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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.
Sports as templates for free-market success
Jan 19 • 10 min
(Photo: Desert island: two alone would be poor; dozens together would be prosperous.) John Tamny, RealClearMarkets & Forbes, director of Center for Economic Freedom at FreedomWorks; in re: Andre Agassiz wrote Open in 2009. Many lessons. One of his…
This year’s surprisingly booming economy
Jan 19 • 14 min
(Photo: This year’s surprisingly booming economy) John Tamny, RealClearMarkets & Forbes, director of Center for Economic Freedom at FreedomWorks; in re: Amazon has narrowed the choice for a new auxiliary headquarters down to eight (?) cities. Bezos skill…
Specifics of the booming economy + Democratic heels dug in sand
Jan 19 • 11 min
(Photo: The mighty pretty dollar) Elizabeth Peek, Fox News, in re: I’d vote for Pres Trump again above all because the economy. How long will it take for the voters to decide that this is because of Trump’s policies? I think it’s already starting to…
Economy booming; midterms reward? + tweets. Dan Henninger, WSJ
Jan 19 • 11 min
(Photo: ) Dan Henninger, WSJ deputy editor of the editorial page, in re: The economy is burgeoning, military matters are improving, yet polls show Pres Trump’s favorable ratings to be low. In the coming midterm elections will the GOP be punished…
Alexa conquers America. @GeneMarks @WashingtonPost
Jan 19 • 8 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Alexa conquers America. @GeneMarks @WashingtonPost [39 million Americans reportedly own a voice-activated smart…
The roaring Trump economy cannot find enough workers for the demand. @GeneMarks @WashingtonPost
Jan 19 • 14 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Felix the Cat, a popular cartoon character of the decade, the Roaring Twenties, exhibits his famous pace.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Roaring Trump economy cannot…
The New Great Power Game, Indo-Pacific Scenario & NATO Scenario. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis.
Jan 19 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: 1st Air Fleet Aichi dive bombers preparing to bomb American naval base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [The New Great Power Game, Indo-Pacific…
An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science by Edward J. Larson and John Allen Nelson. PART 1 of 2.
Jan 19 • 22 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Launching the James Caird from the shore of Elephant Island, 24 April 1916 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of…
Island of the Blue Foxes: Disaster and Triumph on the World’s Greatest Scientific Expedition (A Merloyd Lawrence Book) by Stephen R. Bown. PART 3 of 6.
Jan 19 • 16 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Illustration from Stepan Krasheninnikov’s Account of the Land of Kamchatka (1755) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [Island of the Blue Foxes: Disaster and Triumph on the…
Island of the Blue Foxes: Disaster and Triumph on the World’s Greatest Scientific Expedition (A Merloyd Lawrence Book) by Stephen R. Bown. PART 4 of 6.
Jan 19 • 9 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:View of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky’s harbour from Avacha Bay, with Mount Koryasky rising in the background. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [Island of the Blue Foxes:…
The lava tubes of the Polar Moon are prime real estate for colonies. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Jan 19 • 9 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [The lava tubes of the Polar Moon are prime real estate for…
NASA manned space is unlikely. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Jan 19 • 14 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: File:Astronauts White and McDivitt Inside Gemini IV Spacecraft - GPN-2002-000031) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [NASA manned space is…
Google has a big problem with small dissenters. Allysia Finley @WSJOpinion.
Jan 19 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Plender_5104sm | Olivia Plender, Google Office, 2010 | Julian Stallabrass | Flickr ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Google has a big problem with small dissenters. Allysia…
Trump bull market runs with Apple. @MonicaCrowley
Jan 19 • 11 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Panorama of Apple Park under construction, July 2016 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump bull market runs with Apple. @MonicaCrowley
Alberto Nisman’s murderers fear justice in Argentina and Iran. @TobyDersh @FDD
Jan 19 • 9 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Nisman was found dead at his home in Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires, on 18 January 2015 with a Bersa Thunder 22 handgun nearby just hours before he was due to explain his allegations to Congress,[4][5][31][32] and six days after publishing the…
This year’s Influenza A & What is to be done? @HenryIMiller @HooverInst PART 2 of 2.
Jan 19 • 10 min
(Photo: Influncza A virus) [This year’s Influenza A](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Influenza_A_virus) & What is to be done? @HenryIMiller @HooverInst PART 2 of 2. H3N2 Main article: Influenza A virus subtype H3N2 H3N2 is currently endemic in both human…
Chinese space junk: weaponized against the US /中国空间垃圾
Jan 19 • 9 min
(Photo: China Waste in Space) Could the Chinese space junk spacecraft be weaponized? Joe Pappalardo, Popular Mechanics, in re: Can the Chinese weaponize space junk? There’s too much circling in low-Earth orbit; if you can track space debris with lasers,…
Rome endured long; eke Britain. America is flowering economically again.
Jan 19 • 14 min
(Photo: Rome’s founders, Romulus and Remus.) Is Donald Trump’s slogan “Make America great again” mere campaign rhetoric in the tradition of Barack Obama’s “hope and change” and Ronald Reagan’s “It’s morning in America again”? Or do such renaissances…
Qatar as an island of stability and good cheer
Jan 19 • 6 min
(Photo: Doha skyline at night ) Mary Kissel, WSJ and Fox; in re: John Batchelor’s recent trip to Qatar.
An overt and covert battle with ISIS propaganda. @SebGorka
Jan 19 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:The Black Standard used by ISIL[1] ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow An overt and covert battle with ISIS propaganda. @SebGorka…
Trump annihilated the physical caliphate in one year’s time. @SebGorka
Jan 19 • 14 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:SDF fighters walk through a destroyed area in the suburbs of Raqqa. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump annihilated the physical caliphate in one year’s time. @SebGorka…
Finding that everything is up to date in Doha. Christopher Nixon Cox.
Jan 19 • 12 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Doha in January 1904 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Finding that everything is up to date in Doha. Christopher Nixon Cox. Christopher Nixon Cox, OC Corp. US needs a…
Finding success in Macedonia.Christopher Nixon Cox.
Jan 18 • 4 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Heraclea Lyncestis, a city founded by Philip II of Macedon in the 4th century BC: ruins of the Byzantine “Small Basilica” ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [Finding success…
Breaking: “Alarming,” shocking” Congr. memo may endanger top FBI and other officials.
Jan 18 • 15 min
(Photo: Seal of the United States House of Representatives) Mary Kissel, WSSJ and Fox, and John Fund, NRO, in re: Glenn Simpson testimony – what’s important is what we haven’t seen. GOP (under Devin Nunes) voted yea, Dems (under Adam Schiff) nay, to allow…
Island of the Blue Foxes: the World’s Greatest Scientific Expedition (2 of 6)
Jan 18 • 9 min
(Photo: Amur Tiger from Primorsky Krai) Island of the Blue Foxes: Disaster and Triumph on the World’s Greatest Scientific Expedition, by Stephen R. Bown — “an opportunity for all to learn about Bering and his contributions to the geographic and scientific…
Island of the Blue Foxes: World’s Greatest Scientific Expedition (1 of 6)
Jan 18 • 12 min
(Photo: White whale, Beluga, in the Sea of Okhotsk) Island of the Blue Foxes: Disaster and Triumph on the World’s Greatest Scientific Expedition, by Stephen R. Bown; KIRKUS REVIEW That Vitus Bering (1681-1741) sailed into the Bering Strait is no secret,…
The Roof at the Bottom of the World: Discovering the Transantarctic Mountains Hardcover – by Edmund Stump
Jan 18 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Mount Erebus ( /ˈɛrɪbəs/) is the second-highest volcano in Antarctica (after Mount Sidley) and the southernmost active volcano on Earth. It is the sixth highest ultra mountain on an island.[1] With a summit elevation of 3,794 metres (12,448…
Don DeBlasio tilts with the windmills of Exxon and Shell. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst
Jan 18 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Don Quixote (Picasso) - Wikipedia ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Don DeBlasio tilts with the windmills of Exxon and Shell. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst [The first…
Flu drives hospitals into ‘war zone’ conditions. @HenryIMiller @HooverInst PART 1 of 2.
Jan 18 • 11 min
(Photo: Opposition to vaccination: James Gillray’s “The Cow-Pock—or—the Wonderful Effects of the New Inoculation!,” an 1802 caricature of vaccinated patients who feared it would make them sprout cowlike appendages) Flu drives hospitals into ‘war zone’…
Appeasing North Korea. @_ARuggiero @FDD
Jan 18 • 9 min
(Photo: CAMP 14 KAECHON The Kaechon political prison camp, also known as Camp 14, was established in 1959 and is located in the center of the country, approximately 40 miles north of Pyongyang, in South Pyongan Province. Situated on the north bank of the…
Asia’s Core Conflict Began in 1868 Japan. @MichaelAuslin @HooverInst
Jan 18 • 14 min
(Photo: Samurai armor. Note that perhaps the best samurai armor in the US is in the impressive Metal Museum just south of Memphis, Tennessee.) WSJ, 29 Dec 2017. Samurai rule was usurped by reformers torn between modernity and tradition; by Michael Auslin…
Texas shows China the door. @JoshRogin @WashingtonPost@GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast
Jan 17 • 9 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Texas shows China the door. @JoshRogin @WashingtonPost@GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast University rejects Chinese Communist Party-linked influence efforts on campus…
Wendi Deng Murdoch, enemy agent, & What is to be done? @ChristianWhiton, Center for National Interest. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast
Jan 17 • 13 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:The National Capitol Columns originally supported the old East Portico of the United States Capitol [1828]. The columns were removed during expansion of the Capitol in 1958. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact…
US-China trade war? WSJ: Battle Stations: US and China Prepare for Trade Clash of the Titans
Jan 17 • 11 min
Alan Tonelson, independent economic policy analyst who blogs at RealityChek and tweets at @AlanTonelson, in re: SHANGHAI—The last time Washington mobilized for a trade war, Ronald Reagan was president and Japan the adversary. Today, the White House is…
Korean War allies reunite in Vancouver to stem North Korean predation. Charles Burton, Brock University. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast
Jan 17 • 12 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Vancouver ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Korean War allies reunite in Vancouver to stem North Korean predation. Charles Burton, Brock University. @GordonGChang…
China reprimands companies indicating that Tibet and Taiwan are “independent.”
Jan 17 • 10 min
(Photo: Over the years the Tibetan government in exile, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), has shifted the goal of its resistance stance from attempting measured cooperation with autonomy, to demanding full independence, to seeking “genuine…
The new push back on Chinese imperialism. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast. Anders Carr
Jan 17 • 9 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: JDS Kongō (DDG-173), a JMSDF Kongō-class destroyer) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The new push back on Chinese imperialism. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast. Anders Carr…
Strengths and Missing Pieces of the Trump Administration’s National Security Strategy. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.
Jan 17 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:The Zagros Mountains form the largest mountain range in Iran, Iraq and southeastern Turkey. This mountain range has a total length of 1,500 km (930 mi). The Zagros mountain range begins in northwestern Iran and roughly corresponds to Iran’s…
An unusual fact that China promotes its rocket managers to become provincial governors. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Jan 17 • 13 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Chang’e 3 lander ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow An[ unusual fact that China promotes its rocket managers to become provincial…
Identifying primary real estate for the Mars colony. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Jan 17 • 9 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Topographic map of Hellas Planitia and its surroundings in the southern uplands, from the MOLA instrument of Mars Global Surveyor. The crater depth is 7,152 m (23,465 ft) below the standard topographic datum of Mars.[1] )…
Glenn Simpson doesn’t want to talk about the fact that he works for the Kremlin. @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter. Part 2 of 2.
Jan 17 • 9 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Red Square ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [Glenn Simpson doesn’t want to talk about the fact that he works for the…
Glenn Simpson doesn’t want to talk about the fact that he works for the Kremlin. @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter. Part 1 of 2.
Jan 17 • 13 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [Glenn Simpson doesn’t want to talk about the fact that he works for the…
Tales of the New Cold War: Condemning All Things Russian as the enemy. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.. PART 2 of 2
Jan 17 • 23 min
(Photo: US missile defense. (Russia Fears US Missile Attack. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov made the accusation during his year-in-review press conference on Monday, after claiming that the US had rebuffed a joint attempt by Russia and China to…
Tales of the New Cold War: Condemning All Things Russian. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com. PART 1 of 2
Jan 17 • 21 min
(Photo: How an ICBM works; think “DPRK to Hawaii”) Incoming nuclear missile warning in Hawai’i lasted 38 minutes, entirely terrorized the population. Then a parallel event in Japan. Had Washington responded, then Russia would have done the same and we’d…
The known unknowns of the FBI and the Steele Dossier. @WjMcGurn @WSJOpinion
Jan 17 • 11 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: … J. Edgar Hoover FBI Building | by cliff1066™) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The known unknowns of the FBI and the Steele Dossier. @WjMcGurn @WSJOpinion “…[Which leaves…
Pacific Watch: Hawaii’s alert failure goes to the governor’s desk. @JeffBliss1
Jan 17 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Pacific Watch: Hawaii’s alert failure goes to the governor’s desk. @JeffBliss1 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Pacific Watch: Hawaii’s alert failure goes to the…
The Trump administration NAFTA-negotiating with a “No!” in hand. @Larry_Kudlow
Jan 16 • 8 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Trump administration NAFTA-negotiating with a “No!” in hand. @Larry_Kudlow Kudlow: Trump not inclined to pull out of NAFTA, but…
Take the State of the Union away from the Swamp. @HooverWhalen @Larry_Kudlow
Jan 16 • 11 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:LBJ SOTU 1965 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Take the State of the Union away from the Swamp. @HooverWhalen @Larry_Kudlow First, Trump should deliver not one, but two…
A case for cash-based and skills-based immigration. @HooverWhalen @LarryKudlow
Jan 16 • 9 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Royal Canadian Mounted Police on Horseback in front of Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica (Ottawa) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [A case for cash-based and skills-based…
A case to save SALT deductions to keep the money from Congress. @Larry_Kudlow @JohnTamny
Jan 16 • 14 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [A case to save SALT deductions to keep the money from…
The Brontë Cabinet: Three Lives in Nine Objects by Deborah Lutz (Author). PART 2 of 2.
Jan 16 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: The parsonage in Haworth, the former family home, is now the Brontë Parsonage Museum.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [The Brontë Cabinet: Three Lives in Nine…
The Brontë Cabinet: Three Lives in Nine Objects by Deborah Lutz (Author). PART 1 of 2.
Jan 16 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Anne, Emily, and Charlotte Brontë, by their brother Branwell (c. 1834). He painted himself among his sisters, but later removed the image so as not to clutter the picture. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact…
From Lincoln’s election in November 1860 to the firing on Fort Sumter in April 1861 (2 of 2) — We Have the War Upon Us: The Onset of the Civil War, November 1860-April 1861
Jan 16 • 23 min
(Photo: Diagram of the Federal Government and American Union) We Have the War Upon Us: The Onset of the Civil War, November 1860-April 1861 (Vintage Civil War Library) by William J. Cooper. Part 2 of 2. In this carefully researched book, William J. Cooper…
Nineteenth Century Spreads Literacy & Gospel (2 of 2) —The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic by John Demos. PART 2 of 2.
Jan 16 • 22 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early…
Nineteenth Century Spreads Literacy & Gospel (1 of 2) —The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic by John Demos. PART 1 of 2.
Jan 16 • 20 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early…
From Lincoln’s election in November 1860 to the firing on Fort Sumter in April 1861 (1 of 2) — We Have the War Upon Us: The Onset of the Civil War, November 1860-April 1861
Jan 16 • 22 min
(Photo: Violent repression of slaves was a common theme in abolitionist literature in the North. Here, a famous 1863 photo of a slave, Gordon, deeply scarred.) We Have the War Upon Us: The Onset of the Civil War, November 1860-April 1861 (Vintage Civil…
The Purple Undercurrents of Victorian England (1 of 2) — Pleasure Bound: Victorian Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism by Deborah Lutz
Jan 16 • 15 min
(Photo: Lilith, earliest in the Babylonian Talmud [3rd to 5th centuries], is often envisioned as a dangerous demon of the night who is sexually wanton, and who steals babies in the darkness. Here, the painting Lilith [1892] by John Collier; in Southport…
The Purple Undercurrents of Victorian England (2 of 2) — Pleasure Bound: Victorian Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism, by Deborah Lutz
Jan 15 • 8 min
(Photo: A discreet Victorian shoe-fitting device) From the British Library: “Not so long ago it might have come as a surprise to see Queen Victoria described as ‘Britain’s sexiest Royal’ (Empire review of The Young Victoria). It seems we no longer only…
Planet Never Sunup vs Planet Never Sundown. Ken Croswell.
Jan 15 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Planet Never Sunup vs Planet Never Sundown. [Tidal-Locked Exoplanets &…
The day after the world didn’t end in Cuba, 1962. PART 2 of 2.
Jan 15 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: The Secret White House Tapes](AUTHOR. (Photo: )…
The day after the world didn’t end in Cuba, 1962. Part 1 of 2.
Jan 15 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The day after the world didn’t end, 1963. [The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: The Secret White House…
The never-ending tale of doubts about Ethel Rosenberg’s guilt.
Jan 15 • 20 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The never-ending tale of doubts about Ethel Rosenberg’s guilt. [Secret Grand Jury Testimony From Ethel Rosenberg’s Brother Is…
The life of a novelist imagining a life of artistry in Paris.
Jan 15 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [The life of a novelist imagining a life of artistry in…
Is the black plague older than Methuselah?
Jan 15 • 13 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Is the black plague older than Methuselah? [Prehistoric Tales of Bubonic…
The white/blue dwarf end of our solar system once upon a time: Is that all there is? Ken Croswell.
Jan 15 • 9 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [The white/blue dwarf end of our solar system once upon a…
(2 of 2) US security hostage to general nuclear proliferation, diplo errors & multiple warring belligerents — Underestimated: Our Not So Peaceful Nuclear Future, by Henry D. Sokolski
Jan 14 • 23 min
(Photo: Carl Von Clausewitz: “Der Krieg ist eine bloße Fortsetzung der Politik mit anderen Mitteln” Properly translated, this title reads, “War Is a Mere Continuation of Policy _with_ Other Means.” “With,” not “by”; there is zero ambiguity in the German……
(1 of 2) US security hostage to general nuclear proliferation, diplo errors & multiple warring belligerents — Underestimated: Our Not So Peaceful Nuclear Future, by Henry D. Sokolski
Jan 14 • 21 min
(Photo: Helicopter that crashed in bad weather during the Falklands War. Tony Benn: ”War is the ultimate failure of diplomacy.” (War in the Falklands [April 1982] caused 1,054 deaths of soldiers and seamen. “However, despite long hours in negotiations and…
The legacy of Obama’s and Romney’s battle for the White House (2 of 2) — Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America, by Dan Balz
Jan 14 • 23 min
(Photo: The proto-debate, Obama vs Romney: United States President Barack Obama talks with Ron Klain during presidential debate preparations in Henderson, Nevada on 2 October 2012. Senator John Kerry, background, played the role of Mitt Romney during the…
The legacy of Obama’s and Romney’s battle for the White House (1 of 2) — Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America, by Dan Balz
Jan 14 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Barack Obama v Mitt Romney Denver Debate | ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in…
The vast beauty of the night —The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light, by Paul Bogard
Jan 14 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: NASA using Hubble photographs the Milky Way) Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved] © Copyright Billy McCrorie and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact…
How to create and run a major, global corporation starting from scratch — Tough Man, Tender Chicken: Business and Life Lessons from Frank Perdue, by Mitzi Perdue.
Jan 14 • 23 min
(Photo: Franklin Parsons Perdue) [How to Make Your Family Business Last by Mitzi Perdue](https://www.amazon.com/Make-Your-Family-Business-Last/dp/1884108075/ref=la_B001K8XNIC_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1515997418&sr=1-1) Frank Perdue was the quintessential…
Best of: The Way We Live Now at the Google Scenario. @thejoelstein
Jan 14 • 13 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Googleplex CA) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Way We Live Now at the Google Scenario. [Thirteen Months of Working, Eating, and Sleeping at the…
“Spirit of Georgia” B-2 driver@PappalardoJoe.
Jan 14 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:A B-2 Spirit soars after a refueling mission over the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, May 30, 2006. The B-2, from the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., is part of a continuous bomber presence in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air…
Best of 2015: Exploitation at sea & What is to be done?
Jan 14 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Sea Caves, Coast, Sea, Sky, Clouds, Storm, Afternoon ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2015: Exploitation at sea & What is to be done? @ian_urbina [Ending the Abuse…
Canines solving human thermal plumes that suggest bomb-making.
Jan 14 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: File:Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft roll out by train 3 - bomb sniffing dog.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2015: [Canines solving human thermal plumes that suggest…
Spaceport Earth: The Reinvention of Spaceflight by Joe Pappalardo. PART 4 of 4: Blast-off Boca Chica. @PappalardoJoe
Jan 14 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: [Regional location of the Proposed SpaceX Texas Orbital Launch Site, from the FAA draft EIS, April…
Spaceport Earth: The Reinvention of Spaceflight by Joe Pappalardo. PART 3 of 4: Exorbitant but guaranteed launches. @PappalardoJoe
Jan 14 • 13 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: [The now-decommissioned ELA-2 - l’Ensemble de Lancement Ariane 2 Ariane 4 launch site](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guiana_Space_Centre#/media/File:CSG_Ariane_4_Launch_Site.JPG)) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact…
Spaceport Earth: The Reinvention of Spaceflight by Joe Pappalardo. PART 2 of 4: Spaceport 1945. @PappalardoJoe
Jan 14 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:[Image right: The first research rocket launched from Wallops Island was Tiamat on July 4, 1945.](https://www.nasa.gov/vision/earth/everydaylife/wallops_60th.html) Since 1945, NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility has launched more than 15,000…
Spaceport Earth: The Reinvention of Spaceflight by Joe Pappalardo. PART 1 of 4: Texas and there billionaire rocketeers. @PappalardoJoe
Jan 14 • 11 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Aerial shot of SpaceX’s Rocket Development facility in McGregor, TX Date 20 November 2008 Source http://www.spacex.com/media-gallery/detail/149371/8951 Author SpaceX Permission (Reusing this file) http://www.spacex.com/media)…
Best of 2015: On the eve of Pluto: take the quiz. Ken Croswell @ScienceMagazine
Jan 13 • 12 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Diagram showing the orbits of four of the moons of Pluto. Date 19 July 2011 Source https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/science/pluto-moon.html Author NASA, ESA, and A. Feild (STScI) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact…
Best of 2015: HUD conquers America. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst
Jan 13 • 23 min
* AUTHOR. * (Photo: President Bush, who vowed to spread the dream of homeownership, is leaving office amid a downturn rooted in the housing sector he so ardently championed.) * http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact * http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules…
The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures by Edward Ball. PART 2 of 2.
Jan 13 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: leland stanford mansion sacramento california house) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures by…
The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures by Edward Ball. PART 1 of 2.
Jan 13 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:File:Muybridge race horse gallop.jpg ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow [The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures by Edward…
Best of 2017: The mysteries of the self-destruction of success.
Jan 13 • 6 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Photograph of Fifth Avenue from the Metropolitan—New York City.jpg ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: The mysteries of the self-destruction of success. Sadness…
Best of 2015: “Invisible Souls - Leave .308 Holes.” David Devaney
Jan 13 • 11 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Brock Legant, a scout sniper with Charlie Company, 1st) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2015: [“Invisible Souls - Leave .308…
Best of 2015: The Water Lady of Thoreau, New Mexico.
Jan 13 • 11 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: File:New Mexico State Road 371, Thoreau NM.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2015: The Water Lady of Thoreau. [THOREAU,…
On the Road to Doha: America’s Great Game: The CIA’s Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East by Hugh Wilford. PART 1 of 2.
Jan 13 • 22 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: The Iranian coup of 1953) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha: America’s Great Game: The CIA’s Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East by…
Dr Abdul Mujib Mannan (“Satchmo” Mannan) and his group perform at Be-sa-me on Sun 14 Jan (3 to 7P) in Harlem.
Jan 13 • 2 min
(Photo: Satchmo Mannan and musicians) In New York City, a free concert in Harlem on Sunday, January 14, from 3 to 7 PM in celebration of Dr Martin Luther King. A noted jazz musician, Dr Abdul Mujib Mannan, will lead a small group to play a rich variety of…
On the Road to Doha: America’s Great Game: The CIA’s Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East by Hugh Wilford. PART 1 of 2.
Jan 13 • 20 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: File:1953 Egypt revolution celebrations.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha: America’s Great Game: The CIA’s Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the…
Pacific Watch: Tsunami of mud in Santa Barbara County after the Thomas fire. @JeffBliss1
Jan 13 • 13 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:mudslide ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Pacific Watch: Tsunami of mud in Santa Barbara County after the Thomas fire. @JeffBliss1
Will the global bull run bring an immigration deal in Washington? @LizPeek
Jan 13 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: File:Sanfermines Vaquillas Pamplona 01.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Will the global bull run bring an immigration deal in Washington? @LizPeek
The empty chairs of the Trump Administration. @FRoseDC
Jan 13 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Class, Classroom, Room, School, Empty, Interior, Chairs ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The empty chairs of the Trump Administration. @FRoseDC
Samuel M. Katz: Harpoon: Inside the Covert War Against Terrorism’s Money Masters (2 of 2).
Jan 13 • 8 min
(Photo: Mother consoles daughter after rocket attack) Samuel M. Katz: Harpoon: Inside the Covert War Against Terrorism’s Money Masters, by Nitsana Darshan-Leitner & Samuel M. Katz; in re: … Global gangsters hauling in money from heroin, cocaine, every…
Samuel M. Katz: Harpoon: Inside the Covert War Against Terrorism’s Money Masters (1 of 2).
Jan 13 • 16 min
(Photo: Bank Saderat is used by the government of Iran to transfer money to U.S.-designated terrorist organizations, including Hezbollah, Hamas, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, as alleged by…
Make America the Energy Superpower Again. Bud Weinstein, Houston Chronicle.
Jan 13 • 11 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Houston à noite vista da Estação Espacial Internacional) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Make America the Energy Superpower Again. Bud Weinstein, Houston Chronicle.…
Where are we in modern history —is this a calm before a war? (2 of 2) Michael E Vlahos, Johns Hopkins.
Jan 13 • 8 min
(Photo: China expands on many continents. Its One Belt-One Road endeavor is labelled as economic and cultural; its long-term intention is distinctly military.) Michael E Vlahos, Johns Hopkins, in re: War warnings? It’s ’way too quiet, around Europe, the…
Where are we in modern history —is this a calm before a war? (1 of 2) Michael E Vlahos, Johns Hopkins.
Jan 13 • 14 min
(Photo: Pericles was a prominent and influential Greek statesman, orator and general of Athens during the Golden Age — specifically, the time between the Persian and Peloponnesian wars. “ There’s nothing like a confident, resurgent power to make the…
On the Road to Doha: Assassins of the Turquoise Palace by Roya Hakakian.
Jan 12 • 20 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:English: A demonstration in Iran. It might be a government-supported rally. A photo from sajed.ir which has published under GFDL In Persian: «کلیهٔ مطالب تحت مجوز مستندات آزاد گنو (GFDL) منتشر می‌شوند» Date Unknown date Source Transferred…
On the Road to Doha: The Twilight War: The Secret History of America’s Thirty-Year Conflict with Iran by David Crist. PART 2 of 2
Jan 12 • 22 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Operation Nimble Archer[edit]) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha: The Twilight War: The Secret History of America’s Thirty-Year Conflict with Iran by…
On the Road to Doha: Hassan al-Thawadi, director of Qatar’s 2022 World Cup committee (part 2 of 2)
Jan 12 • 11 min
(Photo: Español: Logotipo de La Copa Del Mundo Qatar 2022 Date 27 June 2014, 00:00:08 Source Own work Author Mieslogo)
On the Road to Doha: Hassan al-Thawadi, Secretary General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy and director of Qatar’s 2022 World Cup committee (part 1 of 2).
Jan 12 • 13 min
(Photo: Hassan al-Thawadi, Secretary General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy and director of Qatar’s 2022 World Cup committee)
On the Road to Doha: H.E. Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways (part 2 of 2)
Jan 12 • 10 min
(Photo: H.E. Akbar Al Baker, group CEO, Qatar Airways)
On the Road to Doha: H.E. Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways (part 1 of 2)
Jan 12 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Qatar Airlines Dreamliner) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha: H.E. Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways (part 1 of 2)
On the Road to Doha: H.H. Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Qatari foreign minister (part 1 of 2)
Jan 12 • 14 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Downtown Doha under development) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha: H.H. Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Qatari foreign minister (part 1 of 2)
On the Road to Doha: H.H. Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Qatari foreign minister (part 2 of 2)
Jan 12 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Doha, Qatar at dusk) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha: H.H. Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Qatari foreign minister (part 2 of 2)
On the Road to Doha: Dr. R. Seetharaman, Group CEO of Doha Bank (part 2 of 2)
Jan 12 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Doha, Qatar, rated one of the richest countries, if not the richest) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow
On the Road to Doha: Dr. R. Seetharaman, Group CEO of Doha Bank (part 1 of 2)
Jan 12 • 12 min
(Photo: Doha, Qatar, the traditional dhows on the waterfront)
On the Road to Doha: Doha calling New York … hello, New York? Hello?
Jan 12 • 14 min
(Photo: Al Udeid Air Base ; Al Udeid Air Base (قاعدة العديد الجوية) is a military base southwest of Doha, Qatar, also known as Abu Nakhlah Airport (مطار أبو نخلة). It houses Qatari Air Force, U.S. Air Force, Royal Air Force, and other Coalition personnel…
On the Road to Doha: Iran sanctions, by Jonathan Schanzer, FDD; with Malcolm Hoenlein, Mary Kissel, Christopher Nixon Cox
Jan 11 • 10 min
(Photo: Following the Iranian Revolution of 1979, the United States imposed economic sanctions against Iran and expanded them in 1995 to include firms dealing with the Iranian government. In 2006, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 1696[2] and…
On the Road to Doha: Kurds; & Iran; by Michael Rubin, author; with Malcolm Hoenlein, Mary Kissel, Christopher Nixon Cox
Jan 11 • 13 min
(Photo: Kurdish YPG fighters in Syria) Michael Rubin, author, in re: Kurds; & Iran. The situation in Iraq is stabilized; jockeying in advance of the spring elections. Protests in Iraqi Kurdistan because so much money has been unpaid and has disappeared;…
On the Road to Doha: Iran, Iran in Syria, by Mike Doran, Hudson Institute; with Malcolm Hoenlein, Mary Kissel, Christopher Nixon Cox
Jan 11 • 8 min
(Photo: Return of Iranian Casualties from the Syrian civil war to Kermanshah, Iran. Iran and Syria are close strategic allies, and Iran has provided significant support for the SyrianGovernment in the Syrian Civil War, including logistical, technical and…
On the Road to Doha: Solar cycle watch continues weak & What is to be done? Christopher Nixon Co. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Jan 11 • 7 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha: Solar cycle watch continues weak & What is to be done? Christopher Nixon Co. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
On the Road to Doha: The Twilight War: The Secret History of America’s Thirty-Year Conflict with Iran by David Crist. PART 1 of 2.
Jan 11 • 20 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Mahdi Iraqi (1930 – 26 August 1979) (Persian: مهدی عراقی‎) was a founder of Fadayan-e Islam. He and a friend had participated in Hassan-Ali Mansur’s terror, and he was kept in prison during the Shah’s regime until the Iranian Revolution.…
Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century by Christian Caryl. Part 2 of 2.
Jan 11 • 22 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow **Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century by Christian Caryl. Part 2 of 2.** “Few moments in history have seen as many…
On the Road to Doha: Small country, big LNG plans for the 21st century. Dr Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada
Jan 11 • 22 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Mozah, Nakilat’s flagship vessel, at Ras Laffan ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha: Small country, big LNG plans for the 21st century. Dr Mohammed bin…
On the Road to Doha: Waiting for Falcon Heavy. Christopher Nixon Cox. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Jan 11 • 14 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha: Waiting for Falcon Heavy. Christopher Nixon Cox. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
On the Road to Doha: China arms dealers flood the Middle East vacuum. Christopher Nixon Cox. Rick Fisher. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast
Jan 11 • 8 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha: China arms dealers flood the Middle East vacuum. Christopher Nixon Cox. Rick Fisher. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast…
On the Road to Doha: European friends of the Foreign Secretary of Appeasement. @EliLake & Christopher Nixon Cox.
Jan 10 • 9 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha: European friends of the Foreign Secretary of Appeasement. @EliLake & Christopher Nixon Cox. JB: One of the bright…
On the Road to Doha: The Trump Administration and 355 Plus. Christopher Nixon Cox. @JerryHendrixII
Jan 10 • 13 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha: The Trump Administration and 355 Plus. Christopher Nixon Cox. @JerryHendrixII US foreign policy of strategic…
On the Road to Doha. The Provocation Cycle begins again in Korea. Christopher Nixon Cox. David Maxwell. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast
Jan 10 • 14 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha. The Provocation Cycle begins again in Korea. Christopher Nixon Cox. David Maxwell. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast…
On the Road to Doha: The Legend of the Steele Dossier. Christopher Nixon Cox. @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter
Jan 10 • 22 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha: The Legend of the Steele Dossier. Christopher Nixon Cox. @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter…
On the Road to Doha: The politics of the Subcontinent and Qatar. Christopher Nixon Cox. Cleo Paskal, University of Montreal. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast
Jan 10 • 8 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha: The politics of the Subcontinent and Qatar. co-host Christopher Nixon Cox. Cleo Paskal, University of Montreal.…
The North Korean Winter Olympics is a win-win for Kim. Christopher Nixon Cox. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast Sung-Yoon Lee @Tufts
Jan 10 • 14 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The North Korean Winter Olympics is a win-win for Kim. Christopher Nixon Cox. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast Sung-Yoon Lee @Tufts
Ninth Man on the Moon forever. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Jan 10 • 13 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Ninth Man on the Moon forever. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com John Young, the ninth man to walk on the Moon and the only man to fly a…
Manned NASA to return to orbit on the Atlas 5. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Jan 10 • 7 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Manned NASA to return to orbit on the Atlas 5. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com Capitalism in space: ULA announced this week that its…
On the Road to Doha: The Known Unknowns of the Crisis in the Gulf Cooperation Council. His Excellency Dr Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah
Jan 10 • 22 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: GCC ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha: The Known Unknowns of the Crisis in the Gulf Cooperation Council. His Excellency Dr Khalid bin Mohamed Al…
On the Road to Doha: Education City is “Build it, and they will come.” Everette Dennis.
Jan 10 • 19 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha: Education City is “Build it, and they will come.” Everette Dennis, Northwestern University in Qatar. Northwestern…
Robot to Europa via Antarctica. Joe Pappalardo. Popular Mechanics.
Jan 10 • 12 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Robot to Europa via Antarctica. Joe Pappalardo. Popular Mechanics.…
Tales of the New Cold War: Was Gorbachev deceived? and other media mysteries left unreported. PART 2 of 2. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.
Jan 9 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: English: “Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and U.S. President George Bush”. Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, left, and U.S. President George Bush signing bilateral documents during Gorbachev’s official visit to the United States…
Tales of the New Cold War: Was Gorbachev deceived? and other media mysteries left unreported. PART 1 of 2. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.
Jan 9 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: File:Bush and Gorbachev at the Malta summit in 1989.gif) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tales of the New Cold War: Was Gorbachev deceived? and other media mysteries left…
Trump turns to immigration, infrastructure, deregulation and comity in Washington. @Larry_Kudlow
Jan 9 • 8 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: US infrastructure) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump turns to immigration, infrastructure, deregulation and comity in Washington. @Larry_Kudlow
On the Road from Doha: “For Your Own Good: Taxes, Paternalism, and Fiscal Discrimination in the Twenty-First Century,” by Adam Hoffer and Todd Nesbit. @Larry_Kudlow
Jan 9 • 15 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Political cartoon by Thomas Nast: Grant congratulated for vetoing the “inflation bill” on April 22, 1874) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road from Doha: “For Your…
On the Road to Doha: BREXIT and Black Swan Watch. @Larry_Kudlow @BrettArends
Jan 9 • 7 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Brexit comment) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha: BREXIT and Black Swan Watch. @Larry_Kudlow @BrettArends
On the Road to Doha: Markets up, Bannon not & What is to be done? @Larry_Kudlow @BrettArends
Jan 9 • 14 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: the Wall Street bull ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha: Markets up, Bannon not & What is to be done? @Larry_Kudlow @BrettArends…
One million year ago climate change and the success of our ancestors in the Malawi Basin. Thomas C. Johnson.
Jan 9 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Farm tools in Malawi ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow One million year ago climate change and the success of our ancestors in the Malawi Basin. Thomas C. Johnson. Regents…
Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century by Christian Caryl. Part 1 of 2.
Jan 9 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century by Christian Caryl. Part 1 of 2. Few moments in history have seen as many seismic…
On the Road to Doha: “Indiana” Hoenlein and the Lost Seal of “governor of Jerusalem.” @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. @ThadMcCotter
Jan 9 • 12 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Screen shot of Israeli Antiquities Authority photo by Clara Amit: Found 100 meters from Jerusalem’s Western Wall, the First Temple period seal bears an inscription stating, ‘Belonging to the governor of the city.’ )…
On the Road to Doha: Syria mission not accomplished. Jonathan Spyer. @ThadMcCotter @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres.
Jan 9 • 8 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha: Syria mission not accomplished. Jonathan Spyer. @ThadMcCotter @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. ·…
The Honored Dead: A Story of Friendship, Murder, and the Search for Truth in the Arab World by Joseph Braude.
Jan 9 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Honored Dead: A Story of Friendship, Murder, and the Search for Truth in the Arab World by Joseph Braude. Amazon.com Review “The Arab…
On the Road to Doha: Is Iran a democracy or a dictatorship? Behnam ben Talablu @FDD @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. @ThadMcCotter
Jan 9 • 7 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: The Islamic Republic’s 34-year rule has hurt many religious and political groups in Iran; this is a photo of Kurds in Iran protecting their nation and fighting for a separate country. Another of the many persecuted groups in Iran are…
On the Road to Doha: The Iran protests & after. @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. @ThadMcCotter
Jan 9 • 15 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: The Mosalla ([Prayers Courtyard] is in Mashhad, just west of the Afghan border, where the current Iranian protests began on 28 December. According to the extant inscription it was built in 1087 A.H./ 1676 A.D., during Shah Sulayman…
On the Road to Doha: Oprah owns the Democrats for now. @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter
Jan 9 • 9 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: will Oprah Winfrey run for the presidency? She’s profoundly competent and very widely admired.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha: Oprah owns the…
Thaddeus McCotter’s new article at American Greatness on mental health and the presidency
Jan 9 • 9 min
Photo: Andrew Jackson, called crazy by his contemporary detractors. The American Psychiatric Association considers it unethical for a psychiatrist to diagnose a person without having met him. Whether or not Donald Trump appears to display characteristics…
Wolff at the GOP door in 2018. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter
Jan 9 • 12 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: From the Red Room on the State Floor of the White House, President Donald J. Trump looks out. Credit: Official White House photo by Shealah Craighead ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter:…
North and South Korea’s first formal talks in more than two years begin
Jan 9 • 14 min
Photo: A caravan of 501 cattle and 50 vehicles entered Panmunjom, Republic of Korea, bound for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on Oct. 27, 1998. A South Korean business tycoon, Chung Ju-yung, the founder and honorary chairman of Hyundai Group,…
2017: A record year for US counterterrorism strikes
Jan 9 • 8 min
Photo: The Horn of Africa, from Djibouti to Kenya (Djibouti, Somaliland, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya) 2017: A record year for US counterterrorism strikes; by Bill Roggio and Alexandra Gutowski | January 3, 2018 US Air Campaign: Year in Review -The United…
Best of 2017: Destination for the 22nd century.
Jan 9 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: Destination for the 22nd century. Rocky Super Earth in a Red Dwarf Habitable Zone, 41 light-years close. Ken Croswell…
Trump blasts Pakistan for its ‘lies & deceit’
Jan 9 • 13 min
Guests: Bill Roggio and Thaddeus McCotter Trump blasts Pakistan for its ‘lies & deceit’ By Bill Roggio | January 2, 2018 | admin@longwarjournal.org | @billroggio President Donald Trump kicked off the New Year by putting Pakistan on blast, accusing the…
Best of 2017: The Outer Space Treaty burden.
Jan 9 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: The Outer Space Treaty burden. Can the Cold War’s Outer Space Treaty, 1967, be stretched to be useful another 50 years?…
Best of 2017: What about nuclear energy in America?
Jan 9 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: What about nuclear energy in America? Nuclear energy failing at management and regulation. @TomHals @Reuters. “…But…
Best of 2017: Springtime in the Solar System. Host.
Jan 8 • 3 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: Springtime in the Solar System. Host. “..scientists focused on seeds that no one had tried to germinate, looking at a short…
Best of JBS 2017: Why does the US need a 350-ship Navy with 12 carriers strike groups?. @JerryHendrix11 @GordonGChang @ThadMcCotter
Jan 8 • 10 min
(Photo: The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group participate in a replenishment-at-sea.) For background, from Popular Mechanics: What Would Trump’s 350-Ship Navy Look Like? By Kyle Mizokami President-elect Donald Trump campaigned on the promise of a…
Part 2 of 2 / How Mercedes Elevated Hitler (literally: with a fold-out stool for the short Schickelgruber) in “The Devil’s Mercedes: The Bizarre and Disturbing Adventures of Hitler’s Limousine in America,” by Robert Klara.
Jan 8 • 23 min
(Photo: the stunning Mercedes) In 1938, a special department within Mercedes-Benz began production of the largest, most luxurious limousine in the world. Twenty feet long, upholstered in glove leather, and entirely bullet-proof, the Grosser 770K was a…
Part 1 of 2 / How Mercedes Elevated Hitler (literally: with a fold-out stool for the short Schickelgruber) in “The Devil’s Mercedes: The Bizarre and Disturbing Adventures of Hitler’s Limousine in America,” by Robert Klara.
Jan 8 • 21 min
(Photo: 1940 Mercedes-Benz 770 [W150] used by Hitler, in the Canadian War Museum] “The Devil’s Mercedes: The Bizarre and Disturbing Adventures of Hitler’s Limousine in America,” by Robert Klara (1 of 2). Last month, a worn, rotary dial telephone once…
JBS Best of 2017: How was the Earth born? Early Earth geochemistry.
Jan 7 • 24 min
(Photo: Zaklodzie is an enstatite-rich ungrouped primitive achondrite that was found in Zamosk, Poland, in September 1998. The finder had been searching for fossils and rocks near a dirt road when he located the meteorite. Some speculate that it might…
JBS Best of 2017: Should federal mineral-containing lands be transferred to the state? State citizens would prosper therefrom.
Jan 7 • 23 min
(Photo: The Chino Mine is an open-pit copper mine located in the town of Santa Rita, New Mexico. Started as the Chino Copper Company in 1909 by the mining engineers John M. Sully and Spencer Penrose, it’s currently owned and operated by Freeport-McMoRan…
Best of JBS 2017: (2 of 2) Daniel W. Drezner’s unusual exposition: Theories of International Politics and Zombies: Revived Edition
Jan 7 • 22 min
(Photo: Vodun [voodoo] statues from Benin around Abomey; one origin of zumbis [zombies]) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow Theories of International…
Best of JBS 2017: (1 of 2) Daniel W. Drezner’s unusual exposition: Theories of International Politics and Zombies: Revived Edition
Jan 7 • 19 min
(Photo: Screen shot of Haitian voodoo entity. One origin of zumbis (zombies): In Haiti, the Guédé are the family of Loa that embody the powers of death and fertility. Guédé spirits include Ghede Doubye, Ghede Linto, Ghede Loraj, Guédé Nibo and Guédé Ti…
Best of JBS: Arctic Folly — In Search of a Place That Doesn’t Exist (2 of 2)
Jan 7 • 23 min
Best of JBS 2017: A Wretched and Precarious Situation: In Search of the Last Arctic Frontier, by David Welky. (PART 1 OF 2) In 1906, Robert E. Peary, “the world’s most famous explorer,” managed, as the historian David Welky puts it, to “literally put…
Best of JBS: Arctic Folly: In Search of a Place That Doesn’t Exist (1 of 2)
Jan 7 • 21 min
Best of JBS 2017: A Wretched and Precarious Situation: In Search of the Last Arctic Frontier by David Welky. (PART 1 OF 2) (Photo: High Arctic sea ice) “A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of 2016. A remarkable true story of adventure, betrayal, and…
Best of 2017: The risk of Chile’s unstable glacial lakes. Host.
Jan 7 • 2 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Español: Laguna Negra, ubicada en los Andes chilenos cerca de Santiago Date 29 January 2012 Source Own work Author Andesnahuel ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow **Best of…
Best of 2017: The best of times, the trade war risk of times. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst
Jan 7 • 22 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Canadian-American trade wars, circa 1866-97 ) [http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact](http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact) [http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules](http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules) Twitter: @BatchelorShow **Best of…
Best of JBS 2017: Claudia Rosett Reports on What Can Be Done About the UN, in an Encounter Broadside.
Jan 7 • 23 min
(Photo: The Six Nations: Oldest Living Participatory Democracy on Earth. “The people of the Six Nations in the northeast of North America—also known by the French term Iroquois Confederacy—call themselves the Haudenosaunee (haw dee noh sho nee), meaning…
Best of 2017: The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming! @LarryCJohnson
Jan 6 • 12 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: This is the album cover of the 1966 United Artists Records soundtrack album The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming of the film of the same name) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter:…
Best of JBS 2017: Five years of sci-fi futurology, in, Another Science Fiction: Advertising the Space Race 1957–1962, by Megan Prelinger
Jan 6 • 21 min
(Screen shot: August 1959 issue of Airman magazine.) The late 1950s and early ’60s were the golden age of science fiction, an era when the farthest reaches of imagination were fed by the technological breakthroughs of the postwar years. While science…
Best of JBS 2017: Indiana Hoenlein reports on a Lost Roman Road from the Bar-Kokhba Revolt
Jan 6 • 9 min
(Photo: Entrance to a cave used by the Bar Kochba rebels) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow Malcolm Hoenlein: The Bar Kokhba revolt was a rebellion of the…
Unsolved seasonal Martian methane traces. Again. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Jan 6 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:File:Namib dune, Gale Crater Mars.jpg ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Unsolved seasonal Martian methane traces. Again. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com [The uncertainty…
The Confounding Tabby’s Star’s. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Jan 6 • 13 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Artist’s impression of a Dyson Swarm) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Confounding Tabby’s Star’s. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com New observations of Tabby’s Star now…
Iran’s Protests: Unity Remains, but National Angst Is Unresolved
Jan 6 • 21 min
Photo: The Iranian mullahs versus ancient Persian culture. Bas relief from 400 BC or earlier. Analysis. By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs. Iran, during late December 2017 and early January 2018, saw the first upsurge of…
Anatoly Zak: Sea Launch promises return to flight in two years
Jan 6 • 10 min
Photo: The Hall of Space Technology in the Tsiolkovsky State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics, Kaluga, Russia. The exhibition includes the models and replicas of the following Russian/Soviet inventions: - the first satellite, Sputnik 1 (a ball under…
Anatoly Zak: Preliminary design on Soyuz-5 begins
Jan 6 • 13 min
Photo: Vostochny (meaning “eastern” in Russian) is the new Russian cosmodrome in the Russian Far East (east of Siberia, 500 mi to the Pacific Ocean; almost on the Chinese border). It’s designed to bring in all Russian rocket launches from Kazakhstan, but…
Pacific Watch: Severe influenzas overwhelm California. @JeffBliss1
Jan 6 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: The Spanish Influenza pandemic of 1918: Chillicothe newspaper informing residents of the status of the Camp Sherman quarantine due to Influenza.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter:…
Jobs and wages with momentum into 2018. @McTaguej @Barrons
Jan 6 • 11 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:vp Biden_092011 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Jobs and wages with momentum into 2018. @McTaguej @Barrons Weekly wages were up about 2.8% from a year ago while hourly…
Black Swan Watch 2018: Boardrooms in denial about sexual harassment. John Foley. @Reuters
Jan 6 • 9 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: boardroom) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Black Swan Watch 2018: Boardrooms in denial about sexual harassment. John Foley. @Reuters Sexual misconduct will haunt 2018…
Iran Prepares for Overwhelming Regional Domination with Solid-Propellant Delivery Systems.
Jan 6 • 10 min
Photo: In 1920, Robert Goddard published proposed improvements to rocket technology. Today, Iran develops solid-stage propellants. Behnam ben Taleblu, FDD, on Iran sanctions … targeting 5 industries, announced today. FDD’s Behnam Ben Taleblu offers the…
Gene Marks (2 of 2) Left Coast’s Gun-Sales Law. California Farmers Signal Smoke; ’Shrooms for Munchies?
Jan 6 • 12 min
Photo: The Nineteenth-Century Grangers tilled the soil for nutrition; today, for cannabinol. Gene Marks (2 of 2) of Small Business America on Good Bz Conditions. Will new Calif. ammunition law steer more business to gun stores? Ammunition must now be…
Gene Marks (1 of 2) Seven-Year-Old Founds Thriving Business.
Jan 6 • 11 min
Gene Marks (1 of 2) of Small Business America on Good Business Conditions Today. Manufacturing Rebounds in December as New Orders Hit 13-Year High…
Black Swan Watch 2018: The uncertain exits of Dimon and Blankfein. Part 1 of 2. John Foley @Reuters
Jan 6 • 13 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: With Lloyd C. Blankfein, Goldman Sachs CEO and Chairman of the Board.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Black Swan Watch 2018: The uncertain exits of Dimon and Blankfein.…
The First Sino-American War in rehearsal. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis
Jan 6 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:The French-built Matsushima, flagship of the Imperial Japanese Navy during the Sino-Japanese conflict ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The First Sino-American War in…
Smart factories for digital manufacturing with 3-D printers in the Mars colonies. @jasoncarbon3D Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Jan 6 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: File:Felix 3D Printer - Printing Head.JPG) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Smart factories for digital manufacturing with 3-D printers in the Mars colonies. @jasoncarbon3D…
Iran’s populism follows Brexit and Trump. @DanHenninger @WSJOpinion
Jan 6 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:1979 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Iran’s populism follows Brexit and Trump. @DanHenninger @WSJOpinion https://www.wsj.com/articles/make-iran-great-again-1515025470
The Trump Dow 25,000 bull run. @LizPeek
Jan 6 • 11 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Kravitz) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Trump Dow 25,000 bull run. @LizPeek “…The night Trump trounced Hillary Clinton, Paul Krugman predicted the stock market, which…
On the Road to Doha with Batchelor, McCotter and Cox.
Jan 5 • 11 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:File:Doha skyline at night Jan 2007.JPG ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Doha with Batchelor, McCotter and Cox. “…Despite its small geographic size, Qatar…
Russians attacked in Syria by unknown unknowns. @SebGorka
Jan 5 • 11 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Русский: Будни авиагруппы ВКС РФ на аэродроме Хмеймим в Сирии English: Russian Su-30 pilot in Syria, 2015 Date 11 November 2015, 10:04:40 Source http://syria.mil.ru/photo/gallery.htm?id=26078@cmsPhotoGallery Author Russian Ministry of…
Trump solves Iran and North Korea without appeasement. @SebGorka
Jan 5 • 12 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Sebastian Gorka and Gordon Chang at CPAC in February 2017; probably discussing North Korea, on which Gordon is considered a national expert ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter:…
Iran is a spontaneous rising up of all sectors against the regime. @IlanBerman @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres.
Jan 5 • 14 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Iran has marked the 38th anniversary of the massacre of protesters in Tehran by the country’s former US-backed regime. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Iran is a…
The dictators are watching Iran in fear: “Realism and Democracy: American Foreign Policy after the Arab Spring” by Elliott Abrams
Jan 5 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:beijing tiananmen square flower bed ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The dictators are watching Iran in fear: “Realism and Democracy: American Foreign Policy after the…
Obama is silent on Iran. @EliLake BloombergView.com
Jan 5 • 11 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: President Obama delivers a statement on the Iran nuclear agreement) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Obama is silent on Iran. @EliLake BloombergView.com…
The Iranian protesters are prepared for the regime cyber-espionage. @LisaDaftari @MaryKissel
Jan 5 • 9 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:File:1978 Iranian revolution - row of men holding khomeini’s photos.jpg ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Iranian protesters are prepared for the regime…
The crony capitalism theory of 2000 cannot explain the five most prosperous companies of 2018. @JohnTamny @MaryKissel
Jan 5 • 14 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: … ACC & Apple Partnership | by Austin Community College) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The crony capitalism theory of 2000 cannot explain the five most prosperous…
Bill DeBlasio’s road to the White House 2020. @CurtisSliwa @MaryKissel
Jan 4 • 8 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: File:Bill de Blasio and family.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Bill DeBlasio’s road to the White House 2020. @CurtisSliwa @MaryKissel
All the New Yorkers running for president against the New Yorker Trump. @MaryKissel @CurtisSliwa
Jan 4 • 12 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:File:SANDY BB Tunnel Gov Cuomo press conf-3808 crop crop (8158801853) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow All the New Yorkers running for president against the New Yorker…
Lost Photographs of Captain Scott by D. M. Wilson
Jan 4 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:File:Robert Falcon Scott in the Cape Evans hut, October 1911.jpg ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Lost Photographs of Captain Scott by D. M. Wilson Captain Scott perished…
Taiwan, Japan and South Korea upgrade air combat against China. Tyler Rogoway @thewarzone
Jan 4 • 8 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: File:F-16D IAF 105 efi elian.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Taiwan, Japan and South Korea upgrade air combat against China. Tyler Rogoway @thewarzone…
Preparing for a war of swarming cruise missiles and failed communication satellite networks. Tyler Rogoway @Thewarzone
Jan 4 • 13 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Testing of the LGM-118A Peacekeeper re-entry vehicles, all eight shot from only one missile. Each line represents the path of a warhead which, were it live, … ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules…
Black Swan Watch 2018: Trade worry. Part 2 of 2. Richard Beales, @Reuters
Jan 4 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Black Swan Watch 2018: Trade worry. Part 2 of 2. Richard Beales, @Reuters Best thing Trump and Xi can do in 2018 is nothing By John Foley…
Black Swan Watch 2018: Central bankers, ETFs, Bond Vigilantes, Cyptocurrencies. Part 1 of 2.
Jan 4 • 13 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Black Swan Watch 2018: Central bankers, ETFs, Bond Vigilantes, Cyptocurrencies. Part 1 of 2. Peaks and pessimists . Five possible…
The known unknowns of Congress and sexual harassment for the last 20 years. @LaraMBrownPHD
Jan 4 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The known unknowns of Congress and sexual harassment for the last 20 years. @LaraMBrownPHD…
Trump Administration drains the swamp on taxes, ISIS, North Korea and Iran. @MonicaCrowley
Jan 4 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump Administration drains the swamp on taxes, ISIS, North Korea and Iran. @MonicaCrowley
Iran is already turmoil in the oil markets. Brenda Shaffer, Georgetown
Jan 4 • 10 min
The Kim regime needs cash. Bob Collins in Seoul. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast
Jan 4 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: the dictator ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Kim regime needs cash. Bob Collins in Seoul. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast
Taiwan, Japan, South push back on the PLA Navy. JerryHendrixII @CNASDC @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast
Jan 4 • 13 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Taiwan, Japan, South push back on the PLA Navy. JerryHendrixII @CNASDC @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast…
Lessons learned from the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal that inform the South China Sea. James Holmes @NavalWarCollege @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast
Jan 3 • 11 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: The U.S. battleship Washington fires at the Japanese battleship Kirishima) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Lessons learned from the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal that inform…
Why did Xi grab all the Party power in 2017? @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast
Jan 3 • 12 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:On the Politburo Standing Committee, Xi Jinping (left) and Li Keqiang (right) renewed their terms, while five new members joined ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Why did…
China’s property bubble rising. Anne Stevenson-Yang @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast
Jan 3 • 9 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Beijing housing at $4000 square foot) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow China’s property bubble rising. Anne Stevenson-Yang @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast
Are these the last days of the Ayatollah’s regime? Michael Ledeen @FDD
Jan 3 • 11 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Are these the last days of the Ayatollah’s regime? Michael Ledeen @FDD…
Xi attacks Santa Claus & What is to be done? Arthur Waldron, University of Pennsylvania. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast
Jan 3 • 12 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Yuletime ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Xi attacks Santa Claus as culturally unacceptable. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast Arthur Waldron University of Pennsylvania…
Falcon Heavy must work for 2018 to be a success. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Jan 3 • 8 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: … Pad 39A | by Official SpaceX Photos) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Falcon Heavy must work for 2018 to be a success. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com Capitalism in…
Second Annual Worldwide Rocket Launch Report, 2017. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Jan 3 • 14 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: models of Arianespace launch vehicles ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Second Annual Worldwide Rocket Launch Report, 2017. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com This new graph…
Autonomous Vehicles rising 2021-2040, and letting Alexa drive? @DrivingtheNatio Lou Ann Hammond
Jan 3 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Waymo Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid undergoing testing in the San Francisco Bay Area.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Autonomous Vehicles rising 2021-2040, and letting Alexa…
Copper bullishness 2018 & What is to be done? @RealConstable
Jan 3 • 11 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:The Chino open-pit copper mine in New Mexico. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Copper bullishness 2018 & What is to be done? @RealConstable Front-month copper for January…
Russiagate changes its story from Page to Papadopoulos. @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter
Jan 3 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Carter Page ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Russiagate changes its story from Page to Papadopoulos. @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter Trump Adviser’s Visit to Moscow Got…
Trump supports the Iranian people against the regime. @A_Jafarzadeh
Jan 3 • 11 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:silent demonstration from Hafte tir Sq. to Enghelaagh Sq., Tehran, June 16 - part of the 2009 Iranian election protests ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump supports the…
Iran rising spontaneously & What is to be done? Michael Ledeen @FDD
Jan 3 • 11 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Burning bus in Tehran, Iranian presidential election 2009.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Iran rising spontaneously & What is to be done? Michael Ledeen @FDD “…By…
Tales of the New Cold War: When Ukraine was Moscow’s red line. Part 2 of 2. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton
Jan 2 • 22 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:A barricade burning outside the headquarters of the internal defence forces in Lviv, caused by mass protests. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tales of the New Cold War:…
Tales of the New Cold War: When Ukraine was Moscow’s red line. Part 1 of 2. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton
Jan 2 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tales of the New Cold War: When Ukraine was Moscow’s red line. Part 1 of 2. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton A period of relative calm in…
America Great Again is the driver of the global bull market. @Larry_Kudlow
Jan 2 • 8 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:… Bull Market Manhattan ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow America Great Again is the driver of the global bull market. @Larry_Kudlow year ago there were real concerns that…
Making corporations great again makes America grow again. @JohnCochrane @HooverInst @Larry_Kudlow
Jan 2 • 15 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:”Jack and the Giant Joint-Stock”, a cartoon in Town Talk (1858) satirizing the ‘monster’ joint-stock economy that came into being after the Joint Stock Companies Act 1844. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact…
Swamp tax deceptions and the middle-class. @Veroderugy @Larry_Kudlow
Jan 2 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Mass deforestation causes the appearance of swamps. Belorucheiskaya (Russia) forestry railway in 1977. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Swamp tax deceptions and the…
Putin’s Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia? by Karen Dawisha. @Dawisha PART 2 of 2.
Jan 2 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Ilyushin Il-96-300PU – The official Russian presidential aircraft ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Putin’s Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia? by Karen Dawisha. @Dawisha PART 2…
Putin’s Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia? by Karen Dawisha. @Dawisha PART 1 of 2.
Jan 2 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Cabinet of the president of Russia ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Putin’s Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia? by Karen Dawisha. @Dawisha PART 1 of 2. “[Dawisha] makes…
Best of 2017: Stunning close-up of Saturn’s moon, Pan, reveals a space empanada; by Sid Perkins
Jan 2 • 2 min
Photo: The Empanada of Saturn’s Pan http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Dumpling Moon of Saturn. “Astronomers have long known that Pan, one of Saturn’s…
Best of 2017: Chinese Communist Party compels murder of infant — thug committee breaks into mother’s home and abducts her. This is still state policy.
Jan 1 • 8 min
Photo: Public chalkboard in Szechuan Province tracking pregnant women and unpaid (colossal) fines for state-rejected births http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter:…
The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams by Philip Zaleski and Carol Zaleski, PART 6 of 6.
Jan 1 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: The Mountains of Mourne inspired Lewis to write The Chronicles of Narnia. About them, Lewis wrote “I have seen landscapes … which, under a particular light, make me feel that at any moment a giant might raise his head over the next…
The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams by Philip Zaleski and Carol Zaleski, PART 3 of 6.
Jan 1 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Men of the 1st Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers in a communication trench near Beaumont Hamel, 1916. Photo by Ernest Brooks.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The…
The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams by Philip Zaleski and Carol Zaleski, PART 5 of 6.
Jan 1 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Merton College, where Tolkien was Professor of English Language and Literature (1945–1959)) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the…
The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams by Philip Zaleski and Carol Zaleski, PART 4 of 6.
Jan 1 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams by Philip Zaleski and Carol Zaleski, PART 4 of 6. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact…
The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams by Philip Zaleski and Carol Zaleski, PART 2 of 6.
Jan 1 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Little Lea, home of the Lewis family from 1905 to 1930 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis,…
The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams by Philip Zaleski and Carol Zaleski, PART 1 of 6.
Jan 1 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:King Edward’s School in Birmingham, where Tolkien was a student (1900–1902, 1903–1911)[27] ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the…
Best of 2017: Campus mob unleashed.
Jan 1 • 9 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Old Chapel with the Green Mountains in the distance) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: Campus mob unleashed. Middlebury College damages the liberal arts…
Best of 2017: Interstellar travel by century’s end.
Jan 1 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:The Starshot concept envisions launching a “mothership” carrying about a thousand tiny spacecraft (on the scale of centimeters) to a high-altitude Earth orbit and then deploying them. A phased array of ground-based lasers would then focus a…
Best of 2017: The unburning chairs.
Jan 1 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Chemical structure of tris(2,3-dibromopropyl) phosphate ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: The unburning chairs. “Chemists know it as Tris(2,3-dibromopropyl)…
Best of 2017: Fleeing America.
Jan 1 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: File:Frozen Lake Erie.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: Fleeing America. Frightened Refugees Escape to Canada. Rick Rojas @RaR @NYT This is not exactly…
Best of 2017: How to respond to illegal Chinese militarization of vast reaches of Asian oceans. James Holmes @NavalWarCollege (A 2014 essay)
Jan 1 • 9 min
Photo: Ranges of various Chinese ballistic missiles Want to give China an ulcer, a nagging sore that compels Beijing to think twice about aggression? Then look at the map. Geography affords the U.S.-Japan alliance abundant opportunities to make trouble…
Best of 2017: 300 million religious adherents drive Chinese Communist Party to distraction
Dec 31, 2017 • 9 min
Photo: Lingchi, or Leng Tche (“Death by a thousand cuts”), was a brutal Chinese method of execution where the victim is tied to a wooden post as the executioner uses a sharp knife to remove portions of the victim’s flesh over an extended period of time.…
Best of 2017: What in the world is the Magnitsky Act & What is to be done?
Dec 31, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Napoleon’s invasion of Russia[edit]) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: What in the world is the Magnitsky Act & What is to be done? “The Magnitsky Case: Behind…
Best of 2017: Battling for the Red Sea in the 21st Century.
Dec 31, 2017 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Red Sea coast in Taba, Egypt ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: Battling for the Red Sea in the 21st Century. Game of Ports in the Red Sea: Egypt vs Everybody.…
Best of 2017: The Atomic Weapons from Canada.
Dec 31, 2017 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Great Bear Lake, NWT, Canada) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: The Atomic Weapons from Canada. From Port Radium, Northwest Territory to Hiroshima and…
Best of 2017: The orthodox side of the Malthusian debate.
Dec 30, 2017 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:John Linnell’s Robert Malthus ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: The orthodox side of the Malthusian debate. The Race for What’s Left: The Global Scramble for…
Best of 2017: In all the 13.82 billion years of the cosmos, the Milky Way is the most beautiful and the best.
Dec 30, 2017 • 9 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: The Milky Way arching at a high inclination across the night sky (fish-eye mosaic shot at Paranal, Chile). The bright object is Jupiter in the constellation Sagittarius, and the Magellanic Clouds can be seen on the left. Galactic north is…
Best of 2017: “Indiana” Hoenlein is searching for the missing 12th Cave scrolls.
Dec 30, 2017 • 11 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: A view of the Dead Sea from a cave at Qumran in which some of the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: “Indiana” Hoenlein is…
Best of 2017: Yes, I do talk to plants. Do you?
Dec 30, 2017 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:… Nikko Blue Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla) | by Jim, the Photographer ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: Yes, I do talk to plants. Do you? The Language of…
Best of 2017: First Forager Chacoans among us.
Dec 30, 2017 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: File:Chacoan Stairway - Chaco Culture National Historical Park, New Mexico, USA - panoramio (1).jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_Chacoan_history) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules…
Best of 2017: It was called “dehousing.”
Dec 30, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Typical bomb damage in the Eilbek district of Hamburg, 1944 or 1945: On 30 March 1942 Professor Frederick Lindemann, Baron Cherwell, the British government’s chief scientific adviser, sent to the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill a…
A Deadly Wandering: A Mystery, a Landmark Investigation, and the Astonishing Science of Attention in the Digital Age by Matt Richtel. PART 2 of 2.
Dec 30, 2017 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow A Deadly Wandering: A Mystery, a Landmark Investigation, and the Astonishing Science of Attention in the Digital Age by Matt Richtel.…
A Deadly Wandering: A Mystery, a Landmark Investigation, and the Astonishing Science of Attention in the Digital Age by Matt Richtel. PART 1 of 2.
Dec 30, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: File:2015-09-29 12 44 01 View east along Little Cottonwood Canyon) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow A Deadly Wandering: A Mystery, a Landmark Investigation, and the…
The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream, by Thomas L. Dyja. PART 2 of 2.
Dec 29, 2017 • 22 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Daniel Schwen - Own work Chicago Theatre. Exposure blended from three shots. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream, by…
Best of 2017: The Chimp and the River by David Quammen.PART 2 of 2.
Dec 29, 2017 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Chimpanzee, Monkey, Ape, View) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: The Chimp and the River by David Quammen.PART 2 of 2. In this “frightening and fascinating…
Best of 2017: The Chimp and the River by David Quammen. PART 1 of 2.
Dec 29, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Cameroon chimp Pan_paniscus_(female).jpg ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: The Chimp and the River by David Quammen. PART 1 of 2. In this “frightening and…
Best of 2017: Supporting a fortress of the Old Cold War for the New Cold War. @DevinNunes @GordonGChang
Dec 29, 2017 • 15 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: English: NASA’s WB-57F Canberra refuels at Lajes. Date April 2012 Source http://www.lajes.af.mil/; gallery Author Lucas Silva, 65th Air Base Wing Public Affairs ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules…
Best of 2017: Geography does not favor Iran. Ian Morris, Stratfor.com.
Dec 29, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Persian warriors. Pergamon Museum/Vorderasiatisches Museum. Tanggal before IV c. BC Sumber http://www.flickr.com/photos/mshamma/111901098/ [tampilkan](Inventaris)Pergamon Museum Tautkan kembali ke templat kotak info institusional…
Best of 2017: Learning heroes. @AmyHarmon
Dec 29, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Vintage Teacher One Room School Log Cabin Bare Foot Students MIchigan 1880 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: Learning heroes. @AmyHarmon Adventures of a…
The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap by Matt Taibbi and Molly Crabapple. PART 2 of 2.
Dec 29, 2017 • 22 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:current, 02:56, 16 September 2008 … ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap by Matt Taibbi and Molly Crabapple. PART 2…
The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap by Matt Taibbi and Molly Crabapple. PART 1 of 2.
Dec 29, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:… Congressional members, including presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama, at the White House to discuss the bailout, September 25, 2008. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter:…
Buckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship That Shaped the Sixties by Kevin M. Schultz. PART 2 of 2.
Dec 29, 2017 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Norman Mailer, 1948 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Buckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship That Shaped the Sixties by Kevin M. Schultz. PART 2 of 2. A lively…
Buckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship That Shaped the Sixties by Kevin M. Schultz. PART 1 of 2.
Dec 29, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Buckley (right) and L. Brent Bozell Jr. promote their book McCarthy and His Enemies, 1954) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Buckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship…
Bush by Jean Edward Smith. PART 2 of 2.
Dec 28, 2017 • 22 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:2004 electoral vote results ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Bush by Jean Edward Smith. PART 2 of 2. “Distinguished presidential biographer Jean Edward Smith offers a…
Bush by Jean Edward Smith. PART 1 of 2.
Dec 28, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: George W. Bush in Concord, New Hampshire, signing to be a candidate for president) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Bush by Jean Edward Smith. PART 1 of 2. “Distinguished…
Best of 2017: Anatomy of a food crisis. Scott Michaels.
Dec 28, 2017 • 12 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Jack in the Box restaurant in Willits, California ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: Anatomy of a food crisis. Scott Michaels. The 1993 Jack in the Box E. Coli…
Best of 2017: “The Right Reverend H.R. McMaster.” @AndrewPeek American Foreign Policy Council.
Dec 28, 2017 • 11 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster have lunch with service members on July 18, 2017.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter:…
Best of 2017: The Decline and Fall of Identity Politics. @VDHanson @HooverInst @Larry_Kudlow CNBC
Dec 28, 2017 • 15 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Date: 02/03/2011 Description: Host buffet lunch in honor of The) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: The Decline and Fall of Identity Politics. @VDHanson…
Best of 2017: Law of the Jungle: The $19 Billion Legal Battle Over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who’d Stop at Nothing to Win by Paul M. Barrett. PART 2 of 2.
Dec 28, 2017 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Oil pollution in Lago Agrio, November 2007 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: Law of the Jungle: The $19 Billion Legal Battle Over Oil in the Rain Forest and…
Best of 2017: Law of the Jungle: The $19 Billion Legal Battle Over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who’d Stop at Nothing to Win by Paul M. Barrett. PART 1 of 2.
Dec 28, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Chevron Corporation headquarters in San Ramon, California. This view shows just one part of a huge, sprawling complex.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: Law…
Best of 2017 —The Haute Bourgeoisie Unfurls the Twentieth Century: Sydney and Violet entertain T. S. Eliot, Aldous Huxley, & Proust, Joyce, Picasso, Stravinsky, & Diaghilev; part 2
Dec 28, 2017 • 22 min
Photo: Igor Stravinsky, Natalia Gontcharova, Sergei Diaghilev, Léon Bakst Proust, Joyce, Picasso, Stravinsky, and Diaghilev dined together at the Majestic Hotel in Paris. ‘Twas May 18, 1922; Sydney and Violet Schiff were their hosts. Although we missed…
Best of 2017 —The Haute Bourgeoisie Unfurls the Twentieth Century: Sydney and Violet entertain T. S. Eliot, Aldous Huxley, & Proust, Joyce, Picasso, Stravinsky, & Diaghilev; part 1
Dec 28, 2017 • 20 min
Photo: Marcel Proust (seated), Robert de Flers (left) and Lucien Daudet (right), ca. 1894. Proust, Joyce, Picasso, Stravinsky, and Diaghilev dined together at the Majestic Hotel in Paris. ‘Twas May 18, 1922; Sydney and Violet Schiff were their hosts.…
Best of 2017: Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned by John A. Farrell. PART 1 of 2.
Dec 27, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Clarence Seward Darrow (/ˈdæroʊ/; April 18, 1857 – March 13, 1938) was an American lawyer, a leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union, and a prominent advocate for Georgist economic reform. He defended high-profile clients in…
Best of 2017: Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned by John A. Farrell. PART 2 of 2.
Dec 27, 2017 • 22 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: The Rhea County Courthouse is a National Historic Landmark) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned by John A. Farrell. PART…
Not working together, the Browns have built California. Adam Nagourney.
Dec 27, 2017 • 13 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Brown bei einem Wahlkampfauftritt im Oktober 2010) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Not working together, the Browns have built California. Adam Nagourney. “Brown’s Arid…
Best of 2017 —Levity: the Evanescent Chinese Canal in a Cow Pasture
Dec 27, 2017 • 12 min
Best of 2017 —Levity: the Evanescent Chinese Canal in a Cow Pasture (Photo: Proposed alternative routes for new canal; “… The construction of the canal will require dredging Lake Nicaragua to a depth of 30 metres for 105 kilometres.”)…
Best of 2017: Earth in Human Hands: Shaping Our Planet’s Future by David Grinspoon. @DrFunkyspoon PART 2 of 2.
Dec 27, 2017 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Image of Pluto in X-rays by Chandra X-ray Observatory (blue spot). The X-rays are probably created by interaction of the gases surrounding Pluto with solar wind, although details of their origin are not clear. )…
Best of 2017: Earth in Human Hands: Shaping Our Planet’s Future by David Grinspoon. @DrFunkyspoon PART 1 of 2.
Dec 27, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: False-color Cassini radar mosaic of Titan’s north polar region. Blue coloring indicates low radar reflectivity, caused by hydrocarbon seas, lakes and tributary networks filled with liquid ethane, methane and dissolved N2.[9] About half of…
The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual-The Biggest Bank Failure in American History by Kirsten Grind. PART 2 of 2.
Dec 27, 2017 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: A WaMu Financial Center in San Jose, California Coolcaesar at English Wikipedia - Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons. A Washington Mutual branch office in San Jose, at San Jose MarketCenter. CC BY-SA 3.0 File:Washington Mutual branch…
The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual-The Biggest Bank Failure in American History by Kirsten Grind. PART 1 of 2.
Dec 27, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: The Washington Mutual Tower (center right) in downtown Seattle was Washington Mutual’s corporate headquarters from 1988 until 2006, when the company moved into the new WaMu Center (center left). These buildings have since been renamed;…
Best of 2017: Coolidge, by Amity Shlaes. PART 2 of 2
Dec 27, 2017 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: SteveSims ElectoralCollege1992.svg Blank_US_Map.svg - This image is based off this image from Wikipedia, which in turn is based off this image from the Commons. Electoral college map for the 1924 United States presidential election.)…
Best of 2017: Coolidge, by Amity Shlaes. PART 1 of 2
Dec 27, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Grace Coolidge) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: Coolidge, by Amity Shlaes. PART 1 of 2 “A marvelous book that is in many respects as subtle and powerful as…
Best of 2017 The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and the Blockchain Are Challenging the Global Economic Order Paul Vigna and Michael J. Casey @mikejcasey PART 2 of 2.
Dec 26, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Infantryman wearing Brodie helmet, kneeling in front of M3 Half-track, holds an M1 Garand rifle. Fort Knox, June 1942. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow AUTHOR. (Photo: )…
Best of 2017 The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and the Blockchain Are Challenging the Global Economic Order Paul Vigna and Michael J. Casey @mikejcasey PART 1 of 2.
Dec 26, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Fort Knox Kentucky ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017 The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and the Blockchain Are Challenging the Global Economic Order Paul…
Best of 2017: One hundred years of the Balfour Declaration. @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres.
Dec 26, 2017 • 10 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:The surrender of Jerusalem to the British, 9 December 1917 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: One hundred years of the Balfour Declaration. @ELALUSA Report…
Best of 2017: A Modest Black Hole. Ken Croswell, @NewScientist
Dec 26, 2017 • 11 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Simulated view of a black hole in front of the Large Magellanic Cloud. The ratio between the black hole Schwarzschild radius and the observer distance to it is 1:9. Of note is the gravitational lensing effect known as an Einstein ring,…
“Remembering the Forgotten Dead” Corey Kilgannon corey@nytimes.com
Dec 26, 2017 • 21 min
Best of JBS. (Photo: A trench at the potter’s field on Hart Island, New York, circa 1890 by Jacob Riis.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow Bet of 2017:…
Fatal Crossroads: The Untold Story of the Malmedy Massacre at the Battle of the Bulge by Danny S. Parker. PART 2 of 2.
Dec 26, 2017 • 22 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: SS-Sturmbannführer Joachim Peiper in 1943.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Fatal Crossroads: The Untold Story of the Malmedy Massacre at the Battle of the Bulge by Danny…
Fatal Crossroads: The Untold Story of the Malmedy Massacre at the Battle of the Bulge by Danny S. Parker. PART 1 of 2.
Dec 26, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Bodies of U.S. officers and soldiers slained by the Nazis after capture near Malmedy, Belgium. - NARA - 196544) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Fatal Crossroads: The…
A Christmas Far from Home: An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival during the Korean War by Stanley Weintraub. PART 2 of 2.
Dec 26, 2017 • 22 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: U.S. M46 Patton tanks, painted with tiger heads thought to demoralize Chinese forces} http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow A Christmas Far from Home: An Epic Tale of Courage…
A Christmas Far from Home: An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival during the Korean War by Stanley Weintraub. PART 1 of 2.
Dec 26, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: F4U-5 Corsairs provide close air support to U.S. Marines fighting Chinese forces, December 1950) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow A Christmas Far from Home: An Epic Tale of…
Pearl Harbor Christmas: A World at War, December 1941 by Stanley Weintraub. PART 2 of 2.
Dec 25, 2017 • 22 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Churchill before US Congress 1941 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Pearl Harbor Christmas: A World at War, December 1941 by Stanley Weintraub. PART 2 of 2. Christmas 1941…
Pearl Harbor Christmas: A World at War, December 1941 by Stanley Weintraub. PART 1 of 2.
Dec 25, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Pearl Harbor Christmas: A World at War, December 1941 by Stanley Weintraub. PART 1 of 2.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Pearl Harbor Christmas: A World at War, December…
An American Betrayal: Cherokee Patriots and the Trail of Tears by Daniel Blake Smith. PART 2 of 2.
Dec 25, 2017 • 22 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:House of A.M. Aiken (on James River, VA, near Aiken’s Landing (Varina). This is the river front view.)(Text in… - NARA - 529252 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow An…
An American Betrayal: Cherokee Patriots and the Trail of Tears by Daniel Blake Smith. PART 1 of 2.
Dec 25, 2017 • 20 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: A typical river paddle steamer from the 1850s-the Ben Campbell) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow An American Betrayal: Cherokee Patriots and the Trail of Tears by Daniel…
The natural end of our competitors, Neanderthal and Denisovan. Rasmus Nielsen, University of California at Berkeley.
Dec 25, 2017 • 21 min
Best of JBS. (Photo: Homo neanderthalensis. Skull discovered in 1908 at La Chapelle-aux-Saints (France).) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017:…
Best of 2017: Foreign Policy for the non-elite.
Dec 24, 2017 • 23 min
Best of JBS. (Photo:English: A hand truck lock system installed on a vehicle. Date 28 January 2014, 16:22:49 Source Own work Author MobiusDaXter ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules…
Best of 2017: Antarctica is a known unknown of global climate change in the entirely recent (Holocene) era.
Dec 24, 2017 • 23 min
Best of JBS. (Photo:Rows of parked cars in a sub-alpine environment ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: Antarctica is a known unknown of…
Best of 2017: The End of Alchemy: Money, Banking, and the Future of the Global Economy by Mervyn King. Reviewed by @JohnTamny.
Dec 24, 2017 • 23 min
Best of JBS. (Photo: The sealing of the Bank of England Charter (1694)) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: The End of Alchemy: Money, Banking,…
Best of 2017: The Great Migration to New York City. PART 2 of 2. @AnnieCorreal @NYT
Dec 24, 2017 • 21 min
Best of JBS. (Photo: “Just before the last of these vehicles was banished from the streets of New York City, the photographer snapped one of them as it passed alongside a ‘Modern Electric Car’ powered by the conduit between the rails. This photo was shot…
Best of 2017: The Great Migration to New York City. PART 1 of 2. @AnnieCorreal @NYT
Dec 24, 2017 • 22 min
Best of JBS. (Photo: File:Suffragists Parade Down Fifth Avenue, 1917.JPG) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow Best of 2017: The Great Migration to New York…
New thinking about possible primordial subsurface water for a Martian colony. Kevin Cannon, @Nature.
Dec 23, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:During the next couple of weeks, if all goes as planned, the martial arts champion of radar antennas will kickbox its way into space. Weighing in at a mere 4 pounds (1.8 kilograms) and packing a pyrotechnic punch, the MARSIS antenna, which…
Small Business Report: The Tax Cut and Jobs Act for 2018 & What is to be done? @GeneMarks @WashingtonPost.com
Dec 23, 2017 • 13 min
12-23-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Small Business Report: The Tax Cut and Jobs Act for 2018 & What is to be done? @GeneMarks @WashingtonPost.com You might want to turn…
What we learned in 2017: “We’re all stupid for not having bought Bitcoin.” @GeneMarks @WashingtonPost.com
Dec 23, 2017 • 10 min
12-23-2017 (Photo: Mining ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow What we learned in 2017: “We’re all stupid for not having bought Bitcoin.” @GeneMarks @WashingtonPost.com 2017 Bitcoin hits…
Perhaps a Drone to Titan. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Dec 23, 2017 • 7 min
12-23-2017 (Photo: Huygens Plunged to Titan Surface 5 Years Ago) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Perhaps a Drone to Titan. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Why the need for Falcon Heavy to go. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Dec 23, 2017 • 16 min
12-23-2017 (Photo: File:Merlin Blaster @SpaceX HQ, one of 28 engines in the Falcon Heavy (13160622333).jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Why the need for Falcon Heavy to go. Bob…
America on December 22: 100 years ago innocent, 75 years ago heroic, 50 years ago corrupt. Michael Vlahos, Johns Hopkins.
Dec 23, 2017 • 21 min
12-23-2017 (Photo: NYT front page of wrecked German tanks ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow America on December 22: 100 years ago innocent, 75 years ago heroic, 50 years ago corrupt.…
Welcome to Carter Page’s rent-by-the-hour Manhattan office. Jason Zengerle
Dec 23, 2017 • 12 min
12-23-2017 (Photo: IBM Building in NYC, site of Carter Page’s rented office) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Welcome to Carter Page’s rent-by-the-hour Manhattan office. Jason Zengerle…
The Bull case for 2018. @McTagueJ @Barrons.
Dec 23, 2017 • 11 min
12-23-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Bull case for 2018. @McTagueJ @Barrons. Republican lawmakers, who spent much of this year forced to explain or defend Mr. Trump’s…
The GOP winning gets a cash bonus. @LizPeek
Dec 23, 2017 • 11 min
12-23-2017 (Photo: File:New AT&T Logo in Dallas, TX.jpeg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The GOP winning gets a cash bonus. @LizPeek AT&T said it would pay $1,000 bonuses to as many as…
Sexual harassment on the Ford assembly line. @susanchira
Dec 23, 2017 • 21 min
12-23-2017 (Photo: File:Oakville Assembly.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Sexual harassment on the Ford assembly line. @susanchira…
The moral hazard of Congress bailing out multiemployer pension plans. Charles Blahous @Mercatus @HooverInst
Dec 23, 2017 • 12 min
12-23-2017 (Photo:File:TAG Climate Protest UAW.jpg ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The moral hazard of Congress bailing out multiemployer pension plans. Charles Blahous @Mercatus…
Jack Kemp quarterbacks the GOP Win, 2017. @DanHenninger
Dec 23, 2017 • 10 min
12-23-2017 (Photo:File:19871003 Jack Kemp Rally.jpg ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Jack Kemp quarterbacks the GOP Win, 2017. @DanHenninger…
Searching for the origins of the Steele Dossier. @LeeSmithDC @TheTablet
Dec 23, 2017 • 11 min
12-23-2017 (Photo:File:Carter Page MSNBC June 2017 YouTube.png ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Searching for the origins of the Steele Dossier. @LeeSmithDC @TheTablet What “information”…
The Roof at the Bottom of the World: Discovering the Transantarctic Mountains by Edmund Stump.
Dec 23, 2017 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Roof at the Bottom of the World: Discovering the Transantarctic Mountains by Edmund Stump.…
21st Century private jet envy gap. Tyler Rogoway @TheWarZone
Dec 23, 2017 • 9 min
12-23-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 21st Century private jet envy gap. Tyler Rogoway @TheWarZone Lockheed Martin has formally announced it is teaming up with Aerion…
Second life for surplus long-range F-15D. @TheWarZone Tyler Rogoway
Dec 23, 2017 • 14 min
12-22-2017 (Photo:Japan Air Self Defense Force F-15DJ and F-15J of the 306th TFS ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Second life for surplus long-range F-15D. @TheWarZone Tyler Rogoway…
The Administrative State covets Space Fleet Fees. Mark Sundahl. Global Space Policy Center. https://www.law.csuohio.edu/academics/globalspacelaw David Livingston, Spaceship.com
Dec 22, 2017 • 21 min
12-22-2017 (Photo: File:Sierra County NM - new mexico space port sign.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Administrative State covets Space Fleet Fees. Mark Sundahl. Global Space…
The cunning defeat of Project Cassandra & What is to be done? David Asher @FDD
Dec 22, 2017 • 21 min
12-22-2017 (Photo: Hezbollah) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The cunning defeat of Project Cassandra & What is to be done? David Asher @FDD In its determination to secure a nuclear deal…
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) to interrupt impulsive behavior in mice and men. Dr. Casey Halpern, Stanford Medical Center.
Dec 22, 2017 • 13 min
12-22-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) to interrupt impulsive behavior in mice and men. Dr. Casey Halpern, Stanford Medical Center.…
GMO cattle feed is not an ingredient in yogurt. @HenryIMiller @HooverInst
Dec 22, 2017 • 9 min
12-22-2017 (Photo:A Holstein cow with prominent udder and less muscle than is typical of beef breeds) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow GMO cattle feed is not an ingredient in yogurt.…
Two hundred New Years of America abusing Indian Country & What is to be done? Terry Anderson @HooverInst
Dec 22, 2017 • 21 min
12-22-2017 (Photo: Crow Reservation, Montana) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Two hundred New Years of America abusing Indian Country & What is to be done? Terry Anderson @HooverInst…
Battle of the Animated Kingdom vs Animated Iran. Behnam ben Taleblu @FDD
Dec 21, 2017 • 8 min
12-21-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Battle of the Animated Kingdom vs Animated Iran. Behnam ben Taleblu @FDD Saudi Arabia And Iran: Beyond The Duel Of The Videos By:…
More exercises in the Western Pacific. @JerryHendrixII @CNASDC Behnam ben Taleblu
Dec 21, 2017 • 15 min
12-21-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow More exercises in the Western Pacific. @JerryHendrixII @CNASDC Behnam ben Taleblu More ships to Western Pacific. The U.S. Navy is…
The Iran Deal with Patriot Missile Intercepts. Behnam ben Taleblu. @FDD
Dec 21, 2017 • 10 min
12-21-2017 (Photo: Saudi Patriot battery intercepts South fired Iranian missile) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Iran Deal with Patriot Missile Intercepts. Behnam ben Taleblu. @FDD…
The UN is stuck in 1975. @CliffordDMay Behnam ben Taleblu. @FDD
Dec 21, 2017 • 11 min
12-21-2017 (Photo:… United Nations General Assembly Hall | by US Department of State ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The UN is stuck in 1975. @CliffordDMay Behnam ben Taleblu. @FDD…
Bitcoin luncheon with the Hedgies. @GregoryZickerman @WSJ
Dec 21, 2017 • 11 min
12-21-2017 (Photo: Hip, Hip, Hurrah! (1888) by Peder Severin Krøyer courtesy of Wikipedia) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Bitcoin luncheon with the Hedgies. @GregoryZickerman @WSJ
Unhappy and harsh Christmas in Iraq. @WJMCGurn
Dec 21, 2017 • 10 min
12-21-2017 (Photo:A postcard by the Cappucin mission in Mesopotemia of two Chaldean men from the villages surrounding the town of Mardin in South East Turkey, along the Syrian border. Chaldean Christians recognize the Pope as the head of the Universal…
Origins of wealth disparity over the last 11,000 years. Timothy A. Kohler, Michael E. Smith. @Nature
Dec 21, 2017 • 23 min
12-21-2017 (Photo:Teotihuacan ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Origins of wealth disparity over the last 11,000 years. Timothy A. Kohler, Michael E. Smith. @Nature Greater post-Neolithic…
An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science by Edward J. Larson. PART 2 of 2.
Dec 21, 2017 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Nimrod Expedition South Pole Party (left to right): Wild, Shackleton, Marshall and Adams ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the…
Republican Tax Cut for the Christmas Tree & What is to be done? @SalenaZito @LaraMBrownPHD
Dec 21, 2017 • 10 min
12-21-2017 (Photo: File:December on the Red Louisiana Boardwalk Giant Christmas Tree 2.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Republican Tax Cut for the Christmas Tree & What is to be done?…
Making America Grow Again. @MonicaCrowley
Dec 21, 2017 • 11 min
(Photo:Johnny Appleseed ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Making America Grow Again. @MonicaCrowley Economic Growth Has Been Solid, But Sustaining 3 Percent Remains Challenging: The U.S.…
Trump National Security Strategy and Asia. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast Stephen Yates, YatesforIdaho, W7VOA Steve Herman.
Dec 21, 2017 • 9 min
12-21-2017 (Photo:The Kangxi Emperor’s three “southern tours” in the Jiangnan region—1684, 1689 (here depicted), and 1699—asserted the prestige and confidence of the newly solidified Qing dynasty a few years after it defeated the Three Feudatories.[172] )…
China builds a nuclear powered fleet. Rick Fisher, International Assessment and Strategy Center @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @W7VOA
Dec 21, 2017 • 10 min
12-21-2017 (Photo:A Song Dynasty junk ship, 13th century; Chinese ships of the Song period featured hulls with watertight compartments. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow China builds a…
Reviewing Trump’s successful Asia embassy: Japan, Korea, China, Vietnam, Philippines. @W7VOA @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast
Dec 21, 2017 • 13 min
12-20-2017 (Photo:… President Trump’s Trip to Asia | by The White House ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Reviewing Trump’s successful Asia embassy: Japan, Korea, China, Vietnam,…
Chinese Communist Party bosses peddle influence in Montana. @JoshRogin @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @W7VOA
Dec 20, 2017 • 12 min
12-20-2017 (Photo:File:Cattle branding (Grabill 1888).jpg ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Chinese Communist Party bosses peddle influence in Montana. @JoshRogin @GordonGChang…
China’s debt bomb grows and grows. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @W&VOA Andrew Collier.
Dec 20, 2017 • 8 min
12-20-2017 (Photo:Chinese opium smokers c. 1858 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow China’s debt bomb grows and grows. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @W&VOA Andrew Collier.…
China threatens to erase Mongolia’s Tibetan Buddhist heritage. Ganbat Chuluunkhuu. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast Steve Herman @W7VOA
Dec 20, 2017 • 23 min
12-20-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow China threatens to erase Mongolia’s Tibetan Buddhist heritage. Ganbat Chuluunkhuu. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast Steve Herman @W7VOA…
North Korea’s cyber attack WannaCry invites retaliation. Sung-Yoon Lee, professor at The Fletcher School at Tufts University.
Dec 20, 2017 • 12 min
12-20-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow North Korea’s cyber attack WannaCry invites retaliation. Sung-Yoon Lee, professor at The Fletcher School at Tufts University.…
An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science by Edward J. Larson. PART 1 of 2.
Dec 20, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: File:To entertain the men, Captain Robert Scott took a gramophone on his South) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of…
The White-Hat Hackers vs the Air Force. @_jackcorrigan @NExtgov
Dec 20, 2017 • 9 min
12-20-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The White-Hat Hackers vs the Air Force. @_jackcorrigan @NExtgov On Dec. 9, a group of elite hackers once again found themselves deep…
Prospering Romania. Patrick Chovanec, Silvercrest Asset Management.
Dec 20, 2017 • 14 min
12-20-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Prospering Romania. Patrick Chovanec, Silvercrest Asset Management.
Taxiway glimpse of the Stratolaunch Behemoth. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Dec 20, 2017 • 10 min
12-20-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Taxiway glimpse of the Stratolaunch Behemoth. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com Capitalism in space: The giant Stratolaunch plane built…
Mars Winter Rover Report Update. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Dec 20, 2017 • 13 min
12-20-2017 (Photo: This map shows the route driven by NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover from the location where it landed in August 2012 to its location in early March 2016, approaching a geological waypoint called “Naukluft Plateau.” Curiosity departed the…
What Obama really paid for the Iran nuke deal. @EliLake
Dec 20, 2017 • 10 min
12-20-2017 (Photo: English: European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif address reporters, following negotiations between the P5+1 member nations and Iranian officials about the…
Tehran’s ballistic missile war- fighting. Behnam ben Taleblu @FDD
Dec 20, 2017 • 11 min
12-20-2017 (Photo: English: Launcher for Qader/Noor missile Date 21 September 2012 Source http://gallery.military.ir/albums/userpics/10187/_DSC1479.jpg Author M-ATF from military.ir and iranmilitaryforum.net Permission (Reusing this file) The author gave…
Tales of the New Cold War: 25 years of American aggression. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton. PART 2 of 2
Dec 20, 2017 • 23 min
12-20-2017 (Photo:Russia-Georgia War 2008, Nearly-intact Russian missile booster in the bedroom of a Gori house U.S. Navy/Lt. Jim Hoeft - http://www.navy.mil/view_image.asp?id=63024 A Russian missile rocket booster stage lies largely intact in the master…
Tales of the New Cold War: 25 years of American aggression. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton. PART 1 of 2
Dec 20, 2017 • 21 min
12-20-2017 (Photo: October 1995, presidents Yeltsin and Clinton at the White House) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tales of the New Cold War: 25 years of American aggression. Stephen F.…
“…the best gift ever for Christmas, for Hanukah…” @Larry_Kudlow @JCats2013
Dec 19, 2017 • 10 min
12-19-2017 (Photo:President Kennedy in motorcade in Patrick Street, Cork, in Ireland on June 28, 1963 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow “…the best gift ever for Christmas, for Hanukah…”…
GOP puts money in the pockets of the suburban swing voters. @HooverWhalen @Larry_Kudlow
Dec 19, 2017 • 13 min
12-19-2017 (Photo: John F. Kennedy speaking at Rice University in Houston on September 12, 1962. Lyndon Johnson can be seen behind him.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow GOP puts money in…
“The proof is in the pudding.” @Larry_Kudlow @StephenMoore
Dec 19, 2017 • 21 min
12-19-2017 (Photo:1960 electoral vote results ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow “The proof is in the pudding.” @Larry_Kudlow @StephenMoore The U.S. economy is about to become the proving…
JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity by Lawrence Kudlow and Brian Domitrovic. PART 2 of 2.
Dec 19, 2017 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: JFK meets Ike, 1961) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity by Lawrence Kudlow and Brian Domitrovic. PART 2…
JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity by Lawrence Kudlow and Brian Domitrovic. PART 1 of 2.
Dec 19, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: JFK birthplace) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity by Lawrence Kudlow and Brian Domitrovic. PART 1 of…
Is There Water on the Surface of Mars? David Grinspoon
Dec 19, 2017 • 7 min
12-19-2017 Photo: Mars surface from Curiosity Twitter @BatchelorShow Is There Water on the Surface of Mars? David Grinspoon @DrFunkyspoon Liquid water may still flow on Mars, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to spot. The search for water on the Red Planet…
Destination Venus! @DrFunkyspoon David Grinspoon.
Dec 19, 2017 • 16 min
12-19-2017 (Photo: Sif Mons is displayed in this computer-simulated view of the surface of Venus. The viewpoint is located 360 kilometers (223 miles) north of Sif Mons at a height of 7.5 kilometers (4.7 miles) above the lava flows. Lave flows extend for…
Did DOJ use the Steele dossier for the FISA warrant or not & What is to be done? @AndrewCMcCarthy. @ThadMcCotter
Dec 19, 2017 • 21 min
12-19-2017 (Photo: File:E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse, DC.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Did DOJ use the Steele dossier for the FISA warrant or not & What is to be done?…
Tax cut supremacy. @DavidMDrucker @ThadMcCotter
Dec 19, 2017 • 21 min
12-19-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tax cut supremacy. @DavidMDrucker @ThadMcCotter The bill will move to the House floor Tuesday after passing through the House Rules…
Pence to Israel. @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres.
Dec 19, 2017 • 7 min
12-19-2017 (Photo: Deutsch: David M. Friedman bei seiner Vereidigung zum Botschafter der Vereinigten Staaten in Israel durch US-Vizepräsident Mike Pence im Indian Treaty Room English: David M. Friedman is sworn in as United States Ambassador to Israel by…
Memories of Menachem Begin by the 2017 Winner of the Menachem Begin Prize. @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Confofpres.
Dec 19, 2017 • 16 min
12-19-2017 (Photo: Menachem Begin Heritage Center, Jerusalem) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Memories of Menachem Begin by the 2017 Winner of the Menachem Begin Prize. @ELALUSA Report…
Russia gets all the attention, skipping the Chinese, the Iranians, the North Koreans. @MichaelLedeen @FDD.
Dec 18, 2017 • 10 min
12-18-2017 (Photo: US Cyber Command) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Russia gets all the attention, skipping the Chinese, the Iranians, the North Koreans. @MichaelLedeen @FDD. They are…
The regulating of the Bitcoin cash laundry. @DefTechPat @ThadMcCotter
Dec 18, 2017 • 13 min
12-18-2017 (Photo: Australian Bitcoin ATM) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The regulating of the Bitcoin cash laundry. @DefTechPat @ThadMcCotter But North Korea is not alone. On Tuesday,…
Tillerson begs North Korea for table-talk. @JedBabbin
Dec 18, 2017 • 10 min
12-18-2017 (Photo:Vietnam Peace Talk table 1972 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tillerson begs North Korea for table-talk. @JedBabbin In a speech last Tuesday to the Atlantic Council,…
Marine envy in Afghanistan. @BillRoggio @FDD
Dec 18, 2017 • 11 min
12-18-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Marine envy in Afghanistan. @BillRoggio @FDD The Umari Martyrdom Battalion was depicted training at a camp in mountainous area which…
Climate & Homo Sapiens Migration during the Last Ice Age. Peter deMenocal. @PdeMenocal ‪@LamontEarth PART 2 of 2.
Dec 18, 2017 • 10 min
Best of JBS. (Photo: African Savannah) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow Climate & Homo Sapiens Migration during the Last Ice Age. Peter deMenocal.…
Beijing vs the end of the North Korea threat. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.
Dec 18, 2017 • 12 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:File:An aerial view of the Demarcation Line along the border that separates North and ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow Beijing vs the end…
Climate & Homo Sapiens Migration during the Last Ice Age. Peter deMenocal. @PdeMenocal ‪@LamontEarth PART 1 of 2.
Dec 18, 2017 • 13 min
Best of JBS. (Photo:Africa, Savannah, National Park, Tree, Nature, Sky ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow Climate & Homo Sapiens Migration during the Last…
Tales of the Old Cold War: The Portland Ring. @calder_walton
Dec 17, 2017 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Lamps outside Thames House Millbank The lamps were installed when two blocks were merged into one to provide government offices (MI5) it was reopened in 1994. Date 21 June 2009 Source From geograph.org.uk Author PAUL FARMER Camera…
Mysterious sounds from the Fury and Hecla Strait remain unsolved. Tyler Rogoway @Thewarzone @TheDrive.
Dec 17, 2017 • 21 min
Best of JBS. (Photo:”Das Eismeer” (The Sea of Ice) by Caspar David Friedrich, 1823-4, was inspired by Parry’s account from the 1819–1820 expedition. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules…
5 Days before the November 8, 2016 Election: The Clinton Crime Family. @VDHanson. @MaryKissel
Dec 17, 2017 • 14 min
Best of JBS. (Photo: Capone’s cell at the now closed Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, where he spent about nine months starting in May 1929) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules…
PRC wins with colonialism in Africa. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.
Dec 17, 2017 • 9 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Mugabe and his wife in 2013) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow PRC wins with colonialism in Africa. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign…
The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won by Victor Davis Hanson. PART 3 of 3.
Dec 16, 2017 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: B-29A-30-BN, 42-94106, on a long-range mission. USAAF - Thumbnail and caption Image B-29A-30-BN (42-94106) on a long-range mission in 1945.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules…
Sea Launch is the Jarndyce vs Jarndyce of space engineering. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Dec 16, 2017 • 10 min
12-16-2017 (Photo:A nice chance to see the Sea Launch Pad and Command Vessel. This is post repair from their last accident. check out en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_launch Date 19 November 2008, 16:13 Source Sea Launch Author John Murphy Camera location 33°…
Lighting up the New Shepard candle. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com
Dec 16, 2017 • 11 min
12-16-2017 (Photo: File:Blue Origin test fires a powerful new hydrogen- and oxygen-fueled.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Lighting up the New Shepard candle. Bob Zimmerman…
Robot-shaming K-9 of the Streets of San Francisco. @JeffBliss1
Dec 16, 2017 • 9 min
12-16-2017 (Photo: File:San Francisco Street with Alcatraz Island.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Robot-shaming K-9 of the Streets of San Francisco. @JeffBliss1 A security robot…
Is China a helpmate or checkmate to Australia? @JamesMBolt @peterjgregory3 @MaryKissel
Dec 16, 2017 • 13 min
12-16-2017 (Photo: Turnbull_selfie_with_Xi_Trump_Quang.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Is China a helpmate or checkmate to Australia? @JamesMBolt @peterjgregory3 @MaryKissel On…
Small business coaching from 12 years-old to 82 years-old. @GeneMarks @WashingtonPost
Dec 16, 2017 • 7 min
12-16-2017 (Photo: File:Acela Express business class coach.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Small business coaching from 12 years-old to 82 years-old. @GeneMarks @WashingtonPost “I…
Pacific Watch: Winds return to the Santa Barbara fires.
Dec 16, 2017 • 14 min
12-16-2017 (Photo:English: Montecito Tea Fire (2008) — in Montecito and Santa Barbara, California. Español: Incendio de Montecito Tea, en Santa Bárbara, CA Date 13 November 2008 Source http://flickr.com/photos/edward-vielmetti/3029336438/…
The Small Business Best of Santa & What is to be done? @GeneMarks @WashingtonPost
Dec 16, 2017 • 16 min
12-16-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Small Business Best of Santa & What is to be done? @GeneMarks @WashingtonPost Small business optimism spikes to a 34-year high…
Peter Strzok, Lisa Page, Andrew Weissman are innocent until.
Dec 16, 2017 • 10 min
12-16-2017 (Photo: Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building is the Washington, D.C., headquarters of the United States Department of Justice. The building is located at 950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, on a trapezoidal lot on the block bounded by…
Republican prosperity for 80% of taxpayers in 2018. @LizPeek
Dec 16, 2017 • 11 min
12-16-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Republican prosperity for 80% of taxpayers in 2018. @LizPeek The plan would deliver $1.5 trillion in tax cuts over a decade and…
Disheartened by Russiagate, Democrats plot an all-female confrontation with Trump, 2020. @DanHenninger
Dec 16, 2017 • 12 min
12-16-2017 (Photo: English: Hillary Clinton campaigning for President in Manchester, New Hampshire in October 2016. New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan (left) and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren (right) in the background. Date 24 October 2016,…
What if FDR stayed out of the European war and negotiated an armistice with Imperial Japan? Michael Michael Vlahos, Naval War College. @JHUWorldCrisis.
Dec 16, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Русский: Черчилль, Гарриман, Сталин, Молотов в Москве, август 1942 Date August 1942 Source http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/churchill/interactive/_html/wc0179.html Author Copyprint. W. Averell Harriman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of…
Rocket Threats to Israel South and North. Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, Head of the International Media Branch in the IDF Spokesperson Unit. @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres.
Dec 16, 2017 • 11 min
12-16-2017 (Photo: ption English: Qassam rockets fired from the Gaza Strip onto the Israeli boarder city of Sderot. These are on display behind a police station. Date 16 December 2010 Source Own work Author Aaron Vazquez)…
The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World by A. J. Baime. PART 3 of 3.
Dec 15, 2017 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Lauren Bacall lounges on top of the piano while Vice President Truman plays for servicemen at the National Press Club Canteen in Washington, D.C. (February 10, 1945) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact…
The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won by Victor Davis Hanson. PART 2 of 3.
Dec 15, 2017 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:The carrier USS Enterprise (CV-6) under aerial attack during the Battle of the Eastern Solomons. 1943 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow…
Drug smugglers are terrorists and can smuggle in explosives. Emanuele Ottolenghi @FDD @MaryKissel
Dec 15, 2017 • 9 min
12-16-2017 (Photo: File:Heroin hidden in carpets seized at Manchester Airport, England.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Drug smugglers are terrorists and can smuggle in explosives.…
Iran digs in from Damascus to Beirut. @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. Yossi Kupperwasser @JerusalemCenter
Dec 15, 2017 • 10 min
12-15-2017 (Photo: File:Damascus Castle Walls 1.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Iran digs in from Damascus to Beirut. @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. Yossi…
The Kingdom plunders the Kingdom at the Ritz. @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. Robert Satloff @WashInstitute
Dec 15, 2017 • 13 min
12-15-2017 (Photo: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis meets with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud in) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Kingdom plunders the Kingdom at the…
ISIS fans out to Somalia. @SebGorka
Dec 15, 2017 • 13 min
12-15-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow ISIS fans out to Somalia. @SebGorka Mogadishu, things are worse. Al-Shabaab controls roughly 30% of the country’s territory, Somali…
Russia rehearses F-22 and cyber attacks. @SebGorka
Dec 15, 2017 • 10 min
12-15-2017 (Photo: F-22) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Russia rehearses F-22 and cyber attacks. @SebGorka A pair of U.S. jets intercepted two Russian fighter aircraft over Syria on…
More homeless in NYC under attack. @MaryKissel Ed Hayes.
Dec 15, 2017 • 7 min
12-15-2017 (Photo: homeless on the street in NYC) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow More homeless in NYC under attack. @MaryKissel Ed Hayes. For years, New York City has placed thousands of…
Putin moves into the Middle East quit by Obama. @AnnaBorsch @WashInstitute
Dec 15, 2017 • 9 min
12-15-2017 (Photo: File:The Jupiter temple in Damascus.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Putin moves into the Middle East quit by Obama. @AnnaBorsch @WashInstitute…
“… a recognition of existing U.S. law that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.” Ted Deutch, FL-22. @RepTedDeutch
Dec 15, 2017 • 12 min
12-15-2017 (Photo:”… a recognition of existing U.S. law that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.” Ted Deutch, FL-22. @RepTedDeutch ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 12-15-2017 (Photo: )…
Treason and Iran in Buenos Aires. @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. Joseph Humire @jmhumire
Dec 15, 2017 • 10 min
12-15-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Treason and Iran in Buenos Aires. @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. Joseph Humire @jmhumire BUENOS AIRES — A federal…
Dinner party with the tax cut bill. @MaryKissel
Dec 15, 2017 • 7 min
12-15-2017 (Photo:21 Club ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Dinner party with the tax cut bill. @MaryKissel The presence of the wavering senators, plus concerns about the health of two…
Free the Obama Internet. @MaryKissel @bskorup
Dec 15, 2017 • 14 min
12-15-2017 (Photo: IPhone) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Free the Obama Internet. @MaryKissel @bskorup The commission’s vote was 3-2, along party lines, with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and…
The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won by Victor Davis Hanson. PART 1 of 3.
Dec 14, 2017 • 21 min
AUTHOR. (Photo:Ju 87 Bs over Poland, September–October 1939 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was…
The Russian Killer Robots Are coming! The Russian Killer Robots are coming! @DefTechPat
Dec 14, 2017 • 16 min
12-14-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow http://www.defenseone.com/technology/2017/11/russia-united-nations-dont-try-stop-us-building-killer-robots/142734/?oref=d-river…
Cyber Command wants to shoot first. @DefTechPat
Dec 14, 2017 • 7 min
12-14-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Cyber Command wants to shoot first. @DefTechPat…
The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World by A. J. Baime. PART 2 of 3.
Dec 14, 2017 • 23 min
AUTHOR. (Photo: Sen. Truman visits his mother in Grandview, Missouri, after being nominated the Democratic candidate for vice president (July 1944)) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules…
Why not let Mueller finish? @WJMcGurn @OpinionJournal
Dec 14, 2017 • 10 min
12-14-2017 (Photo:President George W. Bush joins FBI Director Robert Mueller and U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Why not let Mueller finish?…
After Moore’s defeat, Gillbrand vs POTUS. @MonicaCrowley
Dec 14, 2017 • 11 min
12-14-2017 (Photo: Gillibrand speaking at a White House summit (2014)) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow After Moore’s defeat, Gillbrand vs POTUS. @MonicaCrowley President Trump’s son Eric…
GOP regrets Moore & What is to be done? @LaraMBrownPHD
Dec 14, 2017 • 11 min
12-14-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow GOP senators regret Moore & What is to be done? @LaraMBrownPHD But GOP senators said the slimmer majority is a small trade-off for…
On US soil, China threatens the US Navy and Taiwan. Stephen Yates, YatesforIdaho .com@GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast
Dec 14, 2017 • 11 min
12-14-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On US soil, China threatens the US Navy and Taiwan. Stephen Yates, YatesforIdaho .com@GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast…
South Korea allies with the US and Japan on missile defense. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeastJames Holmes @NavalWarCollege
Dec 14, 2017 • 10 min
12-13-2017 (Photo:US Army employee - http://www.mda.mil/mdalink/images/FBX_T.jpg AN-TPY-2 radar ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow South Korea allies with the US and Japan on missile…
Tillerson vs the White House on talks about talks with Kim. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeastA_Ruggiero @FDD
Dec 13, 2017 • 12 min
12-13-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tillerson vs the White House on talks about talks with Kim. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeastA_Ruggiero @FDD “We’re ready to have the first…
China cooperates with Kim’s germ warfare research. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast
Dec 13, 2017 • 10 min
12-13-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow China cooperates with Kim’s germ warfare research. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast Kim’s trip to the biotechnology institute came just…