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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

  • A Higher Call: 4 of 4: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Adam Makos (Author), Robertson Dean (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

    Sep 15 2019

    Photo:  Berlin- the Capture and Aftermath of War 1945-1947An aerial (oblique) photograph taken from a De Havilland Mosquito of the RAF Film and Photographic Unit showing badly damaged buildings in the area between Friedrich Hain and Lichtenberg, Berlin.Date | between 1945 and 1947 Source | http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//9/media-9014/large.jpg | This is photograph C 5284 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. | Author | Royal Air Force official photographerPermission(Reusing thi...more

  • A Higher Call: 3 of 4: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Adam Makos (Author), Robertson Dean (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

    Sep 15 2019

    Photo: Destroyed Luftwaffe Fw 190, 1945USAAF - United States Air Force Historical Research Agency via Cees Steijger (1991), "A History of USAFE", Voyageur, ISBN: 1853100757 Destroyed German Luftwaffe Focke-Wulf Fw 190A fighter (s/n 171568?), 1945. Permission details USGOV-PDView more Public Domainview terms File:Destroyed-FW-190.jpg http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow A Higher Call: 3 of 4: An Incredible True Story of Combat and ...more

  • A Higher Call: 2 of 4: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Adam Makos (Author), Robertson Dean (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

    Sep 15 2019

    Photo: B-17 Flying Fortresses from the 398th Bombardment Group fly a bombing run to Neumünster, Germany, on 13 April 1945. On 8 May, Germany surrendered, and Victory in Europe Day was declared.Unknown - http://www.bands.af.mil/shared/media/photodb/photos/040607-F-0000S-004.jpg OVER GERMANY -- B-17 Flying Fortresses from the 398th Bombardment Group fly a bombing run to Neumunster, Germany, on April 13, 1945, less than one month before the German surrender on May 8. Permission details Public Dom...more

  • A Higher Call: 1 of 4: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Adam Makos (Author), Robertson Dean (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher)

    Sep 15 2019

    Photo: B-17 Flying Fortresses Over Europe during World War IIView author information Public Domain File:B-17 Flying Fortress.jpg Uploaded: 2006-04-07 12:42:42 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow A Higher Call: 1 of 4: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Adam Makos (Author), Robertson Dean (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher) https://www.amaz...more

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

    Sep 15 2019

    Image:  An 1851 poster warning the "colored people of Boston" about policemen acting as slave catchers. Public domain.  Read the poster text at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Brown_(abolitionist)#/media/File:Slave_kidnap_post_1851_boston.jpg .By the time John Brown hung from the gallows for his crimes at Harper's Ferry, Northern abolitionists had made him a “holy martyr” in their campaign against Southern slave owners. This Northern hatred for Southerners long predated their objections to s...more

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

    Sep 15 2019

    Image: Daguerreotype of John Brown, taken by the African-American photographer Augustus Washington in Springfield, Massachusetts, c. 1846–47. Brown is holding the hand-colored flag of Subterranean Pass Way, his militant counterpart to the Underground Railroad.  Public domain..By the time John Brown hung from the gallows for his crimes at Harper's Ferry, Northern abolitionists had made him a “holy martyr” in their campaign against Southern slave owners. This Northern hatred for Southerners long p...more

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

    Sep 15 2019

    Image:  Scars of Peter, a whipped Louisiana slave, photographed in April 1863 and later distributed by abolitionists.  Public domain.         Scars of a whipped Mississippi slave, photo taken April 2, 1863, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. Original caption: "’Overseer Artayou Carrier whipped me. I was two months in bed sore from the whipping. My master come after I was whipped; he discharged the overseer.’ The very words of poor Peter, taken as he sat for his picture.".By the time John Brown hung fr...more

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

    Sep 15 2019

    Image: Thomas Jefferson.  In the original draft of the Declaration of Independence Jefferson accused King George III of fostering colonial slavery, encouraging American slaves to revolt, and condoning the African slave trade.  Public domain..By the time John Brown hung from the gallows for his crimes at Harper's Ferry, Northern abolitionists had made him a “holy martyr” in their campaign against Southern slave owners. This Northern hatred for Southerners long predated their objections to slavery...more

  • Argentina fails in an old-fashioned way. @MaryAnastasiaOG Mary Anastasia O'Grady @WSJOpinion

    Sep 15 2019

    Photo: Ushuaia, the southernmost town in the world, in the early evening.  Some kilometers east of Ushuaia is Estancia Harberton, “The Ranch at the End of the Earth,” founded in 1886 by the Bridges family among four indigenous peoples. See: The Uttermost Part of the Earth.  Photo author: Stellaveraush. Permissions*: see below..Argentina fails the in an old-fashioned way. @MaryAnastasiaOG Mary Anastasia O'Grady @WSJOpinionhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/argentina-needs-the-dollar-11566158469.*Permis...more

  • Bolsanaro vs the Brazilian State. Mary Anastasia O'Grady

    Sep 15 2019

    Painting:  Representation of the landing of Pedro Álvares Cabral in Porto Seguro, 1500. Created: 21 December 1921.  Public domain.. Bolsanaro vs the Brazilian State. @MaryAnastasiaOG @WSJOpinion The Amazon fires are mainly the result of drought, while Bolsonaro’s reforms are paving the way for faster growth.. . .  Mr Bolsonaro has become the bête noire of progressive punditry the world over for some of his statements on the environment. As fires rage in the Amazon jungle, largely because of drou...more

  • South Korea's I-ON Communications and the birth of an American working-man's professional football league. Albert Lee, I-ON North America.

    Sep 15 2019

    Photo: Original 1919 photograph of former Carlisle football stars as they met on the gridiron for a professional game as the Canton Bulldogs were set to complete their undefeated season and the professional championship. Thorpe and Calac are wearing their Canton Jerseys while Guyon was smart and appears to be wearing some type of an insulated jersey or warm-up.Date | 1919Source | RMY AuctionsAuthor | unattributedPermission(Reusing this file) |  | This work is in the public domain in its country ...more

  • Welcome to Visalia and the General Sherman and the General Grant Sequoias. @DevinNunes Podcast

    Sep 14 2019

    Photo: Paintings of Kings Canyon by Albert Bierstadt, early California landscape artist. Left: Kings River Canyon, California (ca. 1870) Right: Mount Brewer from King's River Canyon, California (1872) Albert Bierstadt - Heritage Auctions Public Domain File:Albert Bierstadt - Mount Brewer from King's River Canyon, California.jpg Created: 1872date QS:P571,+1872-00-00T00:00:00Z/9 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowWelcome to Visalia an...more

  • #TheScalaReport: Social science is denied access to the private and government social media data needed to measure voter manipulation. Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

    Sep 14 2019

    Photo: Mrs. Jas. [i.e., John] Blair, Mrs. B. Cochran [i.e., Cockran], Mrs. Archer Huntington, Mrs. T. Roosevelt Jr. (LOC)Bain News Service,, publisher. Mrs. Jas. [i.e., John] Blair, Mrs. B. Cochran [i.e., Cockran], Mrs. Archer Huntington, Mrs. T. Roosevelt Jr. [between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915] 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes:Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.Photo shows Mrs. Bourke Cockran, wife of New York politician William Bourke Cockran (1854-19...more

  • Surprise Visitor from another Solar System - David Grinspoon @FunkySpoon

    Sep 14 2019

    Image:  Photo of the comet Hale-Bopp above a tree. This picture was taken in the vicinity of Pazin in Istria/Croatia during a short Easter holiday. The tree was illuminated using a small flashlight. Author: Philipp Salzgeber.   Permissions*: see below..At first, it was just another bright, fuzzy speck in the sky. But it may turn out to be something much more exciting: the second known object to hurtle through our solar system after leaving another system.        Astronomers will need a lot more ...more

  • Bill McGurn: Johnny Can't Read Chaucer. What is to be done?

    Sep 14 2019

    Image:  Insular Half Uncial script.  In England and Ireland, the Latin script used from the post-Roman era to the Eighth Century. A formal book hand, especially used for significant liturgical books such as gospels.   .Johnny Can't Read Chaucer. What is to be done? @WJMcGurn @WSJ Is Majoring in English Worth It?  Employers used to be able to count on the skills a liberal-arts education cultivated.  . . .  If you’re a parent going into hock to pay for your son or daughter’s degree in English lit,...more

  • Elana DeLozier: Yemeni civil war is everyone against everyone. @ElanaGulf @WashInstitute

    Sep 14 2019

    Image:  Mocha was Yemen's busiest port in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. Public Domain .Elana DeLozier is a Research Fellow in the Bernstein Program on Gulf and Energy Policy at The Washington Institute, where she specializes in nuclear weapons and proliferation, counterterrorism, and Gulf politics.·      https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/sep/09/saudi-arabia-and-uae-in-joint-bid-to-end-further-yemen-conflict ·      https://www.wsj.com/articles/irans-other-terror-front-11568068776...more

  • David May: Is the Jordan River valley sovereign territory for Israel? @DavidSamuelMay @FDD

    Sep 14 2019

    Image:   The Sea of Galilee. At its southern tip (right side) the Jordan River exits the lake and enters the Jordan Valley.  The Jordan Valley is several degrees warmer than adjacent areas, and its year-round agricultural climate, fertile soils and water supply made it a site for agriculture dating to about 10,000 years ago. By about 3000 BCE, produce from the valley was being exported to neighboring regions.  Author: אלה פאוסט.  Permission*:  see below.  .Is the Jordan River valley sovereign te...more

  • Olli Heinonen: Iran grossly violates the JCPOA and worse. @OlliHeinonen @FDD

    Sep 14 2019

    Image:  Portrait of Fath Ali Shah, Qajar emperor. Public domain.. Olli Heinonen: Iran grossly violates the JCPOA and worse.  Dr. Olli Heinonen is a senior advisor on science and nonproliferation at FDD. He is the former deputy director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and head of its Department of Safeguards. Olli is also a member of the non-partisan Iran Task Force. Olli is currently a senior Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government’s Belfer Center for Science...more

  • Pushing back against online anti-Semitism. Yalon Farhi, Together Online.

    Sep 14 2019

    Image: Jews (identified by the mandatory Jewish badge and Jewish hat) being burned at the stake. 1515. Public domain.        Diebold Schilling - Heritage. Civilization and the Jews by w: Abba Eban p.160 Credit: Burgerbibliothek, Lucerne. Pushing back against online anti-semtisim. Colonel Yalon Farhi serves in the IDF Reserves, and currently runs Together Online, which aims to synchronize efforts to combat and expose anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias.●      https://www.jta.org/2019/08/20/united-...more

  • Israel's Groundhog Day Election. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Sep 14 2019

    Photo: Wilbur David Good ( September 28, 1885 - December 30, 1963) born in Punxsutawney was an Outfielder for the New York Highlanders (1905), Cleveland Naps (1908-09), Boston Doves/Boston Rustlers (1910-11), Chicago Cubs (1911-15), Philadelphia Phillies (1916) and Chicago White Sox (1918). en:Wilbur_Good http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowIsrael's Groundhog Day Election. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

  • Back to the Future with Great Power Politics on Pennsylvania Avenue. Richard Fontaine @CNASDC

    Sep 14 2019

    Photo: The heads of the "Big Four" nations at the Paris Peace Conference, 27 May 1919. From left to right: David Lloyd George, Vittorio Orlando, Georges Clemenceau, and Woodrow Wilson Edward N. Jackson (US Army Signal Corps) - U.S. Signal Corps photo Council of Four at the WWI Paris peace conference, May 27, 1919 (candid photo) (L - R) Prime Minister David Lloyd George (Great Britian) Premier Vittorio Orlando, Italy, French Premier Georges Clemenceau, President Woodrow Wilson Public Domain File...more

  • Iran is basing long-range missiles in Anbar Province. Jonathan Speyer. @JerusalemCenter Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Sep 13 2019

    Photo: An aerial photograph of the urban areas around Ramadi and the Euphrates River, where a majority of the Anbar Governorate population lived[9] Cpl. Jeremy M. Giacomino, USMC - Defenseimagery.Mil Shown here April 23, 2008, is an aerial view of the Euphrates River in Ramadi, Iraq, taken from a U.S. Marine Corps UH-1N Huey Helicopter flown by Marines of Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 169, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jere...more

  • Not the Onion: The Democrats propose socialism, gun-grabbing and banning private property. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Sep 13 2019

    Photo: Boy and toy record player, 1920sWalker, Harry [photographer] - http://digital.lib.uh.edu/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/p15195coll17&CISOPTR=0 A smiling young boy, in a striped shirt, sitting on a wooden deck next to a small toy phonograph. CC0 File:Phonograph.jpg Created: 7 November 2011 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowNot the Onion: The Democrats propose socialism, gun-grabbing and banning private property. @SebGork...more

  • McCabe takes the fall for the conspirators. 1 of 2: @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR

    Sep 13 2019

    Photo: Mitchell, Richard Nixon, J. Edgar Hoover and John Ehrlichman in May 1971 Byron E. Schumaker, ca. 1935-, Photographer (NARA record: 8451340) - U.S. National Archives and Records Administration Scope and content: Pictured: John Mitchell, Richard M. Nixon, J. Edgar Hoover, John D. Ehrlichman. Subject: Law Enforcement. Public Domain File:President Nixon conferring with Attorney-General Mitchell, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover and John D. Ehrlichman` - NARA - 194722.tif Created: 26 May 1971dat...more

  • McCabe takes the fall for the conspirators. 2 of 2: @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR

    Sep 13 2019

    Photo: Former Attorney General Mitchell enters the Senate caucus room to testify before the Senate Watergate Committee, 1973U.S. Senate Historical Office - U.S. Senate. http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/common/image/watergate-Mitchell.htm John N. Mitchell, former Attorney General of the United States, enters the Senate caucus room to testify before the Watergate Committee. Permission details public domain file courtesy of the U.S. Senate Historical OfficeView more Public Domainview...more

  • Black market poisons and vaping. @HenryIMiller Pacific Research Institute.

    Sep 13 2019

    Photo: THE MORE IMPORTANT PLANT PRODUCTS 8i may have travelled from Persia to China by this same overlandroute ? The poppy is (or was) a winter crop in Szechuan, beinggarnered in April and May in ample time to prepare for therice-crop. No other crop even remotely approximating thepecuniary value of opium can take its place. Several plants yielding fibres valued for textUe and cordagepurposes are grown in China. In Szechuan the most importantof these is the true Hemp (Cannabis sativa), colloquial...more

  • PRC vs US Race for AI supremacy & What is to be done? @WeTheBrandon @theamgreatness, @amspectator, @NERIconoclast, @AmericanThinker @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Sep 13 2019

    Photo: Woven silk textile from Tomb No. 1 at Mawangdui Han tombs site, Changsha, Hunan province, China, dated to the Western Han dynasty, 2nd century bceChinese artist - Scanned from Michael Sullivan's The Arts of China: Fourth Edition (1999) Woven silk textile from Tomb No. 1 at Mawangdui, Changsha, Hunan province, China, dated to the Western Han Dynasty, 2nd century BC. Public Domain File:Woven silk, Western Han Dynasty.jpg Created: 2nd century BC date QS:P,-150-00-00T00:00:00Z/7 http://John...more

  • Democracy and the Unconverted; Larry Diamond, Hoover

    Sep 13 2019

    Photo:  Replica of the statue "Goddess of Democracy" from the Tian An Men square protests in 1989. Photo taken in Victoria Park, Hong Kong, during the commemoration event for the 21st anniversary of the massacre. Public domain.  MarsmanRom & Isa Ng - Own work.Democracy and the Unconverted. Without the support of the U.S. government, pro-democracy forces around the world will wither as authoritarianism gains ground. Larry Diamond, Hoover Institution        Since the end of the Cold War, democ...more

  • Not a dry eye at Shanksville, Pennsylvania. @SalenaZito

    Sep 13 2019

    Image:  Flight 93 crash site at Shanksville, Pennsylvania.   Public domain. United States v. Zacarias Moussaoui Criminal No. 01-455-A Prosecution Trial Exhibits Exhibit Number P200057 Photograph of the scene in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, where Flight 93 crashed; resized and slightly retouched to improve quality. Not a dry eye at Shanksville, Pennsylvania. @SalenaZito.   Fifteen years after first cresting the hill on the county dirt road off of U.S. 30 in Somerset County, it is still impossib...more

  • 2/2 For fair employment outcomes, trust the marketplace, not the regulators; Richard Epstein

    Sep 13 2019

    Photo: Horse eating from a feedbag in Florence, Italy. Public domain..Richard Epstein  / For fair employment outcomes, trust the marketplace, not the regulators. . . The numerous critics of trickle-down economics have included such notable historical figures as the actor Will Rogers, who believed in “trickle-up” economics. Not to be outdone, the once-famous economist John Kenneth Galbraith opined, "If you feed the horse enough oats, some will pass through to the road for the sparrows." These nay...more

  • 1/2 For fair employment outcomes, trust the marketplace, not the regulators; Richard Epstein

    Sep 13 2019

    Photo: The souq in Amman – a rich and active marketplace.  Permissions* see below..Richard Epstein, Chicago Law, NYU Law, Hoover Institution: This past week, the New York Times reporter Ben Casselman wrote a powerful story with the provocative title, “In a Tight Labor Market, a Disability May Not Be a Barrier.” The article praised the diversity and inclusion initiatives that are now deeply embedded in modern corporate culture. Casselman told the moving story of Kate Cosway, who obtained her mast...more

  • Trudeau of Canada chooses a Red China friend as Ambassador to China. Charles Burton, Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad at Macdonald-Laurier Institute. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Sep 13 2019

    Photo: York Street in the Byward Market, Ottawa, Canada ca. 1911.Français : Le marché By Ward sur la rue York, a Ottawa, Canada ca. 1911.Date | circa 1911http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowTrudeau of Canada chooses a Red China friend as Ambassador to China. Charles Burton, Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad at Macdonald-Laurier Institute. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast 

  • #VanceryReport: The non-transparent perils of WeWork & the limits of an IPO. Gunnar Gregory, CEO Vancery.com

    Sep 13 2019

    Photo: : The Chrysler Building in 1932 Samuel Gottscho - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID ppmsca.05841. 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. Empire State Building, New York City. [View from], to Chrysler Bldg. and Queensboro Bridge, low viewpoint Public Domain File:Chrysler Building Midtown...more

  • Congress aims to close off Hong Kong to PRC tech threats. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Sep 12 2019

    Photo: : Star Ferry Pier and  Kowloon Station (KCR) in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong.Date | 中文: 約1920年。English: Around 1920.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowCongress aims to close off Hong Kong to PRC tech threats. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast https://www.ft.com/content/326748f6-d421-11e9-8367-807ebd53ab77

  • 9/11 then and now in the face of PRC threat. Stephen @YatesDCIA @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Sep 12 2019

    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.Français : Membres de la guarde d'honneur chinoise paradant au cours d'une cérémonie de bienvenue organisée en l'honneur du général Peter Pace, au ministère de la défense chinois, à Pékin.Date | 22 March 2007http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow9/11...more

  • Ten percent of the Hong Kong demonstrators prepare for severe PRC aggression. @Michael_Yon @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Sep 12 2019

    Photo: Hong Kong Street Asian Alley Slum City ChinaLicense to use Creative Commons Zero - CC0. You are free to use for many purposes without worrying issues copyright because this image is TRUE FREE. We just want you to back a referral link to Max Pixel (optional). http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowTen percent of the Hong Kong demonstrators prepare for severe PRC aggression. @Michael_Yon @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast 

  • Google is a 90% monopoly of on-line advertising & What is to be done? @jrhuddles

    Sep 12 2019

    Photo: A Railway Post Office clerk is photographed holding a mail pouch and leaning out of a Baltimore & Ohio railroad car next to the car's mail exchange arm, as if waiting to make a mail exchange.Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographerMedium: Black and white photographic printCulture: AmericanGeography: USADate: 1913Collection: U.S. Railway Mail ServicePersistent URL: http://photography.si.edu/SearchImage.aspx?t=5&id=1965&q=A.2006-64Repository: National Postal MuseumAccessi...more

  • Outer Space and the US in 2060 A.D, six scenarios: 2 of 2: Peter Garretson, American Foreign Policy Council.

    Sep 12 2019

    Photo: Map of Moon showing prospective sites for Apollo 11. Site 2 was chosen.NASA - https://www.nasa.gov/feature/50-years-ago-lunar-landing-sites-selected Map of Moon showing prospective sites for Apollo 11. Actual site was site 2. Public Domain File:Lunar site selection globe.jpg Created: circa 1968 date QS:P,+1968-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowOuter Space and the US in 2060 A.D, six scenario...more

  • Outer Space and the US in 2060 A.D, six scenarios: 1 of 2: Peter Garretson, American Foreign Policy Council.

    Sep 12 2019

    Photo: An illustration captioned "So this is How", from Jules Verne's novel Around the Moon drawn by Émile-Antoine Bayard and Alphonse de Neuville. This incipit refers to a passage that responds to the English nickname "green cheese" for the moon: "So this is how the British treats the beauteous Diana, fair Phoebe, lovely Isis, charming Astarte, the queen of the nights, the daughter of Leto and Jupiter, the younger sister of the radiant Apollo!" Polski: Ilustracja powieści Juliusza Verne'a Wokół...more

  • Finding a Russian spy in Russiagate/ Spygate: 2 of 2: Larry Johnson, Sic Semper Tyrannis

    Sep 12 2019

    Photo: Example of work by Fedor Alekseev Painting entitled "The Foundling Hospital in Moscow" by Fedor Alekseev, dated 1800. Copyright expired.Date | Source | Unknownhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowFinding a Russian spy in Russiagate/ Spygate: 2 of 2: Larry Johnson, Sic Semper Tyrannishttps://turcopolier.typepad.com/sic_semper_tyrannis/2019/09/john-brennans-and-jim-clappers-last-gasp-by-larry-c-johnson.html

  • Finding a Russian spy in Russiagate/ Spygate: 1 of 2: Larry Johnson, Sic Semper Tyrannis

    Sep 12 2019

    Photo: Картина «Вид Дворцовой площади и здания Главного штаба в Санкт-Петербурге» работы Василия Садовникова. Акварель.English: A watercolor painting of Palace Square, Saint Petersburg by Vasily Sadovnikov, painted c. 1847. The painting is now displayed at the Hermitage Museum.Date | 1840s Source | http://fabrilia.ru/item.php?id=1261http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowFinding a Russian spy in Russiagate/ Spygate: 1 of 2: Larry Johnson,...more

  • The Titanic is turning into an extremophile colony. Charles Pellegrino, author, "Farewell Titanic."

    Sep 12 2019

    Photo: A tetrad of Deinococcus radiodurans, a radioresistant extremophile bacteriumCredit: TEM of D. radiodurans acquired in the laboratory of Michael Daly, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD, USA. http://www.usuhs.mil/pat/deinococcus/index_20.htm - Copy at en:Image:Deinococcus.jpg, uploaded by en:user:Statkit1, taken from www.ornl.gov/ORNLReview/v34 The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Higher version, curretn from: http://genome.gsc.riken.go.jp/hgmis/graphics/slides/images/YGG-00-0076_we...more

  • SpaceX Prepping StarHopper for Mars. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Sep 12 2019

    Photo: Mars Blood Moon Moon Landscape Blue Hour FieldA great picture you can use for free for many different purposes: wallpaper, printing, publishing, commercial products ... etc. License use Creative Commons Zero - CC0. A referral link to Max Pixel (not required). http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowSpaceX Prepping StarHopper for Mars. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.comhttps://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/...more

  • Moon crash. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Sep 12 2019

    Photo: April 2013_lunar_eclipse view of earth The orientation of the earth as viewed from the center of the moon during greatest eclipse. thumb SockPuppetForTomruen at English Wikipedia - Own work Public Domain File:Lunar eclipse from moon-2013Apr25.png Created: 25 March 2009 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowMoon crash. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.comhttps://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/chandrayaan-2-...more

  • The Kennedy Clan returns to the hunt for the Senate and beyond. @HooverWhalen

    Sep 11 2019

    Photo: President (1961-1963 : Kennedy). Office of the Naval Aide to the President. (1961 - 1963)Title | President with Theodore Sorensen. Theodore Sorensen, President Kennedy. White House, South Lawn.Date | 12 March 1963his media is available in the holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration, cataloged under the National Archives Identifier (NAID) 194193.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe Kennedy Clan returns to ...more

  • Brexit Watch: The Scots dislike Boris Johnson, and so he will spend a lot of money on Scotland. @RealConstable

    Sep 11 2019

    Photo: [Inverness from castle, Scotland] [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 Photographic Company, 1905.Print no. "13055".Forms part of: Views of landscape and architecture in Scotland in the Photochrom print collection. Subjects:Scotland--Inverness.  Format: Photochrom prints--Color--1890-1900.  Rights Info: No known restrictions on reproduction.  Reposit...more

  • The Democrats speak of climate as doom. @LizPeek @TheHill @FoxNews

    Sep 11 2019

    Photo: The sixth hurricane of 1906 was one of 11 hurricanes or tropical cyclones that Atlantic hurricane season. The storm made landfall on September 27, 1906, west of Biloxi, Mississippi, but wreaked its greatest damage from Mobile, Alabama to Pensacola, Florida. The Category 4 hurricane was the most destructive storm to strike the Pensacola area in 170 years. Winds in excess of 105 miles (170 kilometers) per hour stretched past the city and port of Pensacola, and Escambia Bay in the Gulf of Me...more

  • There never was a recession & What is to be done? @LizPeek @TheHill

    Sep 11 2019

    Photo: Panning for gold on the Mokelumne River in California.Harper's Weekly: How We Got Gold in California. 1860 man panning for gold on the Mokelumne http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThere never was a recession & What is to be done? @LizPeek @TheHillhttps://www.cnbc.com/2019/09/10/investors-dump-winners-and-buy-economically-sensitive-stocks.htmlhttps://www.cnbc.com/2019/09/10/investors-dump-winners-and-buy-economically-sensit...more

  • India takes advantage of PRC's weakness in Pakistan's Kashmir. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Sep 11 2019

    Photo: Image taken from page 232 of 'Letters from India and Kashmir: written 1870; illustrated and annotated 1873. [By J. Duguid. With plates.]'Image taken from:  Title: "Letters from India and Kashmir: written 1870; illustrated and annotated 1873. [By J. Duguid. With plates.]", "Appendix" Contributor: DUGUID, J. - Author of “Letters from India and Kashmir.” Author: India Shelfmark: "British Library HMNTS 10056.ff.22.", "British Library OC ORW.1986.a.2999" Page: 232 Place of Publishing: London D...more

  • The Game of Yemen Thrones. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Sep 11 2019

    Photo: Image taken from page 183 of 'Arabistan: or the Land of “The Arabian Nights.” Being travels through Egypt, Arabia, and Persia, to Bagdad ... With an introduction by Bayard Taylor. [Illustrated.]'Image taken from:  Title: "Arabistan: or the Land of “The Arabian Nights.” Being travels through Egypt, Arabia, and Persia, to Bagdad ... With an introduction by Bayard Taylor. [Illustrated.]" Author: FOGG, William Perry. Contributor: Taylor, Bayard. Shelfmark: "British Library HMNTS 10077.de.3.",...more

  • Hotel Mars: The Birth of the Air Force's Space Command: 2 of 2: Doug Laverro, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy. David Livingston, SpaceShow.com

    Sep 11 2019

    Photo: Jonathan Swift: Gullivers Reisen (Ausgabe von 1839), die fliegende Insel Laputa.Date | Original von 1839, Foto von 2018Source | Gerd Küveler private collection / PrivatsammlungAuthor | unknownGerd Küveler (reproduction)http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowHotel Mars: The Birth of the Air Force's Space Command: 2 of 2: Doug Laverro, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy. David Livingston, SpaceShow.com

  • Hotel Mars: The Birth of the Air Force's Space Command: 1 of 2: Doug Laverro, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy. David Livingston, SpaceShow.com

    Sep 11 2019

    Photo: An illustration from Jules Verne's essay 'Edgard Poë et ses oeuvres' (Edgar Poe and his Works,1862) drawn by Frederic Lix or Yan' Dargent. Polski: Ilustracja artykułu Juliusza Verne'a 'Edgard Poë et ses oeuvres' (Edgar Poe i jego dzieła, 1862)Description:An illustration from Jules Verne's essay 'Edgard Poë et ses oeuvres' (Edgar Poe and his Works,1862) drawn by Frederic Lix or Yan' Dargent. Polski: Ilustracja artykułu Juliusza Verne'a 'Edgard Poë et ses oeuvres' (Edgar Poe i jego dzieła, ...more

  • Waiting for Biden to disappoint and Warren to outperform. @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

    Sep 11 2019

    Photo: Photograph of William Jennings Bryan as a young man.Date | Source | Obtained from the online portrait gallery of the University of Texas at Austin [1].This media file is in the public domain in the United States. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowWaiting for Biden to disappoint and Warren to outperform. @JohnFund @ThadMcCotterhttps://www.cbsnews.com/news/democratic-polls-2020-elizabeth-warren-rises-as-joe-biden-clings-to-deleg...more

  • Iran's secret nuke weapon site uncovered. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter

    Sep 11 2019

    Photo: Shah of Persia arriving in Ourmiah 1911 (date created or published later by Bain) 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes:Title and date from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.Photo shows visit of Ahmad Shah Qajar (1898-1930), to Urmia, Iran. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009)Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Subjects:Ourmiah, Persia  Format: Glass negatives.  Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.  Reposito...more

  • "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Jewish Community of Afghanistan. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter

    Sep 11 2019

    Photo: Ghazni in early 1800s.Lieutenant James Rattray - The British Library Town and Citadel of Ghuznee This lithograph was taken from plate 18 of 'Afghaunistan' by Lieutenant James Rattray. This sketch was made near some mosques outside the Kandahar Gate to the west side of Ghazni, a city Rattray visited several times. Ghazni had enjoyed its principal moment of glory 800 years earlier when it was the capital of an empire extending from the Armenian mountains to the fertile plains of the Ganges...more

  • How do Americans think their neighbors value liberty in dollars? @TimKane @HooverInst

    Sep 11 2019

    Photo: Title: "The Bell of Liberty guided by Philadelphia Policemen." Liberty Bell Day at the 1904 World's Fair.Date | 1904Source | Missouri History MuseumURL: http://images.mohistory.org/image/6D70D6DE-A1F9-8CAE-0263-8BA99FB734AA/original.jpgGallery: http://collections.mohistory.org/resource/146024Author | Jessie Tarbox BealsPermission(Reusing this file) | UND - Copyright undeterminedMHS Open Access Policy: You are welcome to download and utilize any digital file that the Missouri Historical be...more

  • The Chinese economy’s slowdown and CCP thugs firebomb a home; Gordon Chang & Thaddeus McCotter

    Sep 10 2019

    Image:  A German soldier with two Molotov cocktails on the Eastern Front. Public domain..Last week’s firebombing at the home of Jimmy Lai, publisher of The Apple, Hong Kong newspaper, occurred an hour after the dinner guests (including Gordon Chang) had left.  A bunch of thugs on motorcycles threw bombs to kill Jimmy, one of the most prominent publishers in Asia. Seems that Mainland has stepped up its provocations.                    China is accumulating a lot of debt. No one knows what the rea...more

  • YouTube invades intellectual space, bans education, calls Jews “Nazis”; with Marissa Streit, CEO of PragerU

    Sep 10 2019

    Image:  Political cartoon criticizing the alliance between the prohibitionists and women's suffrage movements. The Genii of Intolerance, labelled "Prohibition," emerges from his bottle. Cartoon by Oscar Edward Cesare (1885-1948).  Public domain. Moral: censorship doesn't work.Marissa Streit, PragerU CEO, concerning YouTube, and its invasions of content as it labels political videos of which it doesn't approve as “pornography”! Two court cases anent this: State and Federal claims; the Federal cas...more

  • The Taliban is uniformly untrustworthy. @BillRoggio @FDD

    Sep 10 2019

    Photo: The Taliban is uniformly untrustworthy. @BillRoggio @FDDhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe Taliban is uniformly untrustworthy. @BillRoggio @FDDhttps://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2019/09/suicide-bombing-in-kabul-latest-in-taliban-wave-of-attacks.php

  • Thousands of American flags at the Hong Kong demonstration nearby the American consulate. @Michael_Yon @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @ThadMcCotter

    Sep 10 2019

    Photo: 55 houses at the Peak by Lai Afong, c1880s Lai Afong - http://www.ebay.com/itm/VERY-RARE-HONG-KONG-CHINA-12-ALBUMEN-PHOTOGRAPH-ALBUM-1880s-ATT-LAI-AFONG-/142294953948 View at Peak Hill Public Domain File:No 12 View at Peak Hill by Lai Afong.jpg Created: 1880s date QS:P,+1880-00-00T00:00:00Z/8 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThousands of American flags at the Hong Kong demonstration nearby the American consulate. @Michael_...more

  • Who is Astronaut Charles Walker? Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Sep 09 2019

    Photo: This picture, recorded by one of the Expedition 31 crew members aboard the International Space Station, features Aurora Australis with star streaks while the vehicle was over the South Pacific Ocean. Image credit: NASAhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowWho is Astronaut Charles Walker? Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

  • TMT defeated again. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Sep 09 2019

    Photo: English: Residence of Judge Hermann A. Widemann in Honolulu, Hawaii.Date | not given, before 1900Source | Page 156. Riches and marvels of Hawaii: A charming description of her unique history, strange people, exquisite climate, wondrous volcanoes, luxurious productions, beautiful cities, corrupt monarchy, revolution, provisional government and annexation, John Leavitt Stevens, Edgewood Publishing Co., 1900Author | Unknownhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/sche...more

  • 8/8 All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. III, 1856-1860 ; by Sidney Blumenthal (Author), de Golia, Jack (Narrator)

    Sep 09 2019

    Image:  Charles Sumner daguerreotype, c. 1850. Public domain..All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. III, 1856-1860 Audio CD – Audiobook, MP3 Audio, Unabridged;  by Sidney Blumenthal  (Author), de Golia, Jack (Narrator)        In All the Powers of Earth, Lincoln's incredible ascent to power in a world of chaos is newly revealed through the great biographer's extraordinary research and literary style.          After a period of depression that he would ever find his ...more

  • 7/8 All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. III, 1856-1860 ; by Sidney Blumenthal (Author), de Golia, Jack (Narrator)

    Sep 09 2019

    Image: Composite image from portrait photographs of Abraham Lincoln (1860) and Stephen A. Douglas (1859).  Public domain..All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. III, 1856-1860 Audio CD – Audiobook, MP3 Audio, Unabridged;  by Sidney Blumenthal  (Author), de Golia, Jack (Narrator)        In All the Powers of Earth, Lincoln's incredible ascent to power in a world of chaos is newly revealed through the great biographer's extraordinary research and literary style.       ...more

  • 6/8 All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. III, 1856-1860 ; by Sidney Blumenthal (Author), de Golia, Jack (Narrator)

    Sep 09 2019

    Image:  Frederick Douglass, c.1840s, in his twenties. Public domain..All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. III, 1856-1860 Audio CD – Audiobook, MP3 Audio, Unabridged;  by Sidney Blumenthal  (Author), de Golia, Jack (Narrator)        In All the Powers of Earth, Lincoln's incredible ascent to power in a world of chaos is newly revealed through the great biographer's extraordinary research and literary style.          After a period of depression that he would ever fi...more

  • 5/8 All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. III, 1856-1860 ; by Sidney Blumenthal (Author), de Golia, Jack (Narrator)

    Sep 09 2019

    Image: “The Last Moments of John Brown,” a late-19th century painting by the Irish-American artist Thomas Hovenden. Done in oil on canvas, the painting depicts the American abolitionist and insurrectionist John Brown being led to his execution. The painting is on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Created between 1882 and 1884.          Permissions: This file is made available under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. The person who associated a w...more

  • 4/8 All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. III, 1856-1860 ; by Sidney Blumenthal (Author), de Golia, Jack (Narrator)

    Sep 09 2019

    Image:  Dred and Harriet Scott, wood engraving after photographs by Fitzgibbon, St. Louis.  Public domain.. All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. III, 1856-1860 Audio CD – Audiobook, MP3 Audio, Unabridged;  by Sidney Blumenthal  (Author), de Golia, Jack (Narrator)        In All the Powers of Earth, Lincoln's incredible ascent to power in a world of chaos is newly revealed through the great biographer's extraordinary research and literary style.          After a per...more

  • 3/8 All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. III, 1856-1860 ; by Sidney Blumenthal (Author), de Golia, Jack (Narrator)

    Sep 09 2019

    Image:  James Buchanan, 15th President of the United States.  .All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. III, 1856-1860 Audio CD – Audiobook, MP3 Audio, Unabridged;  by Sidney Blumenthal  (Author), de Golia, Jack (Narrator)        In All the Powers of Earth, Lincoln's incredible ascent to power in a world of chaos is newly revealed through the great biographer's extraordinary research and literary style.          After a period of depression that he would ever find his...more

  • 2/8 All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. III, 1856-1860 ; by Sidney Blumenthal (Author), de Golia, Jack (Narrator)

    Sep 09 2019

    Image: William H Seward, around 1844; 24th United States Secretary of State. Painting by Henry Inman.  Public domain.  . All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. III, 1856-1860 Audio CD – Audiobook, MP3 Audio, Unabridged;  by Sidney Blumenthal  (Author), de Golia, Jack (Narrator)        In All the Powers of Earth, Lincoln's incredible ascent to power in a world of chaos is newly revealed through the great biographer's extraordinary research and literary style.        ...more

  • 1/8 All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. III, 1856-1860 ; by Sidney Blumenthal (Author), de Golia, Jack (Narrator)

    Sep 09 2019

    Image: Abraham Lincoln, 3 June 1860; sixteenth President of the United States.  Library of Congress. Public domain.. All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. III, 1856-1860 Audio CD – Audiobook, MP3 Audio, Unabridged;  by Sidney Blumenthal  (Author), de Golia, Jack (Narrator)        In All the Powers of Earth, Lincoln's incredible ascent to power in a world of chaos is newly revealed through the great biographer's extraordinary research and literary style.          Af...more

  • 4/4 Shanghai 1937: Stalingrad on the Yangtze; Peter Harmsen (Author), George Backman (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Sep 09 2019

    Image: Street in the Shanghai Ghetto, formally known as the Restricted Sector for Stateless Refugees, was an area of approximately one square mile in the Hongkew district of Japanese-occupied Shanghai. 1943.  Public domain..Shanghai 1937: Stalingrad on the Yangtze;  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Peter Harmsen (Author), George Backman (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)https://www.amazon.com/Shanghai-1937-Stalingrad-Yangtze/dp/B00JW034GG/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=15678867...more

  • 3/4 Shanghai 1937: Stalingrad on the Yangtze; Peter Harmsen (Author), George Backman (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Sep 09 2019

    Image: Shanghai's Nanjing Road in the 1930s. Unknown author.  This image is now in the public domain in China because its term of copyright has expired..Shanghai 1937: Stalingrad on the Yangtze;  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Peter Harmsen (Author), George Backman (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)https://www.amazon.com/Shanghai-1937-Stalingrad-Yangtze/dp/B00JW034GG/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1567886747&sr=8-1This deeply researched book describes one of the great for...more

  • 2/4 Shanghai 1937: Stalingrad on the Yangtze; Peter Harmsen (Author), George Backman (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Sep 09 2019

    Image:  Map of the Old City of Shanghai, Seventeenth Century. Author:  World Imaging; own work, photographed at the Da Jing Ge Pavillion                 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;  Under the following conditions:  attribution – You m...more

  • 1/4 Shanghai 1937: Stalingrad on the Yangtze; Peter Harmsen (Author), George Backman (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Sep 09 2019

    Image: France Town in Shanghai, 1905; historical postcard of China. Public domain.. Shanghai 1937: Stalingrad on the Yangtze;  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Peter Harmsen (Author), George Backman (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)https://www.amazon.com/Shanghai-1937-Stalingrad-Yangtze/dp/B00JW034GG/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1567886747&sr=8-1This deeply researched book describes one of the great forgotten battles of the 20th century. At its height it involved nearly ...more

  • 4/4 American Fun: Four Centuries of Joyous Revolt, by John Beckman.

    Sep 08 2019

    Image: Woodstock 1969.  Public domain.        Wikipedia: . . . Along with the name Youth International Party, the organization was also simply called Yippie!, as in a shout for joy (with an exclamation mark to express exhilaration). "What does ‘Yippie!’ mean?" Abbie Hoffman wrote. "Energy – fun – fierceness – exclamation point!". American Fun: Four Centuries of Joyous Revolt, by John Beckman.   https://www.amazon.com/American-Fun-Centuries-Joyous-Revolt/dp/0307908178/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encodi...more

  • 3/4 American Fun: Four Centuries of Joyous Revolt, by John Beckman.

    Sep 08 2019

    Image: The fabulous Josephine Baker dancing the Charleston; here, at the Folies-Bergère in Paris. Public domain.. American Fun: Four Centuries of Joyous Revolt,by John Beckman.   https://www.amazon.com/American-Fun-Centuries-Joyous-Revolt/dp/0307908178/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1567886578&sr=8-1 Here is an animated and wonderfully engaging work of cultural history that lays out America’s unruly past by describing the ways in which cutting loose has always been, and still is...more

  • 2/4 American Fun: Four Centuries of Joyous Revolt, by John Beckman.

    Sep 08 2019

    Image:  1. See: Tip, Tap, and Toe: possibly the best dancers in American history. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BHsxGU9_YQ 2.  The Old Plantation (Slaves Dancing on a South Carolina Plantation), ca. 1785-1795. watercolor on paper, attributed to John Rose, Beaufort County, South Carolina. Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA.        This is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art. The work of art itself is in the pub...more

  • 1/ 4 American Fun: Four Centuries of Joyous Revolt, by John Beckman.

    Sep 08 2019

    Image: The Embarkation of the Pilgrims (1857) by the American painter Robert Walter Weir, at the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.  This is a moment when they were not having fun. Public domain.. American Fun: Four Centuries of Joyous Revolt,by John Beckman.   https://www.amazon.com/American-Fun-Centuries-Joyous-Revolt/dp/0307908178/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1567886578&sr=8-1 Here is an animated and wonderfully engaging work of cultural history that lays out America...more

  • 4/4 The Garments of Court and Palace: Machiavelli and the World That He Made, by Philip Bobbitt

    Sep 08 2019

    Image:  Giulio Clovio, Adoration of the Magi and Solomon Adored by the Queen of Sheba from the Farnese Hours, 1546.  Public Domain . The Garments of Court and Palace: Machiavelli and the World That He Made ; Hardcover – July 9, 2013.  by Philip Bobbitt (Author) The Prince, a political treatise by the Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolo Machiavelli, is widely regarded as the single most influential book on politics—and in particular on the politics of power—ever written.     ...more

  • 3/4 The Garments of Court and Palace: Machiavelli and the World That He Made, by Philip Bobbitt

    Sep 08 2019

    Image:  Coats of arms of the guilds of Florence, 18th century.  Public domain.. The Garments of Court and Palace: Machiavelli and the World That He Made ; Hardcover – July 9, 2013.  by Philip Bobbitt (Author) The Prince, a political treatise by the Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolo Machiavelli, is widely regarded as the single most influential book on politics—and in particular on the politics of power—ever written.         In this groundbreaking book, Philip Bobbitt explo...more

  • 2/4 The Garments of Court and Palace: Machiavelli and the World That He Made, by Philip Bobbitt

    Sep 08 2019

    Image:  Girolamo Savonarola being hanged and burnt at the stake in 1498, in Piazza della Signoria in Florence.  Museo di San Marco.   Public domain.. The Garments of Court and Palace: Machiavelli and the World That He Made ; Hardcover – July 9, 2013.  by Philip Bobbitt (Author) The Prince, a political treatise by the Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolo Machiavelli, is widely regarded as the single most influential book on politics—and in particular on the politics of power—e...more

  • 1/4 The Garments of Court and Palace: Machiavelli and the World That He Made, by Philip Bobbitt

    Sep 08 2019

    Image:  Portrait of Niccolò Machiavelli by Santi di Tito. Public domain.. The Garments of Court and Palace: Machiavelli and the World That He Made ; Hardcover – July 9, 2013.  by Philip Bobbitt (Author) The Prince, a political treatise by the Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolo Machiavelli, is widely regarded as the single most influential book on politics—and in particular on the politics of power—ever written.         In this groundbreaking book, Philip Bobbitt explores t...more

  • 4/4 Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet; by John Bradshaw

    Sep 08 2019

    Image: Musk cat, by Uto Gyoshi (Japanese, second half of Sixteenth Century.  Hanging scroll.  Public domain, courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum  . Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet;  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  John Bradshaw (Author), Graeme Malcolm (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)https://www.amazon.com/Cat-Sense-Feline-Science-Better/dp/B00ECCVMEU/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=cat+sense+bradshaw&qid=1567886222&s=audible&sr=1-1Cats have...more

  • 3/4 Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet; by John Bradshaw

    Sep 08 2019

    Image:  Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat, ca. 1st century B.C. Parthian. Public domain, courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum  . Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet;  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  John Bradshaw (Author), Graeme Malcolm (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)https://www.amazon.com/Cat-Sense-Feline-Science-Better/dp/B00ECCVMEU/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=cat+sense+bradshaw&qid=1567886222&s=audible&sr=1-1Cats have been...more

  • 2/4 Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet; by John Bradshaw

    Sep 08 2019

    Image:  Cat sitting under a chair, a mural in an Egyptian tomb dating to the 15th century BC. Public domain.. Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet;  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  John Bradshaw (Author), Graeme Malcolm (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)https://www.amazon.com/Cat-Sense-Feline-Science-Better/dp/B00ECCVMEU/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=cat+sense+bradshaw&qid=1567886222&s=audible&sr=1-1Cats have been popular household pets for thous...more

  • 1/4 Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet; by John Bradshaw

    Sep 08 2019

    Image: Young male tabby cat, Portugal.           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. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled GNU Free Documentation License.. Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Y...more

  • The New America Civil War: Moderation destroyed. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Sep 08 2019

    Photo: Lithograph of Howard's Corps of Sherman's Army crossing the Edisto during the Carolinas Campaign from 1872 children's textbook.Shea, John Gilmary - Shea, John Gilmary, A child's hist. of the US, 1872 Sherman's March to the Sea ; crossing the Edisto. Public Domain File:Sherman's March to the Sea ; crossing the Edisto.jpg Created: 31 December 1871 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe New America Civil War: Moderation destroye...more

  • Has anyone in Wisconsin has changed a vote since November, 2016? @SalenaZito

    Sep 08 2019

    Photo:English: image of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, circa 1900, depicting Main Street likely in winter or early Spring. Horse-driven carriages and wagons appear to be the sole conveyances.Date | circa 1900 Source | Wisconsin Historical Society imageAuthor | UnknownThis media file is in the public domain in the United States. Has anyone in Wisconsin has changed a vote since November, 2016?  @SalenaZitohttps://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/wisconsin-sen-ron-johnson-voters-hurt-by-trade-war-sticking-...more

  • Bankruptcy Code Improved. @GeneMarks

    Sep 07 2019

    Image: The curb outside the New York Stock Exchange where the panic of 1907 began.  Public domain..Small Business America: Bankruptcy Code Improved. @GeneMarks     Bankruptcy Code Changes, Part 2: Small Businesses Catch a Breakhttps://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/bankruptcy-code-changes-part-2-small-18817/@BarleySnyder

  • Small Business America: Searching for the Much Longed-For Recession. @GeneMarks

    Sep 07 2019

    Image:  The first $10 National Bank Note issued by The First National Bank of Hawaii at Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii (1900), signed by Cecil Brown (President) and W.G. Cooper (Cashier). The vignette at left shows Benjamin Franklin conducting the famous Kite experiment. The 5550 in brown ink (and large numerals on the reverse) is the issuing bank's national charter number, also shown in the note's border engraving.  Public domain.         Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Bureau ...more

  • Neri Zilber on Groundhog Day Israeli Elections

    Sep 07 2019

    Image:  Merneptah Stele known as the Israel stela (JE 31408) from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. While alternative translations exist, the majority of biblical archeologists translate a set of hieroglyphs as "Israel", representing the first instance of the name Israel in the historical record. Created: 14 March 2003        Permissions: I, Webscribe, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following license:  This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share...more

  • #TheScalaReport: The Sharp Limits to the PRC AI Supremacy. Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

    Sep 07 2019

    Photo:#TheScalaReport: The Sharp Limits to the PRC AI Supremacy. Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com  #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHEhttps://www.scientificamerican.com/article/will-china-overtake-the-u-s-in-artificial-intelligence-research/

  • France offers to bail out Teheran, & what is to be done? Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_Pres

    Sep 07 2019

    Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents, in a news review.

  • Alternative Universe of the Googler Politicals & What is to be done? @DanHenninger @WSJOpinion

    Sep 07 2019

    Photo: Great Andromeda Nebula by Isaac Roberts, 1899.Isaac Roberts (d. 1904) - A Selection of Photographs of Stars, Star-clusters and Nebulae, Volume II, The Universal Press, London, 1899. Great Andromeda Nebula. Public domain photo of from A Selection of Photographs of Stars, Star-clusters and Nebulae, Volume II, The Universal Press, London, 1899. Author (Isaac Roberts) died on 17 July 1904 Permission details This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and ar...more

  • Mountains of troubles for Erdogan. @BlaiseMiztal @HudsonInstitute

    Sep 07 2019

    Image: Turkish sword, 1522-66; of steel, gold, fish skin, wood.  Laudatory Qur'anic inscriptions that stress the sovereignty of God and the wisdom and power of his servant Solomon appear to be clever allusions to the Ottoman sultan Süleyman the Magnificent.  Public domain: by courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City..Idlib offensive, Kurdish mayors, Russian jets.  A freeze in Moscow over ice cream? – Erdogan and Rouhani to meet there again.  “The world is bigger than five” – the...more

  • The poison in Hezbollah Beirut is Tehran. @DavidADaoud United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI).

    Sep 07 2019

    Photo: General view, with Lebanon in the distance, Beyrout, Holy Land, (i.e., Beirut, Lebanon)Date | between 1890 and 1900 Dimensions | 1 photomechanical print : photochrom, color.Accession number | LCCN2002724972Credit line |  | This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs divisionunder the digital ID ppmsca.02663.David Daoud is a research analyst focusing on Hezbollah and Lebanon at United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI). His analyses have been widely...more

  • Pacific Watch: California has not answered the homeless surge. Jeff Bliss.

    Sep 07 2019

    Photo: Los Angeles County General Hospital, Los Angeles, CaliforniaSubjects: HospitalsPlaces: California > Los Angeles (county) > Los AngelesNotes: Title from item.Extent: 1 print (postcard) : linen texture, color ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.Accession #: 06_10_009694Date | between circa 1930 and circa 1945 Source | Boston Public Library Tichnor Brothers collection #62698Author | Tichnor Brothers, PublisherThis work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published in the United ...more

  • Russian Floating Nuke Plant Powers the New Arctic Sea Lanes. Chris Gadomski, Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

    Sep 07 2019

    Photo:IN THE WHALER AURORA 103 Sound, shortly after. The unscrupulous Erick, inorder to promote colonization, called the newcoimtry Greenland. A fleet of twenty-five sailstarted for the country with colonists. Many werelost, but about half of them settled there and werejoined by others, foraiing quite a colony. Christianity was introduced about 1121 and abishop was appointed. By degrees the colonistsin the south formed other colonies, churches werebuilt, and the people prospered for a time. Gran...more

  • General Election is a way to settle the troubles in London. Brett Arends.

    Sep 06 2019

    General Election is a way to settle the troubles in London. Brett Arends. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-49598118

  • Victor Davis Hanson: The failed cult of the American university. @VDHanson

    Sep 06 2019

    Image: Yale University's four-oared crew team, posing with the 1876 Centennial Regatta trophy.  Public domain..Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover and Stanford; in re:  Universities:  From Icon to Just a Con, via American Greatness | The damage that the modern university has wrought has now outweighed its once-positive role.  . . . . We don't need 18 million Americans in college right now.https://amgreatness.com/2019/09/01/from-icon-to-just-a-con/ https://amgreatness.com/2019/09/01/from-icon-to-just-a-c...more

  • Seb Gorka: Connecting Hungary 1956 to Hong Kong 2019

    Sep 06 2019

    Image:  During the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, Czechoslovaks carry their national flag past a burning tank in Prague. Public domain: Photo from "CIA Analysis of the Warsaw Pact Forces: The Importance of Clandestine Reporting" For more information, visit the CIA's Historical Collections page .Sebastian Gorka, America First radio,  & author, Why We Fight: In Hong Kong, a relatively small number of demonstrators, all unarmed, have forced Beijing to stand down. Khrushchev’s “secret speech...more

  • Devin Nunes: Uncovering the Fusion GPS dark money in Russiagate (@Devin Nunes)

    Sep 06 2019

    Image:  City of Washington from Beyond the Navy Yard by George Cooke, 1833, on display in the White House Oval Office.  Public domain..Devin Nunes,  House Intelligence Committee, Ranking Member: The RICO civil suit filed in Eastern District of Virginia federal court against many parties, prominently Glenn Simpson of FusionGPS, which specializes in smear campaigns; it worked for DNC, Russian oligarchs, and people close to Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, inter al.          Working for or with Fusion GPS...more

  • Henry Miller: Common Sense Healthcare that Costs Less

    Sep 06 2019

    Image:  Hôtel-Dieu de Paris c. 1500. The comparatively well patients (on the right) were separated from the very ill (on the left). Public domain..Much of the medical progress in the past half-century has involved expensive, high-tech diagnostic tests and therapies. But it would be a mistake to gainsay the value of inexpensive, low-tech innovations. https://www.wsj.com/articles/cutting-medical-costs-can-be-a-bargain-11567551537?mod=searchresults&page=1&pos=1

  • Jason Greenblatt and the plan for Palestinian success. Malcolm Hoenlein, @Conf_of_pres

    Sep 06 2019

    Photo:‘(…) Bethlehem. The picture shows a man and a woman approaching Bethlehem with a donkey. It was taken on Christmas Day, 1898. The photograph presents a scene reminiscent of Mary and Joseph, as they approached Bethlehem some 1900 years earlier.’ (text from www.old-picture.com) Note: As the source shows a number of 1898 pictures ‘reminiscent’ of the biblical story in and around Bethlehem (featuring a couple, a donkey, sometimes a baby etc.) it seems likely that at least some of the pictures ...more

  • New York City vigilance at the nineteenth 9-11 remembrance. @NYPDONeill James P. O'Neill, Commissioner of the New York City Police Department.

    Sep 06 2019

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

  • 2/2 The cause of the US slowdown, & what is to be done? Richard Epstein

    Sep 06 2019

    Image: The twelve Federal Reserve Banks buildings in 1936. Public domain..Richard Epstein, Chicago & NYU Law; Hoover.  “On Friday, August 30, Trump confidently tweeted that anyone who thinks that his aggressive trade war with China could lead to a recession is sadly misinformed. He offered his own two-part explanation for a possible economic downturn. First, unnamed but ‘badly run and weak companies’ are being undone by their own incompetence. Second, their present plight has not been caused...more

  • 1/2 The cause of the US slowdown, & what is to be done? Richard Epstein

    Sep 06 2019

    Image: American business - General store, Deaf Smith County Museum in Hereford, Texas.          Billy Hathorn, who took this photo with a Canon camera, writes: 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. [et seq.]* .Richard Epstein, Chicago & NYU Law; Hoover.  What may be the causes of the slowdown?  Pres Trump proposes three possibilities in a tweet: Ameri...more

  • The Mysterious Discovery by Yutu-2

    Sep 06 2019

    Image: Yutu, China's first moon rover, on the Moon; imaged by the Chang'e 3 lander.  Fair use*.The Mysterious Discovery by Yutu-2https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/has-yutu-2-found-something-unusual/        *Fair use is a doctrine in the law of the United States that permits limited use of copyrighted material without having to first acquire permission from the copyright holder. Fair use is one of the limitations to copyright intended to balance the interests of co...more

  • SpaceX entertains landing sites on Mars

    Sep 06 2019

    Image: Animation of a Mars landing touchdown, the InSight lander in 2018. Pubic domain (by NASA). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_landing#/media/File:Insight_landing-640x350.gif .SpaceX entertains landing sites on Mars https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/essays-and-commentaries/spacex-begins-hunt-for-starship-landing-sites-on-mars/

  • Gregory Copley: Does Hong Kong strategically weaken Red China?

    Sep 05 2019

    Image: Seal of Jammu and Kashmir. Public domain..Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs, in re: India.   Jammu and Kashmir have lost their autonomous status, having been reclaimed by India. The Line of Control in the Kashmir region: India is strengthening its position there as Beijing is absorbed by Hong Kong.   Has broken the Muslim stranglehold on Jammu and Kashmir – with no media attention, which Beijing can only dream about. Just when Beijing thought it had Pakistan all to itself, the P...more

  • China, a techno-repressive surveillance state: from 1989 to 2019, the Red Chinese have learned nothing; with Claudia Rosett.

    Sep 05 2019

    Image:  The Iron Blood 18-star flag, the banner of the Wuchang uprising (zh:武昌起义) of October 10, 1911, subsequently used as the flag of the army of the Republic of China, ca. 1913-1928. It appears on many varieties of Chinese currency issued during the 1910's and 1920's.  Public domain.. Claudia Rosett, Independent Women’s Forum, in re: Hong Kong.  The Mainland government is informed about some aspects of democracy; certainly enough to refuse categorically to allow free elections. China has chan...more

  • Hong Kong business slows and worries, with Andrew Collier.

    Sep 05 2019

    Image:  Sun Yat-sen, politician, physician and philosopher who provisionally served as the first president of the Republic of China; and the first leader of the Kuomintang (Nationalist Party of China). He’s referred as the "Father of the Nation" in the Republic of China.  Public domain..Andrew Collier, managing director of Orient Capital Research in Hong Kong and author of Shadow Banking and the Rise of Capitalism in China, in re: the Hong Kong protests. Carrie Lam’s offer to withdraw the origin...more

  • Red China's leadership cannot solve Hong Kong; with Arthur Waldron

    Sep 05 2019

    Image:  Nanjing Road in Shanghai during the Xinhai Revolution. Public domain.         Created 31 December 1910; please see: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Xinhai_Revolution_in_Shanghai.jpg.Arthur Waldron, Lauder Professor of International Relations in the Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania, on the Hong Kong protests. The Beijing leadership is broadly ignorant of how the rest of the world works – that the protestors will always win – and further are divided among the...more

  • Hong Kongers support the protesters, not the police. @GordonGChang Michael Yon.

    Sep 05 2019

    Photo:English: View of Canton c. 1800.Date | circa 1800 Source | http://ocw.mit.edu/ans7870/21f/21f.027/rise_fall_canton_04/gallery_places/pages/cwC_1800c_E79708_Panorama.htmAuthor | Unknown Chinese artistHong Kongers support the protesters, not the police. @GordonGChang Michael Yon.

  • Does Britain have a government right now? @BrettArends @Marketwatch

    Sep 05 2019

    Photo:Dining Hall, Asylum (Microcosm of London, plate 5)The Metropolitan Museum of ArtlinkLinkhttp://www.metmuseum.org/copyrightCopyright infoPublic Domain Dedication (CC0) Does Britain have a government right now? @BrettArends @Marketwatchhttps://www.ft.com/content/9bf49fcf-dfaa-3450-8d8b-bcab822b9813

  • Firebombing a Hong Kong newspaperman by unknowns. @GordonGChang @mschlapp

    Sep 05 2019

    Photo: (The photographer is believed to be deceased since image was taken in the 1800s, Image from Book old Hong Kong by Trea Wiltshire)Date | 19th century Source | See aboveFirebombing a Hong Kong newspaperman by unknowns. @GordonGChang @mschlapphttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-05/home-of-hong-kong-media-tycoon-hit-with-firebombs-cable-tv-says

  • Andrew McCabe asks for mercy. @AndrewCMcCarthy

    Sep 05 2019

    photo:Photograph of Phantly Roy Bean, Jr. (c. 1825 – March 16, 1903) was an eccentric U.S. saloon-keeper and Justice of the Peace in Val Verde County, Texas,Unknown - http://texashillcountry.com/judge-roy-beans-life-death/ Public Domain File:Phantly Roy Bean, Jr. .jpg Created: 31 December 1884 Andrew McCabe asks for mercy. @AndrewCMcCarthy 

  • Comey judged. @AndrewCMcarthy @ThaddeusMcCotter

    Sep 05 2019

    Photo:Roy Bean holding court while sitting on a barrel and holding his law book in 1900.Photographer not named - This media is available in the holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration, cataloged under the National Archives Identifier (NAID) 530985. "Judge Roy Bean, the `Law West of the Pecos,' holding court at the old town of Langtry, Texas in 1900, trying a horse thief. This building was courthouse and saloon. No other peace officers in the locality at that time." Permissi...more

  • US Space Command: A vision for the final frontier. That vision needs to focus on development. Peter Garretson, American Foreign Policy Council.

    Sep 05 2019

    Image:   Shuttle Discovery launching from Pad 39A on STS-60, February 3, 1994.  Public domain..Tomorrow, the Trump administration will formally inaugurate the newest U.S. Combatant Command, U.S. Space Command. The occasion is a momentous one, because it marks the first, and long overdue, step toward a serious space policy on the part of the United States. Yet America’s move into the “final frontier” is still missing an essential ingredient: a vision of what we seek to accomplish there.  . . .   ...more

  • Jeffrey Epstein’s money: early on, Wall Street firms--Bear Stearns, JP Morgan, Citigroup, and Leslie Wexner; later: whence?

    Sep 05 2019

    Image: The Vigilant Stuyvesant's Wall Street Gate, 19th-century painting by John Quidor.  This file was donated to Wikimedia Commons as part of a project by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.        This file is made available under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. The person who associated a work with this deed has dedicated the work to the public domain by waiving all of their rights to the work worldwide under copyright law, including all related and neighboring r...more

  • The Air Force’s Test Pilot School creates a new school specializing in space hardware. “This is the Flash Gordon moment for me." With Joe Pappalardo.

    Sep 04 2019

    Image: Air Force Space Command. Public domain (afspc.af.mil).. Maj. Gen. Chris Azzano tells Popular Mechanics that he secured Air Force funding to create a space curriculum for the Test Pilot School.  The Air Force’s Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base has existed at the leading edge of the aerospace’s newest technologies for 75 years. Now, as the Pentagon focuses on the military importance of Earth’s orbit, the institution is forming a new school specializing in space hardware. https://...more

  • The next Democratic debate: just one debate, on one stage, on one night, with only ten candidates present. Bill Whalen.

    Sep 04 2019

    Image: Earliest Democratic Party; 1837 political caricature, "The modern Balaam and his ass," which uses the Biblical story of Balaam (from the book of Numbers) to satirize the end of the Andrew Jackson presidency.   Public domain..The Next Democratic Debate: 10 In, 10 Out . . . Five More Who Should Go. How’d the Democrats manage to pull off this political liposuction?   Bill Whalen, Hoover & Area 45. https://www.forbes.com/sites/billwhalen/2019/08/29/the-next-democratic-presidential-debate-...more

  • Tales of the New Cold War: 1 of 2: Russiagate without any Russia. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton EastWestAccord.com

    Sep 04 2019

    Photo:nglish: Red Square in MoscowFrançais : La Place Rouge à MoscouРусский: Красная площадь в МосквеObject type | paintingGenre | cityscapeDate | 1801Medium | oil on canvasFyodor Yakovlevich Alekseyev (Russian: Фёдор Яковлевич Алексеев; c.1753—1755, Saint Petersburg - 23 November 1824, Saint Petersburg) was a Russian painter. His contemporaries often called him the Russian Canaletto, in recognition of his masterful vedute.[1]Tales of the New Cold War: 1 of 2: Russiagate without any Russia. Step...more

  • Tales of the New Cold War: 2 of 2: Russiagate without any Russia. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton EastWestAccord.com

    Sep 04 2019

    Photo: Example of work by Fedor Alekseev Painting entitled "The Foundling Hospital in Moscow" by Fedor Alekseev, dated 1800. Copyright expired.Date | Source | UnknownFyodor Yakovlevich Alekseyev (Russian: Фёдор Яковлевич Алексеев; c.1753—1755, Saint Petersburg - 23 November 1824, Saint Petersburg) was a Russian painter. His contemporaries often called him the Russian Canaletto, in recognition of his masterful vedute.[1]Tales of the New Cold War: 2 of 2: Russiagate without any Russia. Stephen F. ...more

  • "Do we need to win Iowa? No," said a Biden aide. Discussion with Elizabeth Peek. @LizPeek

    Sep 04 2019

    Image:    Settlement of Iowa: a land offer from the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad, 1872. Public domain..Elizabeth Peek, TheHill & Fox News: "Do we think we have to win Iowa? No," said one Biden campaign aide speaking to reporters. "Do we want to win Iowa? Yes, we do. We think we're going to win; we know it's going to be a dogfight. The same thing is true in New Hampshire." https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/03/politics/joe-biden-campaign-2020-iowa-new-hampshire/index.html

  • U.S. Factory Activity Shrinks for First Time in 3 Years. Sagging manufacturing in August, burdened by trade tensions, sends markets lower. Elizabeth Peek. @LizPeek

    Sep 04 2019

    Image:  Revolutionary-era cartoon showing US sawing of the horn of a cow (symbolizing a break from British commerce) with a distressed Englishman watching as other European powers wait to collect milk. The cartoon represents the commercial status of the US during the Revolution. Public Domain .Elizabeth Peek, TheHill & Fox News: U.S. Factory Activity Shrinks for First Time in 3 Years.  The American consumer is comfortable spending, keeping the US economy still apparently the best in the worl...more

  • 1/4 Coolidge Audiobook, by Amity Shlaes, with Terence Aselford (Narrator), HarperAudio (Publisher)

    Sep 04 2019

    Image: Calvin and Grace Coolidge, about 1918. Public domain.. Coolidge   Audiobook, by Amity Shlaes, with Terence Aselford (Narrator), HarperAudio (Publisher)https://www.amazon.com/Coolidge/dp/B00B296P5W/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=         Calvin Coolidge, president from 1923 to 1929, never rated highly in polls, and history has remembered the decade in which he served as an extravagant period predating the Great Depression. Now Amity Shlaes provides a fresh look at the ...more

  • 2/4 Coolidge Audiobook, by Amity Shlaes, with Terence Aselford (Narrator), HarperAudio (Publisher)

    Sep 04 2019

    Image: Coolidge's cabinet in 1924, outside the White House. Front row, left to right: Harry Stewart New, John W. Weeks, Charles Evans Hughes, Coolidge, Andrew Mellon, Harlan F. Stone, Curtis D. Wilbur. Back row, left to right: James J. Davis, Henry C. Wallace, Herbert Hoover, Hubert Work.  Public domain.. Coolidge   Audiobook, by Amity Shlaes, with Terence Aselford (Narrator), HarperAudio (Publisher)https://www.amazon.com/Coolidge/dp/B00B296P5W/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr...more

  • 3/4 Coolidge Audiobook, by Amity Shlaes, with Terence Aselford (Narrator), HarperAudio (Publisher)

    Sep 04 2019

    Image:  Coolidge inspects militia in Boston police strike. Public domain.. Coolidge   Audiobook, by Amity Shlaes, with Terence Aselford (Narrator), HarperAudio (Publisher)https://www.amazon.com/Coolidge/dp/B00B296P5W/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=         Calvin Coolidge, president from 1923 to 1929, never rated highly in polls, and history has remembered the decade in which he served as an extravagant period predating the Great Depression. Now Amity Shlaes provides a fresh...more

  • 4/4 Coolidge Audiobook, by Amity Shlaes, with Terence Aselford (Narrator), HarperAudio (Publisher)

    Sep 04 2019

    Image:  Osage men with Coolidge after he signed the bill granting Native Americans U.S. citizenship. Public domain.. Coolidge   Audiobook, by Amity Shlaes, with Terence Aselford (Narrator), HarperAudio (Publisher)https://www.amazon.com/Coolidge/dp/B00B296P5W/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=         Calvin Coolidge, president from 1923 to 1929, never rated highly in polls, and history has remembered the decade in which he served as an extravagant period predating the Great Dep...more

  • 9/12 Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy

    Sep 03 2019

    Image:  The modern coat of arms of Moscow (adopted 1993) shows Saint George and the Dragon, based on a heraldic tradition originating in the 11th century with Yaroslav I of Kiev and adopted by the rulers of Vladimir-Suzdal in the 12th century (Alexander Nevsky) and eventually by Muscovy in the 14th century (Dmitry Donskoy). Public domain.. Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019.  by Andrew C. McCarthy   https://www.amazon.com/Ball-Coll...more

  • 8/12 Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy

    Sep 03 2019

    Image: Robert S. Mueller, III, director of the FBI from 2001 to 2013, was appointed in May 2017 as special counsel.  FBI photo; public domain.. Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019.  by Andrew C. McCarthy   https://www.amazon.com/Ball-Collusion-Election-Destroy-Presidency/dp/1641770252/ref=zg_bs_16023061_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=YG809JWMG2RY7NC4X4EW.        The real collusion in the 2016 election was not between the Trum...more

  • 7/12 Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy

    Sep 03 2019

    Image:  The Houses of Parliament from old Westminster Bridge in the early 1890s. Public domain.. Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019.  by Andrew C. McCarthy   https://www.amazon.com/Ball-Collusion-Election-Destroy-Presidency/dp/1641770252/ref=zg_bs_16023061_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=YG809JWMG2RY7NC4X4EW.         The real collusion in the 2016 election was not between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. It was between the...more

  • 6/12 Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy

    Sep 03 2019

    Image: Rep Devin Nunes, Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee; 2015 to 2019: Chair of the House Intelligence Committee. In February 2018, Nunes publicly released the Nunes memo, a four-page memorandum alleging a Federal Bureau of Investigation conspiracy against Donald Trump. Public domain.. Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019.  by Andrew C. McCarthy   https://www.amazon.com/Ball-Collusion-Election-Destroy-Presidency/dp...more

  • 5/12 Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy

    Sep 03 2019

    Image:  Flag of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), which contains the Department's seal, as follows: "the . . . flag shall consist of a rectangular base background of ultramarine blue, bearing an eagle on a shield, a scroll and the inscription 'Department of Justice.' The eagle faces to the left, with its left claw holding 13 arrows with the tips facing down. Its right claw holds an olive branch. The shield consists of a white base, a blue chief and six scarlet stripes. The scroll sh...more

  • 4/12 Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy

    Sep 03 2019

    Image:  The White House as it looked following the fire of August 24, 1814. Public domain.. Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019.  by Andrew C. McCarthy   https://www.amazon.com/Ball-Collusion-Election-Destroy-Presidency/dp/1641770252/ref=zg_bs_16023061_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=YG809JWMG2RY7NC4X4EW.        The real collusion in the 2016 election was not between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. It was between the Clint...more

  • 3/12 Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy

    Sep 03 2019

    Image:  Red Square in Moscow, 1801. Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019.  by Andrew C. McCarthy   https://www.amazon.com/Ball-Collusion-Election-Destroy-Presidency/dp/1641770252/ref=zg_bs_16023061_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=YG809JWMG2RY7NC4X4EW.        The real collusion in the 2016 election was not between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. It was between the Clinton campaign and the Obama administration.         The me...more

  • 2/12 Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy

    Sep 03 2019

    Image:  The badge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).  Public domain.. Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019.  by Andrew C. McCarthy   https://www.amazon.com/Ball-Collusion-Election-Destroy-Presidency/dp/1641770252/ref=zg_bs_16023061_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=YG809JWMG2RY7NC4X4EW.        The real collusion in the 2016 election was not between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. It was between the Clinton campaign...more

  • 12/12 Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy

    Sep 03 2019

    Photo: J Edgar Hoover in a suit.  Public domain.. Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019.  by Andrew C. McCarthy   https://www.amazon.com/Ball-Collusion-Election-Destroy-Presidency/dp/1641770252/ref=zg_bs_16023061_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=YG809JWMG2RY7NC4X4EW.        The real collusion in the 2016 election was not between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. It was between the Clinton campaign and the Obama administration. ...more

  • 1/12 Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy

    Sep 03 2019

    Image: Donald J Trump is sworn in as president by Chief Justice John Roberts on January 20, 2017.  Public domain (White House photographer - Official White House Facebook page). . Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019.  by Andrew C. McCarthy  https://www.amazon.com/Ball-Collusion-Election-Destroy-Presidency/dp/1641770252/ref=zg_bs_16023061_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=YG809JWMG2RY7NC4X4EW        The real collusion in the 2016...more

  • 11/12 Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy

    Sep 03 2019

    Image:  Redacted policy guide for the Counterterrorism Division (part of the FBI National Security Branch). Public domain.. Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019.  by Andrew C. McCarthy   https://www.amazon.com/Ball-Collusion-Election-Destroy-Presidency/dp/1641770252/ref=zg_bs_16023061_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=YG809JWMG2RY7NC4X4EW.        The real collusion in the 2016 election was not between the Trump campaign and the K...more

  • 10/12 Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy

    Sep 03 2019

    Image:   Ex-FBI Director James-Comey’s memo.   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.. Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019.  by Andrew C. McCarthy   https://www.amazon.com/Ball-Collusion-Election-Destroy-Presidency/dp/1641770252/ref=zg_bs_16023061_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=YG80...more

  • The Food Police: 1 of 2: A Well-Fed Manifesto About the Politics of Your Plate by Jayson Lusk.

    Sep 02 2019

    Photo:A Public House.Date | circa 1770 Medium | brown pen and ink with watercolorDimensions | Height: 19 cm (7.4 ″); Width: 24.1 cm (9.4 ″)Paul Sandby RA (1731 – 9 November 1809) was an English map-maker turned landscape painter in watercolours, who, along with his older brother Thomas, became one of the founding members of the Royal Academy in 1768.[1]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 y...more

  • The Food Police: 2 of 2: A Well-Fed Manifesto About the Politics of Your Plate by Jayson Lusk.

    Sep 02 2019

    Photo: Halfway House, Sadler's WellsArchitectural subjectDate | 1780The author died in 1809, 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.The Food Police: 2 of 2: A Well-Fed Manifesto About the Politics of Your Plate by Jayson Lusk.https://www.amazon.com/Food-Police-Well-Fed-Manifesto-Politics/dp/0307987035/ref=mthardcover?encoding=UTF8&me= “This is hard hitting and to the poin...more

  • 8/8 Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Tim McGrath (Author), Don Hagen (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC (Publisher)

    Sep 02 2019

    Image: "The Dunkirk Pirate" Gustavus Conyngham, who captured 24 ships in the eastern Atlantic between May 1777 and May 1778, bringing the expenses associated with British shipping to a then-all-time high. He has been called "the most successful of all Continental Navy captains."        Here, Captain Gustavus Conyngham, Continental Navy; Eighteenth Century print, after a miniature portrait by Louis Marie Sicardi.  Public domain.. Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution ...more

  • 7/8 Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Tim McGrath (Author), Don Hagen (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC (Publisher)

    Sep 02 2019

    Portrait:  Nicholas Biddle was one of the first five captains of the Continental Navy, which was raised by the Continental Congress during the American Revolutionary War.  Her: portrait of Captain Nicholas Biddle by Orlando S. Lagman.  Public domain.. Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Tim McGrath (Author), Don Hagen (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC (Publisher)https://www.amazon.com/Give-Fast-Ship-Continental-Revolution/dp/B00...more

  • 6/8 Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Tim McGrath (Author), Don Hagen (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC (Publisher)

    Sep 02 2019

    Painting:  Battle of Valcour Island in the American Revolutionary War.  National Archives of Canada. Public domain.. Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Tim McGrath (Author), Don Hagen (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC (Publisher)https://www.amazon.com/Give-Fast-Ship-Continental-Revolution/dp/B00LC91Z66/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Give+me+a+fast+ship+mcgrath&qid=1567292316&s=audible&sr=1-1        America in 1775 was on the v...more

  • 5/8 Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Tim McGrath (Author), Don Hagen (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC (Publisher)

    Sep 02 2019

    Portrait:  John Paul Jones, the Continental Navy's first seaman to be appointed the rank of 1st Lieutenant. Oil painting by George Bagby Matthews, c. 1890. Public domain.. Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Tim McGrath (Author), Don Hagen (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC (Publisher)https://www.amazon.com/Give-Fast-Ship-Continental-Revolution/dp/B00LC91Z66/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Give+me+a+fast+ship+mcgrath&qid=1567292316&s...more

  • 4/8 Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Tim McGrath (Author), Don Hagen (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC (Publisher)

    Sep 02 2019

    Image:  Continental ship Columbus with captured British brig Lord Lifford, 1776. Public domain (USA Dept of the Navy, Naval Historical Center).. Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Tim McGrath (Author), Don Hagen (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC (Publisher)https://www.amazon.com/Give-Fast-Ship-Continental-Revolution/dp/B00LC91Z66/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Give+me+a+fast+ship+mcgrath&qid=1567292316&s=audible&sr=1-1        ...more

  • 3/8 Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Tim McGrath (Author), Don Hagen (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC (Publisher)

    Sep 02 2019

    Image:  The Continental Navy was the navy of the United States during the American Revolutionary War, and was formed in 1775. The fleet cumulatively became relatively substantial through the efforts of the Continental Navy's patron John Adams and vigorous Congressional support in the face of stiff opposition, when considering the limitations imposed upon the Patriot supply pool. The official Navy officer uniform of 1776 had red lapels and a red waistcoat. The unofficial uniform of 1777, worn by ...more

  • 2/8 Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Tim McGrath (Author), Don Hagen (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC (Publisher)

    Sep 02 2019

    Painting:  The "seventy-four" was a type of two-decked sailing ship of the line that nominally carried 74 guns. The Bellona-class ships of the line were a class of five 74-gun third rates, designed for the Royal Navy by Sir Thomas Slade. Here, left to right: HMS Marlborough, HMS Dragon, HMS Cambridge.  Public domain.. Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Tim McGrath (Author), Don Hagen (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC (Publisher...more

  • 1/8 Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Tim McGrath (Author), Don Hagen (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC (Publisher)

    Sep 02 2019

    Painting:  U.S. ship of the Line Pennsylvania, 140 guns. New York: Published by N. Currier. Currier & Ives lithograph, 1846. Public domain.. Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Tim McGrath (Author), Don Hagen (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC (Publisher)https://www.amazon.com/Give-Fast-Ship-Continental-Revolution/dp/B00LC91Z66/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Give+me+a+fast+ship+mcgrath&qid=1567292316&s=audible&sr=1-1        ...more

  • Best of #TheScalaReport: Big Tech is a real estate bonanza. Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

    Sep 01 2019

    Photo:San Jose, California. [View of bridge.]New York Public LibrarylinkLinkhttp://digitalcollections.nypl.org/copyrightCopyright infoPublic Domain Best of #TheScalaReport: Big Tech is a real estate bonanza.  Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com  #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE  https://www.economist.com/business/2019/05/09/how-real-estate-barons-have-ridden-the-tech-boom .

  • Best of #TheScalaReport: Facial Recognition is old news & What is to be done? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

    Sep 01 2019

    Photo: Two women or goddesses on a chariot. Fresco from Tiryns, 1200 BC. National Archaeological Museum of Athens.View author information Public Domain File:Fresco of two female charioteers from Tiryns 1200 BC.jpg Uploaded: 2008-02-06 23:57:38 Best of #TheScalaReport: Facial Recognition is old news & What is to be done?  Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com  #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE  https://www.economist.com/science-and-technology/2019/08/15/as-face-recognition-technology-spreads-so-do-ideas-for-subv...more

  • 1/8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Geoffrey Wawro (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher) ..

    Aug 31 2019

    Image:  Familienwappen Habsburg-Stroehl – Coat of Arms of the Counts of Habsburg. Public domain.. A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Geoffrey Wawro (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)  https://www.amazon.com/Mad-Catastrophe-Outbreak-Collapse-Habsburg-dp-B00N53LUN0/dp/B00N53LUN0/ref=mt_audio_download?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=        The Austro-Hungarian army that marched east and south to confr...more

  • 2/8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Geoffrey Wawro (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Aug 31 2019

    Image:  Wedding of Archduke Charles of Austria and Princess Zita of Bourbon-Parma in Schwarzau Palace, 21 October 1911. Public domain.. A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Geoffrey Wawro (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)  https://www.amazon.com/Mad-Catastrophe-Outbreak-Collapse-Habsburg-dp-B00N53LUN0/dp/B00N53LUN0/ref=mt_audio_download?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=        The Austro-Hungarian arm...more

  • 3/8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Geoffrey Wawro (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Aug 31 2019

    Image:  Arms of the Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen (1867–1915), Public domain. . A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Geoffrey Wawro (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)  https://www.amazon.com/Mad-Catastrophe-Outbreak-Collapse-Habsburg-dp-B00N53LUN0/dp/B00N53LUN0/ref=mt_audio_download?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=        The Austro-Hungarian army that marched east and south to confront the Russ...more

  • 4/8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Geoffrey Wawro (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Aug 31 2019

    Image:  Europa regina, symbolizing a Habsburg-dominated Europe. Public domain.. A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Geoffrey Wawro (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)  https://www.amazon.com/Mad-Catastrophe-Outbreak-Collapse-Habsburg-dp-B00N53LUN0/dp/B00N53LUN0/ref=mt_audio_download?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=        The Austro-Hungarian army that marched east and south to confront the Russians a...more

  • 5/8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Geoffrey Wawro (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Aug 31 2019

    Image:  King Charles IV of Hungary taking his coronation oath at Holy Trinity Column outside Matthias Church, Budapest, 30 December 1916. To the left is Cardinal János Csernoch, Archbishop of Esztergom and Primate of Hungary.. A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Geoffrey Wawro (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)  https://www.amazon.com/Mad-Catastrophe-Outbreak-Collapse-Habsburg-dp-B00N53LUN0/dp/B00N5...more

  • 6/8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Geoffrey Wawro (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Aug 31 2019

    Image:  Icon representing prince Jovan Vladimir, the first canonized Serb (Medieval fresco).  Public domain.. A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Geoffrey Wawro (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)   https://www.amazon.com/Mad-Catastrophe-Outbreak-Collapse-Habsburg-dp-B00N53LUN0/dp/B00N53LUN0/ref=mt_audio_download?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=         The Austro-Hungarian army that marched east and ...more

  • 7/8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Geoffrey Wawro (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Aug 31 2019

    Photo:  Emperor Franz Josef of Austria, who bungled everything, in Hussar uniform; undated. Credit: Library of Congress. Public domain.. A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Geoffrey Wawro (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)  https://www.amazon.com/Mad-Catastrophe-Outbreak-Collapse-Habsburg-dp-B00N53LUN0/dp/B00N53LUN0/ref=mt_audio_download?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=        The Austro-Hungarian ar...more

  • 8/8 A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Geoffrey Wawro (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Aug 31 2019

    Image:  Austro-Hungarian soldiers resting in trench warfare; from the Bulgarian Archives State Agency.   Public domain.. A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Geoffrey Wawro (Author, Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)  https://www.amazon.com/Mad-Catastrophe-Outbreak-Collapse-Habsburg-dp-B00N53LUN0/dp/B00N53LUN0/ref=mt_audio_download?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=        The Austro-Hungarian army that marched ...more

  • 1/4 Dallas 1963: Patriots, Traitors, and the Assassination of JFK ; Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Bill Minutaglio (Author, Narrator), Steven L. Davis (Author, Narrator), & 2 more

    Aug 31 2019

    Image:  The Kennedy family at Hyannis Port, Massachusetts in 1931, with Jack at top left in the white shirt. Ted was born the following year. Photograph by Richard Sears in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.  Public domain.. Dallas 1963: Patriots, Traitors, and the Assassination of JFK ;  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.Bill Minutaglio (Author, Narrator), Steven L. Davis (Author, Narrator), & 2 more https://www.amazon.com/Dallas-1963-Patriots-Traitors-Assassination/d...more

  • 2/4 Dallas 1963: Patriots, Traitors, and the Assassination of JFK ; Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Bill Minutaglio (Author, Narrator), Steven L. Davis (Author, Narrator), & 2 more

    Aug 31 2019

    Image:  Picture of President Kennedy in the limousine in Dallas, Texas, on Main Street, minutes before the assassination. Also in the presidential limousine are Jackie Kennedy, Texas Governor John Connally, and his wife, Nellie.        Walt Cisco, Dallas Morning News - http://www.mojsrbac.info/media/articles/adde2-kenedi-ded.jpg  Public domain (copyright expired in 1991; without renewal).. Dallas 1963: Patriots, Traitors, and the Assassination of JFK ;  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.Bill Minuta...more

  • 3/4 Dallas 1963: Patriots, Traitors, and the Assassination of JFK ; Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Bill Minutaglio (Author, Narrator), Steven L. Davis (Author, Narrator), & 2 more

    Aug 31 2019

    Image:  Kennedy speaking at Rice University in Houston on September 12, 1962. Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson can be seen behind him. Pubic domain.. Dallas 1963: Patriots, Traitors, and the Assassination of JFK ;  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Bill Minutaglio (Author, Narrator), Steven L. Davis (Author, Narrator), & 2 more https://www.amazon.com/Dallas-1963-Patriots-Traitors-Assassination/dp/B00HAAWAVK/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Dallas+1963&qid=1567204334&s=audible&sr=1-1In the mont...more

  • 4/4 Dallas 1963: Patriots, Traitors, and the Assassination of JFK ; Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Bill Minutaglio (Author, Narrator), Steven L. Davis (Author, Narrator), & 2 more

    Aug 31 2019

    Image:  Kennedy compound, Hyannis Port, Maine.Permissions:  National Register of Historic Places in the United States of America. Public domain. Cecil Stoughton - http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NHLS/Photos/72001302.pdf . Dallas 1963: Patriots, Traitors, and the Assassination of JFK ;  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Bill Minutaglio (Author, Narrator), Steven L. Davis (Author, Narrator), & 2 more https://www.amazon.com/Dallas-1963-Patriots-Traitors-Assassination/dp/B00HAAWAVK/ref=sr_1_1?ke...more

  • Best of #TheScalaReport: Big money leaving Red China & What is to be done? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

    Aug 31 2019

    Photo: Kublai gives financial support to the Polo family. Master of Busico - Account of Marco Polo Kublai Khan accepts gifts of the Venetians Public Domain File:Kublai giving support to the Venetians.JPG http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowBest of #TheScalaReport: Big money leaving Red China & What is to be done? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com  #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE  https://medium.com/datadriveninvestor/visualizing-the-first-decli...more

  • Best of #TheScalaReport: France in retreat from Red China & What is to be done? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

    Aug 31 2019

    Photo: The Palais-Royal and its garden in 1679 Adam Pérelle - carnavalet.paris.fr Public Domain File:Palais-Royal.jpg Created: 1679date QS:P571,+1679-00-00T00:00:00Z/9 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowBest of #TheScalaReport: France in retreat from Red China & What is to be done? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com  #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE  https://www.reuters.com/article/us-carrefour-m-a-suning-com/frances-carrefour-free-to-focus-on-h...more

  • 1/4 No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet ; Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Molly Knight Raskin (Author), Christine Marshall (Narrator), & 1 more

    Aug 31 2019

    Image: Partial map of the Internet based on the January 15, 2005, data found on opte.org. Each line is drawn between two nodes, representing two IP addresses. The length of the lines are indicative of the delay between those two nodes. This graph represents less than 30% of the Class C networks reachable by the data collection program in early 2005. Lines are color-coded according to their corresponding RFC 1918allocation as follows:  net, ca, us / yellow  com, org / purple  mil, gov, edu / dark...more

  • 2/4 No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet ; Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Molly Knight Raskin (Author), Christine Marshall (Narrator), & 1 more

    Aug 31 2019

    Image: Financial district in Boston, Danny Lewin’s hometown.              Permissions: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. Attribution: rokker  You are free: to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the workto remix – to adapt the work   Under the following conditions: 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 that su...more

  • 3/4 No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet ; Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Molly Knight Raskin (Author), Christine Marshall (Narrator), & 1 more

    Aug 31 2019

    Image: Boston, 1904.  Public domain.. No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet ; Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Molly Knight Raskin (Author), Christine Marshall (Narrator), & 1 more https://www.amazon.com/No-Better-Time-Remarkable-Transformed/dp/B00FF2XY9W/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= No Better Time tells of a young, driven mathematical genius who wrote a set of algorithms that would create a faster, better I...more

  • 4/4 No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet ; Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Molly Knight Raskin (Author), Christine Marshall (Narrator), & 1 more

    Aug 31 2019

    Image: The name of Daniel M. Lewin is seen with those of other 9/11 victims from American Airlines Flight 11, inscribed on bronze panel N-75 of the North Pool of the National September 11 Memorial in Manhattan, as seen on December 6, 2011.         This photo was created by Luigi Novi. You can see a gallery of some of my other photos here. If you have any questions, you can contact me by sending me an email or User talk:Nightscream   (or go to: https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Lewin )        ...more

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

    Aug 30 2019

    Image: Official White House portrait of Theodore Roosevelt by John Singer Sargent. Public domain.. Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean up Sin-Loving New York  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Richard Zacks (Author), Joe Ochman (Narrator), & 1 more https://www.amazon.com/Island-Vice-Theodore-Roosevelts-Sin-Loving/dp/B007JQN3LG/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=        When young Theodore Roosevelt was appointed police commissioner of New York City, he...more

  • 2/4 Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean up Sin-Loving New York Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard Zacks (Author), Joe Ochman (Narrator), & 1 more

    Aug 30 2019

    Image:  Theodore Roosevelt's coat of arms, featuring a rose bush in reference to the name: "Roosevelt," which is Dutch for "rose field."        Permissions/licensing: I, the copyright holder of this work - Glasshouse using elements by Sodacan -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;  Under the f...more

  • 3/4 Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean up Sin-Loving New York Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard Zacks (Author), Joe Ochman (Narrator), & 1 more

    Aug 30 2019

    Image: NYC Police Commissioner Roosevelt walks the beat with journalist Jacob Riis in 1894—Illustration from Riis's autobiography.  Public domain.. Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean up Sin-Loving New York  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Richard Zacks (Author), Joe Ochman (Narrator), & 1 more https://www.amazon.com/Island-Vice-Theodore-Roosevelts-Sin-Loving/dp/B007JQN3LG/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=        When young Theodore Roosevelt was a...more

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

    Aug 30 2019

    Image: Cartoon by Marguerite Martyn of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch portrays Edith Roosevelt keeping people away from the president's room after he was shot in October 1912.  Original publication: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, October 18, 1912.  Public domain. Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean up Sin-Loving New York  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Richard Zacks (Author), Joe Ochman (Narrator), & 1 more https://www.amazon.com/Island-Vice-Theodore-Roosevelts-Sin-Loving/dp...more

  • The Man He Became: 1 of 4: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. James Tobin (Author), Charles Constant (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 30 2019

    Photo: English: Photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt with his family at CampobelloDate | 1920Source | National Archives and Records Administration, Franklin D. Roosevelt Library (NLFDR), 4079 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY, 12538-1999.Author | Unknown or not providedPermission(Reusing this file) |  | This work is in the public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow The Man He Became: 1 of 4: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Preside...more

  • The Man He Became: 2 of 4: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. James Tobin (Author), Charles Constant (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 30 2019

    Photo: Unknown or not providedRecord creator | Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945Title | Eleanor Roosevelt, Anna, Elliott, Franklin D. Roosevelt jr; John, and Chief at CampobelloDate | 1920This 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/contacthttp://...more

  • The Man He Became: 3 of 4: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. James Tobin (Author), Charles Constant (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 30 2019

    Photo: Unknown or not providedRecord creator | Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945Title | Eleanor Roosevelt, Elliott, James, and Sara Delano at CampobelloDate | August 1913This 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 Codehttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.c...more

  • The Man He Became: 4 of 4: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. James Tobin (Author), Charles Constant (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 30 2019

    Photo: Unknown or not providedRecord creator | Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945Title | Franklin D. Roosevelt, rear left, front row: Catherine Delano, Laura Delano, and Louise P. Delano, rear: right, Lyman DelanoDate | 13 April 1902This 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...more

  • Obama checked on campus: 1 of 2: & What is to be done? @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Aug 30 2019

    Photo:  A reconstructed view of the first Yale College building in New Haven, Connecticut, built 1718.1916Source | Oviatt, Edwin (1916)  The Beginnings of Yale (1701-1726), New Haven: Yale University Press, p. 354  Author | Theodore Diedricksen, Jr.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowObama checked on campus: 1 of 2: & What is to be done? @RichardAEpstein @HooverInsthttp://www.hoover.org/research/farewell-title-ixs-kangaroo-courts ....more

  • Obama checked on campus: 2 of 2: & What is to be done? @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Aug 30 2019

    Photo: Image from page 62 of "Lake Forest university review" (1880) Identifier: lakeforestuniver01lake Title: Lake Forest university review Year: 1880 (1880s) Authors:  Lake Forest University Subjects:  Lake Forest University Publisher:  Lake Forest, Ill. : The University Contributing Library:  Lake Forest College, Donnelley and Lee Library Digitizing Sponsor:  CARLI: Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/...more

  • 1/4 The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Diana B. Henriques (Author), Pam Ward (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 29 2019

    Image: Bernard Madoff's mugshot.        Permission details: This image is a work of a United States Department of Justice 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 (17 U.S.C. § 101 and 105Image: . The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Diana B. Henriques (Author), Pam Ward (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)https://www.amazon.com/Wizard-Lies-Bernie...more

  • 2/4 The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Diana B. Henriques (Author), Pam Ward (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 29 2019

    Image: A very early Wall Street bull: paleolithic polychrome Magdalenian bull, Cave of Altamire; from the National Museum and Research Center of Altamira, Spain.       Author: Museo de Altamira y D. Rodríguez.  This work is free and may be used by anyone for any purpose. If you wish to use this content, you do not need to request permission as long as you follow any licensing requirements mentioned on this page.       Wikimedia has received an e-mail confirming that the copyright holder has appr...more

  • 3/4 The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Diana B. Henriques (Author), Pam Ward (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 29 2019

    Image: FCI Butner Medium (Federal Correctional Institute Butner Medium), where Bernie Madoff is incarcerated.   Permissions: Federal Bureau of Prisons, so public domain.. The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Diana B. Henriques (Author), Pam Ward (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)https://www.amazon.com/Wizard-Lies-Bernie-Madoff-Death/dp/B0058B98KO/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1567039217&sr=1-1         Who is Bernie Madoff, an...more

  • 4/4 The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Diana B. Henriques (Author), Pam Ward (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 29 2019

    Image: The unsustainable exponential progression of a classic pyramid scheme (here with a branching factor of 6).  This vector version by Mysid – Vectorized; from Image:PyramidSchemeMS.jpg, and removed one phrase to make less US-centric; from Securities and Exchange [U.S. Federal Govt.] commission report on pyramid schemes. Public domain.. The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Diana B. Henriques (Author), Pam Ward (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publis...more

  • 1/4 The Shadow King: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy, Hardcover – June 4, 2013, by Jo Marchant

    Aug 29 2019

    Image:  Replica of the golden mask of Tutankhamun in the Egyptian Museum. Author’s text: Since January 1, 2016 it is possible again to take photographs in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. The funerary mask of Tutankhamun is certainly the most demanded exhibit.Author: Roland Unger. Permissions: see below.*. The Shadow King: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy,  Hardcover – June 4, 2013,  by Jo Marchant   https://www.amazon.com/Shadow-King-Bizarre-Afterlife-Mummy/dp/0306821338         More than...more

  • 2/4 The Shadow King: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy, Hardcover – June 4, 2013, by Jo Marchant

    Aug 29 2019

    Image: Tutankhamon receives flowers from Ankhesenamun. This image is on the lid of a box found in Tut's tomb. Public Domain. The Shadow King: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy, Hardcover – June 4, 2013,  by Jo Marchant   https://www.amazon.com/Shadow-King-Bizarre-Afterlife-Mummy/dp/0306821338         More than 3,000 years ago, King Tutankhamon’s desiccated body was lovingly wrapped and sent into the future as an immortal god. After resting undisturbed for more than three millennia, King ...more

  • 3/4 The Shadow King: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy, Hardcover – June 4, 2013, by Jo Marchant

    Aug 29 2019

    Image: Statue of Tutankhamun and Ankhesenamun at Luxor, hacked at during the damnatio memoriae campaign against the Amarna era pharaohs       Permissions: You are free to use this picture for any purpose as long as you credit its author, Ad Meskens.  Example: © Ad Meskens / Wikimedia Commons.  If you use this work outside of the Wikimedia projects, a message or a copy is very much appreciated.       This image is not in the public domain. A statement such as "From Wikimedia Commons" or similar i...more

  • 4/4 The Shadow King: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy, Hardcover – June 4, 2013, by Jo Marchant

    Aug 29 2019

    Image:  In the Valley of the Kings, the necropolis, a sample entryway: Corridor descending to the tomb of Twosret and Setnakhte.  Public domain.        Addendum: Vue de la descente de l'hypogée de la reine Taousert usurpé par Sethnakht - XIXe et XXe dynasties égyptiennes - Vallée des Rois.. The Shadow King: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy, Hardcover – June 4, 2013,  by Jo Marchant   https://www.amazon.com/Shadow-King-Bizarre-Afterlife-Mummy/dp/0306821338         More than 3,000 years a...more

  • JFK, Conservative: 1 of 4: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Ira Stoll (Author), J. Paul Boehmer (Narrator), & 1 more

    Aug 29 2019

    Photo: The Brunswick Hotel, Copley Square, Boston, Mass.  File name: 06_10_000091  Title: The Brunswick Hotel, Copley Square, Boston, Mass.  Created/Published: Tichnor Bros. Inc., Boston, Mass.  Date issued: 1930 - 1945 (approximate)  Physical description: 1 print (postcard) : linen texture, color ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.  Genre: Postcards   Subjects: Hotels  Notes: Title from item.  Collection: The Tichnor Brothers Collection  Location: Boston Public Library, Print Department  Rights: No known restr...more

  • JFK, Conservative: 2 of 4: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Ira Stoll (Author), J. Paul Boehmer (Narrator), & 1 more

    Aug 29 2019

    Photo: Merrimack Street, south, Haverhill, Mass.  File name: 06_10_000706  Title: Merrimack Street, south, Haverhill, Mass.  Created/Published: Published by Schlafman Borothers, Haverhill, Mass.Tichnor Bros. Inc., Boston, Mass.  Date issued: 1930 - 1945 (approximate)  Physical description: 1 print (postcard) : linen texture, color ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.  Genre: Postcards   Subjects: Cities & towns  Notes: Title from item.  Collection: The Tichnor Brothers Collection  Location: Boston Public Lib...more

  • JFK, Conservative: 3 of 4: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Ira Stoll (Author), J. Paul Boehmer (Narrator), & 1 more

    Aug 29 2019

    Photo: City Hall and New England Telephone and Telegraph Company Building, Lynn, Mass.  File name: 06_10_000814  Title: City Hall and New England Telephone and Telegraph Company Building, Lynn, Mass.  Created/Published: Tichnor Bros. Inc., Boston, Mass.  Date issued: 1930 - 1945 (approximate)  Physical description: 1 print (postcard) : linen texture, color ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.  Genre: Postcards   Subjects: New England Telephone and Telegraph Company; City & town halls; Commercial facilities  ...more

  • JFK, Conservative: 4 of 4: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Ira Stoll (Author), J. Paul Boehmer (Narrator), & 1 more

    Aug 29 2019

    Photo: Stromberg's at Dane Street Beach, Rt. 127, Beverly, Mass.  File name: 06_10_000879  Title: Stromberg's at Dane Street Beach, Rt. 127, Beverly, Mass.  Created/Published: Tichnor Bros. Inc., Boston, Mass.  Date issued: 1930 - 1945 (approximate)  Physical description: 1 print (postcard) : linen texture, color ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.  Genre: Postcards   Subjects: Stores & shops  Notes: Title from item.  Collection: The Tichnor Brothers Collection  Location: Boston Public Library, Print Depart...more

  • 1/4 Six Months in 1945: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman - from World War to Cold War Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Michael Dobbs (Author), Bob Walter (Narrator), & 1 more

    Aug 28 2019

    Photo: The Yalta Conference, Crimea, February 1945 The Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Winston Churchill, MP the President of the United States, Mr Franklin Roosevelt Marshal Joseph Stalin of the Soviet Union photographed in the grounds of the Livadia Palace, Yalta during the eight day Yalta Conference. Standing behind the three leaders are, left to right: the British Foreign Secretary, the Rt Hon Anthony Eden, MP the American Secretary of State, Mr Edward Stettinius the British Permanent Under-Secre...more

  • 2/4 Six Months in 1945: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman - from World War to Cold War Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Michael Dobbs (Author), Bob Walter (Narrator), & 1 more

    Aug 28 2019

    Map: The eventual partition of Germany into Allied Occupation Zones:    Green - British zone   Blue - French zone (two exclaves) and beginning in 1947, the Saar protectorate    Tan - American zone   Red - Soviet zone, later the GDR    Yellow/beige - Polish and Soviet annexed territory         Occupation zone borders in Germany, 1947. The territories east of the Oder-Neisse line, under Polish and Soviet administration/annexation, are shown as cream as is the likewise detached Saar protectorate. B...more

  • 3/4 Six Months in 1945: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman - from World War to Cold War Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Michael Dobbs (Author), Bob Walter (Narrator), & 1 more

    Aug 28 2019

    Photo: Banner of Stalin in Budapest in 1949.  Attribution: Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-R78376 / CC-BY-SA 3.0 ; from 23 August 1949        This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Germany;from Deutsches Bundesarchiv.         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 w...more

  • 4/4 Six Months in 1945: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman - from World War to Cold War Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Michael Dobbs (Author), Bob Walter (Narrator), & 1 more

    Aug 28 2019

    Photo: The mushroom cloud of the atomic bombing of the Japanese city of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945, rose some 11 mi (18 km) above the bomb's hypocenter; from the northwest. By Charles Levy - U.S. National Archives and Records Administration; public domain.. Six Months in 1945: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman - from World War to Cold War  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Michael Dobbs (Author), Bob Walter (Narrator), & 1 more https://www.amazon.com/Six-Months-1945-Stalin-Churchill/dp/B009R...more

  • Mission to Paris: 1 of 2: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Alan Furst (Author), Daniel Gerroll (Narrator), Simon & Schuster Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 28 2019

    Photo: English: The crew of the German "Luftwaffe - Luftgaukommando Westfrankreich - Luftwacht-Regiment 8" (=the crew of the later "Tower of Paris") before the stairs of the Basilique du Sacré-Cœur de Montmartre of Paris in 1942Date | 1942Source | scan of originalAuthor | official photographer of the "Deutsche Wehrmacht - Ortskommandantur beim Stadtkommandanten von Paris"Permission(Reusing this file) |  | This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas wh...more

  • Mission to Paris: 2 of 2: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Alan Furst (Author), Daniel Gerroll (Narrator), Simon & Schuster Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 28 2019

    Photo: UnknownArchive 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.Aufnahme etwa 1940 - 1941Title | Paris, deutsche Wachtparade Original caption | For documentary purposes the German Federal Archive often retained the original image captions, which may be erroneous, biased, obsolete or politically extreme. Bis zuletzt zog die Wachtparade mit klingendem Spiel...more

  • 4of4 America's Great Game: The CIA's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East by Hugh Wilford.

    Aug 28 2019

    Image: Pres. and Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt seated on lawn, surrounded by their family; 1903. From left to right: Quentin, Theodore Sr., Theodore Jr., Archie, Alice, Kermit, Edith, and Ethel. Library of Congress; public domain.. America's Great Game: The CIA's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East, by Hugh Wilford. East, by Hugh Wilford.   https://www.amazon.com/Americas-Great-Game-Arabists-Shaping/dp/046509628X/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1495140203&sr=1-1&keyw...more

  • 3of4 America's Great Game: The CIA's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East by Hugh Wilford.

    Aug 28 2019

    Image:  Locator map for the Umayyad Caliphate at its greatest extent, c. AD 750. (Partially based on Atlas of World History [2007] - World 500-750, map.)  At its greatest extent, the Umayyad Caliphate (661–750) covered 11,100,000 km2 (4,300,000 sq mi) and 62 million people (29 percent of the world's population), making it one of the largest empires in history in both area and proportion of the world's population. It was also larger than any previous empire in history.Author: Gabagool.I, the copy...more

  • 2of4 America's Great Game: The CIA's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East by Hugh Wilford.

    Aug 28 2019

    Image: The Battle of Badr, 13 March 624 AD. Siyer-I Nebi or Life of the Prophet.  Public domain. The history of Saudi Arabia in its current form as a state began with its foundation in 1744, although the human history of the region extends as far as 20,000 years ago. The region has had a global impact twice in world history: In the 7th century it became the cradle of Islam and the capital of the Islamic Rashidun Caliphate. From the mid-20th century, the discovery of vast oil deposits propelled i...more

  • 1of4: America's Great Game: The CIA's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East, by Hugh Wilford. East, by Hugh Wilford.

    Aug 28 2019

    Photo: Abdulaziz Ibn Saud, the founding father and first king of Saudi Arabia, at age 34. Created: 31 December 1909. By William Henry Irvine Shakespear - Royal Geographical Society. Public domain..1of4: America's Great Game: The CIA's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East, by Hugh Wilford. East, by Hugh Wilford.   https://www.amazon.com/Americas-Great-Game-Arabists-Shaping/dp/046509628X/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1495140203&sr=1-1&keywords=wilford+great+game...more

  • A Hero of France: 1 of 2: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Alan Furst (Author), Daniel Gerroll (Narrator), Simon & Schuster Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 27 2019

    Photo: English: Paris street sceneDate | 1942/43Source | Bibliothèque historique de la ville de ParisAuthor | André Zucca  | This file is made available under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication.The person who associated a work with this deed has dedicated the work to the public domain by waiving all of their rights to the work worldwide under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights, to the extent allowed by law. You can copy, modify, distribute an...more

  • A Hero of France: 2 of 2: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Alan Furst (Author), Daniel Gerroll (Narrator), Simon & Schuster Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 27 2019

    Photo: English: Parisian metro entranceDate | 1942/43Source | Bibliothèque historique de la ville de ParisAuthor | André Zucca  | This file is made available under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication.The person who associated a work with this deed has dedicated the work to the public domain  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow A Hero of France: 2 of 2:  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Alan Furst (Author), D...more

  • Normandy '44: 1 of 8: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France Hardcover – June 4, 2019 by James Holland (Author)

    Aug 27 2019

    Photo: English: General Montgomery Inspects Royal Ulster Rifles, May 1944General Sir Bernard Montgomery standing on the bonnet of a jeep speaking to troops of 2nd Battalion, Royal Ulster Rifles, after carrying out an inspection of the battalion near Portsmouth in the run-up to D-Day. The battalion had previously served in his division earlier in the war.Date | between 1939 and 1945 Source | http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//60/media-60431/large.jpg | This is photograph H 38645 from the colle...more

  • Normandy '44: 2 of 8: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France Hardcover – June 4, 2019 by James Holland (Author)

    Aug 27 2019

    Photo: The village in 1944Unknown - http://ahecwebdds.carlisle.army.mil Ste Mere Eglise, Normandy, June 1944 Permission details This image is a work of a U.S. Army soldier or employee, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image is in the public domain.View more Public Domainview terms File:St. Mere Eglise 1944.jpg Created: 31 May 1944 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @Batchelor...more

  • Normandy '44: 3 of 8: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France Hardcover – June 4, 2019 by James Holland (Author)

    Aug 27 2019

    Photo: Soldiers of the 43rd Wessex Division seek shelter from German mortar attacks, 10 July.Sergeant Jones No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit - This is photograph B 6852 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums (collection no. 4700-29) Troops of 130th Brigade, 43rd (Wessex) Division take cover from mortar fire, 10 July 1944. Further Information: Official caption says these are 4th Dorsets but new information is that they are 8th Middlesex (43rd Division's machine-gun battalion). Pe...more

  • Normandy '44: 4 of 8: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France Hardcover – June 4, 2019 by James Holland (Author)

    Aug 27 2019

    Photo: Saint-Lô after U.S. bombing, July 1944Bundesarchiv, Bild 146-1984-043-03 / 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. Normandie Front [1944] St. Lô. Ein schwerbeschädigtes Stadtviertel. CC BY-SA 3.0 de File:Bundesarchiv Bild 146-1984-043-03, Frankreich, St. Lô, Zerstörungen.jpg Created: June 1944date QS:P,+1944-06-00T00:00:00Z/10 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com...more

  • Normandy '44: 5 of 8: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France Hardcover – June 4, 2019 by James Holland (Author)

    Aug 27 2019

    Photo: Français : Chars de déplaçant en position pour attaquer vers Falaise entre Hubert-Folie et Tilly-la-CampagneEnglish: Tanks move into position for attack toward Falaise, between Hubert-Folie and Tilly-la-Campagne.Date | 8 August 1944Source | http://collectionscanada.gc.ca/pam_archives/index.php?fuseaction=genitem.displayItem&lang=eng&rec_nbr=3205475&rec_nbr_list=3205475Author | Harold G. Aikman/Canada. Dept. of National Defence/Library and Archives Canada/PA-132904 | This Canad...more

  • Normandy '44: 6 of 8: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France Hardcover – June 4, 2019 by James Holland (Author)

    Aug 27 2019

    Photo: US soldiers celebrate with a captured German flag in front of a destroyed Panther tank. The group of infantrymen were left behind to "mop-up" in Chambois, France, last stronghold of the Germans in the Falaise Gap areaDate | 20 August 1944Source | National Archives and Records AdministrationAuthor | US Army Signal Corps | 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...more

  • Normandy '44: 7 of 8: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France Hardcover – June 4, 2019 by James Holland (Author)

    Aug 27 2019

    Photo: The U.S. 28th Infantry Division on the Champs Élysées in the "Victory Day" parade on 29 August 1944. American_troops_march_down_the_Champs_Elysees.jpg: Poinsett / Signal Corps derivative work: SilkTork (talk) - American_troops_march_down_the_Champs_Elysees.jpg American troops of the 28th Infantry Division march down the Avenue des Champs-Élysées, Paris, in the `Victory' Parade. Public Domain File:American troops march down the Champs Elysees crop.jpg Created: 2010-08-08 17:56 http://Jo...more

  • Normandy '44: 8 of 8: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France Hardcover – June 4, 2019 by James Holland (Author)

    Aug 27 2019

    Photo: Three-cent stamp picturing the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, with marching U.S. Army soldiers and an overflight by U.S. Army Air Force.Bureau of Printing and Engraving -- U.S. Post Office - Arago: people, postage & the post online, National Postal Museum 1945 3-cent stamp picturing the Arc de Triumph in Paris France with marching U.S. Army soldiers and an overflight by U.S. Army Air Force. Public Domain File:Army issue 1945 U.S. stamp.1.jpg Created: 27 September 1945 http://JohnBatchel...more

  • 1of4 Black April: The Fall of South Vietnam, 1973-75 by George J Veith

    Aug 26 2019

    Image:   A painting inside the Tây Ninh Holy See depicts the three saints signing an accord between God and Humanity. From left to right: Sun Yat-sen, Victor Hugo and Nguyễn Bỉnh Khiêm.Author: Nguyễn Thanh Quang 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;  Under ...more

  • 2of4 Black April: The Fall of South Vietnam, 1973-75 by George J Veith

    Aug 26 2019

    Image:   Emblem of Vietnam.  Public domain.. The defeat of South Vietnam was arguably America’s worst foreign policy disaster of the 20th Century. Yet a complete understanding of the endgame—from the 27 January 1973 signing of the Paris Peace Accords to South Vietnam’s surrender on 30 April 1975—has eluded us.        Black April addresses that deficit. A culmination of exhaustive research in three distinct areas: primary source documents from American archives, North Vietnamese publications cont...more

  • 3of4 Black April: The Fall of South Vietnam, 1973-75 by George J Veith

    Aug 26 2019

     Image:   Picture of the "Agreement" copy on ending war and restoring peace in Vietnam. Picture taken at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia, USA. Author: Sanjay Acharya 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:  attribution – You must give appropriate credit, pr...more

  • 4of4 Black April: The Fall of South Vietnam, 1973-75 by George J Veith

    Aug 26 2019

    Image:   A male drug store in Sa Pa (Lao Cai, Vietnam). Cửa hàng thuốc nam.jpgAuthor: Bùi Thụy Đào Nguyên 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;  Under the following conditions:  attribution – You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, a...more

  • Human Game: 1 of 4: Hunting the Great Escape Murderers Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Simon Read (Author), Joe Jameson (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Aug 26 2019

    Photo: Čeština: Pomořanská a Slezská operace Rudé armádyDate | 1945Source | Ministry of Defence of USSRAuthor | Ministry of Defence of USSR | This work is not an object of copyright according to article 1259 of Book IV of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation No. 230-FZ of December 18, 2006. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Human Game: 1 of 4: Hunting the Great Escape Murderers  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Simon Read (Autho...more

  • Human Game: 2 of 4: Hunting the Great Escape Murderers Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Simon Read (Author), Joe Jameson (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Aug 26 2019

    Photo: British Prisoners of War in Germany, 1940-1945British POWs at work in a quarry at the town of Laband, the base for working parties E1 and E708 from Stalag VIIIB.Date | between 1939 and 1945 Source | http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//294/media-294822/large.jpg | This is photograph HU 9211 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. | Author | German official photographerPermission(Reusing this file) | This image was created and released by the Imperial War Museum on the IWM Non C...more

  • Human Game: 3 of 4: Hunting the Great Escape Murderers Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Simon Read (Author), Joe Jameson (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Aug 26 2019

    Photo: Joseph Goebbels awards 16-year-old Hitler Youth member Willi Hübner the Iron Cross for the defense of Lauban.Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-J31305 / 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. Auszeichnung des Hitlerjungen Willi Hübner ADN-ZB/Archiv 9.3.1945 II. Weltkrieg 1939-45 Deutsch-Sowjetische Front: Reichspropagandaminister Goebbels begrüßt in Lauban (Niederschl...more

  • Human Game: 4 of 4: Hunting the Great Escape Murderers Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Simon Read (Author), Joe Jameson (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Aug 26 2019

    Photo: English: British Prisoners of War in Germany, 1940-1945British concert party on the stage during the performance at the town of Laband, the base for working parties E1 and E708 from Stalag VIIIB, May 1942. Their band initials are RR.Date | May 1942 (Second World War)Source | http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//294/media-294825/large.jpg | This is photograph HU 9261 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. | Author | German official photographerPermission(Reusing this file) | Th...more

  • Mixed indicators on the possibility of Recession in 2020. @GeneMarks

    Aug 26 2019

    Photo: Removal of platforms at West Philadelphia station in January 1931 to prepare for the construction of 30th Street stationDate | 9 January 1931Source | Temple University Library - George D. McDowell Collection, originally published in the Philadelphia Evening BulletinAuthor | George D. McDowellPermission(Reusing this file) |  | This work is in the public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowMixed indicators on the possibilit...more

  • DeBlasio defeats Small Business in New York. @GeneMarks

    Aug 26 2019

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

  • 1/4 Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome; ed: Victor Davis Hanson

    Aug 25 2019

    Image:  Epaminondas defending Pelopidas at the Siege of Mantinea (385 BCE),  before his great invasion of the Peloponnesus in 369 BC.  Public domain..."The Darwinian human spiral has not changed human thinking all that much."—VDH.Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome Kindle Edition, by Victor Davis Hanson (Editor)       In this prequel to the now-classic Makers of Modern Strategy, Victor Davis Hanson, a leading scholar of ancient military history, gathers prominen...more

  • 2/4 Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome; ed: Victor Davis Hanson

    Aug 25 2019

    Image: The Death of Spartacus, by Hermann Vogel, 1888. Public domain..."The Darwinian human spiral has not changed human thinking all that much."—VDH.Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome Kindle Edition, by Victor Davis Hanson (Editor)       In this prequel to the now-classic Makers of Modern Strategy, Victor Davis Hanson, a leading scholar of ancient military history, gathers prominent thinkers to explore key facets of warfare, strategy, and foreign policy in the...more

  • 3/4 Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome; ed: Victor Davis Hanson

    Aug 25 2019

    Image: Anatolia after 188 BC, including ancient Cilicia, whence the pirates.  This south coastal region of Asia Minor existed as a political entity from the Hittite era until the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia, during the late Byzantine Empire.  In early times, 16th–14th century BC, it was  Kizzuwatna; 12th–8th century BC was Khilikku, Tabal, Quwê). The main languages were Luwian, Akkadian, Phoenician, Persian, and Armenian.       There were always pirates in the ancient world, but in the second ha...more

  • 4/4 Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome; ed: Victor Davis Hanson

    Aug 25 2019

    Image:  Alexander at the Battle of Gaugamela; by Marshall Monroe Kirkman, 1842-1921 - History of Alexander the Great, published in 1913.  Public domain.          In 331 BC Alexander's army of the Hellenic League met the Persian army of Darius III near Gaugamela, close to the modern city of Duhok in Iraqi Kurdistan. Though heavily outnumbered, Alexander emerged victorious due to his army's superior tactics and his deft employment of light infantry. It was a decisive victory for the Hellenic Leagu...more

  • Ike's Bluff: 1 of 4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Evan Thomas (Author), Brian Troxell (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 25 2019

    Photo: KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- President Dwight D. Eisenhower visits Cape Kennedy. KSC-PL60-51251NASAhttps://images.nasa.gov/copyrightCopyright infoPublic Domain Dedication (CC0) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Ike's Bluff: 1 of 4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Evan Thomas (Author), Brian Troxell (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Ikes-Bluff-...more

  • Ike's Bluff: 2 of 4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Evan Thomas (Author), Brian Troxell (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 25 2019

    Photo: PRESIDENT DWIGHT EISENHOWER VISIT TO MSFC FOR THE DEDICATION OF THE CENTER.NASAhttps://images.nasa.gov/copyrightCopyright infoPublic Domain Dedication (CC0) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Ike's Bluff: 2 of 4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Evan Thomas (Author), Brian Troxell (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Ikes-Bluff-President-Eisenhowers...more

  • Ike's Bluff: 3 of 4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Evan Thomas (Author), Brian Troxell (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 25 2019

    Photo: PRESIDENT DWIGHT EISENHOWER VISIT TO MSFC FOR THE DEDICATION OF THE CENTER.NASAhttps://images.nasa.gov/copyrightCopyright infoPublic Domain Dedication (CC0) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Ike's Bluff: 3 of 4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Evan Thomas (Author), Brian Troxell (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Ikes-Bluff-President-Eisenhowers...more

  • Ike's Bluff: 4 of 4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Evan Thomas (Author), Brian Troxell (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 25 2019

    Photo: General view of ceremonies at Lincoln Square when President Eisenhower was applauded / World Telegram & Sun photo by Ed FordLibrary of Congresshttp://www.loc.gov/copyrightCopyright infoNo copyright restriction known. Staff photographer reproduction rights transferred to Library of Congress through Instrument of Gift.. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Ike's Bluff: 4 of 4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the W...more

  • Washington mistreats space exploration. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Aug 25 2019

    Photo: This feature on Europa was seen as a dark, diffuse circular patch on a previous Galileo global image of Europa's leading hemisphere on April 3, 1997. The "bulls-eye" pattern appears to be a 140- kilometer (86-mile) wide impact scar (about the size of the island of Hawaii) which formed as the surface fractured minutes after a mountain-sized asteroid or comet slammed into the satellite. This approximately 214-kilometer (132-mile) wide picture is the product of three images which have been p...more

  • Methane hunt on Mars. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Aug 25 2019

    Photo: English: A view from the "Kimberley" formation on Mars taken by NASA's Curiosity rover. The strata in the foreground dip towards the base of Mount Sharp, indicating flow of water toward a basin that existed before the larger bulk of the mountain formed. The colors are adjusted so that rocks look approximately as they would if they were on Earth, to help geologists interpret the rocks. This "white balancing" to adjust for the lighting on Mars overly compensates for the absence of blue on M...more

  • The New American Civil War: Analogs for Dred Scott, Bloody Kansas, John Brown, and Charleston. Michael Vlahos, @JHUWorldCrisis

    Aug 24 2019

    Photo: Half-length portrait of John Brown with his arms folded. Sixth-plate Daguerreotype.Date | circa 1856 Source | Boston AthenaeumAuthor | John Bowles (1833-1900) (per User:Postdlf), said to have been taken in Kansas.Other versions | http://catalog.bostonathenaeum.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=436961 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe New American Civil War: Analogs for Dred Scott, Bloody Kansas, John Brown, and Charleston. Mich...more

  • Code Name Caesar: 1 of 2: The Secret Hunt for U-Boat 864 During World War II Kindle Edition. by Jerome Preisler (Author), Kenneth Sewell (Author)

    Aug 24 2019

    Photo: Lot-9630-5: WWI German Activities. The German U-Boat. Christmas Celebration by U-boat crew. Artwork by Felix Schwormstadt. Halftone image from the publication, “The Imperial Navy in the World War,” 1914-17. Courtesy of the Library of Congress. (2016/10/21).Date | 21 October 2016, 09:35Source | Lot-9630-5Author | National Museum of the U.S. Navy | This image was originally posted to Flickr by Photograph Curator at https://flickr.com/photos/127906254@N06/30175415980. It was reviewed on 11 ...more

  • Code Name Caesar: 2 of 2: The Secret Hunt for U-Boat 864 During World War II Kindle Edition. by Jerome Preisler (Author), Kenneth Sewell (Author)

    Aug 24 2019

    Photo: Submarine E-1 made in Spain in 1929-30 year by project of dutch Ingenieurskantoor voor Scheepsbouw (IvS) (founded by 4 German ship building yards: AG Vulkan yard (Hamburg and Stettin), two Krupp-owned yards,  Germaniawerft (Kiel) and AG Weser(Bremen), prototype of soviet u-boats type "C" ( "Средняя") "S" ( "Srednaya") (Middle)Submarino E-1 contruido en los Astilleros Echevarrieta y Larrinaga, Cádiz, España en 1929-30. proyecto alemán desarrollado en los astilleros holandeses Ingenieurskan...more

  • Hezbollah is out of Iran's money. @haningdr @WashInstitute

    Aug 24 2019

    Photo: Title: Vue general de Louqsor Abstract/medium: 1 photographic print : albumen.Date | 1867Source | Library of CongressCatalog: https://lccn.loc.gov/2004667878Image download: https://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/ppmsca/03900/03978v.jpgOriginal url: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2004667878/Author | Maison Bonfils (Beirut, Lebanon), photographerPermission(Reusing this file) | No known restrictions on publication in the U.S. Use elsewhere may be restricted by other countries' laws. For general ...more

  • Rouhani and Iran are desperate for talks. @TzviKahn Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Aug 24 2019

    Photo: An 1814 map of Persia at time of Qajar dynasty View author information Public Domain File:Persia 1814.jpg Uploaded: 2010-08-18 07:27:32 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowRouhani and Iran are desperate for talks.  @TzviKahn Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_presTzvi Kahn is a senior Iran analyst at FDD. He previously worked as a senior policy analyst at the Foreign Policy Initiative, where he published extensively on Iran’s nuclear pr...more

  • Searching for Lieutenant Haddar Goldin. Leah Goldin Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Aug 24 2019

    Photo: : Title: Southern Palestine. Ruins at Gaza.Abstract/medium: G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph CollectionPhysical description: 1 negative :Date | 1900Source | Library of CongressCatalog: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/matpc/item/mpc2004001470/PPOriginal url: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/matpc.01378Author | Matson CollectionPermission(Reusing this file) | No known restrictions on publication. | This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photogra...more

  • Long-standing Antisemitism in the UK. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Aug 24 2019

    Photo: An early photo looking towards the Guildhall.Date | 1 December 1890, 00:00:00Source | originally posted to Flickr as Norwich, London Street, 1891Author | mira66Permission(Reusing this file) |  | This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright termis the author's life plus 70 years or less.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowLong-standing Antisemitism in the UK. Malcolm...more

  • #TheScalaReport: The well-known and severe limits of facial recognition technology. Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

    Aug 24 2019

    Photo: Views, Objects: Egypt. Gizeh [selected images]. View 06: Sphinx and Pyramid., n.d. Brooklyn Museum Archives Brooklyn Museum - Egypt: Gizeh Lantern Slide Collection: Views, Objects: Egypt. Gizeh [selected images]. View 06: Sphinx and Pyramid., n.d. Brooklyn Museum Archives (S10-08 Gizeh, image 9614). No restrictions File:Brooklyn Museum - Egypt-Gizeh (pd).jpg Created: 19 January 2038, 00:13 This date is not correct. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedu...more

  • Did the Russians direct the Syrians to bomb the Turks in the Idlib Province? @aykan_erdemir @FDD Senior Fellow. Former Member of the #Turkish Parliament. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Aug 24 2019

    Photo: The mausoleum of Emesa as it was photographed by Heinrich Kohl and Carl Watzinger in 1907; it may have been built in 78–79[32] by a relative of the Sampsigeramids[33] H. Kohl and C. Watzinger - https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/kunstchronik_kunstmarkt1925_1926 Das Grabmal des Samsigeramos im Jahre 1907 Public Domain File:Mausoleum of Emesa 1907.jpg Created: 31 December 1922 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowDid the R...more

  • The "Unusual" UNWRA & What is to be done? Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @DavidSamuelMay @FDD

    Aug 24 2019

    Photo: Market Place, Bethlehem, Holy Land, (i.e., West Bank)Date | between 1890 and 1900 Dimensions | 1 photomechanical print : photochrom, color.Accession number | LCCN2002724971Credit line |  | This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs divisionunder the digital ID ppmsca.02662.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe "Unusual" UNWRA & What is to be done?  Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_...more

  • The homeless crisis in California, and the housing crisis in California. Jeff Bliss, Pacific Watch

    Aug 23 2019

    Image: Homeless-Civil Rights activists Ted Hayes at sidewalk encampment in downtown Los Angeles Central City East District, dubbed Skid Row, the national capital, "ground 0" and "black hole" of homelessness.        Author of photograph: Theodore Hayes; 21 March 2003I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following license: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.  You are free: to share – to copy, distribute and...more

  • Free Greenland ! Sebastian Gorka, America First radio.

    Aug 23 2019

    Image: Inuit elders eating Maktaaq, a delicacy of bowhead whale blubber.       Photo:  taken by Ansgar Walk.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 2.5 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 give appropriate credit, provide a link to t...more

  • Huawei is mortal, says Huawei. @AlanTonelson @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Aug 23 2019

    Photo: The Site of the First Telephone Exchange was demolished in 1973.  NPS PhotoThe first commercial telephone exchange in the world began operations on January 28, 1878 in a storefront of the Boardman Building in New Haven. George W. Coy designed and built the world's first switchboard for commercial use. Coy was inspired by Alexander Graham Bell's lecture at the Skiff Opera House in New Haven on April 27, 1877. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitte...more

  • Hong Kong regains the moral high ground & What is to be done? Mark Clifford, former editor South China Morning Post @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast .

    Aug 23 2019

    Photo: Shore of Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon, Hong Kong at 1880 Licensing | 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/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowHong Kong regains the moral high ground & What is to be done? Mark Clifford, former editor South China Morning Post @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast . 

  • 1/4 The media-Democrat “collusion narrative,” which paints Donald Trump as a cat’s paw of Russia, is a studiously crafted illusion. Andy McCarthy

    Aug 23 2019

    Photo: Image: Theodore Roosevelt, Glacier Point, Yosemite, 1903; from a stereograph, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs division; ergo, pubic domain.          Theodore Roosevelt, “The government is us; we are the government, you and I.” “The cornerstone of this Republic, as of all free governments, is respect for and obedience to the law. Where we permit the law to be defied or evaded, . . .  we are by just so much weakening the bonds of our civilization and increasing the chances of its...more

  • 2/4 You’d think the FBI might have got around to interviewing [Papdopoulos] before Jan 2017 — i.e., a week after President Trump had been inaugurated, and six months after the Bureau formally opened its “Crossfire Hurricane” probe.

    Aug 23 2019

    Image:  Ellis Island, 1900. Pubic domain..NRO:   The George Papadopoulos Origin Story has never added up. It has been portrayed as the Big Bang, the Magic Moment that started the FBI’s investigation of “collusion” — a suspected election-theft conspiracy between Donald Trump’s campaign and Vladimir Putin’s regime. But if the young energy-sector analyst had actually emerged in early 2016 as the key to proving Trump-Russia espionage, you would think the FBI might have gotten around to interviewing ...more

  • 3/4 Joseph Mifsud, the Maltese academic we’re supposed to take for a clandestine Russian agent . . . The story is based on no credible evidence. If it were ever presented to a jury, it’d be laughed out of court. Andy McCarthy

    Aug 23 2019

    Image:  Historical US-Russian relations: U.K. Prime Minister Winston Churchill, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Soviet Leader Joseph Stalin in Yalta, Crimea; Yalta, Soviet Union, in February 1945.  Public domain.. Andrew C. McCarthy’s new book, Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency, finds the white whale that eluded Special Counsel Robert Mueller for two years – evidence of a wide conspiracy to undermine American democracy.          It wasn’t the Trump...more

  • 4/4/ [Trump’s] political opponents’ collusion narrative was peddled relentlessly by political operatives, intelligence agents, Justice Department officials, and media ideologues—the vanguard of the “Trump Resistance.” Through secret surveillance . . .

    Aug 23 2019

    Theodore Roosevelt.  “We need to make our political representatives more quickly and sensitively responsive to the people whose servants they are. … One of the fundamental necessities in a representative government such as ours is to make certain that the men to whom the people delegate their power shall serve the people by whom they are elected, and not the special interests.”Photo: Theodore Roosevelt, 1904. Public domain..GoodReads:  The real collusion in the 2016 election was not between the ...more

  • Mifsud in London, Man of Mystery. Larry Johnson, Sic Semper Tyrannis

    Aug 23 2019

    Photo: Dorset Street, Spitalfields, photographed in 1902 for Jack London's book The People of the Abyss Jack London - https://whitechapeljack.com/the-whitechapel-murders/mary-jane-kelly/ Dorset Street, Spitalfields Dorset Street, UK, photographed in 1902 for Jack London's book The People of the Abyss. Miller's Court was reached through an alleyway on the right. Photograph first published in Jack London, The People of the Abyss, Macmillan, New York, 1903, 319 p., page 2. [1] Public Domain File...more

  • Hotel Mars: Tardigrades on the Moon & What is to be done? David Livingston, SpaceShow.com. Laura Montgomery, Ground Based Space Matters, LLC.

    Aug 23 2019

    Photo: NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) Mission Team is producing high resolution global maps of the Moon and is also searching for sources of water-ice that might be found in permanently shadowed polar craters. Water-ice could be important for future exploration of the Moon. USGS scientists Dr. Lisa Gaddis, Dr. Brent Archinal, and Dr. Laz Kestay are participating scientists on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) team, and Dr. Larry Soderblom is a member of the DIVINER Lunar ...more

  • The mystery of the Recession that cannot be located. @JohnFMauldin Mauldin Economics

    Aug 23 2019

    Photo: Home of rehabilitation client near Phoenix, Arizona. $500 loan. 1935. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe mystery of the Recession that cannot be located. @JohnFMauldin Mauldin Economics

  • Nevada chooses sustainable magical thinking. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Aug 23 2019

    Photo: Image taken from page 80 of 'Songs and etchings in shade and sunshine. By J. E. G. [i.e. J. E. Gordon.]'Image taken from:  Title: "Songs and etchings in shade and sunshine. By J. E. G. [i.e. J. E. Gordon.]" Author: GORDON, Julia Emily. Contributor: G., J. E. Shelfmark: "British Library HMNTS 11652.k.4." Page: 80 Place of Publishing: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington Date of Publishing: 1880 Publisher: London Issuance: monographic Identifier: 001466991 Explore:Find this item in ...more

  • 1/4 Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring by Andrew Lownie and Steven Crossley

    Aug 22 2019

     Image  Universitas Cantabrigiensis: The shield variant for University of Cambridge. Public domain. Robert Cooke - http://www.cam.ac.uk/brand-resources/about-the-logo . Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring by Andrew Lownie and Steven Crossley  https://www.amazon.com/Stalins-Englishman-Lives-Guy-Burgess/dp/1473627362 Winner of the St Ermin's Intelligence Book of the Year Award. A Guardian Book of the Year. The Times Best Biography of the Year. Mail on Sunday ...more

  • 2/4 Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring by Andrew Lownie and Steven Crossley

    Aug 22 2019

    Image   Universitas Cantabrigiensis:  Welcome to Clare College.  This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. Subject to disclaimers. You are free: to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work ; to remix – to adapt the work.    Under the following conditions: attribution – You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that sugg...more

  • 3/4 Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring by Andrew Lownie and Steven Crossley

    Aug 22 2019

    Image  Universitas Cantabrigiensis: University officials leading the Vice-Chancellor's deputy into the Senate House.  The University Officers in charge of a degree ceremony at the University of Cambridge.. Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring  by Andrew Lownie and Steven Crossley  https://www.amazon.com/Stalins-Englishman-Lives-Guy-Burgess/dp/1473627362 Winner of the St Ermin's Intelligence Book of the Year Award. A Guardian Book of the Year. The Times Best ...more

  • 4/4 Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring by Andrew Lownie and Steven Crossley

    Aug 22 2019

    Image    Universitas Cantabrigiensis: Girton College. Library of Congress; public domain.. Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring by Andrew Lownie and Steven Crossley Guy Burgess was the most important, complex, and fascinating of "The Cambridge Spies"-Maclean, Philby, Blunt-brilliant young men recruited in the 1930s to betray their country to the Soviet Union. An engaging and charming companion to many, an unappealing, utterly ruthless manipulator to others, ...more

  • Taipei arming, Beijing threatening. Hong Kong & Taiwan. F16 sales: Washington is no longer scared of Beijing. Stephen J Yates, DC Intl Advisory.

    Aug 22 2019

    Photo:  Peng Ming-min (center) with colleagues at National Taiwan University in 1954. Public domain.  Peng Ming-min (彭明敏) is a noted democracy activist, advocate of Taiwan independence, and politician. Arrested for sedition in 1964 for printing a manifesto advocating democracy in his native Taiwan, he escaped to Sweden, before taking a post as a university teacher in the United States. After 22 years in exile he returned to become the Democratic Progressive Party's first presidential candidate i...more

  • Multiple demos in Seoul on 15 Aug. Largest was the Flag Rally, at which South Korean, US, and Israeli flags were carried. Tara O, East Asia Research Center & Inst for Corean-American Studies

    Aug 22 2019

    Photo:  In Korea, Seodaemun / Donuimun in the Joseon Period.Source: Japanese book, History of Japan-Korea Annexation about which Image talks, published by Roudoukeizai Sha   日本語: 労働経済社「映像が語る日韓併合史」より。  Published: 1900s   This photograph is in the public domain in Japan because its copyright has expired according to Article 23 of the 1899 Copyright Actof Japan (English translation) and Article 2 of Supplemental Provisions of Copyright Act of 1970. This is when the photograph meets one of the follo...more

  • The immediate need for the US Space Force: 1 of 2: Lieutenant General Steven Kwast, USAF.

    Aug 22 2019

    Photo: Jules Verne: Die Reise nach dem Mond, EinbanddeckelDate | Original um 1900, Foto von 2018Source | Gerd Küveler private collection / PrivatsammlungAuthor | unknownGerd Küveler (reproduction)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:http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe immediate need for the US Space Force...more

  • The immediate need for the US Space Force: 2 of 2: Lietnant General Steven Kwast, USAF.

    Aug 22 2019

    Photo:  An illustration from the novel "From the Earth to the Moon" by Jules Verne drawn by Henri de Montaut.Polski: Ilustracja powieści Juliusza Verne'a "Z Ziemi na Księżyc" autorstwa Henri de Montauta.Français : "De la Terre à la Lune", Henri de Montaut.Diese Datei wurde mit Commonist hochgeladen.Français : L’arrivée du projectile à Stone’s-HillDatum31. Juli 1868Der Urheber dieses Werks ist 1900 gestorben; es ist daher gemeinfrei,http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com...more

  • Turf war between Alabama and Texas over NASA dollars for manned Moon landing. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Aug 21 2019

    Image:  The first image taken of the far side of the Moon, returned by Luna 3: the first of the far side of the Moon, taken by Luna 3, October 7, 1959. The dark patches at left include Mare Crisium (on the near side), Mare Smythii, and Mare Marginis (on the border of the near and far sides). At bottom is Mare Ausatrale. The dark patch above right of center is Mare Moscoviense, and below right of center is Tsiolkovskiy crater. Below and to the right of Tsiolkovskiy is Jules Verne crater.  Public ...more

  • Chandrayaan2 prepares to land on the moon. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Aug 21 2019

    Image:  Rendering of Chandrayaan-2 lander(top) interfaced with orbiter (bottom)Source:https://www.isro.gov.in/update/01-may-2019/press-release-chandrayaan-2https://www.isro.gov.in/sites/default/files/chandrayaan_2.jpg    Author: Indian Space Research Organisation  Permissions: see below.*.The Chandrayaan program, the Indian Lunar Exploration Programme, incorporates a lunar orbiter, impactor, and future lunar lander and rover spacecraft. The name of the program is from Sanskrit चन्द्रयान candrayā...more

  • "Free Greenland" from the colonial grasp of an absolute monarchy, Denmark. @BernieandSid. Host

    Aug 21 2019

    Photo: Author with Bernie McGuirk of @BernieandSidhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow"Free Greenland" from the colonial grasp of an absolute monarchy, Denmark. @BernieandSid. Host

  • Gregory R Copley: Kashmir, artillery, Indus waters, Hindu nationalism, taunting China.

    Aug 21 2019

    Image:  Babur crossing the Indus River in the heat of battle, a painting commissioned by Akbar, c.1589; from the collection of the Aga Khan Museum.  Source:   http://www.akdn.org/museum/detail.asp?artifactid=1677 (downloaded Apr. 2011) .Gregory R Copley, editor & publisher, Defense & Foreign Affairs, in re: The Kashmir problem erupted again with artillery fire by India and Delhi’s assertion that it will “resolve the Kashmir problem.”  Pakistan and India are both nuclear.  Modi, being an ...more

  • Liz Peek: The no-recession-in-sight economy. Europe and China are troubled, but the US is healthy.

    Aug 21 2019

    Image: A 10% Legacy and Succession Duty impressed duty stamp of the United Kingdom. Public domain... https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/20/us/politics/trump-economy-recession-data.htmlThe Democrats rooting for a Recession to bolster 2020: Trump Says He’s Exploring ‘Various Tax Reductions,’ and the Economic Data He Loves Shows Why   Some of the administration’s favorite data points are now flashing warning signs about investment, jobs and growth.

  • Elizabeth Peek, Fox News & TheHill: Elizabeth Warren is prospering with her gloomy message.

    Aug 21 2019

    Photo: Official portrait of U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA).  Public domain. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/elizabeth-warren-st-paul-minnesota-town-hall_n_5d5b1c9fe4b0f667ed6750caST. PAUL, Minn. ― Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) on Monday drew what her campaign said was the largest crowd of her presidential campaign tour yet, attracting thousands of energized supporters to her town hall at Macalester College.       “Hello, Minnesota!” the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful shouted as she t...more

  • California Motor Voter folly and Ballot-Harvesting tomfoolery. @HooverWhalen @HooverInst

    Aug 21 2019

    Photo: Car and homemade trailer on U.S. 101 near King City, California. Man and wife middle-aged, from Wisconsin. "Old Man Depression sent us out on the road ... You don't know anything about how many people are living in trailers till you 'hit' Florida.New York Public LibrarylinkLinkhttp://digitalcollections.nypl.org/copyrightCopyright infoPublic Domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowCalifornia Motor Voter folly and Ballot-Harves...more

  • The US is an oasis in a sea of European fumbles and Asian fears. @McTagueJim, "The Martin Boundary Series."

    Aug 21 2019

    Photo: http://JohnBa: Title: To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. Small oasis in Wady Hebran.Abstract/medium: G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph CollectionPhysical description: 1 negative :Date | 1900Source | Library of CongressCatalog: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/matpc/item/mpc2004004308/PPOriginal url: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/matpc.01990Author | Matson CollectionPermission(Reusing this file) | No known restrictions on publication. | This image is available from the U...more

  • The close working alliance of the US Navy and the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force. @USNavyUnderSec Thomas B. Modly.

    Aug 21 2019

    Photo:  PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 10, 2010) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) ships underway in formation as part of a photo exercise on the final day of Keen Sword 2011. The exercise enhances the Japan-U.S. alliance which remains a key strategic relationship in the Northeast Asia Pacific region. Keen Sword caps the 50th anniversary of the Japan-U.S. alliance as an "alliance of equals." (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jacob D. Moore/Released)Date | 10 ...more

  • US Navy challenges in the Mediterranean (Syria) and the Caribbean (Venezuela). @USNavyUnderSec Thomas B. Modly.

    Aug 21 2019

    Photo: English: Venezuela circa 1900-1905. "American fleet at La Guaira." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing CompanyDate | 1900~1905This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs divisionunder the digital ID det.4a05686.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowUS Navy challenges in the Mediterranean (Syria) and the Caribbean (Venezuela).  @USNavyUnderSec Thomas B. Modly.

  • All the logical ways to prevent mass-shootings are already in place: 1 of 2: @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Aug 21 2019

    Photo: The gun fighter loungedagainst the adobe bricks of the bunkhouse, sweeping Sixteen with cold, emo-tionless glances while the latter talked ofhis travels. The other men were drapedabout, each according to his notion ofcomfort. You say youve been from the Mizpah THE SIXTEENTH MAN 56. in Montana, clear down to the Pecosdistrict in Texas? queried the gunfighter, making little effort to concealhis incredulity. Why, shore. I just told you aboutit. Then I reckon you must have seen aheap of the c...more

  • All the logical ways to prevent mass-shootings are already in place: 2 of 2: @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Aug 21 2019

    Photo: Patent drawing of the "Henry Rifle", the predecessor of the Winchester rifleDate | 1860Source | [1]Author | en:Benjamin Tyler Henry (1821-1891) | 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/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowAll the logical ways to prevent mass-shootings are already in place: 2 of 2: @RichardAEpstei...more

  • The Democrats are rooting for a Recession & What is to be done? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

    Aug 21 2019

    Photo:"Scene in Jackson Square, New Orleans, Louisiana" 1935. Photo of a middle aged man and woman seated on a park bench.Date | October 1935Source | FSA photo by Ben Shahn, digital copy at Library of Congress website, cropped and converted from TIFF to .jpg before uploading to Wikimedia Commons.Author | Ben ShahnPermission(Reusing this file) |  | This image is a work of an employee of the United States Farm Security Administration or Office of War Information domestic photographic units, taken ...more

  • Hong Kong protesters wave Old Glory. @Crosett

    Aug 20 2019

    Photo: 港1910年代時的皇后像廣場(經查證後,不可能於1910年代,估計為1920年代)After 1923 (year of construction of The Cenotaph)The Peninsula Hotel, opened in December 1928, is visible in the background.Date | 11 December 2005 (original upload date)Source | Transferred from zh.wikipedia to Commons.Author | The original uploader was Kevinhksouth at Chinese Wikipedia.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowHong Kong protesters wave Old Glory. @Crosett https://www.reuters....more

  • @GordonGChang: Huawei gets another reprieve from Trump Administration

    Aug 20 2019

    Image: Chinese technology has often been a jump ahead of everyone else’s. Here, a trebuchet catapult. As for Huawei, it’s inextricably commingled with the Chinese military.     Illustration of a Hinged Counterweight Trebuchet Prepped for Transit from the Wujing Zongyao, late Ming (Wanli Period) edition. The photographs are part of my book. You're welcome to use them on Wikipedia so long as you list my book, Chinese Siege Warfare: Mechanical Artillery & Siege Weapons of Antiquity, by Liang Ji...more

  • @billroggio: Taliban “negotiate” peace with Zalmay Khalilzad while attacking Coalition and Afghan forces back at home. Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose.

    Aug 20 2019

    Image: Taliban religious police beating a woman in Kabul on 26 August 2001.  From the distinguished RAWA: This work is free and may be used by anyone for any purpose. If you wish to use this content, you do not need to request permission as long as you follow any licensing requirements mentioned on this page.  Wikimedia has received an e-mail confirming that the copyright holder has approved publication under the terms mentioned on this page. This correspondence has been reviewed by an OTRS memb...more

  • Pelosi and Hoyer fail to confront the anti-semitic speech of Omar and Tlaib. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter

    Aug 20 2019

    Photo: Israeli West Bank barrier – North of Meitar, near the southwest corner of the West Bank, in 2006.No machine-readable author provided. Eman assumed (based on copyright claims). - No machine-readable source provided. Own work assumed (based on copyright claims). Israeli West Bank Barrier - North of Meitar, near the south west corner of the West Bank photographed by Eman May 2006 (UTC), May 2006 Public Domain File:West Bank Fence South Hebron.JPG Created: 25 May 2006 http://JohnBatchelorSh...more

  • (@ThomasJoscelyn): A jihadist Telegram channel published a short statement attributed to Saif al-Adel, a wanted terrorist who’s worked for al Qaeda since the 1990s.

    Aug 20 2019

    Image: Janissaries – formed to crush Turkish rebel groups.  Work of Richard Knötel in the1890s. Public Domain      The Janissaries (meaning "new soldier") were elite infantry units that formed the Ottoman Sultan's household troops, bodyguards and the first modern standing army in Europe, likely established during the reign of Murad I (1362–89). They began as an elite corps of slaves made up of kidnapped young Christian boys who were converted to Islam, and became famed for internal cohesion ceme...more

  • The Dark Horse Rise of Liz Warren. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

    Aug 20 2019

    Photo: Taoyateduta was among the 121 Sioux leaders, who from 1837 to 1851, ceded the land where Minneapolis developed.[14] View author information Public Domain File:Little Crow-cropped image.jpg Uploaded: 2007-04-22 08:57:17 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe Dark Horse Rise of Liz Warren. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotterhttps://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2019/08/19/elizabeth-warren-to-host-town-hall-in-the-twin-cities/

  • "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Winery of King Baldwin of the Holy Land. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter

    Aug 20 2019

    Photo: Français : Couronnement de Baudouin IIIDate | 13th century Source | http://visualiseur.bnf.fr/ConsulterElementNum?O=IFN-07882245&E=JPEG&Deb=1&Fin=1&Param=CAuthor | UnknownPermission(Reusing this file) |  | This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright termis the author's life plus 70 years or less.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow"Indiana" Hoenlein...more

  • City of Ambition: 1 of 4: FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Mason B. Williams (Author), Ira Rosenberg (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Aug 20 2019

    Photo: La Guardia between two Italian officers in front of a Ca.44, c. 1918Unknown - USAF Museum [1] Fiorello Herny LaGuardia during the first world war. He's between two italian officers, in front of a Caproni Ca.44 (Ca.5) bomber Permission details 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.View more Public...more

  • City of Ambition: 2 of 4: FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Mason B. Williams (Author), Ira Rosenberg (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Aug 20 2019

    Photo: La Guardia and Franklin D. Roosevelt  Unknown or not provided - U.S. National Archives and Records Administration Public Domain File:Franklin D. Roosevelt and Fiorello LaGuardia in Hyde Park - NARA - 196764.tif http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow City of Ambition: 2 of 4: FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Mason B. Williams (Author), Ira Rosenberg (Narrator), Audible Studios (...more

  • City of Ambition: 3 of 4: FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Mason B. Williams (Author), Ira Rosenberg (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Aug 20 2019

    Photo: English: New York city views. Plaza buildings, reflected in open lake. Safety negative. 5 x 7 inches.Date | 12 February 1933Source |  | This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs divisionunder the digital ID gsc.5a18137.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow City of Ambition: 3 of 4: FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Mason B. William...more

  • City of Ambition: 4 of 4: FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Mason B. Williams (Author), Ira Rosenberg (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Aug 20 2019

    Photo: English: The Royal Australian Navy heavy cruiser HMAS Australia (D84) underway in Hudson River off New York City (USA)- heading north upstream, circa 1932-1933. The west shoreline of Manhattan looking towards the top of the Woolworth Building is visible in the distance. The squat, square structure just off-shore (near Canal Street in Lower Manhattan) is a ventilation structure for the trans-Hudson tunnel linking New York City and New Jersey.Date | between 1932 and 1933 Source | Official U...more

  • Operation Storm: 1 of 4: Japan's Top Secret Submarines and Its Plan to Change the Course of World War II Paperback – March 18, 2014. by John Geoghegan (Author)

    Aug 19 2019

    Photo: Naval battle of Dan-no-ura in 1185伝土佐光信 - 『安徳天皇縁起絵図』 第七巻「壇の浦合戦」、第八巻「安徳天皇御入水」 安徳天皇生誕から、壇ノ浦入水に至る一代を画いたもの。上部の色紙形の書は伝青蓮院宮筆。もとは阿弥陀寺(赤間神宮)内の安徳天皇御霊堂の障子絵であったものが、明治になって軸装に改められた。 Public Domain File:AntokuTennou Engi.7&8 Dannoura Kassen.jpg Created: 室町~戦国時代? http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Operation Storm: 1 of 4: Japan's Top Secret Submarines and Its Plan to Change the Course of World War II Paperback – March 18, 2014.  by John...more

  • Operation Storm: 2 of 4: Japan's Top Secret Submarines and Its Plan to Change the Course of World War II Paperback – March 18, 2014. by John Geoghegan (Author)

    Aug 19 2019

    Photo: A Japanese Red seal ship, combining eastern and western naval technologiesUnknown, compiled by Kondo Seisai (1771 - 1829), archived at National Archives of Japan - http://jpimg.digital.archives.go.jp/kouseisai/category/document/gaiban_shokan_e.html A drawing of a trade ship heading from Nagasaki to Vietnam, from the Gaiban Shokan. This book was prepared as a reference work for "Gaiban Tsusho," the compilation of diplomatic documents of the Tokugawa shogunate, prepared by Kondo Seisai (17...more

  • Operation Storm: 3 of 4: Japan's Top Secret Submarines and Its Plan to Change the Course of World War II Paperback – March 18, 2014. by John Geoghegan (Author)

    Aug 19 2019

    Photo: Shōhei Maru (1854) was built from Dutch technical drawings.View author information Public Domain File:ShoheiMaru.JPG http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow Operation Storm: 3 of 4: Japan's Top Secret Submarines and Its Plan to Change the Course of World War II Paperback – March 18, 2014.  by John Geoghegan  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Operation-Storm-Japans-Secret-Submarines/dp/0770435734 In 1941, the architects of Japan's ...more

  • Operation Storm: 4 of 4: Japan's Top Secret Submarines and Its Plan to Change the Course of World War II Paperback – March 18, 2014. by John Geoghegan (Author)

    Aug 19 2019

    Photo: Mikasa, among the most powerful battleships of her time, in 1905, was one of the six battleships ordered as part of the program.Unknown - 呉市海事歴史科学館所蔵品 (Sakai City Maritime History Science Museum Collection) 日本海軍戦艦敷島型「三笠 呉にて撮影されたもの。(Japanese battleship Mikasa in Kure) Permission details For background information, see the explanations on Non-U.S. copyrights. Note: This tag should not be used for sound recordings.View more Public Domainview terms File:Japanese battleship Mikasa.jpg Creat...more

  • "Medal of Honor: The History." Ed Hooper. https://www.amazon.com/Medal-Honor-History-Gary-Sinise/dp/B00VHJK6KM

    Aug 19 2019

    Image:  The Medals of Honor awarded by each of the three branches of the U.S. military, and are, from left to right, the Army, Coast Guard/Navy/Marine Corps and Air Force.  Public domain..."Medal of Honor: The History."  Ed Hooper.  https://www.amazon.com/Medal-Honor-History-Gary-Sinise/dp/B00VHJK6KM         Narrated by Gary Sinise, this documentary showcases the medal itself and how it rose from a decoration no one wanted to become the nation's highest honor. Featuring interviews with service b...more

  • Indiana Hoenlein and the Lost Gambler's Curse on a Horse Race. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter “The curse calls upon the angel who stands before Balaam’s ass to block the horses of the opposing team.”

    Aug 18 2019

    Image:  Balaam and the Ass, a 1626 painting by Rembrandt van RIjn, dating from his time in Leiden and now in the Musée Cognacq-Jay in Paris. It portrays the biblical account of the talking ass debating with the diviner Balaam. Public domain. Indiana Hoenlein and the Lost Gambler's Curse on a Horse Race. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter       “The curse calls upon the angel who stands before Balaam’s ass to block the horses of the opposing team.”       “Additionally, because the spell...more

  • 1/4 Why Science Does Not Disprove God ; Amir Aczel (author), Grover Gardner (narrator), HarperAudio (publisher) https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00IA68UCG/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taft_p1_i3

    Aug 18 2019

    1/4     Why Science Does Not Disprove God  ; Amir Aczel (author), Grover Gardner (narrator), HarperAudio (publisher) https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00IA68UCG/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taft_p1_i3 Image: Clerks studying astronomy and geometry (France, early 15th century). Landscape with clerks studying astronomy and geometry, showing an armillary sphere, square, compasses, etc. Title of Book: La Vraye Histoire du Bon Roy Alixandre (The Alexander Romance in Old French prose). [ BL Royal MS 2...more

  • 2/4 Why Science Does Not Disprove God ; Amir Aczel (author), Grover Gardner (narrator), HarperAudio (publisher)

    Aug 18 2019

    2/4   Why Science Does Not Disprove God  Amir Aczel (author), Grover Gardner (narrator), HarperAudio (publisher) https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00IA68UCG/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taft_p1_i3 Image:  Religious symbols from the top nine organized faiths of the world according to Major world religions    From left to right: 1st Row: Christian Cross, Jewish Star of David, Hindu Aumkar ;  2d Row: Islamic Star and crescent, Buddhist Wheel of Dharma, Shinto Torii ;   3d Row: Sikh Khanda, Bahá'í ...more

  • 3/4 Why Science Does Not Disprove God ; Amir Aczel (author), Grover Gardner (narrator), HarperAudio (publisher)

    Aug 18 2019

     3/4     Why Science Does Not Disprove God  Amir Aczel (author), Grover Gardner (narrator), HarperAudio (publisher)   https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00IA68UCG/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taft_p1_i3 Image:  Atheist Bus Campaign creator Ariane Sherine and Richard Dawkins at its launch in London; 6 January 2009:  creator: Zoe Margoli        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 r...more

  • 4/4 Why Science Does Not Disprove God ; Amir Aczel (author), Grover Gardner (narrator), HarperAudio (publisher) https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00IA68UCG/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taft_p1_i3

    Aug 18 2019

    Image:   Science and Religion are portrayed to be in harmony in  in the Tiffany window, Education (1890).  Public domain. Why Science Does Not Disprove God  Amir Aczel.  The renowned science writer, mathematician, and best-selling author of Fermat's Last Theorem masterfully refutes the overreaching claims of the "New Atheists," providing millions of educated believers with a clear, engaging explanation of what science really says, how there's still much space for the Divine in the universe, and...more

  • 1/4 Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils Unabridged. Lydia Pyne (Author), Randye Kaye (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher) .. .. ..

    Aug 18 2019

    Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils   Unabridged.  Lydia Pyne (Author), Randye Kaye (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)..  ..  ..  Image: Nederlands: Lucy - Australopithecus afarensis reconstruction in Museon Den Haag, by Ellywa, 29 January 2018         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 ...more

  • 2/4 Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils Unabridged. Lydia Pyne (Author), Randye Kaye (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 18 2019

    Image: Forensic facial reconstruction of Homo erectus pekinensis [Peking Man] by Cicero Moraes.      Permission: This work is free and may be used by anyone for any purpose. If you wish to use this content, you do not need to request permission as long as you follow any licensing requirements mentioned on this page.  Wikimedia has received an e-mail confirming that the copyright holder has approved publication under the terms mentioned on this page. This correspondence has been reviewed by an OT...more

  • 3/4 Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils Unabridged. Lydia Pyne (Author), Randye Kaye (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 18 2019

    Image:  Taung child – Recovering the missing parts of skull by Arc-Team, Antrocon NPO, Cicero Moraes, University of Padua. The Taung skull is in repository at the University of Witwatersrand. Dean Falk, a specialist in brain evolution, has called it "the most important anthropological fossil of the twentieth century." Permissions: This work is free and may be used by anyone for any purpose. If you wish to use this content, you do not need to request permission as long as you follow any licensing...more

  • 4/4 Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils Unabridged. Lydia Pyne (Author), Randye Kaye (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 18 2019

    Engraving: A 1913 reconstruction of Piltdown Man, "Eoanthropus dawsoni."  Public domain..The Piltdown Man was a paleoanthropological hoax in which bone fragments were presented as the fossilised remains of a previously unknown early human. The inauthenticity of the hoax was described in 1953. An extensive scientific review in 2016 established that the amateur archaeologist Charles Dawson was its likely perpetrator.       In 1912, Charles Dawson claimed that he had discovered the "missing link" b...more

  • Rescuing Dream Chaser. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Aug 18 2019

    Photo: Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser spacecraft arrives by truck at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, located on Edwards Air Force Base. The spacecraft will undergo several months of testing in preparation for its approach and landing flight on the base’s 22L runway. The test series is part of a developmental space act agreement SNC has with NASA’s Commercial Crew Program and will help SNC validate aerodynamic properties, flight software and control system perform...more

  • Searching for Arecibo. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Aug 18 2019

    Photo: A detailed view of the beam-steering mechanism and some antennas. The triangular platform at the top is fixed, and the azimuth arm rotates beneath it. To the left is the Gregorian sub-reflector, and to the right is the 96-foot-long (29 m) line feed tuned to 430 MHz. Just visible at the upper right is part of the rectangular waveguide that brings the 2.5 MW 430 MHz radar transmitter's signal up to the focal region.Alessandro Cai (OliverZena) - own work Closeup of the feed antenna of the A...more

  • Friendship across the Seas: 1 of 4: The US Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Paperback – 2019. by Agawa Naoyuki (Author)

    Aug 18 2019

    Photo: A battle map of Operation Wonsan.United States Navy - http://www.usnavy.mil The Clearance of Wonsan Harbor map, a United Nations naval operation to clear sea mine fields off Wonsan, North Korea in 1950 during the korean War. Public Domain File:Wonsan Harbor during the Korea War, 1950.jpg Uploaded: 2014-05-21 06:58:41 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowFriendship across the Seas: 1 of 4:  The US Navy and the Japan Maritime Se...more

  • Friendship across the Seas: 2 of 4: The US Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Paperback – 2019. by Agawa Naoyuki (Author)

    Aug 18 2019

    Photo: Admiral Burke (middle) watching flight of Mercury-Redstone 3 with President Kennedy, Vice President Johnson, Jackie Kennedy, and Arthur Schlesinger in the White House Office of the President's Secretary, May 5, 1961. Cecil W. Stoughton - http://www.jfklibrary.org/Asset+Tree/Asset+Viewers/Image+Asset+Viewer.htm?guid={94BF7172-FDAB-46BF-9118-32F1829A539F}&type=Image Watching flight of Astronaut Shepard on television. Left to right: Vice President Lyndon Johnson, Arthur M. Schlesinger, ...more

  • Friendship across the Seas: 3 of 4: The US Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Paperback – 2019. by Agawa Naoyuki (Author)

    Aug 18 2019

    Photo: Landsat satellite picture of Port of Yokosuka Tdk at Japanese Wikipedia - この画像には、ランドサット衛星画像が用いられています。これは、メリーランド大学 / Global Land Cover Facility 所蔵のデータにより、カシミール3Dにより画像化したものです。 横須賀港のランドサット画像。2000年および2001年に撮影されたもの。 Permission details Released under the GNU Free Documentation License.View more CC BY-SA 3.0view terms File:Port of yokosuka landsat.jpg Created: 31 December 1999 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowFriendship across t...more

  • Friendship across the Seas: 4 of 4: The US Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Paperback – 2019. by Agawa Naoyuki (Author)

    Aug 18 2019

    Photo: Arabian Sea on November 22, 2006 - The Japanese fast combat support ship JS Mashu (left) conducts a replenishment at sea (RAS) with the guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio U.S. Navy photo by Aviation Warfare Systems Operator 3rd Class Shawn Cossins - This Image was released by the United States Navy with the ID 061122-N-8036C-215 (next). This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required.See Commons:Licensing. বাংলা | Deutsch | Engl...more

  • (1/2) Trends in geopolitical, economic, and technological developments increasingly need to be viewed within a global context. Gregory R. Copley

    Aug 17 2019

    Image: New York City streets in 1890. Besides telegraph lines, multiple electric lines were required for each class of device requiring different voltages. Public domain.  Book of Old New York. Henry Collins Brown. 1913. Defense and Strategic Planning Challenges in an Entirely New Age  (1 of 2) Trends in geopolitical, economic, and technological developments increasingly need to be viewed within a global context. The age of stovepiping, which worked during much of the Cold War, cannot be expect...more

  • (2/2) Trends in geopolitical, economic, and technological developments increasingly need to be viewed within a global context. Gregory R. Copley

    Aug 17 2019

    Image: Population density (people per km2) map of the world in 1994. In relation to the equator it is seen that the vast majority of the human population lives in the Northern Hemisphere, as 67% of the Earth's land area is there. Public domain. (A more recent population density map can be found at   http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/gpw/)  Defense and Strategic Planning Challenges in an Entirely New Age  (2 of 2) Analysis. By Gregory R. Copley, Editor , GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs. Trends ...more

  • Endangered Species Act: “cumbersome . . . has ill-served both wildlife & rural communities”; Brian Yablonski (@BrianYablonski), PERC Exec Dir

    Aug 17 2019

    Post: "Gift for the Grangers," 1873 print promoting U.S. farmers' organization. Public domain...The excitement over the language choice of "endangered" or "threatened" in the Endangered Species Act. https://www.perc.org/2018/04/24/the-road-to-recovery/Brian Yablonski (@BrianYablonski), PERC Exec Dir (@PERCtweets) The statute provides for the listing of two categories of species: “endangered” species, which are currently at risk of extinction, and “threatened” species, which are at risk of becom...more

  • #TheScalaReport: Should we punish companies with data breaches like Capital One's the same way we punish companies with oil spills like Exxon's Exxon Valdez? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE ⁦@ScalaInc⁩

    Aug 17 2019

    Photo: Shortly after leaving the Port of Valdez, the Exxon Valdez ran aground on Bligh Reef. The picture below was taken 3 days after the vessel grounded, just before a storm arrived.http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/photos/exxon/02.html http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow#TheScalaReport: Should we punish companies with data breaches like Capital One's the same way we punish companies with oil spills like Exxon's Exxon Valdez?  Chr...more

  • PacWatch: Bubonic Plague Downtown Los Angeles. Jeff Bliss.

    Aug 17 2019

    Engraving: Paul Fürst, engraving, c. 1721, of a plague doctor of Marseilles (introduced as 'Dr Beaky of Rome'). His nose-case is filled with herbal material to keep off the plague. [Likely a mixture of strong, antimicrobial aromatics, including clove and cinnamon. –Ed]  Public domain.PacWatch: Bubonic Plague Downtown Los Angeles. https://www.theepochtimes.com/bubonic-plague-may-join-homelessness-rats-on-list-of-crises-in-los-angeles_3035204.html

  • Trump's Pennsylvania energy jobs are the story. @Salenaito @WashingtnExaminer

    Aug 17 2019

    Photo:  The original Point Bridge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photo taken in 1900.Date | 1900Source | http://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Best-of-the-Burgh-Blogs/The-412/January-2014/25-Amazing-Photos-of-the-Real-Steel-City/Author | Unknownhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowTrump's Pennsylvania energy jobs are the story. @SalenaZito @WashingtnExaminerhttps://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/op-eds/rick-perry-says-fossil-fuels-combine...more

  • The Yemen Civil War fragments, deepens, starves. @ElanaGulf @WashInstitute

    Aug 17 2019

    Photo: Atlas map of 1883Letts's Popular Atlas - http://www.britishempire.co.uk/images2/arabia1883map.jpg Arabia, Egypt, Nubia & Abyssinia. Part of Lett's Popular Atlas. Letts, Son & Co. Limited, London. Public Domain File:Arabia, Egypt, Nubia and Abyssinia 1883 map.jpg Created: 31 December 1882 @ElanaGulf http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe Yemen Civil War fragments, deepens, starves. @ElanaGulf @WashInstituteElana DeLozi...more

  • The Syrian Kurds and the uncertain Erdogan regime. Bilal Wahab @WashInstitute Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Aug 17 2019

    Photo: The Turkish borders as determined in the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne  Lt.-Col. Lawrence Martin - From: The Treaties of Peace 1919-1923, Vol. II, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, New York, 1924. Compiled by Lt.-Col. Lawrence Martin, Geographer of the Institute of Politics. immediate source: http://www.hri.org/docs/lausanne/turkey.gif Borders of the Republic of Turkey as determined in 1923. CC BY-SA 3.0 File:Turkey Peace treaty.gif Created: 1924 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contac...more

  • The long, long, long delayed SLS & What is to be done? Jeff Foust, @ScienceNews David Livingston SpaceShow.com

    Aug 17 2019

    Photo: CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- President John F. Kennedy honors John H. Glenn Jr. at Hangar S, Cape Canaveral, Florida, after his historic three-orbit mission aboard Friendship 7. Photo credit: NASA KSC-PL62-76870 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe long, long, long delayed SLS & What is to be done? Jeff Foust, @ScienceNews David Livingston SpaceShow.comhttps://aviationweek.com/awinspace/nasa-overcoming-sls-challenge-bridenstin...more

  • Omar and Tlaib call attention to their anti-Semitic conduct. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Aug 17 2019

    Photo: The destruction of Jewish Temple (painting by David Roberts from 1850) David Roberts - http://www.preteristarchive.com/ARTchive/1850_roberts_destruction-jerusalem.html http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowOmar and Tlaib call attention to their anti-Semitic conduct. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_preshttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/16/world/middleeast/rashida-tlaib-israel-visit.html

  • The pending War of the North; the present Gaza provocations. Yossi Kupperwasser, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Aug 16 2019

    Photo: The Madaba Map depiction of 6th-century Jerusalem Brandmeister - W:en:Image:Madaba_map.jpghttp://www.mcah.columbia.edu/dbcourses/islamic/large/madaba_map.jpg Jerusalem as seen on the Madaba Map http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe pending War of the North; the present Gaza provocations.  Yossi Kupperwasser, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

  • The New ISIS is the old Pirate Kingdom. Norman Roule, United Against Nuclear Iran. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Aug 16 2019

    Photo: Benjamin Hornigold Source (WP:NFCC#4) Wood engraving of Benjamin Hornigold Fair use (old-70) File:PortraitofBenjaminHornigold.png Uploaded: 2017-02-10 17:50:40 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe New ISIS is the old Pirate Kingdom. Norman Roule, United Against Nuclear Iran. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_presNorman Roule is a Senior Advisor to United Against Nuclear Iran and a 34-year veteran of the CIA. Before leaving the inte...more

  • BDS in Europe, Canada and California (@GoldsteinBrooke)

    Aug 16 2019

    Engraving: View of Jerusalem (Conrad Grünenberg, 1487).BDS in Europe.  Brooke Goldstein is a New York City-based human rights attorney, and Executive Director of The Lawfare Project.   https://www.thelawfareproject.org/releases/2019/6/14/press-release-lawyers-warn-of-pandoras-box-of-unintended-consequences-after-advocate-general-gives-opinion-in-european-court-of-justice-labeling-case

  • Robert Francis O’Rourke: why does he call himself Beto? (@VDHanson)

    Aug 16 2019

    Photo:  Company D, Texas Rangers, at Ysleta in 1894. Captain John Hughes is seated in a chair at the far right.  Public domain. Why is it Beto?https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/08/beto-orourke-nickname-cynical-political-advantage/    

  • Bruce and Nellie Ohr and the plot against the Trump presidency by the Obama presidency. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR

    Aug 16 2019

    Photo: Boston Public Libraryhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowBruce and Nellie Ohr and the parochial oppo research against the Trump presidency by the Obama presidency. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJRhttps://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2019/08/14/judicial-watch-finds-documents-showing-fusion-gps-working-directly-with-doj-to-frame-trump-with-ties-to-russia-n2551685

  • Trump on Hong Kong. (@SebGorka)

    Aug 16 2019

    Photo:  Hong Kong in the 1930s.  Unknown photographer, old photograph, private collection. Public domain. Hong Kong and Trump  https://www.cnbc.com/video/2019/08/13/trump-tweets-china-moving-troops-to-hong-kong-border.html

  • What about Glenn Simpson and the Trump Tower meeting, June 9, 2016? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR

    Aug 16 2019

    Photo: 1902personContributorsMetropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)collectionsIn CollectionsNew York Postcards, 1900sNew York Postcards, The Detroit Publishing Company http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowWhat about Glenn Simpson and the Trump Tower meeting, June 9, 2016? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR

  • The spies of Huawei still have a chance to launch 5G in Canada. Charles Burton, Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad at Macdonald-Laurier Institute. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Aug 16 2019

    Photo:  City of London, Ontaro, Canada. The pioneer period and the London of to-dayYear: 1900 (1900s)Authors:  Bremner, Archibald, 1849-Subjects: Publisher:  London, Ont. : London Printing & Lithographing Co.Contributing Library:  Cornell University LibraryDigitizing Sponsor:  MSNView Book Page: Book ViewerAbout This Book: Catalog EntryView All Images: All Images From BookClick here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book.Text Appea...more

  • The trouble with the Democrats threatening higher and higher taxes. @StephenMoore @Heritage

    Aug 16 2019

    Photo: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe trouble with the Democrats threatening higher and  higher taxes. @StephenMoore @Heritagehttps://www.wsj.com/articles/making-money-is-a-patriotic-act-11565737046?mod=searchresults&page=1&pos=1

  • The Plotters Convene, Washington, January 5, 2017: Ball of Collusion: 1 of 8: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy (Author)

    Aug 15 2019

    Photo: Floor plan of the main floor (now called the State Floor) of the White House in Washington, D.C., in 1900, by Frederick D. Owen of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The plan shows the original floor plan with additions made in 1823, 1826, and 1829.Date | 1900Source | https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/93515761/Author | F. D. Owenhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow The Plotters Convene, Washington, January 5, 2017: Ball of Collus...more

  • John Brennan and GCHQ, Late 2015: Ball of Collusion: 2 of 8: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy (Author)

    Aug 15 2019

    Photo: 1858 - 1900personContributorsWhite House (Washington, D.C.)createSourceNew York Public LibrarylinkLinkhttp://digitalcollections.nypl.org/copyrightCopyright infoPublic Domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow John Brennan and  GCHQ, Late 2015: Ball of Collusion: 2 of 8: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Ball-Collusion-Electio...more

  • Joseph Mifsud and George Papadopoulos, London, April 26, 2016: Ball of Collusion: 3 of 8: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy (Author)

    Aug 15 2019

    Photo: : De drukke rivierbank van de Thames in LondenDate | 1938 PostedSource | Postcard C. F. Castle's Lesco SeriesAuthor | UnknownThis UK artistic work, of which the author is unknown and cannot be ascertained by reasonable enquiry, is in the public domain because it is one of the following: A photograph, which has never previously been made available to the public (e.g. by publication or display at an exhibition) and which was taken more than 70 years ago (before 1 January 1949); or A photogr...more

  • Enter Alexander Down, Bill Priestap and Five Eyes, London,May, 2016: Ball of Collusion: 4 of 8: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy (Author)

    Aug 15 2019

    Photo: [London Bridge, London, England] (LOC)[London Bridge, London, England] [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. "11212".Forms part of: Views of the British Isles, in the Photochrom print collection.Exhibited: "Monet's London : Artists' reflections on the Thames" at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida, and o...more

  • Carter Page and the FISA abuse, Moscow, Cambridge,July 2016: Ball of Collusion: 5 of 8: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy (Author)

    Aug 15 2019

    Photo: Moscow Kremlin. Voznesenskaya Square (all demolished)Date | 1900s Source | "Вuilders of Russia. Moscow at the turn of century" ("Строители России. Москва в начале века", M, 2001Author | UnknownPermission(Reusing this file) |  | This work is in the public domain in Russia according to article 1256 of Book IV of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation No. 230-FZ of December 18, 2006 (details).It was published on territory of the Russian Empire (Russian Republic) except for territories of t...more

  • The Trump Tower Provocation, June 9, 2016: Ball of Collusion: 6 of 8: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy (Author)

    Aug 15 2019

    Photo: English: Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue, New York 1900Date | 28 January 2014, 02:43:14Source | http://www.old-picture.com/american-history-1900-1930s/Avenue-Fifth-Yorks-New.htmAuthor | Unknown | This media file is in the public domain in the United States. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow The Trump Tower Provocation, June 9, 2016: Ball of Collusion: 6 of 8: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – Aug...more

  • The FBI Insurance Policy, August 15, 2016: Ball of Collusion: 7 of 8: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy (Author)

    Aug 15 2019

    Photo: circa 1900-1905, 7th Street NW, east side, looking north from G Street, Washington, D.C. Included in photograph are the Tennille clothing store, the Queen Cafe and L. Baum Manufacturing Jeweler. D.C. Street Survey Collection, Library of Congress; glass negative; plate 13 x 18 cmDate | between circa 1900 and circa 1905 Source | Library of Congress, Call Number: LC-Z7- 37, https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2014646486/Author | D.C. Street Survey Collection (Library of Congress) Camera locati...more

  • The Steele Dossier Released, January 10, 2017: Ball of Collusion: 8 of 8: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy (Author)

    Aug 15 2019

    Photo: 1900personContributorsUnderwood & Underwood, PublishercreateSourceNew York Public Libraryhttp://digitalcollections.nypl.org/copyrightCopyright infoPublic Domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow The Steele Dossier Released, January 10, 2017: Ball of Collusion: 8 of 8: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency Hardcover – August 13, 2019. by Andrew C. McCarthy  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Ball-Collusion-Elec...more

  • Communist China is not ten feet tall; (@JimTalent).

    Aug 15 2019

    Image: Xi JInping, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, author of the currently-failing Chinese economy.The Trade War Hits China Where It Hurts  Beijing’s doctored data show growth has slowed to 6.2%. The actual rate is almost certainly worse.     President Trump’s tariffs and other sanctions are hitting China at a vulnerable moment. The Chinese National Bureau of Statistics reported July 15 that gross domestic product grew by 6.2% in the second quarter, Ch...more

  • Negative yields. John Mauldin, Mauldin Economics (@JohnFMauldin) (@mauldinecon)

    Aug 15 2019

    Image: An inverted yield curve; this one, the British pound yield curve on February 9, 2005.  / 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; under Creative Commons.     The upside-down US and world economieshttps://www.ft.com/content/95c4362e-be79-11e9-b350-db00d509634e

  • Hong Kong's markets and money hesitate. Andrew Collier, Orient Capital Research. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Aug 15 2019

    Photo: Image taken from page 17 of 'Twelve Years in China. The People, the Rebels, and the Mandarins. By a British Resident (J. Scarth). With illustrations'Image taken from:  Title: "Twelve Years in China. The People, the Rebels, and the Mandarins. By a British Resident (J. Scarth). With illustrations" Author: SCARTH, Harry Mingden. Shelfmark: "British Library HMNTS 10057.c.32." Page: 17 Place of Publishing: Edinburgh Date of Publishing: 1860 Issuance: monographic Identifier: 003266054 http://Jo...more

  • Emphasis on peaceful protests in Hong Kong. @ChristianWhiton @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Aug 15 2019

    Photo: Kowloon, Hong Kong: military encampments (pic 1 of 6)Description | Kowloon, Hong Kong: military encampments on land and fleets in the bay during the Second China War: panoramic view: section one. Photograph by Felice Beato, ca. 1860.Iconographic CollectionsKeywords: Felice BeatoCredit line |  | This file comes from Wellcome Images, a website operated by Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation based in the United Kingdom. Refer to Wellcome blog post (archive).This tag does not indic...more

  • Xi and Hong Kong rush toward a lose-lose. Arthur Waldron, University of Pennsylvania. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Aug 15 2019

    Photo: The Second Opium War 1856-1860Panorama of Hong Kong Harbour.Date | 1860 (Pre-1914)Source | http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//362/media-362488/large.jpg | This is photograph Q 70025 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. | Author | UnknownPermission(Reusing this file) | This image was created and released by the Imperial War Museum on the IWM Non Commercial Licence. Photographs taken, or artworks created, by a member of the forces during their active service duties are cover...more

  • Hong Kong craves liberty. Claudia Rosett (@CRosett)

    Aug 15 2019

    Painting:  Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island in the 1860s. Public domain.Hong Kong craves liberty.      "Fight for freedom! Stand with Hong Kong!" This was the chant echoing through the arrival hall of Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday, as thousands of protesters beseeched arriving passengers -- and the world -- for help in their struggle against China's encroaching tyranny.       It's a lonely fight, though it shouldn't be. The protesters' demands boil down to profoundly legitima...more

  • Trouble for Mars 2020, delay expected. European Space Agency hits a snag. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Aug 15 2019

    Photo.  In the matter of space parachutes, here’s another: engineers pack the Technology Education Satellite (TechEdSat-5) with the Exo-Brake payload. At almost 4 square feet in cross section, the Exo-Brake is made of Mylar and is controlled by a hybrid system of mechanic struts and flexible cord.  Credits: NASA Ames/Dominic Hart ESA confirms ExoMars parachute test failure.   The European Space Agency (ESA) today confirmed earlier stories from last week that the parachutes for its ExoMars 2020 ...more

  • Capitalism in space: Vector shuts down. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Aug 15 2019

    Image: What are SmallSats and CubeSats?  NASA image; public domain Capitalism in space: Vector shuts down, loses CEO, might have money issues Jim Cantrell, who had been the CEO of smallsat rocket company Vector Launch since inception, apparently has left the company. Vector, a micro-launch company founded in 2016 to build small rockets for payloads of up to 60kg, may be in financial trouble, multiple industry sources told Ars on Friday. A spokeswoman for Vector did not comment on that. However...more

  • Birth pains of the US Space Force: 1 of 2: @GarretsonPeter https://sites.google.com/site/spacestrategist

    Aug 15 2019

    Photo: On Oct. 14, 1966, the towering Saturn V rocket rolls out of the Vehicle Assembly Building and heads for Launch Pad 39A. Image credit: NASAhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowBirth pains of the US Space Force: 1 of 2:  @GarretsonPeter https://sites.google.com/site/spacestrategisthttps://www.military.com/daily-news/2019/08/08/air-force-generals-supporters-mount-campaign-make-him-leader-space-force.html https://thehill.com/opinion/...more

  • Birth pains of the US Space Force: 2 of 2: @GarretsonPeter https://sites.google.com/site/spacestrategist

    Aug 15 2019

    Photo:  On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 Commander Neil A. Armstrong leads astronauts Michael Collins and Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., from the Manned Spacecraft Operations Building to the transfer van for the eight-mile trip to Pad 39A. Image credit: NASAhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowBirth pains of the US Space Force: 2 of 2:  @GarretsonPeter https://sites.google.com/site/spacestrategisthttps://www.military.com/daily-news/2019/08/08/air-for...more

  • Tales of the New Cold War: 1 of 2: Russia's nuclear-powered fear of First Strike. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

    Aug 14 2019

    Photo: Travels of a naturalist in northern Europe, Norway, 1871, Archangel, 1872, Petchora, 1875Year: 1905 (1900s)Authors:  Harvie-Brown, J. A. (John Alexander), 1844-1916Subjects:  Birds -- Europe, Northern Europe, Northern -- Description and travel Valdres (Norway) -- Description and travelPublisher:  London, T. F. UnwinView Book Page: Book ViewerAbout This Book: Catalog EntryView All Images: All Images From BookClick here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable...more

  • Tales of the New Cold War: 2 of 2: Russia's nuclear-powered fear of First Strike. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

    Aug 14 2019

    Photo: Traveling by reindeer, en:Arkhangelsk, Russia. photomechanical print : photochrom, color.Svenska: Rensläde, Archangelsk i Ryssland.Français : Voyage aux rennes (Gouverment d'Archangel).Русский: Езда на оленях в Архангельской губернии.Date | between 1890 and 1900 Source | Library of Congress CALL NUMBER: LOT 13419, no. 146 [item] [P&P]Author | Detroit Publishing Co.Other versions | Restored version of Image:Archangel reindeer3.jpg. Dirt, text, and artifacts removed. Uneven tone in sky ...more

  • Why won't the Democrats embrace the dignified and well-liked Joe Biden? @HooverWhalen @HooverInst

    Aug 14 2019

    Photo: Full-length portrait in oils of a clean-shaven young George in eighteenth century dress: gold jacket and breeches, ermine cloak, powdered wig, white stockings, and buckled shoes. Allan Ramsay - vgGv1tsB1URdhg at Google Cultural Institute maximum zoom level Public Domain File:Allan Ramsay - King George III in coronation robes - Google Art Project.jpg Created: circa 1765 date QS:P571,+1765-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/sch...more

  • Liz Peek (@lizpeek): Biden at the Iowa State Fair

    Aug 14 2019

    Map: First nations of Iowa, 1718 Guillaume Delisle map, showing locations of the Ioway (Aiouez au Pauotez), the Omaha (Maha), the Otoe (Octotata), and the Kaw (Cansez), and the main voyageurtrail (Chemin des voyageurs). Public domain.Biden at the Iowa State Fair.https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/elections/presidential/caucus/2019/08/12/iowa-politics-presidential-candidates-2020-style-contrast-caucus-sanders-warren-harris-buttigieg/1992336001/

  • John Bolton welcomes Boris Johnson to the Strait of Hormuz. Benham ben Taleblu @FDD

    Aug 14 2019

    Photo: Safavid Persia, 1598w:en:Image:Matthaus_1598.JPG Maker: Quad Matthaus Affiliation: Cologne school of mapmakers Date: 1602 Size: 29.5 x 21cm Colored Location: Hong Kong University Library of Science and Technology Public Domain File:Matthaus 1598.jpg Created: between 1602 and 1598 date QS:P,+1500-00-00T00:00:00Z/6,P1319,+1602-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1598-00-00T00:00:00Z/9 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowJohn Bolton welcome...more

  • Has Trump already won in China? Liz Peek (@lizpeek)

    Aug 14 2019

    Image: Possibly the earliest painting of Hong Kong Island, showing the waterfront settlement which became Victoria City. Public domain.Has Trump already won in China? China has fallen to being our number-three trading partner; how critical is China in our economic outlook? https://www.ft.com/content/6b4b4010-bd69-11e9-89e2-41e555e96722

  • The unanswered questions of Epstein's jail cell. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR

    Aug 14 2019

    Photo: "The workroom at St James's workhouse", from The Microcosm of London (1808)Thomas Rowlandson (1756–1827) and Augustus Charles Pugin (1762–1832) (after) John Bluck (fl. 1791–1819), Joseph Constantine Stadler (fl. 1780–1812), Thomas Sutherland (1785–1838), J. Hill, and Harraden (aquatint engravers)[1] - http://www.londonlives.org/static/Workhouses.jsp Workhouse, St James's Parish: this engraving was published in Pyne, William Henry; Combe, William (1904) [1810] "The Workhouse" in The Micro...more

  • What does a Red Flag legislation mean for gun-owners? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR

    Aug 14 2019

    Photo: Various muzzle-loading arms, to scale; numbers 1, 10, and 11 are identified as carbines (Encyclopædia Britannica, 1910).View author information Taken from 1910 The Encyclopædia Britannica, page 719. Shows a number of various types of muzzle-loading guns: 16th century German carbine, with double wheel lock Snaphance William III Brown Bess George II Brown Bess George III Brown Bess French Napoleon 1839 British percussion musket Blunderbuss or musketoon, early 18th century Large blunderbuss,...more

  • Indiana Hoenlein and the Lost Jewel of the Babylonian Captivity, dating to 587 BCE. Indiana Hoenlein (@Conf_of_Pres)

    Aug 14 2019

    Image: Concord grapes cluster; public domainIndiana Hoenlein and the Lost Jewel of the Babylonian Captivity, dating to 587 BCE. Indiana Hoenlein (@Conf_of_Pres) A cluster of grapes in a golden clasp, found in a layer of ash from the time of the destruction of Jerusalem. Iron Age Jerusalem now thought not to have been a small village but a sprawling city.Also: unique Franz Kafka manuscripts.

  • Armenia provokes the US by sanction-busting with the rogue Iran regime. Paul Miller @Salomoncenter

    Aug 14 2019

    Photo:  1978 Iranian revolution - row of men holding khomeini's photosDate | 1978Source | ScanningAuthor | UnknownPermission(Reusing this file) | see below: | This work is now in the public domain  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowArmenia provokes the US by sanction-busting with the rogue Iran regime. Paul Miller @Salomoncenterhttps://www.jns.org/opinion/beware-of-the-sanctions-busters/

  • French intelligence reveals the Abu Nidal deal of the 1980s. Malcolm Hoenlein (@Conf_of_Pres)

    Aug 14 2019

    Engraving: View of Paris from the Pont Neuf, 1763. Public domain.French intelligence reveals the Abu Nidal deal of the 1980s. Malcolm Hoenlein (@Conf_of_Pres).  https://www.ft.com/content/9b6f45ae-bd17-11e9-89e2-41e555e96722

  • Follow the money of the late Epstein. @WSJ @GregoryZuckerman

    Aug 14 2019

    Photo: The way to KukuanalandH. Rider Haggard - http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/h/haggard/h_rider/king/map.jpg The Way to Kukuanaland, from King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShowFollow the money of the late Epstein. @WSJ @GregoryZuckerman https://www.wsj.com/articles/leslie-wexner-says-jeffrey-epstein-misappropriated-vast-sums-of-money-from-me-11565219336

  • (@bill roggio)(@thomasjoscelyn) Taliban suicide bomber levels a Kabul police station

    Aug 13 2019

    Photo:  Group of the Amir Shere Ali, Prince Abdullah Jan, & Sirdars. Photograph taken by John Burke in 1869; studio portrait.  Public domain.. A Taliban suicide bomber, identified by the terrorist group as "a hero of Islamic Emirate, Mullah Jabbar Logari," leveled a police headquarters in Kabul's Police District District 6. EIghteen dead, 100-plus wounded. The Peace of the Taliban, coming to an Afghan city near you.   https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2019/08/taliban-suicide-bomber-st...more

  • Does a PRC crackdown in Hong Kong boost the Trump Administration?

    Aug 13 2019

    Photo: Kowloon, Hong Kong: military encampments (pic 5 of 6)DescriptionKowloon, Hong Kong: military encampments on land and fleets in the bay during the Second China War: panoramic view: section five. Photograph by Felice Beato, ca. 1860.Iconographic CollectionsKeywords: Felice BeatoCredit lineThis file comes from Wellcome Images, a website operated by Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation based in the United Kingdom. Refer to Wellcome blog post (archive).This tag does not indicate the ...more

  • Kloubachar, Warren and Harris outshine the challenged Biden at the Iowa State Fair. @JohnFund @@ThadMcCotter

    Aug 13 2019

    Photo: The History of Marshall County, Iowa, containing a history of the county, its cities, towns, &c., a biographical directory of citizens, war record of its volunteers in the late rebellion, general and local statistics, portraits of early settlers and prominent men, history of the Northwest, history of Iowa, map of Marshall County, constitution of the United States, miscellaneous matters, etcYear: 1878 (1870s)Au