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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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Tales of the New Cold War: 1 of 2: Russia looks to the East, the West or Neither. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

9/17/2019
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Photo: The Oprichniki by Nikolai Nevrev (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikolai_Nevrev) . The painting shows the last minutes of boyarin Feodorov, arrested for treason. To mock his alleged ambitions on the Tsar's title, the nobleman was given Tsar's regalia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regalia) before execution. Nikolai Nevrev (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Nikolai_Nevrev) - [1] (http://www.art-catalog.ru/picture.php?id_picture=10601) Public Domain...

Duration:00:19:45

Tales of the New Cold War: 2 of 2: Russia looks to the East, the West or Neither. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

9/17/2019
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Photo: Ivan the Terrible Showing His Treasures to Jerome Horsey (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerome_Horsey) by Alexander Litovchenko (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Litovchenko) (1875) Alexander Litovchenko (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Alexander_Litovchenko) - [1] (http://www.belygorod.ru/img2/RusskieKartinki/Used/0Litovchenko_Ivan_grozny_pok.jpg) originally uploaded to Wikipedia by Ghirlandajo (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Ghirlandajo) on 2 February 2005 Ivan IV of...

Duration:00:21:16

Baghdadi speaks in conflict with Al Qaeda. @ThomasJoscelyn

9/17/2019
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Photo: monumentsoldtest00pric (find matches (https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3ASearch&profile=default&fulltext=Search&search=insource%3A%2Fmonumentsoldtest00pric%2F) ) Title: The monuments and the Old Testament : evidence from ancient records (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidmonumentsoldtest00pric) Year: 1900 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1900) (1900s...

Duration:00:10:08

2/2 Humdinger Flynn trial: The desperation will be on the part of the prosecutors who are being exposed and liars and lawbreakers.

9/17/2019
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Image: 10th St. NW facade of the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building from Constitution Avenue (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitution_Avenue) . Public domain. . Michael Flynn's new lawyer demands exculpatory evidence from DOJ. Larry Johnson, Sic Semper Tyrannis. https://turcopolier.typepad.com/sic_semper_tyrannis/2019/09/michael-flynns-motion-to-compel-brady-evidence-is-compelling-by-larry-c-johnson.html

Duration:00:04:42

1/2 Humdinger Flynn trial: The desperation will be on the part of the prosecutors who are being exposed and liars and lawbreakers.

9/17/2019
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Image: Seal of the United States Department of Justice National Security Division. Public domain. . Michael Flynn's new lawyer demands exculpatory evidence from DOJ. Larry Johnson, Sic Semper Tyrannis. https://turcopolier.typepad.com/sic_semper_tyrannis/2019/09/michael-flynns-motion-to-compel-brady-evidence-is-compelling-by-larry-c-johnson.html Flynn's attorney, the amazing Sidney Powell, is demanding access to forty items of information. Let's review them one by one: A letter delivered by...

Duration:00:15:51

Conservative Biden and Progressive Warren surge ahead of the posse. @LizPeek

9/17/2019
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Photo: Title: Posse members resting on cots in the United Railway car barn during the Streetcar Strike of 1900. Date | 1900 Source | Missouri History Museum URL: http://images.mohistory.org/image/9687D950-3C1B-71F2-9387-A4F7105BBE33/original.jpg Gallery: http://collections.mohistory.org/resource/140921 Author | George Stark Permission (Reusing this file (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Reusing_content_outside_Wikimedia) ) | UND - Copyright undetermined...

Duration:00:08:01

What Recession? Manufacturing reawakens to the consumer. @LizPeek @FoxNews

9/17/2019
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Photo: Workers in a boot making factory, South Brisbane, 1900 A large contingent of workers are busy making boots at Antill & Freeman's Boot Factory, Cordelia Street, South Brisbane. (Description supplied with photograph.). Date | 1 December 1900 Source | Copied and digitised from an image appearing in the Queenslander, 8 December 1900, p. 1169 (https://hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/59081) Author | Contributor(s): Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld.: 1866-1939) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact...

Duration:00:12:25

2/2 First Americans dated to 16,000 years ago arriving by sea: Loren G. Davis, Oregon State University.

9/17/2019
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Image: The Lithic (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithic_stage) peoples, or Paleo-Indians, are the earliest known settlers of the Americas. The period's name derives from the appearance of lithic flaked (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithic_flake) stone tools. Heinrich Harder (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Heinrich_Harder) (1858-1935) - The Wonderful Paleo Art of Heinrich Harder (http://www.copyrightexpired.com/Heinrich_Harder/glyptodon.html) . Public domain. . First Americans dated to...

Duration:00:08:02

1/2 First Americans dated to 16,000 years ago arriving by sea: Loren G. Davis, Oregon State University.

9/17/2019
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Image: Restoration of an American mastodon herd by Charles R. Knight. The Mammut americanum (American mastodon (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_mastodon) ) became extinct around 12,000–9,000 years ago due to human-related activities or climate change. A hybrid of human-related activities and climate change has been proposed in recent years. See either Quaternary extinction event (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quaternary_extinction_event) or Holocene extinction...

Duration:00:13:54

Will the Iran attack on Saudi Arabia lead the Arab states to Israel? Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter

9/17/2019
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Image: Platform supply vessels battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon; April 2010. Public domain. . Iranian attack on Saudi Arabia, Israeli elections, et al. Saudi oil attacks: Drones and missiles launched from Iran - US https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-49733558

Duration:00:14:25

Indiana Hoenlein and the 2000-year-old lost Cornwall tin ingots in Israel. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres, & @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter

9/17/2019
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Image: Tinner leat in Trevelloe woods, in Cornwall. The leat is the best preserved feature of old tin streaming works that once ran down the stream in Trevelloe woods. Permissions: 1. Author: John Negus (https://www.geograph.org.uk/profile/3615) / Tinner leat in Trevelloe woods / CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/) 2. See below. . The story of Boris Johnson and Moses: two-millennia-old tin ingots found off the coast of Israel; they turn out to have come from Devon...

Duration:00:07:18

4/4 The Third Horseman: Climate Change and the Great Famine of the 14th Century; Audible Audiobook – Unabridged; by William Rosen

9/17/2019
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Image: In Holland, the Grote Mandrake means “The Great Drowning” and is named for the epic and massive flooding that occurred more and more frequently in the Low Countries of Europe's North Sea region as Europe's Little Ice Age intensified. . The Third Horseman: Climate Change and the Great Famine of the 14th Century Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. William Rosen (https://www.amazon.com/William-Rosen/e/B001ILIG3S/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) (Author), William Hughes...

Duration:00:07:35

3/4 The Third Horseman: Climate Change and the Great Famine of the 14th Century; Audible Audiobook – Unabridged; by William Rosen

9/17/2019
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Image: Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Four_Horsemen_of_the_Apocalypse_(painting)) , an 1887 painting by Russian artist Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viktor_Vasnetsov) . Depicted from left to right are Death, Famine, War, and Conquest. Public domain. . The Third Horseman: Climate Change and the Great Famine of the 14th Century Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. William Rosen...

Duration:00:14:22

2/4 The Third Horseman: Climate Change and the Great Famine of the 14th Century; Audible Audiobook – Unabridged; by William Rosen

9/17/2019
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Image: Citizens of Tournai (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tournai) , Belgium (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belgium) , bury plague victims. Miniature by Pierart dou Tielt illustrating the Tractatus quartus bu Gilles li Muisit (Tournai, c. 1353). Public domain . The Third Horseman: Climate Change and the Great Famine of the 14th Century Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. William Rosen (https://www.amazon.com/William-Rosen/e/B001ILIG3S/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_1) (Author), William Hughes...

Duration:00:07:51

1/4 The Third Horseman: Climate Change and the Great Famine of the 14th Century; Audible Audiobook – Unabridged; by William Rosen

9/17/2019
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Image: From the Apocalypse in a Biblia Pauperum illuminated at Erfurt (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erfurt) around the time of the Great Famine. Death sits astride a manticore (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manticore) whose long tail ends in a ball of flame (Hell). Famine points to her hungry mouth. Public domain. . When God saw that the world was so over proud, He sent a dearth on earth, and made it full hard. A bushel of wheat was at four shillings or more, Of which men might have had a...

Duration:00:12:10

Biden is not self-aware of his Biden log-rolling. @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

9/17/2019
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Photo: Logging train loaded with logs, ca.1900 Photograph of a logging train loaded with logs for the mill sitting in a clearing in a mountain forest, ca.1900. The engine is hauling at least 6 cars. About a half a dozen men are standing next to or on the train. Steam rises from the boiler of the engine. The fuel box reads "S.L. Co. 2" on the side. Call number: CHS-2020 Filename: CHS-2020 Coverage date: circa 1900 Part of collection: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960 Format:...

Duration:00:09:16

Washington falls for an empty NYT smear. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

9/17/2019
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Photo: : "Quarters of the news editor", one a group of four photos in brochure Seattle and the Orient (1900) collectively captioned "The Seattle Daily Times—Editorial Department." This is part of a long section on The Seattle Daily Times, publisher of the brochure/booklet. The newspaper is now known simply as the Seattle Times. In 1900, the Times offices were in the Boston Block on the southeast corner of Second Avenue and Columbia Street. Date | 1900 Source | p. 171 of Seattle and the...

Duration:00:11:14

Hong Kong Police lose their discipline and edge. @Michael_Yon @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @ThadMcCotter

9/16/2019
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Photo: Hong Kong Central in 1930s日本語: 1930年代の香港中環 Date | 1930s Source | English: Japanese book "Light and darkness of south sea" published by ARS.日本語: アルス「南海の明暗」より。 Author | English: Shigemitsu Fukao日本語: 深尾重光 Other versions | Derivative works of this file: Hong Kong Central in 1930s cropped.jpg (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hong_Kong_Central_in_1930s_cropped.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hong Kong Police...

Duration:00:09:25

Two by two, Taliban ride dirt bikes into Zabul. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

9/16/2019
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Image: How to Use a Clutch on a Dirtbike, from wikihow. . Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and FDD: Al Qaeda in Syria. . . . Taliban riding dirt bikes into Zabul; vaguely comical video on LongWarJournal. Problem is, what the Taliban say is accurate [cf: what comes out of DC often is not]. https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2019/09/taliban-video-highlights-recent-raids-in-zabul.php (https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2019/09/taliban-video-highlights-recent-raids-in-zabul.php)

Duration:00:06:28

The Saudi oil strike hurts most the PRC. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @ThadMcCotter

9/16/2019
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Photo: ARABIA Joan Blaeu (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Joan_Blaeu) - This media file is from Koninklijke Bibliotheek (https://www.kb.nl/) , donated in the context of a partnership program. The map of Arabia was published in 1662 in the Atlas Maior (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlas_Maior) by Joan Blaeu (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_Blaeu) (1598-1673). Although the map appears to be specially engraved for this atlas, the image is similar to an earlier map published by Willem...

Duration:00:12:13