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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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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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What if the Seventh Fleet makes port calls at Taiwan? Captain Christopher Sharman,USN. @HooverInst

12/11/2019
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Photo: USS Gambier Bay (CVE-73) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Gambier_Bay_(CVE-73)) and escorts at the Battle off Samar (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_off_Samar) in October 1944. U.S. Navy - U.S. Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation (http://collections.naval.aviation.museum/emuwebdoncoms/pages/doncoms/AdvQuery.php) photo No. 1996.488.258.008...

Duration:00:13:59

Turkey invaded Cyprus in ’73; army prepares to march again, also steal huge oil and gas reserves. Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs

12/11/2019
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Image: Map showing the division of Cyprus, where the invading Turks stole 37% of the territory. CIA World Factbook: Cyprus (https://web.archive.org/web/20030603161309/http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/cy.html) . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact (http://johnbatchelorshow.com/contact) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules (http://johnbatchelorshow.com/schedules) Twitter: @BatchelorShow Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs, brings in more breaking news: Cyprus is...

Duration:00:08:11

China using a Caribbean island to launch regional sabotage, including in the US. Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs.

12/11/2019
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Image: National flag of Dominica, arguably the single most beautiful country on the planet. Dominica’s national motto is: “Apres Bondi, la terre” - meaning, After the Good Lord, the land. Note: in the middle of the flag, the brilliantly-colored sisserou parrot. Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs, covers breaking news on the 6 December election in Dominica. Wee there observers from OSCE? A Caricom group was sent but the observation missions was a fig leaf designed to legitimize the...

Duration:00:15:38

Iran: most intense revolt since 1979; US must support it. @MichaelLedeen

12/11/2019
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Image: 2019 Iranian fuel protests Fars News. فارسی: در جریان اعترضات مردمی به سهمیه‌بندی بنزین در ایران (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/fa:%D8%A7%D8%B9%D8%AA%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%B6%D8%A7%D8%AA_%D8%B3%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%B3%D8%B1%DB%8C_%D8%A8%D9%87_%DA%AF%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%86%DB%8C_%D8%A8%D9%86%D8%B2%DB%8C%D9%86_%D8%AF%D8%B1_%D8%A7%DB%8C%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%86_(%DB%B1%DB%B3%DB%B9%DB%B8)) ، تعدادی از بانک‌ها، پمپ بنزین‌ها و فروشگاه‌ها به آتش کشیده‌شدند. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact...

Duration:00:10:28

“America is the greatest economy that world has ever seen” @TimmerKane @HooverInst

12/11/2019
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Image: This is a list of countries by employment rate (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Employment_rate) , this being the proportion of employed adults in the working age; from OECD http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact (http://johnbatchelorshow.com/contact) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules (http://johnbatchelorshow.com/schedules) Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tim Kane, JP Conte Fellow in Immigration Studies at the Hoover Institutionl, wrote in TheHil on how the US plunge of the unemployment...

Duration:00:09:26

Christopher Steele was an avatar for known bad actors: 1 of 2: @LeeSmithDC

12/11/2019
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Photo: : Dolly Johnson, the family cook for President Benjamin Harrison and his family, in the small kitchen in the northwest corner of the ground floor of the White House in Washington, D.C., in the United States about 1890. Date | 1890 Source | https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2002711158/ Author | Frances Benjamin Johnston, photographer This media file is in the public domain (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/public_domain) in the United States...

Duration:00:13:18

Christopher Steele was an avatar for known bad actors: 2 of 2: @LeeSmithDC

12/11/2019
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Photo: State Dining Room in the White House in Washington, D.C., in 1890. Date | 1890 Source | https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2003690361/ Author | Frances Benjamin Johnston, photographer. This media file is in the public domain (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/public_domain) in the United States (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/United_States) . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Christopher Steele was an avatar for known...

Duration:00:08:43

De-aging Joe Biden, Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Harvey Keitel. @HooverWhalen @HooverInst

12/11/2019
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http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact (http://johnbatchelorshow.com/contact) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules (http://johnbatchelorshow.com/schedules) Twitter: @BatchelorShow Image: Hunter Biden. Video screen grab. https://www.forbes.com/sites/billwhalen/2019/12/08/is-martin-scorsese-directing-joe-bidens-campaign/#384e46685e5d Bill Whalen, Area 45, Hoover institution; in re: Dearth of Democratic candidates. Joe Biden. Bill was first to identify a weakness in Kamela Harris’s campaign....

Duration:00:13:23

Why didn't the FBI defensive-brief Trump in 2016? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR

12/10/2019
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Photo: English: View of Nikolskaya tower and gates of Moscow Kremlin (right) and the moat in place of present-day graveyard near Kremlin Wall and (part of) Red Square. The moat was filled and the tower was built up in Gothic style in 1800sРусский: Никольская башня Кремля и Алевизов ров (на месте современного некрополя у кремлёвской стены). Акварель Ф. Я. Алексеева, около 1800-1802 Date | between 1800 and 1802 Source | Памятники архитектуры в дореволюционной России, М., Терра, 2002 ISBN...

Duration:00:10:33

Impeachment very lite. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR

12/10/2019
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Photo: Nast cartoon of Democratic donkey, from "Harper's Weekly", January 19th 1870.Rearing donkey labelled "Copperhead Papers (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copperheads_(politics)#Newspapers) " kicks lion labelled "Hon. E.M. Stanton (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwin_M._Stanton) ".Caption: "A Live Jackass Kicking a Dead Lion. And such a Lion! and such a Jackass!"There's a possible scriptural allusion to Ecclesiastes 9:4 -- "a living dog is better than a dead lion" (KJV) Date | 19 January...

Duration:00:12:46

Tax Cut and Jobs Act 2017 is the Old Faithful of the Solar System. @SteveMoore @Heritage

12/10/2019
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Photo: Old Faithful Inn / NPS Photo http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tax Cut and Jobs Act 2017 is the Old Faithful of the Solar System. @SteveMoore @Heritage https://www.amazon.com/Trumponomics-Inside-America-Revive-Economy/dp/1250193710

Duration:00:11:08

Tsunami of good economic news is not a sugar high. @lizpeek

12/10/2019
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http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact (http://johnbatchelorshow.com/contact) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules (http://johnbatchelorshow.com/schedules) Twitter: @BatchelorShow Image: Amber waves of grain: wheat harvest on the Palouse (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palouse) , Idaho (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idaho) , United States. Public domain. https://www.forbes.com/sites/miltonezrati/2019/12/09/november-jobs-report-strong-across-the-board/#29e05ad41026 Elizabeth Peek, TheHill and...

Duration:00:08:08

Tom Corbett and the U.S. Space Force! @GarretsonPeter @Politico

12/10/2019
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Photo: Corbett and Doctor Joan Dale Macfadden Publications - Radio-TV Mirror (http://www.otrr.org/FILES/Magz_pdf/Radio%20TV%20Mirror/Radio%20and%20Television%20Mirror%205110.pdf) page 52. Photo of Frankie Thomas (Tom Corbett) and Margaret Garland (Dr. Joan Dale) from the television program Tom Corbett, Space Cadet. Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tom_Corbett_and_Doctor_Dale_1951.jpg) File:Tom Corbett and Doctor Dale 1951.jpg Created: 30 September 1951...

Duration:00:11:07

Democrats in a gutter brawl. @lizpeek

12/10/2019
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http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact (http://johnbatchelorshow.com/contact) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules (http://johnbatchelorshow.com/schedules) Twitter: @BatchelorShow Image: US Congress, 1930's; Chaplain of the United States Senate (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaplain_of_the_United_States_Senate) ZeBarney Thorne Phillips (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ZeBarney_Thorne_Phillips) delivering prayer to open the session....

Duration:00:13:29

Either the FBI is sloppy with FISA or...? Larry Johnson Sic Semper Tyrannis.

12/10/2019
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Photo: Director Hoover receives the National Security Medal from President Dwight Eisenhower on May 27, 1955, as then-Vice President Richard Nixon and others look on. Date | 27 May 1955 Source | https://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/the-hoover-legacy-40-years-after-part-4 Author | FBI.gov http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Either the FBI is sloppy with FISA or...? Larry Johnson Sic Semper Tyrannis....

Duration:00:10:57

Horowitz falls flat with de minimis analysis. “Strikingly incurious.” @AndrewCMcCarthy

12/10/2019
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http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact (http://johnbatchelorshow.com/contact) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules (http://johnbatchelorshow.com/schedules) Twitter: @BatchelorShow Image: John H. Durham, U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut since February 2018 and now overseeing a review of the origins of the Russia investigation (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_Counsel_investigation_(2017%E2%80%932019)) and to determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign...

Duration:00:14:17

“Nebulous standard of abuse of power—precisely what the framers tried to avoid.” @AndrewCMcCarthy

12/10/2019
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http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact (http://johnbatchelorshow.com/contact) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules (http://johnbatchelorshow.com/schedules) Twitter: @BatchelorShow Image: Lord Chief Justice John Coleridge, the last Chief Justice of the Common Pleas. Under English law, misconduct in public office is an offense at common law which dates back to the 13th century. Andrew C McCarthy, author of Ball of Collusion, lead us farther into the dark labyrinth of recent domestic political...

Duration:00:08:02

Ignore present reality; real entrepreneurs lead us into the future. @JohnTamny

12/10/2019
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http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact (http://johnbatchelorshow.com/contact) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules (http://johnbatchelorshow.com/schedules) Twitter: @BatchelorShow Image: NASA (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NASA) Administrator Charles Bolden (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Bolden) congratulates Musk in front of the Dragon (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SpaceX_Dragon) capsule in 2012. Public domain. John Tamny of RealClearmarkets amusedly reminds us of Steve Jobs (and...

Duration:00:10:12

The amazing US economy burgeons even more—266K new jobs. @TreasurySpox

12/10/2019
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http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact (http://johnbatchelorshow.com/contact) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules (http://johnbatchelorshow.com/schedules) Twitter: @BatchelorShow Image: Monica Crowley at the 2016 Republican National Convention. Public domain. 07.26.2016. Cleveland, Ohio,. U.S. Department of State. American political commentator Monica Crowley (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monica_Crowley) speaks at the Republican National Convention on the topic of foreign policy. (This...

Duration:00:10:33

"Indiana" Hoenlein and the lost Hitler artifacts cultists defeated. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter

12/9/2019
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Photo: nglish: Sergeant R S Baker of the Army Film & Photographic Unit (AFPU) looks at one of the giant chandeliers in the ruins of Hitler's Reich Chancellery in Berlin, 3 July 1945. Sergeant R S Baker of the Army Film & Photographic Unit (AFPU) looks at one of the giant chandeliers in the ruins of Hitler's Reich Chancellery. Date | between 1939 and 1945 Source | http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//48/media-48272/large.jpg | This is photograph BU 8567...

Duration:00:07:13