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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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Hezbollah loses control of Beirut & What is to be done? Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_presTony Badran @FDD

12/6/2019
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Photo: Title: Bal-el-Nasr (Porte de la Victoire) extérieur au Caire / Bonfils. Abstract/medium: 1 photographic print : albumen. Date | 1867 Source | Library of CongressCatalog: https://lccn.loc.gov/2004668076Image download: https://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/ppmsca/04000/04076v.jpgOriginal url: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2004668076/ Author | Maison Bonfils (Beirut, Lebanon), photographer Permission (Reusing this file...

Duration:00:10:54

1/2 Who watches the watchman? Victor Davis Hanson

12/6/2019
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Image: J Edgar Hoover and his assistant Clyde Tolson (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clyde_Tolson) sitting in beach lounge chairs, c. 1939. Daytime attire. Public domain. https://patriotpost.us/opinion/67156-when-our-guardians-fail-us-2019-12-05 Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover Institution, & Foreign Policy magazine, points out that once you decide to impeach, you need to make the facts fit it. This recently was all about “quid pro quo”; then a focus group said that wasn’t well received, so it was...

Duration:00:11:58

2/2 Foreign policy: end appeasement. Victor Davis Hanson

12/6/2019
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Image: Neville Chamberlain (left) and Hitler leave the Bad Godesberg meeting, 23 September 1938. Permissions*: see below https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/12/trump-foreign-policy-momentum-china-iran-north-korea/ Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover Institution, & Foreign Policy magazine, agrees that the Trump Adm is thinking of sending 14,000 more troops and multiple ships to the Middle East in response to the Iranan rebellion. In June 2009, Pres Obama turned his back on the then-Iranian rebellion;...

Duration:00:08:06

Success ending the Netherlands paying the PA in "pay for slay." Itamar Marcus @ItamarPMW @palwatch Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

12/6/2019
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Photo: Marketplace of Joppa, Palestine Date 1880 - 1884 person Contributors Bonfils, Félix, 1831-1885, Photographer create Source New York Public Library link Link http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/ copyright Copyright info Public Domain (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/publicdomain/) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Success ending the Netherlands paying the PA in "pay for slay." Itamar Marcus @ItamarPMW @palwatch...

Duration:00:12:56

Iran Rebellion: murders one thousand and imprisons thousands more. Benham ben Talablu Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

12/6/2019
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Photo: Tanks in the streets of Tehran, 1953 Unknown - http://www.aryamehr.org/eng/19august/28mordad.htm Permission details This work is now in the public domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Public_domain) in Iran (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Iran) , because according to the Law for the Protection of Authors, Composers and Artists Rights (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intellectual_property_in_Iran#Law_for_the_Protection_of_Authors.2C_Composers_and_Artists_Rights.2C_1970) (1970)...

Duration:00:09:03

Jeremy Corbyn condemned by Labor as an anti-semite and deceiver. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

12/6/2019
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The Daily Stormer is named for the Nazi tabloid Der Stürmer (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Der_St%C3%BCrmer) , known for its antisemitic caricatures. This 1934 billboard for Der Stürmer reads "With Der Stürmer against Judea. The Jews are our misfortune". Bundesarchiv, Bild 133-075 / Unknown / CC-BY-SA 3.0 אנשים עומדים לפני תבת פרסומת של העיתון "דר שטירמר". הסיסמאות האנטישמיות (בגרמנית) על השלט (למעלה): "עם השטירמר נגד יהודה". על הלוח (למטה): "היהודים הם האסון שלנו". CC BY-SA 3.0 de...

Duration:00:09:31

Word games with impeachment, bribery and crime. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR

12/6/2019
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Photo: Reporters with various forms of "fake news" from an 1894 illustration by Frederick Burr Opper (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Burr_Opper) Frederick Burr Opper - https://www.loc.gov/resource/ppmsca.29087/ A man with "fake news" rushing to the printing press. Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_fin_de_si%C3%A8cle_newspaper_proprietor_(cropped).jpg) File:The fin de siècle newspaper proprietor (cropped).jpg Created: 6 March 1894...

Duration:00:08:06

Pelosi/Schiff smear of Solomon, Nunes, and POTUS attorneys & What is to be done? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR

12/5/2019
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Photo: The Yellow Press, by L.M. Glackens. Illustration shows William Randolph Hearst (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Randolph_Hearst) as a jester tossing newspapers with headlines such as "Appeals to Passion, Venom, Sensationalism, Attacks on Honest Officials, Strife, Distorted News, Personal Grievance, [and] Misrepresentation" to a crowd of eager readers, among them an anarchist assassinating a politician speaking from a platform draped with American flags; on the left, men labeled...

Duration:00:13:45

1/2 Replacing Bedford Falls with Columbiana, Ohio, as the nicest place in America. @SalenaZito @WashingtonExaminer

12/5/2019
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Image: Seal of Columbiana County, Ohio. Replacing Bedford Falls with Columbiana, Ohio, as the nicest place in America. @SalenaZito @WashingtonExaminer https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/in-the-nicest-place-in-america-community-thrives?utm_source=Salena+Zito&utm_campaign=45ce52c307-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_12_04_12_23&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_06ac76b2f8-45ce52c307-11447385

Duration:00:10:30

2/2 Rust Belt Trump Voters 2016 stay Trump Voters 2020. @SalenaZito @NYPost

12/5/2019
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Image: Rally in Louisville, Kentucky, March 20, 2017. Public domain (Office of the President of the United States). . https://nypost.com/2019/11/23/rust-belt-voters-on-trump-id-vote-for-him-again-in-a-heartbeat/?utm_source=Salena+Zito&utm_campaign=0061c9239b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_11_25_12_27&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_06ac76b2f8-0061c9239b-11447385

Duration:00:10:15

1/2 Jarndyce vs Appalachian Trail vs Natural Gas vs Cowpasture. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

12/5/2019
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Image: Cover of the serial Bleak House by Charles Dickens. https://www.hoover.org/research/our-precarious-pipeline-infrastructure?utm_source=Hoover+Daily+Report&utm_campaign=099f69338e-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_12_03_06_39&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_21b1edff3c-099f69338e-72527561 Richard A Epstein, Chicago Law, NYU Law, the Hoover Institution senior Fellow; in re: Pamela Karlan wagged her finger and lectured the US Congress today. Oberkommander. “If we don't fight the Russians there, we’ll have...

Duration:00:15:43

2/2 Jarndyce vs Appalachian Trail vs Natural Gas vs Cowpasture. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

12/5/2019
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Image: Natural gas pipelines map in the US. Public domain. https://www.hoover.org/research/our-precarious-pipeline-infrastructure?utm_source=Hoover+Daily+Report&utm_campaign=099f69338e-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_12_03_06_39&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_21b1edff3c-099f69338e-72527561 Richard A Epstein, Chicago Law, NYU Law, Hoover Institution senior Fellow; reviewing the fact that this could go on for years – centuries. Even after the prohibition is revered, it still has to go through a NEPA...

Duration:00:06:40

Will there be imminent US intervention in the Iran rebellion? @JedBabbin @WashingtonTimes

12/5/2019
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Photo: Pro-Mosaddegh protests in Tehran, 16 August 1953 Pahlavi Dynasty - The Guardian - Unseen images of the 1953 Iran coup – in pictures 25 مرداد 1332: تظاهرات تهران http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Will there be imminent US intervention in the Iran rebellion? @JedBabbin @WashingtonTimes https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/dec/4/iranian-revolutionaries-may-soon-be-crushed-if-the/ >>>>

Duration:00:10:04

Kim Jong-un's Christmas Gift is malign & What is to be done? @DavidMaxwell161 @FDD

12/5/2019
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Photo: Headquarters of the Oriental Development Company (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oriental_Development_Company) in Seoul Unknown - Japanese book "Old Days of Korea through Pictures" published by Kokusho-kankoukai. Oriental Development Company Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oriental_Development_Company.JPG) File:Oriental Development Company.JPG Created: before 1945 date QS:P,+1945-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1326,+1945-00-00T00:00:00Z/9 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact...

Duration:00:10:40

US and PRC manufacturing mixed pictures at year's end while the US consumer rules. @AlanTonelson RealityChek.com @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

12/5/2019
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Photo: Assembly line (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assembly_line) production of fighter aircraft near Niagara Falls, New York (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niagara_Falls,_New_York) Unknown - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Library_of_Congress) 's Prints and Photographs division (https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/) under the digital ID fsa.8e02902 (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8e02902) . This tag does not indicate the...

Duration:00:09:23

Can the Democrats embrace a billionaire candidate?@WJMcGurn @WSJOpinion

12/4/2019
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Photo: Title: J.P. Morgan and wifeAbstract/medium: 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Date | 1905 Source | Library of CongressCatalog: https://lccn.loc.gov/2014683467Image download: https://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/ggbain/03400/03473v.jpgOriginal url: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2014683467/ Author | Bain News Service, publisher Permission (Reusing this file (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Reusing_content_outside_Wikimedia) ) | No known restrictions on publication....

Duration:00:12:19

Hotel Mars: The Billion Dollar Cosmic Ray Detector; The race to return American Manned Space to the ISS. William Harwood @CBS_spacenews

12/4/2019
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Photo: ISS-RapidScat will have a close-up view of ocean winds from its perch on the International Space Station, as this 2010 astronaut photo of Hurricane Earl illustrates. Image credit: NASA http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hotel Mars: The Billion Dollar Cosmic Ray DetectThe race to return American Manned Space to the ISS. William Harwood @CBS_spacenews https://spaceflightnow.com/2019/12/02/iss-eva-61/

Duration:00:12:26

Modi launches against Sonya Gandi's Congress Party graft and malign governance. @CleoPaskl @FDD @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

12/4/2019
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Photo: Sir Stafford Cripps with Mahatma Gandhi on the steps of Birla House, Delhi, during his mission to India, April 1942. The Churchill Coalition Government 11 May 1940 - 23 May 1945: Sir Stafford Cripps, on a special mission to India, conversing with Mr Gandhi on the steps of Birla House, Delhi. They are surrounded by Indian journalists and photographers. The mission vainly hoped to win the support of the Indian Congress Party for the Second World War by an offer of self-government. Date...

Duration:00:10:57

Tear-gassing Hong Kong & What is to be done? @Michael_Yon @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

12/4/2019
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Photo: A primitive respirator was designed by Alexander von Humboldt (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_von_Humboldt) in 1799 for underground mining Alexander von Humboldt - English Wikipedia; scanned from: HUMBOLDT, Alexander von. Ueber die unterirdischen Gasarten und die Mittel ihren Nachtheil zu vermindern. Ein Beytrag zur Physik der praktische Bergbaukunde. Braunschweig, Friedrich Vieweg, 1799. 8vo. With 3 engraved folded plates. Humboldt's first gasmask Permission details public...

Duration:00:09:30

Taiwan and the Lessons Learned watching the Hong Kong Revolt. Stephen Yates, former deputy national security advisor to Vice President Cheney and currently CEO of DC International Advisory.

12/4/2019
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Photo: : Taiwan Governor Palace in 1937 during the Japanese rule. Many high school girls stood in front of the palace. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Taiwan and the Lessons Learned watching the Hong Kong Revolt. Stephen Yates, former deputy national security advisor to Vice President Cheney and currently CEO of DC International Advisory....

Duration:00:08:53