @McTagueJim, author, "Follow the Vader: Murder and Mayhem on Capitol Hill."

    Dec 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Main Street is bullish and Wall Street is bearish & What is to be done? @McTagueJim, author, "Follow the Vader: Murder and Mayhem on Capitol Hill."

  • Pacific Watch: Gavin Newsome inherits Jerry Brown's unsolved homeless crisis. @JeffBliss!

    Dec 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Unknown or not provided Record creator Department of the Interior. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Pine Ridge Agency. (09/17/1947 - 09/09/9999) Title Winter in tent city for Oglala Dam project workers and their families Date circa 1940 Collection National Archives and Records Administration Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q518155 NARA's Central Plains Region (Kansas City) (NREA), 400 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO, 64108. Record ID NARA Logo created 2010.svg This media is av...more

  • @DanHenninger: “Family values” has fallen out of the political vocabulary; temperance, self-restraint, plain speaking, duty, honesty & courage —these are simply virtues, developed by all Americans to survive and succeed on the frontier.

    Dec 08 2018

    Photos:English: Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue, New York 1900 Date 28 January 2014, 02:43:14 Source http://www.old-picture.com/american-history-1900-1930s/Avenue-Fifth-Yorks-New.htm Author Unknown Licensing[edit] Public domain This media file is in the public domain in the United States. This applies to U.S. works where the copyright has expired, often because its first publication occurred prior to January 1, 1923. See this page for further explanation. Permissions: Dan Henninger, deputy...more

  • The Imperial Japanese Navy victory at Pearl Harbor: 1 of 2: and the forgotten lesson of the Great War. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Dec 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: More details 1st Air Fleet Aichi dive bombers preparing to bomb American naval base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii USN - U.S. Navy photo 80-G-182259 from the U.S. Navy Naval History and Heritage Command Japanese Navy Aichi D3A1 Type 99 carrier bombers (allied codename Val) prepare to take off from an aircraft carrier during the morning of 7 December 1941. Ship in the background is the carrier Soryu. Public Domain File:Japanese planes preparing-Pearl Harbor.jpg Created: 7 Decembe...more

  • The Imperial Japanese Navy victory at Pearl Harbor: 2 of 2: and the forgotten lesson of the Great War. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Dec 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Carrier Shōkaku preparing to launch the attack on Pearl Harbor. Unknown, the original photograph was captured on Attu in 1943. - Official U.S. Navy Photograph 80-G-71198, now in the collections of the National Archives. Photo #: . Pearl Harbor Attack, 7 December 1941. Japanese naval aircraft prepare to take off from an aircraft carrier (reportedly Shokaku) to attack Pearl Harbor during the morning of 7 December 1941. Plane in the foreground is a "Zero" Fighter, in fr...more

  • #TheScalaReport: When and how did we first lose the privacy of our data & What is to be done? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE @ScalaInc

    Dec 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Original caption: “ Event: Immigration Bill Signing Description: President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Immigration Act as Vice President Hubert Humphrey, Lady Bird Johnson, Muriel Humphrey, Sen. Edward (Ted) Kennedy, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, and others look on. Location: Liberty Island, New York, New York ” Date 3 October 1965 Source White House Photo Office; to Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidental Library & Museum; A1421-33a via http://www.lbjlibrary.net/collections/photo...more

  • Strategic threat to Israel by Hamas from the South and Hezbollah from the North. Assaf Orion @WashInstitute Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Dec 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English:  Identifier: holylandsyria00carp (find matches) Title: The Holy Land and Syria Year: 1922 (1920s) Authors: Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George), 1855-1924 Subjects: Palestine -- Description and travel Syria -- Description and travel Publisher: Garden City, N. Y. : Doubleday, Page & company Contributing Library: University of California Libraries Digitizing Sponsor: MSN View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images Fro...more

  • More Hamas attack tunnels discovered & What is to be done? Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Dec 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Image from page 347 of "Ridpath's Universal history : an account of the origin, primitive condition and ethnic development of the great races of mankind, and of the principal events in the evolution and progress of the civilized life among men and nations  Identifier: ridpathsuniversa05ridp Title: Ridpath's Universal history : an account of the origin, primitive condition and ethnic development of the great races of mankind, and of the principal events in the evolu...more

  • Are the severe US sanction on Iran weakening the Tehran regime? @WashInstitute Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @Levitt_Matt

    Dec 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English:  Identifier: persianprobleme00whig (find matches) Title: The Persian problem; an examination of the rival positions of Russia and Great Britain in Persia, with some account of the Persian gulf and the Bagdad railway Year: 1903 (1900s) Authors: Whigham, Henry James, 1869- Subjects: Baghdad Railway Eastern question (Central Asia) Publisher: London Isbister Contributing Library: Robarts - University of Toronto Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto View Book Pag...more

  • First ever UN condemnation of Hamas by General Assembly plurality. @DannyDanon Israel's Permanent Representative to the UN

    Dec 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: mage from page 363 of "Ridpath's Universal history : an account of the origin, primitive condition and ethnic development of the great races of mankind, and of the principal events in the evolution and progress of the civilized life among men and nations  Identifier: ridpathsuniversa05ridp Title: Ridpath's Universal history : an account of the origin, primitive condition and ethnic development of the great races of mankind, and of the principal events in the evolu...more

  • Breakthrough using the heart of a pig to sustain a baboon for 945 days & What is to be done? @HenryIMiller @Pacificresearch

    Dec 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:  Chacma Baboon vector file. Graphic by Public Domain.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Breakthrough using the heart of a pig to sustain a baboon for 945 days & What is to be done? @HenryIMiller @Pacificresearch https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-018-0765-z.epdf?referreraccesstoken=6F0o6SV6Uq4OyPNgWiddRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0PYPkYuj93VFWgMmvERk5Onhpw0nBmqjnB2qIwPCHlhdKOs5Ug9Esg3ftUIMlo5cLCiLAIJHbWtzt4...more

  • Where is the rogue Dr He who claims to have experimented with CRISPR embryos? @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch

    Dec 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Where is the rogue Dr He who claims to have experimented with CRISPR embryos? @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-12-07/chinese-scientist-who-edited-twins-genes-he-jiankui-missing/10588528

  • Lee Ohanian: Cost of California high-speed rail has ballooned from $39 bil $100 bil, although the plan is scaled back to exclude San Diego & Sacramento—but include Bakersfield & Madeira, both having no use for it. @HooverInst

    Dec 07 2018

    Photo: Painting of Sutter's Fort ruins, c. 1900 Calthea C. Vivian (1857–1943) - http://content.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf6489p330/?layout=metadata&brand=calisphere/reuterdahl.952.html Public Domain File:Sutter's Fort ruins painting by Calthea Vivian.jpg Created: circa 1900 date QS:P571,+1900-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Lee Ohanian: Cost of California high-speed rail has balloo...more

  • @GordonGChang: The US has had deep concerns about Huawei and its sister company, ZTE, for a long time. Canada is the only member of the Five Eyes (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK, US) that has yet to ban Huawei equipment. Even Japan has done so.

    Dec 07 2018

    English:  Title: Canadian forest industries 1907 Identifier: canadianforest1907donm (find matches) Year: 1907 (1900s) Authors:  Subjects: Lumbering; Forests and forestry; Forest products; Wood-pulp industry; Wood-using industries Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Southam Business Publications Contributing Library: Fisher - University of Toronto Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click h...more

  • @SebGorka: Because of the failure of the Baghdad regime to exercise control, ISIS remnants are living on the edges there.

    Dec 07 2018

    Photo: TALLIL AIR BASE, Iraq -- Local safety officials inspect the wreckage of a Sept. 21 Army UH-60 Blackhawk crash here. All four Soldiers on board were rescued from the helicopter by people of the 407th Air Expeditionary Group and 407th Expeditionary Medical Squadron. Permissions: U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jeff Andrejcik. 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. federa...more

  • @SebGorka: Praise lavished on George H W Bush is remarkable as he was poorly treated by media during his presidency, but vituperation against the current incumbent—daily slurring, lambasting him as a white supremacist & anti-Semite. It's insanity.

    Dec 07 2018

    Photo: . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Sebastian Gorka, Fox News, and author, Why We Fight; soon to be radio host of America First on 1 Jan 2019; in re: The praise lavished on George H W Bush is remarkably in view of how poorly treated he was by media during his tenure as president. Do they think we have no memory of history? The level of vituperation against the current incumbent is something we haven’t seen before. Daily...more

  • The sinister possibility of space junk in Earth orbit. @PappalardoJoe @PopularMechanics

    Dec 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:: Debris plot by NASA The following graphics are computer generated images of objects in Earth orbit that are currently being tracked. Approximately 95% of the objects in this illustration are orbital debris, i.e., not functional satellites. The dots represent the current location of each item. The orbital debris dots are scaled according to the image size of the graphic to optimize their visibility and are not scaled to Earth. These images provide a good visualization of where ...more

  • The disorder of identity politics & What is to be done? @PeterBerkowitz @HooverInst

    Dec 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Benjamin Franklin playing chess with Mrs. Howe.] Original 760x620 crop_originalORDER PRINT label_outline Tags chesswatercolorsbenjaminfranklinbenjamin franklinhoweemmet collectionamerican historyfounding fathersdeclaration of independenceunited statescontinental congressamerican revolutionpennsylvania create Source New York Public Library link Link http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/ copyright Rights advisory Public Domain ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact h...more

  • IN THE WARLORDS' SHADOW; 5 of 6: Special Operations Forces, the Afghans, and Their Fight Against the Taliban; by Daniel R Green.

    Dec 07 2018

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

  • IN THE WARLORDS' SHADOW; 6 of 6: Special Operations Forces, the Afghans, and Their Fight Against the Taliban; by Daniel R Green.

    Dec 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Afridi picket near Jumrood, Khyber & Rotass in distance. Photograph of a group of Afridis taken by John Burke in 1878. Burke accompanied the Peshawar Valley Field Force, one of three British Anglo-Indian army columns deployed in the Second Afghan War (1878-80), despite being rejected for the role of official photographer. He financed his trip by advance sales of his photographs 'illustrating the advance from Attock to Jellalabad'. Coming to India as apothecary with ...more

  • Campaign marching on Mars 1997-2018. @PappalardoJoe @PopularMechanics

    Dec 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:  More details Title page, 1927 Amazing Stories reprint. Illustrated by Frank R. Paul [1] - Digital scan from http://samizdat.4t.com/samizdat21/war%20of%20the%20worlds.jpg Interior illustration to H. G. Wells' novel The War of the Worlds from reprinting in Amazing Stories, August 1927. Permission details PDView more Public Domainview terms File:War of the Worlds original cover bw.jpg Created: 31 December 1897) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchel...more

  • TV praises George H.W. Bush after 50 years of derision & What is to be done? @SalenaZito @LaraMBrownPHD

    Dec 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Governor Mark Hatfield appears before the 1964 Republican National Convention Date 13 July 1964 Source https://www.loc.gov/item/2016646549/ Author Warren K. Leffler, U.S. News & World Report Magazine Other versions  Image extraction process This file has an extracted image: File:1964 Republican National Convention (press boxes).jpg. Extracted version Licensing[edit] Public domain This work is from the U.S. News & World Report collection at the Library of ...more

  • The Cold War: 2 of 3: A World History by Odd Arne Westad.

    Dec 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:  More details Loading milk on a West Berlin-bound aircraft Own work Berlin Blockade: Milk Permission details public domain from [1]View more Public Domainview terms File:Berlin Blockade Milk.jpg Uploaded: 24 March 2005) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Cold War: 2 of 3: A World History by Odd Arne Westad. https://www.amazon.com/Cold-War-World-History/dp/0465054935/ref=laB001ILMCVK1_1?s=books&...more

  • PRC is a malign actor aiming to weaken America. 1 of 2: @LarryDiamond @HooverInst

    Dec 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Beijing in 1900 near Legation Quarter Date August 1900 Source Book, published in 1903 Author D.G.Yanchevetsky Licensing[edit] Public domain  This work is in the public domain  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow PRC is a malign actor aiming to weaken America. 1 of 2: @LarryDiamond @HooverInst  https://www.wsj.com/articles/scholars-warn-of-chinese-influence-operations-in-u-s-1543449490?emailTo...more

  • PRC is a malign actor aiming to weaken America. 2 of 2: @LarryDiamond @HooverInst

    Dec 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The National Archives UK Follow Traffic in Tianjin  Description: View of traffic outside the Temperance Hall in Tianjin (Tientsin). Western troops were billeted in the hall during the Boxer Rising before the march on Beijing. Date: c.1900 Our Catalogue Reference: WO 28/302 f.29 This image is from the collections of The National Archives. Feel free to share it within the spirit of the Commons. For high quality reproductions of any item from our collection please contact our ...more

  • David Grinspoon (@DrFunkySpoon): Shukrayaan-1 (Venus craft) is a proposed orbiter to Venus by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to study the surface/subsurface and atmosphere of Venus. Also chemistry, & solar radiation and solar wind.

    Dec 06 2018

    Photo: Logo of Indian Space Research Organisation Permissions: Public domain. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules  Twitter: @BatchelorShow David Grinspoon (@DrFunkySpoon), Senior Scientist, Planetary Science Institute; Adjunct Professor of Astrophysical and Planetary Science, University of Colorado; in re: Mars and Venus – Indian space agency is sending a probe to Venus. The Indian Venusian orbiter mission is a planned orbiter to Venus by the Indian S...more

  • David Grinspoon (@DrFunkySpoon): New Horizons’ flyby of Ultima Thule, an ancient Kuiper Belt object (KBO) on the far edge of our solar system, on Jan 1. It has multiple instruments on board, including LORRI, “the eagle eyes of the spacecraft.”

    Dec 06 2018

    Photo: New Horizons Permissions: NASA http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow David Grinspoon (@DrFunkySpoon), Senior Scientist, Planetary Science Institute; Adjunct Professor of Astrophysical and Planetary Science, University of Colorado; in re: New Horizons’ flyby of Ultima Thule on January 1. “Before it zips past the strange Kuiper Belt object, New Horizons is already busy at work giving astronomers a clearer picture of its tar...more

  • @MichaelLedeen: It's time to move corruptible bureaucrats out of D.C. and into flyover country. You can’t pay for life in the Beltway with a government bureaucrat’s salary. Extra income from where? Corruption.

    Dec 06 2018

    Image:    “I’m filing a complaint that bureaucracy has crushed my soul and destroyed my desire to live” “Sir, that’s not the proper form.” Permissions: You are free to: Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format; Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material or any purpose, even commercially. Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way...more

  • Trump hopes for a new summit with Rocket Man as Moon welcomes Rocket Man to Seoul. Tara ), Corean-American Institute. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Dec 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump hopes for a new summit with Rocket Man as Moon welcomes Rocket Man to Seoul. Tara ), Corean-American Institute.  @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • PRC small business weaken as Xi fences with Trump. Andrew Collier, Orient Capital Research, Hong Kong. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Dec 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow PRC small business weaken as Xi fences with Trump. Andrew Collier, Orient Capital Research, Hong Kong. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • What does Xi Jinping want in Panama & What is to be done? @REvanEllis @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Dec 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The U.S. Navy heavy cruiser USS Houston (CA-30) going through the Panama Canal, in the 1930s. Date 1930s Source Official U.S. Navy photo 2014.32.01 from the U.S. Navy Naval History and Heritage Command Author USN Licensing[edit] Public domain This file is a work of a sailor or employee of the U.S. Navy, 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 in the United States. ) http://JohnBa...more

  • PRC's Huawei boss arrested at Vancouver for deportation to the US & What is to be done? Charles Burton, Brock University. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Dec 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Cordova Street, Vancouver, B.C. [looking east from Cambie Street]. Douglas & Co. Real Estate and the Royal Restaurant. Date 1890s Source  Photo from City of Vancouver Archives (Item identifier CVA 2-14) EXTENT: 1 photograph; platinum print; 19 x 25 cm  PART OF FONDS: R.H. Trueman fonds NOTE: Old URL was replaced as it was no longer valid. http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/index.php/cordova-street-vancouver-b-c-looking-east-from-cambie-street Author Trueman, ...more

  • PRC trade violations are not problems to be solved with tariffs that weaken the US. @JohnHCochrane @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Dec 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Hong Kong waterfront, 1900s. Note: Queen's Building was built in 1899. The pier is probably the temporary pier off Ice House Street [1894-1911] [1], that was leased to the Star Ferry Co. from 1900. It was replaced by the Second Generation Star Ferry Pier in 1912. Date 1941 - 45 Source https://www.flickr.com/photos/acstudio/sets/72157622555491467/ Author Unknown Permission (Reusing this file)  Public domain This work is in the public domain in Hong Kong because ) http:...more

  • Lou Ann Hammond, DrivingtheNation.com: Carlos Ghosn, jailed in Tokyo over two weeks ago with no indictment because he’d proposed a Renault-Nissan merger; Japan rejected it. Police were deployed. Japan is starting to look very bad.

    Dec 06 2018

    Photo: Tesla Model S P70 exhibited at the Salão Internacional do Automóvel 2016 São Paulo, Brazil Permissions: 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 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . .  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules . . Twitter: @BatchelorShow Lou Ann Hammond, DrivingtheNation.com; a brave little robot in a Tesla, spe...more

  • How many nuclear warheads does the PRC possess? How many INF-banned missiles? Rick Fisher, International Assessment and Strategy Center, @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Dec 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: The Trinity test base camp Federal Government of the United States - This image is available from the National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office Photo Library under number 0040439-30. This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. Image of en:Trinity test base camp. Permission details This image is a work of a United States Department of Energy (or predecessor organization) employee, taken or m...more

  • IN THE WARLORDS' SHADOW; 3 of 6: Special Operations Forces, the Afghans, and Their Fight Against the Taliban; by Daniel R Green.

    Dec 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow IN THE WARLORDS' SHADOW; 3 of 6: Special Operations Forces, the Afghans, and Their Fight Against the Taliban; by Daniel R Green.  https://www.amazon.com/Warlords-Shadow-Special-Operations-Afghans/dp/161251815X/ref=laB0055JCJWS1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1505537847&sr=1-1 In 2010, U.S. special operations forces (SOF) in Afghanistan began a new and innovative ...more

  • IN THE WARLORDS' SHADOW; 4 of 6: Special Operations Forces, the Afghans, and Their Fight Against the Taliban; by Daniel R Green.

    Dec 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow IN THE WARLORDS' SHADOW; 4 of 6: Special Operations Forces, the Afghans, and Their Fight Against the Taliban; by Daniel R Green.  https://www.amazon.com/Warlords-Shadow-Special-Operations-Afghans/dp/161251815X/ref=laB0055JCJWS1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1505537847&sr=1-1 In 2010, U.S. special operations forces (SOF) in Afghanistan began a new and innovative ...more

  • The Cold War: 1 of 3: A World History by Odd Arne Westad.

    Dec 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: C-54s stand out against the snow at Wiesbaden Air Base during the Berlin Airlift in March 1949. U.S. Army ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Cold War: 1 of 3: A World History by Odd Arne Westad. https://www.amazon.com/Cold-War-World-History/dp/0465054935/ref=laB001ILMCVK1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1507086567&sr=1-1 From a Bancroft Prize-winning scholar, a new global history of the Cold War and i...more

  • @oren_cass: Robots are coming in, and AI is getting better, but we’ve always had new technologies – electricity, computers! At every stage, we need more workers than before.

    Dec 05 2018

    Photo: WPA poster Permissions: US government-created artwork; in public domain.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules . Twitter: @BatchelorShow .. .. .. THE AMERICAN BUSINESS REPORT, BROUGHT TO YOU BY SCALA.COM Conservatives and the Politics of Work: Oren Cass, Mitt Romney’s former domestic-policy director, says wage subsidies are an alternative to the current welfare state and the left’s universal basic income. https://www.wsj.com/articles/conserv...more

  • @oren_cass: UBI (universal basic income) means: free money for everyone; the government should send a check to everyone in the country for about $1,000 a month.

    Dec 05 2018

    Photo: On 4 October 2013, Swiss activists from "Generation Grundeinkommen" organised a performance in Bern were eight millions of valid Swiss 5-cent coins (one per inhabitant) were dumped on a the Bundesplatz, as a celebration of the successful collection of more than 125,000 signatures for their federal popular initiative, which forced the government to hold a referendum on whether or not to incorporate the concept of basic income in the Swiss Federal Constitution. In 2016, the refere...more

  • @lizpeek, @elizabeth_peek: The aggressive behavior of this White House is the first thing that’s [stopped] the predatory conduct of China. For the first time, the American people are learning what's happened to us. High time!

    Dec 05 2018

    Photo: Professor Peter Navarro of the Business School at University of California, Irvine talks of his work "Death by China" and how China cheats in the world trade system @ University of Michigan Permissions: @ The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan on 9/24/2012 This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. You are free: to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work to remix – to adapt the work Under the fo...more

  • @lizpeek, @elizabeth_peek: Did the Xi and Trump talk in Buenos Aires lead to the end of piracy by China of US intellectual property? The amount China has stolen to date constitutes “the largest transfer of wealth in history.”

    Dec 05 2018

    Photo: President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pose for the G20 “Family Photo” with fellow G20 leaders and their spouses Friday evening, Nov. 30, 2018, at the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks) Permissions: Public domain. Taken on November 30, 2018   http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules . . Twitter: @BatchelorShow THE GLOBAL BUSINESS REPORT, SPONSORED BY THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN L...more

  • Tales of the New Cold War: 1 of 2: Moscow asserts the Kerch Strait was a Kiev provocation. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

    Dec 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Valley of the Shadow of Death, by Roger Fenton, one of the most famous pictures of the Crimean War[28] Roger Fenton - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID ppmsca.35546. 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. "The valley of the shadow of death" Crimean War photograph...more

  • Tales of the New Cold War: 2 of 2: Moscow asserts the Kerch Strait was a Kiev provocation. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

    Dec 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Kerch is one of the most ancient cities of Ukraine, and is strategically located along the Strait of Kerch between the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. Already inhabited by the 17th century BCE, Kerch as a city started in the 7th century BCE when Greek colonists founded a city-state named Panticapaeum (fish road). Capital of an extensive kingdom, Panticapaeum suffered from Ostrogoth raids in the 1st century, and devastation by the Huns in 375. From the 6th century the city was unde...more

  • IN THE WARLORDS' SHADOW; 2 of 6: Special Operations Forces, the Afghans, and Their Fight Against the Taliban; by Daniel R Green. Detailed & illuminating look at COIN efforts in Uruzgan province . . . well-researched, first-person account

    Dec 05 2018

    Photo: One of the biggest challenges when entering a new area in Afghanistan is earning the trust and confidence of the local community. With the presence of a new base, Patrol Base Mohammed, many people of the Mirabad Valley, Uruzgan province, are seeing their government for the first time. Permissions: 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....more

  • IN THE WARLORDS' SHADOW; 1 of 6: Special Operations Forces, the Afghans, and Their Fight Against the Taliban; by Daniel R Green. Why the 15-year effort of American nation-building in Afghanistan failed. . . . it should be required reading.”

    Dec 05 2018

    Photo: Smoke from early morning fires linger over wheat fields in Khas Oruzgan district, eastern Uruzgan province, June 2006. Photo by Cain S. Claxton, U.S. Army Permissions: 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. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow   IN THE WARLORDS' SHA...more

  • Gavin Newsome takes command of deeply Blue and ambitious California & What is to be done? @HooverWhalen @HooverInst

    Dec 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Orange County Archives Follow Huntington Beach Pier, circa 1930  There are no known copyright restrictions on this image. All future uses of this photo should include the courtesy line, "Photo courtesy Orange County Archives." ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Gavin Newsome takes command of deeply Blue and ambitious California & What is to be done? @HooverWhalen @HooverInst

  • Soviet turmoil in Azerbaijan 1972 transforms into the Azeri peacefulness in Azerbaijan in 2018. Rabbi Abraham Cooper @simonwiesenthal

    Dec 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Tourist map of Baku (Baku, panoramnyi plan 1970g.) Created/Published by Central Intelligence Agency, 1972. Date 1970 Source  US-LibraryOfCongress-BookLogo.svg This map is available from the United States Library of Congress's Geography & Map Division under the digital ID g7144b.ct002932. 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 | čeština...more

  • How the "intraslab" Alaska earthquake of 2018: 2 of 2: compares to the "mega thrust Alaska earthquake of 1964 @HenryFountain

    Dec 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Album: #Vintage photosUsage: public domain (CC0)Orientation: Landscape (cropped)Resolution: 1446 × 942Megapixels: 1.4 MPAuthor: Hipkins, USFWS  Donate Coffee  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow How the "intraslab" Alaska earthquake of 2018: 2 of 2:  compares to the "mega thrust Alaska earthquake of 1964 @HenryFountain https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/30/us/earthquake-anchorage-alaska....more

  • How the "intraslab" Alaska earthquake of 2018: 1 of 2: compares to the "mega thrust Alaska earthquake of 1964 @HenryFountain

    Dec 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Three C-130's from the 36th Airlift Squadron, Yokota AB, Japan and Air National Guard (ANG) base at Anchorage Alaska, line the snow-cleared runway 05 in preparation for take-off file_downloadDOWNLOAD save_alt Thumbnail 200x200 save_alt Small 640x425 save_alt Medium 1024x680 save_alt Large 1600x1063 save_alt Original 2860x1900 crop_originalORDER PRINT description Summary The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Elmendorf Air Force Base ...more

  • Who met with Michael Cohen in the Trump Tower lobby June 14, 2016: 1 of 2: and Why?

    Dec 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Who met with Michael Cohen in the Trump Tower lobby June 14, 2016: 1 of 2: and Why? https://turcopolier.typepad.com/sicsempertyrannis/2018/11/felix-sater-may-be-the-rosetta-stone-to-unlocking-the-conspiracy-between-the-fbi-and-the-cia-to-destroy-the-candidacy-and-la.html

  • Who met with Michael Cohen in the Trump Tower lobby June 14, 2016: 2 of 2: and Why?

    Dec 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Who met with Michael Cohen in the Trump Tower lobby June 14, 2016: 2 of 2: and Why? https://turcopolier.typepad.com/sicsempertyrannis/2018/11/felix-sater-may-be-the-rosetta-stone-to-unlocking-the-conspiracy-between-the-fbi-and-the-cia-to-destroy-the-candidacy-and-la.html

  • @AlanTonelson: Fear of Chinese retaliations; but few US-based manufacturers are in the Walmart supply chain; they were squeezed out long ago. Pres Trump must explain to Americans that this is part of national security, is unavoidable and essential.

    Dec 04 2018

    Photo: Farmers of forty centuries; or, Permanent agriculture in China, Korea and Japan (1900) Permissions: Tis image was reviewed on 24 September 2015 by FlickreviewR and was confirmed to be licensed under the terms of the No known copyright restrictions. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Alan Tonelson, independent consultant who blogs at RealityChek (@AlanTonelson), in re: How do US mfrs hear “truce” between the US and China...more

  • @GordonGChang: The US thinks that if we offer concessions, that’ll be appreciated by China. The Chinese don't think that way; they pummel their adversaries into the ground, & will no doubt steal up to $100 bil in the coming 90 days of economic truce.

    Dec 04 2018

    Image: The Office of International Intellectual Property Enforcement (IPE) represents the genius of America to the world. Reflecting America’s imagination, intellectual property is the lifeblood of our economy. Permissions: Produced by the US Department of State; thus is in public domain. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Gordon Chang, Daily Beast, in re: Negotiation between Xi and Trump. The US thinks that if we offer conces...more

  • @BillRoggio: Afghanistan. Are the Taliban just running out the clock? Yes; US is desperate to get out; Taliban laughs. Will Ashraf Ghani survive? I doubt it–I don’t think even the government will. I think in short order it’ll go back to warlordism.

    Dec 04 2018

    Photo: The taller Buddha of Bamiyan before (left picture) and after destruction (right).  Permissions: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.You are free:• to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work• to remix – to adapt the work http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow THE NATIONAL SECURITY REPORT, BROUGHT TO YOU BY SCALA.COM Tom Joscelyn, Senior Fellow, Foundation f...more

  • @BillRoggio: Afghanistan. Are the Taliban just running out the clock? Yes; US is desperate to get out; Taliban laughs. Will Ashraf Ghani survive? I doubt it–I don’t think even the government will. I think in short order it’ll go back to warlordism.

    Dec 04 2018

    Photo: The taller Buddha of Bamiyan before (left picture) and after destruction (right). Permissions: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.You are free:• to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work• to remix – to adapt the work http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow THE NATIONAL SECURITY REPORT BROUGHT TO YOU BY SCALA.COM Tom Joscelyn, Senior Fellow, Foundation for...more

  • "Indiana" Hoenlein and the lost Pontius Pilate ring of Herodium. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter

    Dec 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Remains of the ancient Roman aqueduct The original uploader was Mark87 at English Wikipedia. - Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons. Ruins of the Roman aqueduct at Caesarea Maritima. Permission details This work has been released into the public domain by its author, Mark87 at English Wikipedia. This applies worldwide. In some countries this may not be legally possible; if so: Mark87 grants anyone the right to use this work for any purpose, without any conditions, unless...more

  • George H.W. Bush and the rescue of the Ethiopian Jews, the Syria Jews, the Russian Jews. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Dec 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Ethiopian Olim stepping out of the IAF's Hercules, May 25, 1991 Government Press Office (Israel) LINE OF ETHIOPIAN IMMIGRANTS STREAMING OUT OF THE HERCULES, WALKING TO THE BUSES, AIR FORCE BASE, OPERATION SOLOMON. עולים חדשים מאתיופיה יורדים ממטוס הרקולס במסגרת הבאתם לארץ, מבצע שלמה CC BY-SA 3.0 File:Flickr - Government Press Office (GPO) - LINE OF ETHIOPIAN IMMIGRANTS STREAMING OUT OF THE HERCULES.jpg Created: 25 May 1991) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://...more

  • Remembering the Clinton Democrats and media mocking George HW Bush as a wimp. @JedBabbin @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

    Dec 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Remembering the Clinton Democrats and media mocking George HW Bush as a wimp. @JedBabbin @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

  • Is Washington aware that NYC is laughing at Michael Cohen? @JedBabbin @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

    Dec 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:ription Summary This famous watercolor view by William Birch shows the only section of the Capitol that had been completed when the government moved to Washington in 1800. Workmen are still cutting stones in the left foreground, and the city can be seen in the distance on the right. label_outline Tags united states capitol washington dccapitolswatercolorsamericanwashington dcviewcapitolwashingtonbritishunited states capitol1800 date_range Date 01/01/1800 person Contribu...more

  • A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka: 1 of 2: A Memoir by Lev Golinkin.

    Dec 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Kuyalnyckyi (formerly Andrewski) Liman, the Kurhaus, Odessa, Russian Empire Українська: Курорт Куяльник (грязелікарня), вигляд з гори. Хромолітографія, 1895 рік Date 1895 Source  US-LibraryOfCongress-BookLogo.svg This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID ppmsc.03858. This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See Commons:Lic...more

  • A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka: 2 of 2: A Memoir by Lev Golinkin.

    Dec 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:hotochrom Print Collection Title  Rue Richelieu, Odessa, Russia, (i.e., Ukraine) Date between 1890 and 1900 Dimensions 1 photomechanical print : photochrom, color. Accession number  LCCN2001697469 Credit line  US-LibraryOfCongress-BookLogo.svg This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID ppmsc.03861. This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag...more

  • Hell and Good Company:1 of 2: The Spanish Civil War and the World it Made by Richard Rhodes.

    Dec 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Russian writer Mikhail Koltsov photo. Español: Soldados republicanos del Quinto Regimiento marchando en Madrid. Русский: Фотография марширующих солдат 5 полка республиканцев (Мадрид). "Испанский дневник". Date 16 September 1936 Source Own work photo Author Mikhail Koltsov Permission (Reusing this file)  Public domain This work is in the public domain in Russia according to article 1281 of Book IV of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation No. 230-FZ o...more

  • Hell and Good Company:2 of 2: The Spanish Civil War and the World it Made by Richard Rhodes.

    Dec 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Soviet writer Mikhail Koltsov photo in Madrid. Русский: Фотография лозунга "Но Пасаран!" в Мадриде Михаила Кольцова. "Испанский дневник". Date 1936 or 1937 arter 1936-08-19 - before 1937 Source Оригинал (1936) сделан фотоаппаратом "ФЭД". Own work photo Author Mikhail Koltsov Permission (Reusing this file)  Public domain  This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the ...more

  • 4/4 @alexwitze: Volcanic eruptions change everything. When the ash gets into the high atmosphere, it can enter the jet engines, melt them. Sulphur spreads out like a big sunscreen reflecting sunlight back into space, causing really cold winters.

    Dec 02 2018

    Map: Iceland on the carta marina by Olaus Magnus, 1539 Permissions: The author died in 1557, 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 life plus 100 years or less. This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published (or registered with the U.S. Copyright Office) before January 1, 1923. Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of a Forgotten Volcano that Changed the World, b...more

  • 3/4 @alexwitze. In England, enormous thunderstorms that affrighted & distressed; the lurid sun blank as a clouded moon. Heat so intense, meat could hardly be eaten the day after it was killed; flies so swarmed they rendered the horses half frantic

    Dec 02 2018

    Photo: Lava flow during a rift eruption at Krafla volcano (caldera), northern Iceland, in 1984. Permissions: This image is in the public domain in the United States because it contains only materials that originally came from the United States Geological Survey, an agency of the United States Department of the Interior. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules  Twitter: @BatchelorShow  Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of a Forgotten Volcano that C...more

  • 2/4 @alexwitze. Priest wrote, more poison fell from the sky than words can describe: ash, volcanic hairs, rain of sulfur & saltpeter. Livestock [flesh] turned yellow & raw. All the earth's plants burned as the fire increased & neared the settlements

    Dec 02 2018

    Photo: An anciently-formed lava outcrop, Lakagigar, Iceland. Permissions: Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.You are free: • to share – to copy, distribute and tran...more

  • 1/4 @alexwitze. Laki or Lakagígar (Craters of Laki), a volcanic fissure in the south of Iceland, erupted violently between June 1783 & Feb, pouring out 42 billion tons of basalt lava & clouds of poisonous hydrofluoric acid & sulfur dioxide compounds

    Dec 02 2018

    Photo: A contemporary photo, overview of the second fissure on Fimmvörðuháls, close to Eyjafjallajökull, as the lava flows down towards the north, turning snow into steam. [Note that ð, the letter "thorn," is pronounced "th," same as in faith or thorn.] Permissions: I, the copyright holder of this work [author: Boaworm], hereby publish it under the following license: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. You are free: to share – ...more

  • All in the Family: 1 of 2: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s by Robert O. Self

    Dec 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo President Lyndon B. Johnson meets with Civil Rights leaders Martin Luther King, Jr., Whitney Young, James Farmer Date 18 January 1964 Source Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum. Image Serial Number: W425-21. http://photolab.lbjlib.utexas.edu/detail.asp?id=9853 Author  Yoichi Okamoto (1915–1985) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q8054507 Permission (Reusing this file)  PD Other versions  Image extraction process This file has an extracted image: File:African-American-history...more

  • All in the Family: 2 of 2: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s by Robert O. Self

    Dec 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: n  English: President Lyndon B. Johnson shakes hands with crowd members Date 30 June 1966 Source http://lbjlibrary.org/collections/photo-archive/photolab-detail.html?id=443 Author  Yoichi Okamoto (1915–1985) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q8054507 Permission (Reusing this file)  Public Domain: This image is in the public domain and may be used free of charge without permissions or fees.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @...more

  • 4.@henryfountain: Plafker sees that this vast expanse lurched at a shallow angle and thrust into something else! Earth has plates & subsets; Pacific Ring of Fire. Subduction distorts, heats, compresses the rocks, and earthquakes release the pressures.

    Dec 02 2018

    Photo: Alaska 1964 Good Friday earthquake and tsunami damage. Image ID: cgs02076, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection. Alaska, Kodiak; 1964 April. Coast and Geodetic Survey/Geophysics Seismology/Earthquake/Tsunami/ Permissions: Public domain: publication of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA), NOAA Central Library http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @Batchel...more

  • 3.@henryfountain: The stabilists and the mobilists: Alfred Wegener championed the fact that all the continents seem to fit together; continental drift—highly controversial still in the 19th Century. Proposed one huge continent 250 million years ago.

    Dec 02 2018

    Map: Travel times (in hours) are shown for the tsunamis produced by the 1960 Concepción, Chile, earthquake (purple curves) and by the 1964 Good Friday, Valdez (Anchorage), Alaska earthquake (red curves). Permissions: This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work prepared by an officer or employee of the United States Government as part of that person’s official duties under the terms of Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105 of the US Code. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/...more

  • 2.@henryfountain: This quake made scientists curious about “floating continents” – later the plate tectonic theory. George Plafker, geologist, rushed there, got into the mechanism, the tectonics, of it—& spent the entire summer measuring barnacles.

    Dec 02 2018

    Photo: Alaska Earthquake March 27, 1964. Fissures in Seward Highway near The Alaska Railroad station at Portage, at the head of Turnagain Arm. Many bridges were also damaged. At some places, tectonic subsidence and consolidation of alluvial materials dropped both highway and railroad below high-tide levels. (Photo by U.S. Army) Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. Permissions: This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give th...more

  • 1.@henryfountain: A barely perceptible rumbling, then violent shaking & rolling & the sound of a freight train; lasted for 4-1/2 minutes. The schoolteacher sees that all the water has drained out of the cove. Children were playing down at the beach.

    Dec 02 2018

    Photo: Good Friday Earthquake at Turnagain Arm Permissions: This image is in the public domain because it contains materials that originally came from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, taken or made as part of an employee's official duties. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet, by Henry Fountain March...more

  • Coolidge: 1 OF 2: by Amity Shlaes.

    Dec 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:[President and Mrs. Coolidge leaving the Capitol after the funeral of Warren G. Harding] file_downloadDOWNLOAD save_alt Thumbnail 200x200 save_alt Small 640x514 save_alt Medium 1024x822 save_alt Original 1024x822 crop_originalORDER PRINT label_outline Tags coolidge calvincoolidge grace goodhuephotographic printsharding warren gwarren gamalielpresidentcoolidgecapitolwarrenwarren gharding date_range Date 01/01/1923 collections In Collections President Warren ...more

  • Coolidge: 2 OF 2: by Amity Shlaes.

    Dec 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Mrs. Coolidge receiving children for the Easter egg rolling file_downloadDOWNLOAD save_alt Thumbnail 200x200 save_alt Small 640x514 save_alt Medium 1024x823 save_alt Original 1024x823 crop_originalORDER PRINT description Summary Grace Coolidge making her way through a crowd with her two dogs. label_outline Tags coolidge grace goodhuepublic appearanceswhite house easter egg rollpresidents spousescrowdseaster eggsphotographic printscoolidgechildreneastereggeaste...more

  • Who is Russian-born Felix Sater: 1 of 2; why did he inform for the FBI for decades, sometimes while roosted in Trump Tower? Larry Johnson, Sic Semper Tyrannis.

    Dec 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Donald Trump with Bill Clinton at Trump Tower in 2000 Ralph Alswang, Office of the President - Clinton Presidential Library Donald Trump with Bill Clinton at Trump Tower in 2000 Public Domain File:Donald Trump and Bill Clinton 05.jpg Created: 16 June 2000) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Who is Russian-born Felix Sater: 1 of 2; why did he inform for the FBI for decades, sometimes while roosted in Trump ...more

  • Who is Russian-born Felix Sater: 2 of 2; why did he inform for the FBI for decades, sometimes while roosted in Trump Tower? Larry Johnson, Sic Semper Tyrannis.

    Dec 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:President Donald Trump poses for his official portrait at The White House, in Washington, D.C., on Friday, October 6, 2017. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead) Shealah Craighead - White House Public DomainThis image contains persons who may have rights that legally restrict certain re-uses of the image without consent. File:Donald Trump official portrait (cropped).jpg Created: 6 October 2017 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/s...more

  • Poroshenko (Kiev) directed provocation at the Kerch Strait: 1 of 2: in anticipation of elections Spring 2019. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.

    Dec 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Landsat satellite photo NASA - http://edcsns17.cr.usgs.gov/NewEarthExplorer/ image ID LT51760282011242MOR00 and LT51760292011242MOR00 Kerch Strait, Ukraine, Russia, near natural colors satellite image, LandSat-5, 2011-08-30, resolution 30 m Public Domain File:Kerch Strait, Ukraine, Russia, near natural colors satellite image, LandSat-5, 2011-08-30.jpg Created: 30 August 2011) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorS...more

  • Poroshenko (Kiev) directed provocation at the Kerch Strait: 2 of 2: in anticipation of elections Spring 2019. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.

    Dec 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: The "Cimmerian Bosphorus" of antiquity, shown on a map printed in London, c. 1770. last upload en:User:AnonMoos - www.village-atlas.com Original uploaded to en.wikipedia: en:Image:1729.jpg "A Map of Colchis, Iberia, Albania, and the neighbouring countries". A map of the Caucasus / Crimea / southern Russia region during classical antiquity (the ancient period). Note that the "Albania" referred to was on the Caspian Sea (not the modern Albania in th...more

  • @oren_cass: Robots are coming in, and AI is getting better, but we’ve always had new technologies – electricity, computers! At every stage, we need more workers than before.

    Dec 02 2018

    Photo: An inhabited initial from a 13th-century French text representing the tripartite social order of the Middle Ages: the ōrātōrēs (those who pray – clerics), bellātōrēs (those who fight – knights, that is, the nobility), and labōrātōrēs (those who work – peasants and members of the lower middle class). Permissions: "Cleric, Knight and Workman representing the three classes", a French School illustration from Li Livres dou Santé (late 13th century, vellum), MS Sloane 2435, folio 85...more

  • @oren_cass: UBI (universal basic income) means: free money for everyone; the government should send a check to everyone in the country for about $1,000 a month.

    Dec 02 2018

    Photo: The assembly hall of the Escher Wyss Machine factory in Zürich in the Neumühle Permissions: This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. Author: unknown. Graphische Sammlung der Zentralbibliothek Zürich. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Global Business Report, brought to you by the Republic of Azerbaija...more

  • Robert Zimmerman: Insight’s mission is to probe into the interior of Mars to do seismographic readings & find the temperature of the interior. They landed in a small crater filled with sand without rocks, don’t yet know exactly where they are.

    Dec 01 2018

    Interactive imagemap of the global topography of Mars, overlain with locations of Mars landers and rovers https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/InSight: Hover your mouse to see the names of over 25 prominent geographic features, and click to link to them. Coloring of the base map indicates relative elevations, based on data from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter on NASA's Mars Global Surveyor. Whites and browns indicate the highest elevations (+12 to +8 km); followed by reds and pinks (+3 to +8 km); ...more

  • Robert Zimmerman: A cube sat is about 10cm across . . . China is putting up its own GPS – rushing to get its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) constellation up this year.

    Dec 01 2018

    Photo: Beidou Navigation Satellite System 2012. Coverage poylgon of BeiDou Navigation Satellite System since 2012: 55°E - 180°E, 55°S - 55°N Permissions: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. You are free: to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work; to remix – to adapt the work http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com & auth...more

  • Five lessons to remember (never to forget) of the Great War, 1914-1918. 1 of 2: Michel Viahos. @JHUWorld Crisis.

    Dec 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: French bayonet charge, Battle of the Frontiers; by the end of August, French casualties exceeded 260,000, including 75,000 dead. Georges Scott - L'Illustration & RMN Dessin de Georges Scott représentant une charge à la baïonnette. Public Domain File:Georges Scott, A la baïonnette !.jpg Created: 31 December 1913) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Five lessons to remember (never to forget) of the Gr...more

  • Five lessons to remember (never to forget) of the Great War, 1914-1918. 2 of 2: Michel Viahos. @JHUWorld Crisis.

    Dec 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Trenches of the 11th Cheshire Regiment at Ovillers-la-Boisselle, on the Somme, July 1916 John Warwick Brooke - This is photograph Q 3990 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums (collection no. 1900-13) A German trench occupied by British Soldiers near the Albert-Bapaume road at Ovillers-la-Boisselle, July 1916 during the Battle of the Somme. The men are from A Company, 11th Battalion, The Cheshire Regiment. Permission details This work created by the United Kingdom G...more

  • Bricks & Clicks sensation for high-end and Fair Trade verified organic cotton by Boll & Branch. Scott Tannen @BollandBranch

    Dec 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Cotton plant, Chinawal village, India Date 8 October 2014 Source Own work Author ABHIJEET Licensing[edit] I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following license: w:en:Creative Commons attribution share alike This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.  You are free: to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work to remix – to adapt the work Under the following conditions: attributio...more

  • #TheScalaReport: Have you chatted with a billboard recently? Digital Out-of-Home Advertising (DOOH) is the new new for Bladerunner cities. Chris Riegel @ScalaInc

    Dec 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The celebrated smoking Camel cigarette billboard in Times Square was designed by Douglas Leigh and mounted on the Hotel Claridge. (Photo, 1948) Nationaal Archief - Rokend Camel-reclamebord / Smoking billboard Uploaded by oaktree_b 191-0803 Nationaal Archief/Willem van de Poll Nederlands: Reclamebord met echte rook voor sigarettenmerk Camel op Times Square New York, juni 1948 English: Smoking billboard at Times Square, New York, 1948. Hebt u meer informatie over deze foto, laat ...more

  • Why Amazon and Google crowd together in the supercities. @RyanAvent @Economist

    Dec 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Scene from "East is West" a 1922 film. Original work is pre 1923 and is in the public domain Date 1922 Source [1] Author Associated First National Licensing[edit] Public domain This media file is in the public domain i) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow stamps.com Why Amazon and Google crowd together in the supercities. @RyanAvent @Economist

  • Broken promises at the VA for veterans on the Forever GI Bill. @FRoseDC

    Dec 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the G.I. Bill in the Oval Office, with (l to r) Bennett “Champ” Clark, J. Hardin Peterson, John Rankin, Paul Cunningham, Edith N. Rogers, J.M. Sullivan, Walter George, John Stelle, Robert Wagner, (unknown), and Alben Barkley; June 22, 1944 Date 22 June 1944 Source FDR Library https://fdrlibrary.wordpress.com/tag/g-i-bill-of-rights/ Author Not provided Licensing[edit] Public domain This work is in the public domain in) http://...more

  • Chinese geneticist claims to have performed a gene-editing that lead to twin females & What is to be done? @HenryIMiller

    Dec 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Cropped and digitally remastered version of another file masquerading as DickinsoniaCostata*.png (Can't remember which number should replace the *!) Date 9 April 2007 (original upload date) Source Own work assumed, due to credit. Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons. Author Verisimilus at English Wikipedia Licensing[edit] Verisimilus at English Wikipedia, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publishes it under the following licenses: GNU head Permissio...more

  • Pacific Watch: Compare and contrast the Alaska earthquake/tsunami 2018 with the same 1964. @JeffBliss1

    Dec 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Alaska Earthquake March 27, 1964. Wreckage of Government Hill School in Anchorage. The south wing of the building, shown here, collapsed into a graben at the head of the landslide. Slip of the graben block is shown by displacement of the roofline. Date March 1964 Source Photo by W.R. Hansen, 1964. - ID. Alaska Earthquake no. 62 - ake00062 - U.S. Geological Survey USGS - Public domain image Author W.R. Hansen, U.S. Geological Survey Licensing[edit] Public domain This...more

  • Airbnb surrenders to BDS & What is to be done? @EVKontorovich Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Dec 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Said Taha Bey, commander of Egyptian forces in the Faluja pocket, heading to negotiate his surrender, 1948-11-11 Unknown - "תולדות מלחמת הקוממיות" (originally uploaded to Hebrew Wikipedia by Avi1111 on July 22, 2010) Said Taha Bey, commander of Egyptian forces in the Faluja pocket, heading to negotiate his surrender Permission details This work or image is now in the public domain because its term of copyright has expired in Israel (details). According to Israel...more

  • Inside the Mueller interrogation chamber with Kafka, Camus, Doestoyevsky. Jerome Corsi, author, Silent No More: How I Became a Political Prisoner of Mueller's "Witch Hunt" by Jerome R. Corsi Ph.D (Author)

    Dec 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Parade of the 13th DBLE through Roman ruins in Lambaesis, Algeria; Legionnaires with 7.5mm MAS 36 rifles, officers and NCOs with 9mm MAT 49 submachine guns; the side arms are probably 9mm MAS Model 1950 automatic pistols Date circa 1958 Source Private collection of Lieutenant-colonel Paul Lucien Paschal (1919-1994) Author Richard Bareford Licensing[edit] Public domain I, the copyright holder of this work, release this work into the public domain. This applies worldw...more

  • The Spy and the Traitor: 3 of 3: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War Hardcover – September 18, 2018 by Ben Macintyre (Author)

    Dec 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Troops of the 6th Guards Motor Rifle Division on parade in Bernau, 1985 ALDOR46 - Own work 6-я гв. мсд. Под Боевым Знаменем Полковник Дорофеев А.А. и подполковник Кулаков В.Ф.. 1985 Бернау. CC BY-SA 3.0 File:6-я гв. мсд. Под Боевым Знаменем Полковник Дорофеев А.А. и подполковник Кулаков В.Ф.. 1985 Бернау..jpg Created: 5 January 2014 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Spy and the Traitor: 3 of 3: The G...more

  • Reignited global anti-Semitism & What is to be done? @AmbDaniDayan Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Dec 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Members of the constituent assembly meeting at the Tel Aviv museum for the ceremony of Declaration of the Independence of the State of Israel. טקס ההכרזה על מדינת ישראל, במוזיאון תל אביב, שד' רוטשילד. במרכז השולחן, רהמ דוד בן גוריון ומועצת העם בטקס הקראת מגילת העצמאות Photo: Zoltan Kluger (1896–1977) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q7035699 , 05/14/1948 Date 14 May 1948, 09:19:22 Source https://www.flickr.com/photos/governmentpressoffice/7078972785/ Emblem of Israel alternat...more

  • There will be no peace process unless Abbas abandons payments to the jailed terrorists. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @DavidMakovsky

    Dec 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Nederlands: Collectie / Archief : Fotocollectie Van de Poll Reportage / Serie : Midden-Oosten 1950-1955: Jordanië Beschrijving : Landschap langs de weg van Ramallah naar Nablus Annotatie : Ten tijde van de opname lag deze plaats in Jordanië Datum : 1950 Locatie : Israël, Jordanië, Nablus Trefwoorden : bergen, landschappen, panorama, wegen Fotograaf : Poll, Willem van de Auteursrechthebbende : Nationaal Archief  Materiaalsoort : Negatief (zwart/wit) Nummer archiefinventa...more

  • Tehran deploys Syrian and Hezbollah regiments to the edge of the Golan. Malcolm Hoenlein @Confofpres

    Dec 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Location of the Golan Heights View author information Public Domain File:Golan Heights Map.PNG Uploaded: 28 June 2005 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tehran deploys Syrian and Hezbollah regiments to the edge of the Golan. Malcolm Hoenlein @Confofpres

  • @ElinSuleymanov: Formula One + The Christian Broadcasting Network sent a reporter to Baku; he learned Azerbaijan is ecumenical, open, tolerant. Every faith is welcome, everyone can easily practice his faith. Muslims, Christians, Jews pray together.

    Nov 30 2018

    Photo: Formula 1. Grand prix of Europe. Baku 2016. Permissions: azermarka.az. This work is not an object of copyright according to the law of Azerbaijan Republic No.: 115-1Q of 5 June 1996 on Copyright and Neighbouring right; this image is in the public domain worldwide. Wikimedia Commons. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Elin Suleymanov, Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Washington, recounts the excitement of Fo...more

  • Why does Mueller point to Michael Cohen and the infamous June 9, 2016 meeting in Trump Tower? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO

    Nov 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Moscow, housing, Schosse Entuziastov; Architect: Orlov; Year: 1938 Datum 1941. or earlier Izvor XXX Years of Architecture in Soviet Russia, M, 1950 Autor Academy of Architecture publication, unsigned photograph Dopuštenje (Naknadno korištenje ove datoteke)  PD in Russia. Pre-WW2 photographs Public domain This file is a Ukrainian or Ukrainian SSR work and it is presently in the public domain in Ukraine ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/sc...more

  • Michael Cohen pleads to a lie about no crime. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO

    Nov 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Русский: Площадь Земляной вал Date between 1938 and 1938 Source https://pastvu.com/p/68922 Author Unknown Licensing[edit] Public domain This work is in the public domain in Russia according to article 1281 of Book IV of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation No. 230-FZ of December 18, 2006 and article 6 of Law No. 231-FZ of the Russian Federation of December 18, 2006 (the Implementation Act for Book IV of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation). ) http://JohnBatchelor...more

  • The Trump Administration must maintain a strategic alliance with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. @SebGorka

    Nov 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Unknown or not provided Record creator Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 Title  Franklin D. Roosevelt and King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia at Great Bitter Lake in Egypt Date 14 February 1945 Collection  National Archives and Records Administration Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q518155 Franklin D. Roosevelt Library (NLFDR), 4079 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY, 12538-1999. Record ID  NARA Logo created 2010.svg This media is available in the holdings of the Nati...more

  • The Russian Bear makes Eastern Europe and the Black Sea Basin tremble & What is to be done? @SebGorka

    Nov 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Stalin and Ribbentrop at the signing of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact on 23 August 1939. Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-H27337 / 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. ADN-ZB/Archiv Sowjetunion, August 1939, Im Moskauer Kreml wird am 23.8.1939 ein Nichtangriffsvertrag zwischen dem deutschen Reich und der UdSSR unterzeichnet. Nach der Unterzeichnung im Ges...more

  • Trump is candid and blunt like Winston Churchill. @VDHanson @HooverInst

    Nov 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Winston Churchill As Prime Minister 1940-1945 Home Front: Churchill at the Foreign Office for the signing of the Anglo-Soviet Alliance. From left to right: Mr Sabolev, Under Secretary of the Soviet Foreign Office, M Maisky, Soviet Ambassador, Mr M V Molotov, Peoples Commissar for Foreign Affaires, Mr Anthony Eden, British Foreign Secretary and Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Date between 1940 and 1945 Source http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//38/media-38670/larg...more

  • Iran struggles under the US sanctions & What is to be done? @MichaelRubin1971 @AEI

    Nov 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Iranian Cavalery, 1930. Date 1930 Source www.worldisround.com/articles/325894/index.htm Author Unknown Permission (Reusing this file)  Public domain This work is now in the public domain  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Iran struggles under the US sanctions & What is to be done? @MichaelRubin1971 @AEI       https://www.wsj.com/articles/france-and-germany-step-in-to-circumvent-iran-sancti...more

  • Moscow is strategic and purposeful in Ukraine. @AnnaBorsch @WashInstitute Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Nov 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Image from page 595 of "A history of mediaeval and modern Europe for secondary schools" (1914)  Identifier: historyofmediaev00davi Title: A history of mediaeval and modern Europe for secondary schools Year: 1914 (1910s) Authors: Davis, William Stearns, 1877-1930 McKendrick, Norman Shaw, 1876- jt. auth Subjects: Publisher: Boston, New York [etc.] Houghton Mifflin Company Contributing Library: The Library of Congress Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress Vi...more

  • Beirut Rules: 1 of 2: The Murder of a CIA Station Chief and Hezbollah's War Against America Hardcover – October 23, 2018 by Fred Burton (Author), Samuel Katz (Author)

    Nov 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:An aerial view of the stadium used as an ammunition supply site for the PLO after Israeli airstrikes in 1982 PHAN ROBERT FEARY - http://www.dodmedia.osd.mil/Assets/1984/Navy/DN-SN-84-03605.JPEG An aerial view of the stadium used as an ammunition supply site for the Palestine Liberation Organization during a confrontation with the Israelis. Marines have been deployed here to participate in a multinational peacekeeping operation. Permission details This image or file is in the ...more

  • Dawn 2007-2018: Destination Vesta. 1 of 2: Dr. Marc Rayman, @NASAJPL David Livingston, SpaceShow.com

    Nov 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Vesta is a colorful world; craters of a variety of ages make splashes of lighter and darker brown against its surface. This photo was processed from data acquired on July 24, 2011, from a distance of about 5200 kilometers, during the third "rotation characterization" observation by Dawn. NASA / JPL / MPS / DLR / IDA / Björn Jónsson - https://planetary.s3.amazonaws.com/assets/images/9-small-bodies/2013/20130819vestargb201107240835.png (description; see also other side) ...more

  • Dawn 2007-2018: Destination Ceres. 2 of 2: Dr. Marc Rayman, @NASAJPL David Livingston, SpaceShow.com

    Nov 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Piazzi's book Della scoperta del nuovo pianeta Cerere Ferdinandea, outlining the discovery of Ceres, dedicated the new "planet" to Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies. Giuseppe Piazzi (author of woodprint unknown) - http://scienceblogs.de/astrodicticum-simplex/2010/06/20/pluto-ist-kein-planet-und-das-ist-gut-so/ Front cover of Piazzi's book "Della scoperta del nuovo pianeta Cerere Ferdinandea, ottavo tra i primarj del nostro sistema solare" ("On th...more

  • Midwest Trump voters and the GM closings. @SalenaZito @LaraMBrownPHD

    Nov 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Svenska: Bilden visar en del av lagret av nyimporterade GM-bilar, och för lastvagnarnas del är det bara en mindre antal som hade fabriksmonterade amerikanska hytter. Till vänster syns vedstaplar för beredskapstiden. Date 1940s Source Bilar i våra hjärtan Author ingen uppgift Licensing[edit] Public domain This Swedish photograph is in the public domain in Sweden because one of the following applies: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/sch...more

  • The US can take China to the WTO to resolve the conflicts. @Veroderugy @Mercatus

    Nov 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Accession of the Republic of Seychelles to the World Trade Organization signing ceremony in Geneva. Русский: Церемония подписания в Женеве протокола о вступлении Сейшельских Островов во Всемирную торговую организацию. Date 10 December 2014, 13:59 Source General Council Author Susana Villalba / Information and External Relations Division of World Trade Organization Other versions  Image extraction process This file has an extracted image: File:Jonathan Fried, Decemb...more

  • The Spy and the Traitor: 2 of 3: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War Hardcover – September 18, 2018 by Ben Macintyre (Author)

    Nov 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: American tanks face an East German water cannon at Checkpoint Charlie. Public Affairs Directorate, U.S. European Command - https://www.flickr.com/photos/eucom/4074354449/ Soldiers from the U.S. Army Berlin Command face off against police from the former East Germany during one of several standoffs at Checkpoint Charlie in 1961. On several occasions that year, a U.S. quick reaction force of tanks and infantry Soldiers stood watch as armed military policemen escorted U.S. person...more

  • Trump vs GM, Mary Barra and John Kasich. @MonicaCrowley

    Nov 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: The Veterinary Hospital at Ohio State University, looking north. Date 1900 Source Ohio State University Knowledge Bank Author Published by Ohio State University Licensing[edit] Public domain This media file is in the public domain in the United States. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump vs GM, Mary Barra and John Kasich. @MonicaCrowley

  • Nancy Pelosi is speaker and Hillary Clinton is itching to run. @MonicaCrowley

    Nov 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Baltimore après l'incendie de 1904 Date 9 February 1904 Source http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Baltimorefireaftermath.jpg Author Fred Pridham Permission (Reusing this file)  image obtenue de Baltimore County Public Library (http://external.bcpl.lib.md.us/hcdo/cfdocs/photopage.cfm?id=16415) ce qui indique qu'elle est dans le domaine publique. Voir aussi : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Baltimorefireaftermath.jpg Licensing[edit] Public domain This media file...more

  • @CleoPaskal: The trilateral workings of India, Japan and the US don't quite include the decade-old Quad, since Australia is not really in this due to concern about Chinese money influencing political activities inside Australia.

    Nov 29 2018

    Photo: President Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi | July 7, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead) Permissions: Public domain. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules . Twitter: @BatchelorShow Cleo Paskal, visiting Trudeau Fellow, University of Montreal, and associate Fellow, Chatham House, reports that Mattis and Pompeo were in Delhi in September; signed agreements. Note the US-India-Japan alliance. India is being given a ...more

  • @AlanTonelson & @GordonGChang: The only long-term solution to IP theft and trade violations is that we disengage our economies. If manufacturers think there’ll be a deal, they'll stay; if not, they’ll move their supply chains and leave China

    Nov 29 2018

    Photo: A Han-dynasty (202 BC – 220 AD) -era Chinese pottery model of two men operating a winnowing machine with a crank handle and a tilt hammer used to pound grain. Brilliant and exemplary Chinese inventions of yore: metallurgy, boreholes, natural gas, tilling, irrigation, et al. See below.* Permissions: This work is free and may be used by anyone for any purpose. *During the Han dynasty (206 BCE – 220 CE) in China, there were great innovations in metallurgy. In addition to Zhou-dynasty China...more

  • Hong Kong and Melbourne await the G-20 showdown between the PRC and the US. Andrew Collier, managing director of Orient Capital Research in Hong Kong and author of Shadow Banking and the Rise of Capitalism in China.

    Nov 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Flinders Street Station and the intersection of Flinders & Swanston Streets in 1927 View author information Public Domain File:Swanston and Flinders St intersection 1927.jpg Uploaded: 22 February 2006 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hong Kong and Melbourne await the G-20 showdown between the PRC and the US.  Andrew Collier, managing director of Orient Capital Research in Hong Kong and author of Shad...more

  • North Korea turns quiet & What is to be done? Bruce Bechtol, author, North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability

    Nov 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nbsbnoss?url=search-alias%3Ddigital-text&field-keywords=North+Korean+Military+Proliferation+in+the+Middle+East+and+Africa%3A+Enabling+Violence+and+Instability ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow North Korea turns quiet & What is to be done? Bruce Bechtol, author, North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability https://...more

  • The underground Shanghai piracy market of stolen IP and bootleg goods. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Nov 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Jiujiang Road, Shanghai, late 1920s Unknown - 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. Permission details PDView more Public Domainview terms File:Shanghai1920s.jpg Created: 1920s date QS:P,+1920-00-00T00:00:00Z/8 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twi...more

  • PRC is stealing Uyghur Moslem children & What is to be done? @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @NuryTurkel.

    Nov 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Leichenzug in Peking Info non-talk.svg Original caption  For documentary purposes the German Federal Archive often retained the original image captions, which may be erroneous, biased, obsolete or politically extreme. Info non-talk.svg China, Peking, Leichenzug " San " Date 1900 Photographer Salzmann, E.v. Institution  German Federal Archives Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q685753 Deutsches Ausland-Institut (Bild 137) Accession number Bild 137-009055 Source  Logo B...more

  • Mueller is in no hurry to report before Spring. @AndrewCMcCarthy

    Nov 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Camille Pissarro, The Garden of the Tuileries on a Spring Morning, 1899 Camille Pissarro - Metropolitan Museum of Art, online database: entry 110001761 Pissarro festménye a New York-i Metropolitan Múzeumban Public Domain File:The Garden of the Tuileries on a Spring Morning.JPG Created: 1899date QS:P571,+1899-00-00T00:00:00Z/9  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Mueller is in no hurry to report before Spr...more

  • What does Mueller want from Manafort & What is to be done?. @AndrewCMcCarthy

    Nov 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Moscow, housing, Schosse Entuziastov; Architects: Guryev-Gurevich, Saltsmann; Year: 1935 Дата 1941 or earlier Источник XXX Years of Architecture in Soviet Russia, M, 1950 Автор Academy of Architecture publication, unsigned photograph Права (Повторное использование этого файла)  PD in Russia. Pre-WW2 photographs Public domain This work is in the public domain in Russia a) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorSho...more

  • NASA approves the next steps for man-rating SpaceX's Dragon capsule. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Nov 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Interior of the Dragon 2 capsule, showing the seat configuration NASA/Dmitri Gerondidakis - http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=69276 HAWTHORNE, Calif. - A look through the open hatch of the Dragon V2 reveals the layout and interior of the seven-crew capacity spacecraft. SpaceX unveiled the new spacecraft during a ceremony at its headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif. The Dragon V2 is designed to carry people into Earth's orbit and was developed in partnership wi...more

  • The Spy and the Traitor:1 of 3: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War Hardcover – September 18, 2018 by Ben Macintyre (Author)

    Nov 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Soviet tanks face U.S. tanks at Checkpoint Charlie, October 27, 1961 National Archives - http://nsarchive.chadwyck.com/bcphotox.htm Soviet tanks face U.S. tanks at Checkpoint Charlie Public Domain File:Checkpoint Charlie 1961-10-27.jpg Created: 27 October 1961) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Spy and the Traitor:1 of 3: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War Hardcover – September 18, 2018 by ...more

  • Landing on Mars. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Nov 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: True color image of Mars taken by the OSIRIS instrument on the ESA Rosetta spacecraft during its February 2007 flyby of the planet. The image was generated using the OSIRIS orange (red), green, and blue filters. Alternative description: The first true-colour image generated using the OSIRIS orange (red), green and blue colour filters. The image was acquired on 24 February 2007 at 19:28 CET from a distance of about 240 000 km; image resolution is about 5 km/pixel. Espa...more

  • Embers of War: 2 of 2: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam by Fredrik Logevall.

    Nov 29 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Français : Hanoï dans les années 1940. Tiếng Việt: Hà-nội thập-niên 1940. Date 9 February 2014, 06:20:09 Source Collection of Mạnh-Hải. Author Musée Annam Permission (Reusing this file)  Public domain This media file is in the public domain in the United States. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Embers of War: 2 of 2: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam by Fredrik Logevall. ...more

  • The fate of Citizens United on the Roberts Court. RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Nov 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Interior of the old Supreme Court of Canada courtroom. Ottawa, Canada. Date April 1890 Source  Library and Archives Canada.JPG This image is available from Library and Archives Canada under the reproduction reference number PA-027194 and under the MIKAN ID number 3422514 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.  Library and Archives Canada does not all...more

  • Only billionaires for president forever & why not? @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Nov 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Old Hearst pier (built 1878) and the San Simeon waterfront, c. 1890s. Sebastian Store (established 1852, dark wood) is at center. The white Spanish-style stucco building at right center is a Hearst warehouse, still in use. The ridge in background is the future site of Hearst Castle. Unknown - http://cambriahistory.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Sebastians-Store-fromoldpier.jpg Hearst Pier, San Simeon CA. Sebastian store (center, dark wood) & Hearst warehouses and buildings...more

  • The Bezos Washington Post vs Saudi Arabia and Trump & What is to be done? @ChristianWhiton

    Nov 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The Washington Post building in 1948  Abbie Rowe, 1905-1967, Photographer (NARA record: 8451352) - U.S. National Archives and Records Administration General notes: E Street NW between 13th and 14th streets, although the traffic is on the Pennsylvania Avenue segment now realigned for "Freedom Plaza." The building at right still houses the National Theatre, but the others have been replaced by the JWMarriott Hotel. Public Domain File:Sign, "Welcome Home From the ...more

  • Preparing the US Navy to best China and Russia is the certain way to keep the peace. @JerryHendrixII

    Nov 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:HMS Hood in Sydney Harbour shortly after arriving with the other ships of the Special Service Squadron on 9 April 1924 Not stated - 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. HMS Hood in Sydney Harbour shortly after arriving with the other ships of the Royal Navy's Special Services Squadron. Permission details The copyright has expired on this image as is was m...more

  • Tunku Varadarajan (@tunkuv): The Sentinel Islanders in the midst of the vast Bay of Bengal are descended from Africans who arrived at the North Sentinel Islands 50,000 years ago and still are in a Stone Age state of existence

    Nov 28 2018

    Photo: Group of Andaman Men and Women in Costume, Some Wearing Body Paint And with Bows and Arrows, Catching Turtles from Boat on Water. 1903 or earlier; Smithsonian Institution, National Anthropological Archive. Authors: Murray, Colin (?). Bourne and Shepherd Permissions: This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact  http://JohnBatchelorSho...more

  • @PaulR_Gregory : Putin’s millionaire buddy got the contract to build the Kerch bridge*; Russia is blocking the water with a huge cargo ship anchored directly under the bridge – but the bridge is so badly built that it’s already sinking.

    Nov 28 2018

    Photo: Wikipedia map of the Sea of Azov. Note the word Kerch at the southern isthmus. Permissions: Public domain.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules  Twitter: @BatchelorShow Paul Gregory (@PaulR_Gregory), Hoover Institution, covers the vid posted by the FSB of three captured sailors from an Ukrainskii naval vessel saying that this was a casus belli we generated at the direction of Kiyev. One is reading from a script; the men seemed to be under phys...more

  • Elizabeth Peek (@lizpeek): I think [Hillary] would like to run; wants the Democratic party to be so fractured that they turn to her as the central figure. Imagine Kamala Harris, Beto O’Rourke, all the others, ceding space to her? Highly entertaining.

    Nov 28 2018

    Photo: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton smiles after receiving a Hawaiian flower lei upon her arrival at Hickam Air Force Base Hawaii. Clinton is kicking off her 2010 diplomacy agenda with a stop in Hawaii to give a policy speech and a one-on-one meeting with her Japanese counterpart. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Jerome S. Tayborn) Permissions: Public domain, work by a member of the US armed forces (15wing.af.mi).   http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com...more

  • Elizabeth Peek (@lizpeek): What GM is doing is getting rid of some small-car product because consumers around the world have been favoring SUVs and trucks. Trump says, “Bring your Chinese manufacturing to Ohio.”

    Nov 28 2018

    Photo: Renaissance Center, the headquarters of General Motors in Detroit, Michigan. Photo by Ritcheypro. Permissions: All free photos on this site are public domain. Please consider giving a credit hyperlink to https://www.goodfreephotos.com if you use the photos on this site using the attribution code in the below box: Photo via Good Free Photos http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Elizabeth Peek (@lizpeek), Fox News, on Genera...more

  • Embers of War:1 of 2: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam by Fredrik Logevall.

    Nov 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Français : Hanoï dans les années 1940. Tiếng Việt: Hà-nội thập-niên 1940. Date 9 February 2014, 06:20:09 Source Collection of Mạnh-Hải. Author Musée Annam Permission (Reusing this file)  Public domain This media file is in the public domain in the United States. This applies to U.S. works where the copyright has expired, often because its first publication occurred prior to January 1, 1923. See this page for further explanation.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact h...more

  • The Impeachment of Trump Library at the beginning. @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter

    Nov 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: The Dead-Letter Office at Washington, a wood engraving sketched by Theodore R. Davis and published in Harper's Weekly, February 22, 1868. Date 22 February 1868 Source Harper's Weekly Author Theodore R. Davis Licensing[edit] 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: Public domain This media file is in the public domain in the United S...more

  • GM cars cannot compete with Toyota and Honda cars. Lou Ann Hammond DrivingtheNation.com

    Nov 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: General Motors exhibit at Century 21 Exposition (World's Fair), Seattle, Washington, USA, 1962. Item 78914, City Light Photographic Negatives (Record Series 1204-01), Seattle Municipal Archives. Date 20 April 1962, 14:02:12 Source Flickr: General Motors exhibit at World's Fair, 1962 Author Seattle Municipal Archives Permission (Reusing this file)  Checked copyright icon.svg This image, which was originally posted to Flickr, was uploaded to Commons using Fl...more

  • The Enemy of the People & What is to be done? @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter

    Nov 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Abbie Rowe (1905–1967) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q17505865 Title  Removing Debris from the Renovation of the White House, 02/27/1950 Description  General notes: On the left, a truck crane is lifting a 40-foot beam through the southwest window of Room 20 on the second floor of the White House. On the right, debris from the hopper is being loaded on a truck. Date 27 February 1950 Collection  National Archives and Records Administration Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q518155 Harr...more

  • After Khashoggi, the nuclear arms race in the Middle East accelerates. @JedBabbin

    Nov 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: The Royal Navy during the Second World War The Emir Mansur, son of King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia, with Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham, Commander in Chief Mediterranean Fleet, and Captain Barry, Captain of HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH, on the quarterdeck of the flagship HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH during the Emir's visit to the fleet at Alexandria. Two of the battleship's twin 15 inch gun turrets and its super structure can be seen in the background. Note the crew lined up for ins...more

  • Road to Disaster: 4 of 4: A New History of America's Descent into Vietnam by Brian VanDeMark

    Nov 28 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Photo of MACV HQ, Tan Son Nhut, Saigon from p 62 of Vietnam Studies Command and Control 1950-1969 by Major General George S. Eckhardt, Department of the Army, Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 72-600186 Date 1974 Source http://www.history.army.mil/books/Vietnam/Comm-Control/ch03.htm Author US Army Licensing[edit] Public domain 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...more

  • Charles Burton: If Xi fulfilled the 142 demands, China would become a nation based on intl norms of governance & the right of citizens to participate in political & economic decisions that impinge on them! However, Xi would be out of job. @cburton001

    Nov 27 2018

    Photo: Goddess of Democracy HK: Replica of the statue "Goddess of Democracy" from the Tiananmen square protests in 1989. Photo taken in Victoria Park, Hong Kong, during the commemoration event for the 21st anniversary of the massacre. Permissons: I, the copyright holder of this work [MarsmanRom & Isa Ng], release this work into the public domain. This applies worldwide. I grant anyone the right to use this work for any purpose, without any conditions, unless such conditions are re...more

  • More Powerful Than Dynamite: 1 of 2: Radicals, Plutocrats, Progressives, and New York's Year of Anarchy. by Thai Jones

    Nov 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Star Theatre, northeast corner of 13th Street and Broadway Date 1900 Source New York Public Library Digital Gallery, 809929 Catalog Call Number: PC NEW YC-The Digital ID: 809929 Record ID: 705872 Author Rudolph M. De Leeuw, Both Sides of Broadway, from Bowling Green to Central Park, New York City (New York: De Leeuw Riehl Pub. Co., 1910) Licensing[edit] Public domain This media file is in the public domain in the United States. This applies to U.S. works where th...more

  • More Powerful Than Dynamite: 2 of 2: Radicals, Plutocrats, Progressives, and New York's Year of Anarchy. by Thai Jones

    Nov 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: 5th Avenue north of 66th Street, New York City, New York, around 1900. From the Witteman Collection Date circa 1900 Source http://2.bp.blogspot.com/ Author Unknown Licensing[edit] Public domain This work is in the public domain  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow More Powerful Than Dynamite: 2 of 2: Radicals, Plutocrats, Progressives, and New York's Year of Anarchy. by Thai Jones “Jobless, h...more

  • "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Beka of one-half shekel weight, Fifth Century BCE. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter

    Nov 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Jerusalem, between 1890 and 1900. Deutsch: Jerusalem, zwischen 1890 und 1900. Italiano: Gerusalemme, fra il 1890 e il 1900. Source[edit] Bibliothek des US-Kongress, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.02685 Licensing[edit] Public domain  This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/...more

  • Who are the Red China appeasers & What is to be done? @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @ThadMcCotter

    Nov 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Engagement between British and Chinese ships in the First Battle of Chuenpi, 1839. Miller - http://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/129008.html Watercolor of HMS Volage and HMS Hyacinth confront Chinese war junks at Chuenpee, 3 November 1839. Public Domain File:Volage & Hyacinth in Chuenpee.jpg Created: 19th century date QS:P,+1850-00-00T00:00:00Z/7) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Who are ...more

  • Will the 116th Congress be the Impeachment Congress & What is to be done? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

    Nov 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English:  Identifier: picturesquewas00moor (find matches) Title: Picturesque Washington: pen and pencil sketches of its scenery, history, traditions, public and social life, with graphic descriptions of the Capitol and Congress, the White House, and the government departments .. Year: 1884 (1880s) Authors: Moore, Joseph West Subjects: Washington (D.C.) Publisher: Providence : J.A. & R.A. Reid Contributing Library: University of California Libraries Digitizing Sponsor:...more

  • Beverly Hills City Council decries Airbnb for ant-semiotic boycott. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter

    Nov 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Linen postcard image of the Brown Derby restaurant (built in 1931 {1} and demolished in 1983 {1} ) at 9737 Wilshire, Beverly Hills, California. This postcard was produced prior to 1978 and has no copyright markings. The image has been cropped. This branch of the restaurant began in 1931; by 1980, it had been closed and the building demolished in 1983. United States Copyright Office page 2 "Visually Perceptible Copies The notice for visually perceptible copies sho...more

  • Trump and Ohio vs General Motors and China. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

    Nov 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Springfield, Ohio, United States. Date circa 1900 Source Unknown Author Unknown Licensing[edit] 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: Public domain This media file is in the public domain in the United States) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump and Ohio vs General Motors...more

  • "When we think of ISIS, we know it’s extremist and psychopathic. However, the Delegated Committee issued a fatwah beyond extreme, excommunicating Muslims worldwide, including many in ISIS. They had to rescind it." @thomasjoscelyn, @billroggio

    Nov 27 2018

    Map: regions within Somalia claimed by separatists. Permissions: 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 Permissions: 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. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/con...more

  • "DoD estimates that there are about 15,000 fighters across all of Syria. I’m at a loss for words to describe how stupid this number is. There are at least 100,000 Taliban fighters + support personnel." @thomasjoscelyn, @billroggio

    Nov 27 2018

    Photo: Martyrdom-seeking muhajedeen of the Islamic Emirate during preparations for Al Khandaq operations. Permissions: Islamic State photo. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tom Joscelyn, Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies; & Senior Editor for FDD's Long War Journal; and Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and FDD; in re: Eastern Syria: US launching a counterattack against the defeated Islamic State after...more

  • Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage by Douglas Waller (Author)

    Nov 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Frankreich, Offizier gibt Anleitung Info non-talk.svg Archive description  Description provided by the archive when the original description is incomplete or wrong. You can help by reporting errors and typos at Commons:Bundesarchiv/Error reports. Frankreich.- Offizier erläutert Unteroffizieren (einer Artillerie-Einheit?) an Hand der Karte  die Aufgabe; PK 670 Depicted place France Date 1941 Photographer Harren Institution  German Federal Archives Blue pencil.svg wikidat...more

  • The Ancient Maritime Silk Road. Andrew Lawler @ScienceMagazine

    Nov 27 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:  More details The economically important Silk Road was blocked from Europe by the Ottoman Empire in c. 1453 with the fall of the Byzantine Empire. This spurred exploration, and a new sea route around Africa was found, triggering the Age of Discovery.  Wholeworld-landandoceans12000.jpg: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center derivative work: Splette (talk) and one more author - Wholeworld-landandoceans12000.jpg Extent of Silk Route/Silk Road. Red is land route and the blue is the s...more

  • 4/4 Shanghai 1937: Stalingrad on the Yangtze, by Peter Harmsen.

    Nov 26 2018

    Bloody Saturday, Shanghai: Baby crying on a platform of Shanghai's South Station after aerial bombing by Japanese forces. 28 August 1937. This terrified baby was one of the only human beings left alive in Shanghai's South Station after the brutal Japanese bombing in China.  Photographer: H. S. Wong (1900–1981) Permissions: This image is now in the public domain in China because its term of copyright has expired. According to copyright laws of the People's Republic of China(with lega...more

  • 3/4 Shanghai 1937: Stalingrad on the Yangtze, by Peter Harmsen.

    Nov 26 2018

    Photo: Shanghai, 1910 Permissions: From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow “In the voluminous literature on World War II, few books treat the Sino-Japanese War, and few of those are accessible to non-specialists. Thankfully, seasoned East Asian correspondent Peter Harmsen has written an engrossing study that goes far to fill the gap in the historiography of a neglected theater of...more

  • 2/4 Shanghai 1937: Stalingrad on the Yangtze, by Peter Harmsen.

    Nov 26 2018

    Permissions:  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow “In the voluminous literature on World War II, few books treat the Sino-Japanese War, and few of those are accessible to non-specialists. Thankfully, seasoned East Asian correspondent Peter Harmsen has written an engrossing study that goes far to fill the gap in the historiography of a neglected theater of operations and the first large-scale urban battle of the war.” ―Michigan...more

  • 1/4 Shanghai 1937: Stalingrad on the Yangtze, by Peter Harmsen.

    Nov 26 2018

    Postcard: Shanghai. A Chinese funeral, 1908.   In 1931 Japan occupied Manchuria ("Dongbei"; Manchu-gwo) after the Manchurian Incident, and in 1937 it launched a full-scale invasion of China. The U.S. undertook large-scale military and economic aid to China and demanded Japanese withdrawal. Instead of withdrawing, Japan took over French Indochina in 1940-41; the US, Britain and the Netherlands cut off oil imports in 1941, which accounted for over 90% of Japan's oil supply. Permiss...more

  • 4 / 4 Oliver Hazard Perry: Honor, Courage, and Patriotism in the Early U.S. Navy, by David Curtis Skaggs

    Nov 26 2018

    Perry (standing) after abandoning his flagship, the Lawrence, in a 1911 painting by Edward Percy Moran. Permissions: Public Domain Edward Percy Moran - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID cph.3g06893. Created: 31 December 1910. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hailed for his decisive victory over a Royal Navy squadron on Lake Erie in Se...more

  • 3/4 Oliver Hazard Perry: Honor, Courage, and Patriotism in the Early U.S. Navy, by David Curtis Skaggs

    Nov 26 2018

    Engraving: U.S. Frigate Boston in the Mediterranean, circa 1802; a ship that would have been familiar to Oliver Hazard Perry. Through his father's influence, Perry was appointed a midshipman in the United States Navy, at the age of thirteen, on April 7, 1799. Perry sailed aboard USS General Greene, of which his father was commanding officer, on her maiden voyage in June 1799. The ship made its first stop in Cuba, charged with receiving American merchant ships and providing escort from Havana...more

  • 2/4 Oliver Hazard Perry: Honor, Courage, and Patriotism in the Early U.S. Navy, by David Curtis Skaggs

    Nov 26 2018

    Engraving :   U.S. Frigate Boston in the Mediterranean, circa 1802; a ship that would have been familiar to Oliver Hazard Perry. Through his father's influence, Perry was appointed a midshipman in the United States Navy, at the age of thirteen, on April 7, 1799. Perry sailed aboard USS General Greene, of which his father was commanding officer, on her maiden voyage in June 1799. The ship made its first stop in Cuba, charged with receiving American merchant ships and providing escort from Hav...more

  • 1/4 Oliver Hazard Perry: Honor, Courage, and Patriotism in the Early U.S. Navy, by David Curtis Skaggs

    Nov 26 2018

    Portrait: Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819), The Hero of Lake Erie. Painted by Gilbert Stuart, 1818. Perry served in the West Indies during the Quasi War of 1798–1800 against France, in the Mediterranean during the Barbary Wars of 1801–1815, and in the Caribbean fighting piracy and the slave trade, but is most noted for his heroic role in the War of 1812 during the 1813 Battle of Lake Erie. Permissions: This image is in the public domain in the United States in that it was first published prior t...more

  • Mightier Than the Sword: 1 of 2: Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Battle for America. by David S. Reynolds

    Nov 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: 1891 map of New Orleans US copyright expired Licensing[edit] Public domain This media file is in the public domain in the United States. This applies to U.S. works where the copyright has expired, often because its first publication occurred prior to January 1, 1923. See this page for further explanation.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Mightier Than the Sword: 1 of 2: Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Batt...more

  • Mightier Than the Sword: 2 of 2: Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Battle for America. by David S. Reynolds

    Nov 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Mightier Than the Sword: 2 of 2: Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Battle for America. by David S. Reynolds https://www.amazon.com/Mightier-than-Sword-Battle-America-ebook/dp/B00540Y9X0/ref=sr14?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1543197917&sr=1-4&keywords=Mightier+than+the+sword “Fascinating . . . a lively and perceptive cultural history.” ―Annette Gordon-Reed, The New Yo...more

  • The Victims Return: 1 of 2: Survivors of the Gulag after Stalin by Stephen F. Cohen

    Nov 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The Kolyma basin Kmusser - Own work This is a map of the Kolyma River Watershed, based on USGS data. CC BY-SA 2.5 File:Kolymarivermap.png Created: 17 September 2001 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Victims Return: 1 of 2: Survivors of the Gulag after Stalin by Stephen F. Cohen https://www.amazon.com/Victims-Return-Survivors-Gulag-Stalin/dp/1933002409/ref=sr12?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=15431974...more

  • The Victims Return: 2 of 2: Survivors of the Gulag after Stalin by Stephen F. Cohen

    Nov 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Prisoners at a Kolyma gold mine From the 1934 documentary film "Kolyma". Courtesy of the Central Russian Film and Photo Archive.; Originally from en.wikipedia; description page is/was here. Goldmine at Kolyma Gulag, Siberia Public Domain File:Kolyma-goldmine.jpg Created: 1934, ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Victims Return: 2 of 2: Survivors of the Gulag after Stalin by Stephen F. Cohen ...more

  • 7/7 Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics, by Nicholas Wapshott

    Nov 25 2018

    Photos: Campaign poster showing William McKinley holding U.S. flag and standing on gold coin "sound money", held up by group of men, in front of ships "commerce" and factories "civilization". The gold standard formed the financial basis of the international economy from 1870 to 1914. Permissions: Public Domain. Created: between 1895 and 1900. 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...more

  • 6/7 Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics, by Nicholas Wapshott

    Nov 25 2018

    Photos: The Great Depression with its periods of worldwide economic hardship formed the backdrop against which the Keynesian Revolution took place. The image is Florence Owens Thompson by photographer Dorothea Lange taken in March 1936. Portrait shows Florence Thompson with several of her children in a photograph known as "Migrant Mother". The Library of Congress caption reads: "Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age thirty-two. Nipomo, California."...more

  • 5/7 Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics, by Nicholas Wapshott

    Nov 25 2018

    Photos: LSE (London School of Economics) main entrance, the Old Building. Author: Umezo KAMATA, 21 January 2005. Permissions: This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons. Commons is a freely licensed media file repository. Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation. Participants: John Taylor, Hoover; Michael Boskin, Hoover; Russell Roberts, ...more

  • 4/7 Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics, by Nicholas Wapshott

    Nov 25 2018

    Photos: Ludwig von Mises, Friedrich August von Hayek, Joseph Schumpeter Permissions: Mises: Released by en:Mises_Institute and has GFDL licence. Hayek: Image available for free publishing from the Volkswirtschaftliches Institut, Universität Freiburg, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. Copyrighted free use. Schumpeter: Image available for free publishing from the Volkswirtschaftliches Institut, Universität Freiburg, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. Copyrighted free use. Permission is granted to copy, ...more

  • 3/7 Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics, by Nicholas Wapshott

    Nov 25 2018

    Photo: Petra Treasury in southern Jordan, a stunningly beautiful as well as highly utilitarian ancient center. Permissions: The image is released free of copyrights under Creative Commons CC0. You may download, modify, distribute, and use them royalty free for anything you like, even in commercial applications. Attribution is not required. Participants: John Taylor, Hoover; Michael Boskin, Hoover; Russell Roberts, Hoover; Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal; Nicholas Henry Wapshott (@NWapshott), ...more

  • 2/7 Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics, by Nicholas Wapshott

    Nov 25 2018

    Photo: The Road to Serfdom cartoon book. Published in 1957? See also:  The Tuttle Twins and the Road to Surfdom, by Connor Boyack (November 14, 2016); for children Permissions: Under Creative Commons (Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0): you are free to: Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format; Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially; terms: Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license,...more

  • 1/7 Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics, by Nicholas Wapshott

    Nov 25 2018

    Photo: Friedrich August von Hayek, 27th January 1981, the 50th Anniversary of his first lecture at LSE, 1981. Professor of Economic Science at LSE 1931-1950. In 1932, Hayek had suggested that private investment in the public markets was a better road to wealth and economic co-ordination in Britain than government spending programs as argued in an exchange of letters with John Maynard Keynes, co-signed with Lionel Robbins and others in The Times. Hayek won the Nobel prize for Economic Sciences in...more

  • The Infinity Puzzle: 5 of 5: Quantum Field Theory and the Hunt for an Orderly Universe Nov 29, 2011 by Frank Close

    Nov 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Image from page 64 of "Elementary physics and chemistry: third stage" (1900)  Identifier: elementaryphysic03greg Title: Elementary physics and chemistry: third stage Year: 1900 (1900s) Authors: Gregory, R. A Simmons, A. T Subjects: Science Publisher: London: MacMillan Contributing Library: University of British Columbia Library Digitizing Sponsor: University of British Columbia Library View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Imag...more

  • The Infinity Puzzle: 4 of 5: Quantum Field Theory and the Hunt for an Orderly Universe Nov 29, 2011 by Frank Close

    Nov 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo Physics, chemistry, and biology buildings, Williams College, Mass. file_downloadDOWNLOAD save_alt Thumbnail 200x200 save_alt Small 640x503 save_alt Medium 1024x805 save_alt Original 1024x805 crop_originalORDER PRINT share code label_outline Tags williams collegeuniversities and collegeseducational facilitiesunited statesmassachusettswilliamstowndry plate negativeswilliamstown massphysicschemistrybiologybuildingsbiology buildingswilliamscollegemass date_range ...more

  • The Infinity Puzzle: 3 of 5: Quantum Field Theory and the Hunt for an Orderly Universe Nov 29, 2011 by Frank Close

    Nov 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Albert Einstein at a session of the International Committee on Intellectual Cooperation (League of Nations) of which he was a member from 1922 to 1932. Unknown - United Nations Archives in Geneva, League of Nations Pictures, File CM 067. Uploaded by Martin Grandjean with permission. International Committee on Intellectual Cooperation (League of Nations). Plenary session in the Palais Wilson, between 1924 and 1927. CC BY-SA 4.0 File:League of Nations Commission 067.tif Crea...more

  • The Infinity Puzzle: 2 of 5: Quantum Field Theory and the Hunt for an Orderly Universe Nov 29, 2011 by Frank Close

    Nov 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Deutsch: Aerial View of the CERN Tarehe 15 Julai 2008 Chanzo CERN Document Server Mwandishi Maximilien Brice (CERN) Ruhusa (Kutumia faili tena)  This photograph was produced by CERN. Their website states: "So, encouraged and supported by our experiment outreach teams, we have made our first collection available under a Creative Commons licence. We chose the CC-BY-SA licence, to ensure credit is given to CERN for the photos (“BY”) and that modified versions a...more

  • The Infinity Puzzle: 1 of 5: Quantum Field Theory and the Hunt for an Orderly Universe Nov 29, 2011 by Frank Close

    Nov 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: This map showing the location of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. It was created from OpenStreetMap project data, collected by the community. This map may be incomplete, and may contain errors. Don't rely solely on it for navigation. Date 11 September 2008 Source http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=46.2741&lon=6.0612&zoom=12 Author OpenStreetMap contributors Permission (Reusing this file)  All OpenStreetMap data and maps are Creative Commons "CC-BY...more

  • Hotel Mars: Mission to Mercury. David T. Blewett, Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Lab, Space Exploration Sector, Planetary Exploration Group (SRE). David Livingston, SpaceShow.com

    Nov 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: PIA19420: The Ups and Downs of Mercury's Topography http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA19420 Measurements from MESSENGER's MLA instrument during the spacecraft's greater than four-year orbital mission have mapped the topography of Mercury's northern hemisphere in great detail. The view shown here is an interpolated shaded relief map of these data. The lowest regions are shown in purple, and the highest regions are shown in red. The difference i...more

  • Hotel Mars: Mission to Mercury. 2 of 2: David T. Blewett, Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Lab, Space Exploration Sector, Planetary Exploration Group (SRE). David Livingston, SpaceShow.com

    Nov 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:North Pole of planet Mercury. This image is a composite. Original caption: “NASA The dark region at the center of this image, pieced together from photographs taken by NASA's Messenger spacecraft, includes the north pole of Mercury. Because Mercury's spin axis is almost exactly vertical, sunlight never reaches the bottoms of craters near the poles, and water ice can persist in the ultra cold temperatures there. ” Date November 2012 Source https://www.nytimes.com/2012...more

  • Reawakening New Guinea's Manus Island to counter the PRC threat to the Pacific. @JerryHendrixII

    Nov 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Ships in Seeadler Harbour, Manus Island, in the Admiralty Islands, circa in 1945. Los Negros island is in the foreground. Date circa 1945 Source U.S. Navy photo [1] in Chapter XVII: Logistic Support at Seeadler and at Sea - Service Unit at Seeadler--Oilers with the Fast Carrier Group--Ammunition, Smoke, Water, Provisions, Salvage in Beans, Bullets, and Black Oil by Rear Adm. Worrall Reed Carter, USN (Retired) Author U.S. Navy Camera location 2° 01′ 48.47″ S, 147° 23′ 32.21″...more

  • New American Civil War: Urban Blue globalism seeks to erase the honor of Rural Red nationalism. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Nov 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Thomas Crawford (1814–1857) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q1863438 Frederick Catherwood (1799–1854) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q33567 s:en:Author:Frederick Catherwood Creator:G. ThomasCreator:Francis MichelinCreator:Bartlett & Welford Title  Proposed Colossal Statue of George Washington for the City of New York Description  Print; Prints Date 1845 Medium Lithograph with tint stone Dimensions  image: 16 1/4 x 13 3/8 in. (41.3 x 34 cm) sheet: 21 7/8 x 17 1/2 in. (55.5 x 44....more

  • 16/16: _Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans,_ by Malcolm Gaskill and Gildart Jackson

    Nov 23 2018

    raving: Portrait of King Philip or Metacom. Source Title: The history of Philip's War, commonly called the Great Indian War, of 1675 and 1676 ... By Benjamin Church. Boston: S. G. Drake, 1827. "Samuel Gardner Drake, one of the first antiquarian booksellers in North America and an American Indian historian, reprinted Church's history in 1825." “King Philip 1827 Benjamin Church Samuel Drake” Permissions: This media file is in the public domain in the United States. This applies ...more

  • 15/16: _Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans,_ by Malcolm Gaskill and Gildart Jackson

    Nov 23 2018

    Painting: In Virginia, Bacon’s Rebellion in 1676 was fuelled by large numbers of former indentured servants who were angered by the colonial government’s refusal to claim more lands from the Indian population for their use. Black slavery served to reduce the dependence of landholders on what was thought of as more unreliable labour in the form of white indentured servants. Bacon's Rebellion saw more struggles in Jamestown. The settlers were unhappy about their tobacco being sold only to Engl...more

  • 14/16: _Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans,_ by Malcolm Gaskill and Gildart Jackson

    Nov 23 2018

    Watercolor: Ceremony of Secotan warriors in North Carolina. Watercolour painted by English colonist John White in 1585. Permissions: 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 less. File:North carolina algonkin-rituale01.jpg. Created: 31 December 1584. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Between Two Worlds: How the ...more

  • 13/16: _Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans,_ by Malcolm Gaskill and Gildart Jackson

    Nov 23 2018

    Engraving: A Small Colonial Jamestown House, Built around 1630 Permissions: Hudson - Photo courtesy National Park Service. Research by A. Lawrence Kocher. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. You are free: to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work; to remix – to adapt the work http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Ameri...more

  • 12/16: _Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans,_ by Malcolm Gaskill and Gildart Jackson

    Nov 23 2018

    Engraving: Soldiers in King Philip's war; being a critical account of that war, with a concise history of the Indian wars of New England from 1620-1677, official lists of the soldiers of Massachusetts colony serving in Philip's war, and sketches of the principal officers, copies of ancient documents and records relating to the war, also lists of the Narraganset grantees of the united colonies, Massachusetts, Plymouth, and Connecticut; with an appendix, 3d ed., with additional appendix co...more

  • 11/16: _Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans,_ by Malcolm Gaskill and Gildart Jackson

    Nov 23 2018

    Map: A new map of the English empire in America : viz. Virginia, Maryland, Carolina, New York, New Iarsey, New England, Pennsylvania, Newfoundland, New France &c. Morden, Robert (d. 1703), Cartographer ; Harris, John (fl. 1680-1740), Engraver ; Senex, John (d. 1740), Cartographer Permissions: http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/ Rights advisory Public Domain; Creative Commons. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Between Two ...more

  • 10/16: _Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans,_ by Malcolm Gaskill and Gildart Jackson

    Nov 23 2018

    Painting: Mary Dyer being led to the gallows in Boston in 1660, From the collection of the Newport Historical Society; painted c. 1905, published in McClure's 1907 (link)    Permissions: Pubic domain.   The Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) demanded that they be permitted to practice their own religion in Puritan Boston, without the threat of persecution, death or banishment. In all, from 1656 to 1661, at least forty Quakers came to New England to protest Puritan religious domination a...more

  • 9/16: _Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans,_ by Malcolm Gaskill and Gildart Jackson

    Nov 23 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans by Malcolm Gaskill. In the 1600s, over 350,000 intrepid English men, women, and children migrated to America, leaving behind their homeland for an uncertain future. Whether they settled in Jamestown, Salem, or Barbados, these migrants—entrepreneurs, soldiers, and pilgrims alike—faced one incontrovertible truth: England was a very, very long ...more

  • 8/16: _Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans,_ by Malcolm Gaskill and Gildart Jackson

    Nov 23 2018

    Painting: The Burning of Jamestown by Howard Pyle (signature lower right corner). It depicts the burning of Jamestown, Virginia, during Bacon's Rebellion (1676-77 AD); used to illustrate the article "Jamestown" in Harper's Encyclopaedia of United States History: from 458 A.D. to 1905 (1905). Permissions: This 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 sc...more

  • 7/16: _Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans,_ by Malcolm Gaskill and Gildart Jackson

    Nov 23 2018

    Image: John Eliot offering a sermon to Native Americans in their language. John Eliot (c. 1604 – May 21, 1690) was a Puritan missionary to the American Indians whom some called "the apostle to the Indians” and the founder of Roxbury Latin School in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1645. Eliot emigrated to Boston, Massachusetts, arranging passage as chaplain on the ship Lyon and arriving on November 3, 1631. Eliot became minister and "teaching elder" at the First Church in Roxbury. ...more

  • 6/16: _Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans,_ by Malcolm Gaskill and Gildart Jackson

    Nov 23 2018

    Engraving: A Catalogue of the Severall Sects and Opinions in England and other Nations: With a briefe Rehearsall of their false and dangerous Tenents, a propaganda broadsheet denouncing English dissenters from 1647. English Dissenters, or English Separatists, were Protestant Christians who separated from the Church of England in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. Permissions: Public domain. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow B...more

  • 5/16: _Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans,_ by Malcolm Gaskill and Gildart Jackson

    Nov 23 2018

    Painting: Delwedd: Assertion of Liberty of Conscience by the Independents of the Westminster Assembly of Divines, 1644.   A meeting of the Westminster Assembly on 21 February 1644. Philip Nye, a member of the independent party, argues that the form of church government advocated by the presbyterians, under which local congregations submit to higher assemblies of elders, was "thrice over pernicious, to civil states and kingdoms". He was immediately "cryed down", according to ...more

  • 4/16: _Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans,_ by Malcolm Gaskill and Gildart Jackson

    Nov 23 2018

    Map: English settlements on the Atlantic seaboard stretched from Newfoundland in the north, down through Maine and New Hampshire, into Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania, and from there into the southern colonies of Maryland, Virginia, and the Carolinas. Bermuda and the Caribbean islands, principally Barbados and Jamaica, complete the picture. Life at a fishing station on the Avalon Peninsula of southeastern Newfoundland was very different from life in one of the ordered townships of N...more

  • 3/16: _Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans,_ by Malcolm Gaskill and Gildart Jackson

    Nov 23 2018

    Print: A puritan husband and wife walking through snow on their way to church, he carrying a rifle, she a prayer book or bible. Permissions: tp://www.loc.gov/ Copyright rights advisory: Public Domain. Thomas Gold Appleton, 1812-1884, engraver ; George Henry Boughton, 1834-1905, artist Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans by Malcolm Gaskill.  In the 1600s, over 350,000 intrepid English men, women, and children migrated to America, leaving behind their homeland for an uncertain ...more

  • 2/16: _Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans,_ by Malcolm Gaskill and Gildart Jackson

    Nov 23 2018

    Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans by Malcolm Gaskill.  In the 1600s, over 350,000 intrepid English men, women, and children migrated to America, leaving behind their homeland for an uncertain future. Whether they settled in Jamestown, Salem, or Barbados, these migrants—entrepreneurs, soldiers, and pilgrims alike—faced one incontrovertible truth: England was a very, very long way away.  In Between Two Worlds, celebrated historian Malcolm Gaskill tells the sweeping story of th...more

  • 1/16: _Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans,_ by Malcolm Gaskill and Gildart Jackson

    Nov 23 2018

    Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans by Malcolm Gaskill.  In the 1600s, over 350,000 intrepid English men, women, and children migrated to America, leaving behind their homeland for an uncertain future. Whether they settled in Jamestown, Salem, or Barbados, these migrants—entrepreneurs, soldiers, and pilgrims alike—faced one incontrovertible truth: England was a very, very long way away.  In Between Two Worlds, celebrated historian Malcolm Gaskill tells the sweeping story of th...more

  • Waiting for Nancy Pelosi & What is to be done? @SalenaZito

    Nov 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Main Navy Building (foreground) and the Munitions Building were temporary structures built during World War I on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The buildings remained in use for several decades, and the Secretary of War was headquartered in the Munitions Building from 1936 until the Pentagon opened in 1943. Date 1918 Source http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/pl-usa/pl-dc/nav-fac/mn-mun-c.htm Author United States Navy Licensing[edit] Public domain This file i...more

  • Scala Report: How does North America compare in the 2018 Global Competitiveness Report? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE @ScalaInc #TheScalaReport

    Nov 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Hippolyte Sebron (1801–1879) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q3136129 Title  Table Rock, Niagara Falls Date circa 1850 Collection  Royal Ontario Museum Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q649250 Source/Photographer Retrieved from http://www.pbase.com/bmcmorrow/image/121396534, photo by Brian J. McMorrow Licensing[edit] 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: Pub...more

  • Half of Iran's population are ethnic minorities -- Azerbaijanis, Kurds, Ahvaz Arabs, Baluch -- looking to be rid of the Tehran dictatorship. @ProfBShaffer @azembassyus @Georgetown

    Nov 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The Fist of Osman, Lake Urmia's smallest island[16] M karzarj at the English language Wikipedia Osman Fist island, Urmia Lake. CC BY-SA 3.0 File:UrmiaLake.jpg Created: 9 October 2006 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Half of Iran's population are ethnic minorities -- Azerbaijanis, Kurds, Ahvaz Arabs, Baluch -- looking to be rid of the Tehran dictatorship. @ProfBShaffer @azembassyus @Georgetown ...more

  • Road to Disaster: 3 of 4: A New History of America's Descent into Vietnam by Brian VanDeMark

    Nov 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: JapanesetroopsenteringSaigonin_1941 Date 1941 Source "Chronique de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale" Author Japanese Army Public domain This photograph is in the public domain in Japan because its copyright has expired according to Article 23 of the 1899 Copyright Act of Japan (English translation) and Article 2 of Supplemental Provisions of Copyright Act of 1970. This is when the photograph meets one of the following conditions: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/c...more

  • Pacific Watch: How did Pepperdine University "shelter in place" and survive the Woolsey Fire? @JeffBliss1

    Nov 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:  More details Smoke billows on a hill near Pepperdine University's Theme Tower. Eric Winchester - Own work Smoke from a wildfire in the Santa Monica Mountains — near Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. Public Domain File:Pepperdinefire.jpg Uploaded: 25 July 2008) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Pacific Watch: How did Pepperdine University "shelter in place" and survive the Wools...more

  • The Democrats "will run on an investigation agenda." @MonicaCrowley

    Nov 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Unknown Formerly attributed to Jan Weesop (fl. 1641–1652) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q20035857 Title  English: The Execution of Charles I of England Object type painting Date circa 1649 Medium oil on canvas Dimensions Height: 163.2 cm (64.2 ″); Width: 296.8 cm (116.8 ″) Collection  Scottish National Gallery Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q942713 Source/Photographer https://www.nationalgalleries.org/collection/advanced-search/u/artist/unknown/object/charles-i-1600-1649-reigned...more

  • Acosta is no gentleman & What is to be done? @WJMcGurn

    Nov 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:  Nicolas Lancret (1690–1743) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q188172 Nicolas Lancret: Q19308072 Title  English: The Seat of Justice in the Parlement of Paris in 1723 Français : Le lit de justice tenu au parlement à la majorité de Louis XV (22 février 1723) Object type painting Date circa 1724 Medium oil on canvas Dimensions Height: 56 cm (22 ″); Width: 81.5 cm (32 ″) Collection  Louvre Museum Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q19675 (Inventory) Current location  Department of Paint...more

  • @DrTaraO, @PacificForum: Young soldier with a bullet in his head; Pres Moon signed South Korea up to get North Korean permission before launching a medevac helo. The kid died. The agreement is called “a surrender document.”

    Nov 22 2018

    Photo: CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea (May, 6, 2015) - Two UH-60 Blackhawks from the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade prepare to land at the Rodriguez Live Fire Complex in the Republic of Korea. Photo by: Sgt. Jesse Smith Permissions: This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tara O, ad...more

  • Fraser Howie: We thought WTO accession would bring China into a fairer system, but China just gamed it. . . . Filipinos bear signs, XI GO HOME. China seems to be tone-deaf. “We’re big and you’re small so we’ll do whatever we want.” (@SCMPNews)

    Nov 22 2018

    Image: Xi Jin-ping, nicknamed Winnie the Pooh (although to his displeasure), a bit flattened by his economic and geopolitical missteps of late. Permissions: The photos on Max Pixel be freely distributed with a Creative Commons Zero - CC0. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Fraser Howie, co-author of Red Capitalism: The Fragile Financial Foundation of China's Extraordinary Rise, in re: Buenos Aires. Will there be reason to ...more

  • Peter Huessy (@HuessyPeter): The US has nothing but 1200-km sea-launched missiles. We have nothing to counter China. China won't even talk to us about arms control. We have no idea how many nukes they have, or subs, or bombers, or ICBMs. (@hobeyoco)

    Nov 22 2018

    Photo: Members of a Chinese military honor guard march during a welcome ceremony for Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Peter Pace at the Ministry of Defense in Beijing, China. Permissions: 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 public domain in the United States. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelor...more

  • Arthur Waldron: On Jan 1, the current 10% tariffs go up to 25%. VP Pence basically told the Chinese, we’re not going to change; you’ll have to, and we’ll keep increasing the tariffs until you do. @PennSAS

    Nov 22 2018

    Photo: A Chinese warrior Permissions: The pictures on Max Pixel be freely distributed with a Creative Commons Zero - CC0. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules . Twitter: @BatchelorShow Arthur Waldron @PennSAS . . . Disengagement is the most important approach at this point. Agree! Cease military collaboration. Withdraw. We got in by mistake, and now we’ve got to get out.  http://time.com/5459770/xi-jinping-duterte-china-philippines-visit/

  • Such Men as These: 1 of 2: The Story of the Navy Pilots Who Flew the Deadly Skies over Korea by David Sears

    Nov 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Water-carriers at a neighbourhood well, Korea c.1900; p.327; The passing of Korea (book) Date 20 July 2010, 17:07 (UTC) Source  Thepassingof_Korea.djvu Author  Thepassingof_Korea.djvu: Homer Hulbert. Original uploader was Ryuch at en.wikisource derivative work: — billinghurst sDrewth Permission (Reusing this file)  Public domain This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published (or registered with the U.S. Copyright Office) before...more

  • Such Men as These: 2 of 2: The Story of the Navy Pilots Who Flew the Deadly Skies over Korea by David Sears

    Nov 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Placer gold-mining, Korea, c1900; /355. The passing of Korea (book) Date 27 July 2010, 13:59 (UTC) Source  Thepassingof_Korea.djvu Author  Thepassingof_Korea.djvu: Homer Hulbert. Original uploader was Ryuch at en.wikisource derivative work: — billinghurst sDrewth Permission (Reusing this file)  Public domain This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published (or registered with the U.S. Copyright Office) before January 1, 1923. ) h...more

  • The Tragic California Fires & What is to be done? @RichardAEpstein

    Nov 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: A petrified log forming a tree bridge in the Petrified Forest of Arizona, ca.1900 Photograph of a petrified log forming a tree bridge across a ravine in the Petrified Forest of Arizona, ca.1900. Small foliated trees grow nearby. A river or road is visible in the flat desert in the distance. The suns rays pierce the cloudy sky above. Call number: CHS-3363 Photographer: Pierce, C.C. (Charles C.), 1861-1946 Filename: CHS-3363 Coverage date: circa 1900 Part of collection: Cali...more

  • Mars landings 2020. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Nov 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Mars landings 2020. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/nasa-picks-mars-2020-landing-site-jezero-crater/

  • SpaceX chooses Starship for the planets. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Nov 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Target: Dwarf Planets Views: 4,194 Full-Res TIFF: PIA17307.tif Full-Res JPG: PIA17307.jpg Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow SpaceX chooses Starship for the planets. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/musk-renames-bfr/

  • Road to Disaster: 2 of 4: A New History of America's Descent into Vietnam by Brian VanDeMark

    Nov 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Public Domain. Suggested credit: Underwood/Library of Congress via pingnews. Additional information from source: TITLE: Street in Saigon, capital and commercial centre of French Cochin China CALL NUMBER: STEREO FOREIGN GEOG FILE - Viet Nam [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-120617 (b&w film copy neg. of half stereo) No known restrictions on publication. MEDIUM: 1 photographic print on stereo card : stereograph. CREATED/PUBLISHED: New York, N.Y. : Underwood & Und...more

  • Schumer's and Pelosi's magical thinking of Democratic unity. @LizPeek @FoxNews

    Nov 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:ammany Ring by Thomas Nast; "Who stole the people's money?" / "'Twas him." Thomas Nast. cropped by Beyond My Ken Uploaded by Beyond My Ken at en.wikipedia - Political cartoon by Thomas Nast in Harper's Weekly [1] Boss Tweed and the Tammany Ring, caricatured by Thomas Nast. Public Domain File:Tammany Ring, Nast crop.jpg Created: 19 August 1871 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorSh...more

  • Main Street welcomes Santa Claus; Wall Street holds a firesale. @LizPeek @FoxNews.

    Nov 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Christmas Tree in 1900. Date  Source  This file is lacking source information. Please edit this file's description and provide a source. Author  This file is lacking author information. Licensing[edit] Public domain This media file is in the public domain in the United States. This applies to U.S. works where the copyright has expired, often because its first publication occurred prior to January 1) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelo...more

  • Tales of the New Cold War: 1 of 2: After five years of American-directed isolation, Russia's diplomatic achievements. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

    Nov 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: [General view from Walkendorff's Tower, Bergen, Norway] [between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900]. 1 photomechanical print : photochrom, color. Notes: Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J--foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. 7002. Forms part of: Landscape and marine views of Norway in the Photochrom print collection. Subjects: Norway--Bergen. Format: Photochrom prints--Color--1890-1900. Rights Info: No known restrictions on...more

  • Tales of the New Cold War: 2 of 2: After five years of American-directed isolation, Russia's diplomatic achievements. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

    Nov 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: [Eide Hardanger, Hardanger Fjord, Norway] [between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900]. 1 photomechanical print : photochrom, color. Notes: Photo shows Eide, later part of Granvin. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009) Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J--foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. 7020. Forms part of: Landscape and marine views of Norway in the Photochrom print collection. Subjects: Norway--Hardangerfjord. ...more

  • @StephenMoore: JFK was the first modern supply-side, tax-cutting president. Last year, even with only the first year of the tax cut kicking in, more federal revenues were raised than at any other time in history.

    Nov 21 2018

    Photo: President Donald J. Trump celebrates the passage of the Tax Cuts Act with Vice President Mike Pence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan | December 20, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian) Permissions: Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. This image is a work of an employee of the Executive Office of the President of the United States, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. feder...more

  • @StephenMoore: Trumponomics is roaring ahead at almost 3.5%, said to have been impossible by the previous Administration. Growing in a way that’s the envy of the planet.

    Nov 21 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Steve Moore, Heritage Foundation and author, Trumponomics, in re: Greg Ip (no fan of Trump) published in the Wall Street Journal tonight: the US economy is firing on all cylinders. He notes that the US GDP is growing at 3%, which was formally pronounced impossible by the previous Administration. Consumer confidence, consumer spending, industrial growth. In fact, it looks closer to 3.5%. Yes, ...more

  • Who benefits when Nissan-Renault's Carlos Ghosn is arrested at a Tokyo Airport? Lou Ann Hammond, DrivingtheNation.com

    Nov 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Matsuzumicho Over-road Bridge in 1930s 日本語: 1930年代の松住町架道橋 Date mid 1932 Source  English: Japanese magazine "Historical Photograph, August 1932 issue" published by Rekishi-Shasin Kai. This file was scanned and edited by the uploader, Abasaa. 日本語: 歴史写真会「歴史写真(昭和7年8月号)」」より。 ファイルはあばさーによりスキャンおよび編集されました。 Author Unknown Licensing[edit] Public domain This photograph is in the public domain in Japan because its copyright has expired according to Article 23 of ...more

  • How is it that one US District Judge can instantly negate the immigration order of POTUS? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO

    Nov 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Market Street, San Francisco, with parade by the Ringling Brothers Circus, September 1900. Date September 1900 Source [1] Author Photographer not credited Permission (Reusing this file)  Public domain This media file is in the public domain in the United States. This applies to U.S. works where the copyright has expired, often because its first publication occurred prior to January 1, 1923. See this page for further explanation. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact htt...more

  • LBJ, Westmoreland, Khe Sanh and the facts about a nuclear weapon option. @greggjonesbooks

    Nov 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: View of a B-52 strike near the U.S. Marine Corps base Khe Sanh, in 1968. Date 1968 Source Official U.S. Marine Corps photograph in Close Air Support and the Battle for Khe Sanh [1], p. 109. Author USMC Licensing[edit] Public domain This image or file is in the public domain because it contains materials that originally came from the United States Marine Corps. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image is in the public domain.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact...more

  • Road to Disaster: 1 of 4: A New History of America's Descent into Vietnam by Brian VanDeMark

    Nov 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: The scene shows the arrival at the “Porte de Chine” of the military commander of Guangxi, Marshal Su Yuan Chuan (蘇元春)[Su Yuanchun] and his official entourage on 16 July 1900. The procession of sedan chairs, guarded by soldiers, had just passed through the outer gatehouse into French Indo-China (Vietnam). Marshal Su had been invited as a guest to celebrate the inaugural train of the railway connecting Hanoi with Dang Dong (同登 Tongdeng ) , close to the Nam-Quan (南關) front...more

  • The VA vs Big Data & What is to be done? FroseDC, host, "Government Matters, WJLA.

    Nov 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: [View down East Capitol Street from the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C., with Carroll Row on the right] file_downloadDOWNLOAD save_alt Thumbnail 200x200 save_alt Small 640x417 save_alt Original 640x417 crop_originalORDER PRINT share code description Summary Photograph shows Carroll Row, a block of five houses at 1st & A Street, SE, razed in 1887 for construction of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building. Includes the sign "Architect." lab...more

  • "O-Rex" Mission to asteroid Bennu to "Hoover up" a sample return. @PappalardoJoe

    Nov 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: More details This “super-resolution” view of asteroid Bennu was created using eight images obtained by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft on Oct. 29, 2018 from a distance of about 205 miles (330 km). The spacecraft was moving as it captured the images with the PolyCam camera, and Bennu rotated 1.2 degrees during the nearly one minute that elapsed between the first and the last snapshot. The team used a super-resolution algorithm to combine the eight images and produce a higher resol...more

  • The US military has lost its "edge" over China and Russia & What is to be done? Admiral Gary Roughead, USN (ret.) @HooverInst

    Nov 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The Royal Navy's HMS Dreadnought, the world's first dreadnought U.S. Navy - U.S. Naval Historical Center HMS Dreadnought (British Battleship, 1906) underway, circa 1906-07; Removed caption read: Photo # NH 61017 HMS Dreadnought (British battleship, 1906) Public Domain File:HMS Dreadnought 1906 H61017.jpg Created: 1 July 1906 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The US military has lost its "edg...more

  • Hamas rockets and the Netanyahu government wobbles. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter

    Nov 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hamas rockets and the Netanyahu government wobbles. Malcolm Hoenlein @Confofpres@ThadMcCotter

  • Is the Republican Senate an advantage for Trump?? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

    Nov 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Is the Republican Senate an advantage for Trump?? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

  • What does the Republican House do in its irrelevancy for the next two years? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

    Nov 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow What does the Republican House do in its irrelevancy for the next two years? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

  • @Alan Tonelson: In Argentina, there could be a trade truce [betw China and the US], but [not likely with] China’s ambitions to control most of the industries of the future: high-tech industries that are targetted by its predatory trade practices.

    Nov 20 2018

    Photo: Professor Peter Navarro discusses his work, Death by China, arguing China cheats in the world trade system at University of Michigan in 2012 Permissions: Creative Commons.  See below. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules . Twitter: @BatchelorShow Alan Tonelson, RealityCheck blog (@Alan Tonelson): China has been a RICO for decades. It can be corrected with blunt information. The US is scheduled to impose $250 billion in tariffs on January first...more

  • "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Artifacts of the First Temple.

    Nov 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Artifacts of the First Temple.

  • Gordon Chang (@GordonGChang) & Thaddeus McCotter (@ThadMcCotter): Pres Trump said, “We have great respect for China and President Xi, but China has taken advantage of us for many, many years, and those days are over.”

    Nov 20 2018

    Photo: Portrait of the leaders of the member economies of APEC at the APEC Vietnam 2017 Summit.Date 11 November 2017 Permissions: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic 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 attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your u...more

  • Why doesn't the US target IRGC Qods Force Suleimani the way Churchill targeted Heydrich and FDR targeted Yamamoto? @BillRoggio @Thomas Jocelyn @FDD

    Nov 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Why doesn't the US target IRGC Qods Force Suleimani the way Churchill targeted Heydrich and FDR targeted Yamamoto? @BillRoggio @Thomas Jocelyn @FDD https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/11/al-qaeda-linked-operations-room-continues-to-attack-assad-regime.php

  • Al Qaeda in Syria reignites attacks on Assad. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

    Nov 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Al Qaeda in Syria reignites attacks on Assad. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/11/al-qaeda-linked-operations-room-continues-to-attack-assad-regime.php

  • The Second Nuclear Age: 1 of 2: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics by Paul Bracken.

    Nov 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Second Nuclear Age: 1 of 2: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics by Paul Bracken. https://www.amazon.com/Second-Nuclear-Age-Strategy-Politics-ebook/dp/B0085UEQG6/ref=sr11?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1528077983&sr=1-1&keywords=paul+bracken+second+age A leading international security strategist offers a compelling new way to "think about the...more

  • The Second Nuclear Age: 2 of 2: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics by Paul Bracken.

    Nov 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Second Nuclear Age: 2 of 2: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics by Paul Bracken. https://www.amazon.com/Second-Nuclear-Age-Strategy-Politics-ebook/dp/B0085UEQG6/ref=sr11?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1528077983&sr=1-1&keywords=paul+bracken+second+age A leading international security strategist offers a compelling new way to "think about the u...more

  • The Quantum Universe: (And Why Anything That Can Happen, Does. by Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw

    Nov 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Quantum Universe: (And Why Anything That Can Happen, Does. by Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw https://www.amazon.com/Quantum-Universe-Anything-That-Happen/dp/0306821443/ref=laB003DRUAIO1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1518307614&sr=1-2 In The Quantum Universe, Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw approach the world of quantum mechanics in the same way they did in Why Does E=mc2...more

  • Best of Gregory Copley: Trump & Turnbull Celebrating One Hundred Years of Australia-US Alliance. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.

    Nov 19 2018

    Postcard: Australians welcome Americans Permissions: his media file is in the public domain in the United States. This applies to U.S. works where the copyright has expired, often because its first publication occurred prior to January 1, 1923. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump & Turnbull Celebrating One Hundred Years of Australia-US Alliance. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs. http://www.reuters.com/art...more

  • Best of Gregory Copley: Live Fire Exercise Duelling in North Korea. ANZAC Day. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.

    Nov 19 2018

    Photo: A South Korean navy band performs to welcome the crew of the attack submarine USS Cheyenne (SSN 773) as the sub arrives in Busan, South Korea, March 20, 2013. The Cheyenne stopped in Busan for a scheduled port visit while participating in exercise Foal Eagle 2013. Foal Eagle is a combined U.S.-South Korea field training exercise held annually in South Korea to ensure the operational readiness of air, space and cyberspace operations in the Korean theater of operations. Permissions: Public...more

  • Best of @RichardAEpstein: In defense of NAFTA trade and in doubt of China trade. @HooverInst

    Nov 19 2018

    Image: Intellectual property theft . . . the FBI—working with its investigative partners at the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (NIPRCC)—will play an integral part in a new strategy that involves partnering more closely with businesses in an effort to combat IP theft. Permissions: Public domain: https://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/countering-the-growing-intellectual-property-theft-threat  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules  Tw...more

  • Best of @RichardAEpstein: UAW vs Nissan in Mississippi, & What is to be done? @HooverInst

    Nov 19 2018

    Photo: Carlos Ghosn answers reporters' questions at the Nissan factory in Kyushu, Japan. (September 2011) Picture by Bertel Schmitt Permissions: I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following license: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. You are free:• to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work• to remix – to adapt the work Carlos Ghosn, KBE, is a Brazilian-Lebanese-French businessman born in P...more

  • Ike's Bluff: 1 of 2: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World by Evan Thomas

    Nov 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Ike's Bluff: 1 of 2: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World by Evan Thomas https://www.amazon.com/Ikes-Bluff-President-Eisenhowers-Secret/dp/0316091030/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1525573999&sr=1-1&keywords=Ike%27s+bluff Upon assuming the presidency in 1953, Dwight Eisenhower set about to make good on his campaign promise to end ...more

  • Ike's Bluff: 2 of 2: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World by Evan Thomas

    Nov 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Ike's Bluff: 2 of 2: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World by Evan Thomas https://www.amazon.com/Ikes-Bluff-President-Eisenhowers-Secret/dp/0316091030/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1525573999&sr=1-1&keywords=Ike%27s+bluff Upon assuming the presidency in 1953, Dwight Eisenhower set about to make good on his campaign promise to end ...more

  • The Generals: 1 of 2: American Military Command from World War II to Today by Thomas E. Ricks

    Nov 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Aerial view of the port of Casablanca, Morocco, at the time of the Allied landings in North Africa. Note the sunken ship in the center of the harbour and the French battleship Jean Bart on the left. Date circa 9 November 1942 Source  US-LibraryOfCongress-BookLogo.svg This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID fsa.8e00763. This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A n