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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.
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New York, NY

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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

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English


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

8/17/2019
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Image: New York City streets in 1890. Besides telegraph lines, multiple electric lines were required for each class of device requiring different voltages. Public domain. Book of Old New York. Henry Collins Brown. 1913. Defense and Strategic Planning Challenges in an Entirely New Age (1 of 2) Trends in geopolitical, economic, and technological developments increasingly need to be viewed within a global context. The age of stovepiping, which worked during much of the Cold War, cannot be...

Duration:00:11:05

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

8/17/2019
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Image: Population density (people per km2) map of the world in 1994. In relation to the equator it is seen that the vast majority of the human population lives in the Northern Hemisphere (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Hemisphere) , as 67% of the Earth's land area is there. Public domain. (A more recent population density map can be found at http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/gpw/) Defense and Strategic Planning Challenges in an Entirely New Age (2 of 2) Analysis. By Gregory R. Copley,...

Duration:00:10:50

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

8/16/2019
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Post: "Gift for the Grangers," 1873 print promoting U.S. farmers' organization. Public domain. .. The excitement over the language choice of "endangered" or "threatened" in the Endangered Species Act. https://www.perc.org/2018/04/24/the-road-to-recovery/Brian Yablonski (@BrianYablonski), PERC Exec Dir (@PERCtweets) (https://www.perc.org/2018/04/24/the-road-to-recovery/) The statute provides for the listing of two categories of species: “endangered” species, which are currently at risk of...

Duration:00:09:47

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

8/16/2019
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Photo: Shortly after leaving the Port of Valdez, the Exxon Valdez (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Exxon_Valdez) ran aground on Bligh Reef. The picture below was taken 3 days after the vessel grounded, just before a storm arrived. http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/photos/exxon/02.html...

Duration:00:12:04

PacWatch: Bubonic Plague Downtown Los Angeles. Jeff Bliss.

8/16/2019
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Engraving: Paul Fürst, engraving, c. 1721, of a plague doctor of Marseilles (introduced as 'Dr Beaky (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beak) of Rome (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rome) '). His nose-case is filled with herbal material to keep off the plague. [Likely a mixture of strong, antimicrobial aromatics, including clove and cinnamon. –Ed] Public domain. PacWatch: Bubonic Plague Downtown Los Angeles....

Duration:00:10:20

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

8/16/2019
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Photo: The Turkish borders as determined in the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Lausanne) Lt.-Col. Lawrence Martin - From: The Treaties of Peace 1919-1923, Vol. II, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, New York, 1924. Compiled by Lt.-Col. Lawrence Martin, Geographer of the Institute of Politics. immediate source: http://www.hri.org/docs/lausanne/turkey.gif Borders of the Republic of Turkey as determined in 1923. CC BY-SA 3.0...

Duration:00:09:12

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

8/16/2019
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Photo: The original Point Bridge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photo taken in 1900. Date | 1900 Source | http://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Best-of-the-Burgh-Blogs/The-412/January-2014/25-Amazing-Photos-of-the-Real-Steel-City/ Author | Unknown http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump's Pennsylvania energy jobs are the story. @SalenaZito @WashingtnExaminer...

Duration:00:10:10

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

8/16/2019
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Photo: The destruction of Jewish Temple (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Jerusalem_(70)#Destruction_of_Jerusalem) (painting by David Roberts (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Roberts_(painter)) from 1850) David Roberts (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:David_Roberts_(painter)) - http://www.preteristarchive.com/ARTchive/1850_roberts_destruction-jerusalem.html http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Omar and Tlaib call...

Duration:00:10:25

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

8/16/2019
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Photo: CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- President John F. Kennedy honors John H. Glenn Jr. at Hangar S, Cape Canaveral, Florida, after his historic three-orbit mission aboard Friendship 7. Photo credit: NASA KSC-PL62-76870 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The long, long, long delayed SLS & What is to be done? Jeff Foust, @ScienceNews David Livingston SpaceShow.com...

Duration:00:11:43

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

8/16/2019
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Photo: Atlas map of 1883 Letts's Popular Atlas - http://www.britishempire.co.uk/images2/arabia1883map.jpg Arabia, Egypt, Nubia & Abyssinia. Part of Lett's Popular Atlas. Letts, Son & Co. Limited, London. Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Arabia,_Egypt,_Nubia_and_Abyssinia_1883_map.jpg) File:Arabia, Egypt, Nubia and Abyssinia 1883 map.jpg Created: 31 December 1882 @ElanaGulf http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter:...

Duration:00:09:16

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

8/16/2019
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Photo: The Madaba Map (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madaba_Map) depiction of 6th-century Jerusalem (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerusalem) Brandmeister (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Brandmeister) - W:en:Image:Madaba_map.jpg (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Image:Madaba_map.jpg) http://www.mcah.columbia.edu/dbcourses/islamic/large/madaba_map.jpg Jerusalem as seen on the Madaba Map (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madaba_Map) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact...

Duration:00:09:26

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

8/16/2019
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Photo: Benjamin Hornigold (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Hornigold) Source (WP:NFCC#4 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Non-free_content_criteria#4) ) Wood engraving of Benjamin Hornigold Fair use (old-70) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PortraitofBenjaminHornigold.png) File:PortraitofBenjaminHornigold.png Uploaded: 2017-02-10 17:50:40 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The New ISIS is the old Pirate...

Duration:00:12:38

BDS in Europe, Canada and California (@GoldsteinBrooke)

8/16/2019
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Engraving: View of Jerusalem (Conrad Grünenberg (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conrad_Gr%C3%BCnenberg) , 1487) . BDS in Europe. Brooke Goldstein is a New York City-based human rights attorney, and Executive Director of The Lawfare Project. https://www.thelawfareproject.org/releases/2019/6/14/press-release-lawyers-warn-of-pandoras-box-of-unintended-consequences-after-advocate-general-gives-opinion-in-european-court-of-justice-labeling-case

Duration:00:10:53

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

8/16/2019
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Photo: Company D, Texas Rangers, at Ysleta (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ysleta,_Texas) in 1894. Captain John Hughes is seated in a chair at the far right. Public domain. Why is it Beto?https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/08/beto-orourke-nickname-cynical-political-advantage/

Duration:00:10:37

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

8/16/2019
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Photo: Boston Public Library (https://www.flickr.com/photos/boston_public_library/) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Bruce and Nellie Ohr and the parochial oppo research against the Trump presidency by the Obama presidency. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR...

Duration:00:13:22

Trump on Hong Kong. (@SebGorka)

8/15/2019
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Photo: Hong Kong in the 1930s. Unknown photographer, old photograph, private collection. Public domain. Hong Kong and Trump https://www.cnbc.com/video/2019/08/13/trump-tweets-china-moving-troops-to-hong-kong-border.html

Duration:00:09:29

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

8/15/2019
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Photo: 1902 person Contributors Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) collections In Collections New York Postcards, 1900sNew York Postcards, The Detroit Publishing Company http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow What about Glenn Simpson and the Trump Tower meeting, June 9, 2016? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR

Duration:00:08:30

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

8/15/2019
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Photo: City of London, Ontaro, Canada. The pioneer period and the London of to-day (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidcu31924028900798) Year: 1900 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1900) (1900s (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1900) ) Authors: Bremner, Archibald, 1849- (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookauthorBremner__Archibald__1849_) Subjects:...

Duration:00:09:35

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

8/15/2019
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Photo: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The trouble with the Democrats threatening higher and higher taxes. @StephenMoore @Heritage https://www.wsj.com/articles/making-money-is-a-patriotic-act-11565737046?mod=searchresults&page=1&pos=1

Duration:00:09:36

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

8/15/2019
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Photo: Floor plan of the main floor (now called the State Floor) of the White House in Washington, D.C., in 1900, by Frederick D. Owen of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The plan shows the original floor plan with additions made in 1823, 1826, and 1829. Date | 1900 Source | https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/93515761/ Author | F. D. Owen http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Plotters Convene, Washington, January 5, 2017: Ball...

Duration:00:11:30