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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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Trophy-hunting sustains, prospers and preserves wildlife habitats and the residents: 1 of 2: @CatherineSemcer @PERC

9/21/2019
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Photo: Lala Deen Dayal (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Lala_Deen_Dayal) (1844–1905) Title The Great Elephant Description Photograph; Photographs Datebetween 1885 and 1900 MediumAlbumen silver print from glass negativeDimensions Image: 24.1 x 21.2 cm (9 1/2 x 8 3/8 in.) Mount: 30 x 37.7 cm (11 13/16 x 14 13/16 in.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trophy-hunting sustains, prospers and preserves wildlife habitats and the...

Duration:00:11:16

1/4 The never-before-told story of the grid that ate Manhattan. City on a Grid, by Gerard Koeppel

9/21/2019
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Image: Gezicht op Nieuw Amsterdam by Johannes Vingboons (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johannes_Vingboons) (1664), an early picture of Nieuw Amsterdam made in the year when it was conquered by the English under Richard Nicolls (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Nicolls) . Created on 31 December 1663. Public domain. . City on a Grid: How New York Became New York (Kindle Edition), by Gerard Koeppel (Author) https://www.amazon.com/City-Grid-How-York-Became-ebook/dp/B016TX4DY0 . “ Rarely...

Duration:00:11:18

2/4 The never-before-told story of the grid that ate Manhattan. City on a Grid, by Gerard Koeppel

9/21/2019
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Image: A portion of a map of the city [currently, Manhattan] from 1776; De Lancey Square and the grid around it can be seen on the right. Public domain. . City on a Grid: How New York Became New York (Kindle Edition),by Gerard Koeppel (Author) https://www.amazon.com/City-Grid-How-York-Became-ebook/dp/B016TX4DY0 You either love it or hate it, but nothing says New York like the street grid of Manhattan. Created in 1811 by a three-man commission featuring the headstrong founding father...

Duration:00:08:49

3 /4 The never-before-told story of the grid that ate Manhattan. City on a Grid, by Gerard Koeppel

9/21/2019
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Image: A crowd outside The New York Times building follows the progress of the Jack Dempsey (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Dempsey) –Georges Carpentier (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georges_Carpentier) fight (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boxing) in 1921. Public domain. . City on a Grid: How New York Became New York (Kindle Edition),by Gerard Koeppel (Author) https://www.amazon.com/City-Grid-How-York-Became-ebook/dp/B016TX4DY0 You either love it or hate it, but nothing says New York...

Duration:00:13:54

4/4 The never-before-told story of the grid that ate Manhattan. City on a Grid, by Gerard Koeppel

9/21/2019
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Image: Evacuation Day in auld New York: A once-annual holiday local to New York City, Evacuation Day was formerly equal in importance to the Fourth of July. Referring to the evacuation of British troops from New York City following the Revolutionary War, the celebration of the troops’ departure was observed yearly throughout the early 20th century. "Evacuation Day" and Washington's Triumphal Entry in New York City, November 25, 1783 . Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division....

Duration:00:08:01

Argentina with dollar-lumpy mattresses, & what is to be done? @JohnTamny

9/21/2019
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Image: Argentine passport: Portada de un pasaporte biométrico argentine. Public domain. . People are sleeping on lumpy mattresses in Argentina: they stuff their US dollars there rather than be at the mercy of the Argentine peso. Money is a consequence of production. Thereafter, money is an agreed-upon unit to represent production. Where money is not treated well, money will escape. In Argentina, a limit on dollars is a limit on trade. . . ....

Duration:00:11:01

The new Space Force vs an ossified, federated bureaucracy unable to react to threats from China and Russia. Peter Garretson.

9/21/2019
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Image: Long March 2D launching off pad with VRSS-1: launch of the first Venezuelan Earth observation satellite, VRSS-1 / Miranda, by the LM-2D launch vehicle, from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, Gansu Province, China. Permissions*: see below. . What Space Command needs from Congress. @GarretsonPeter . . . The House and Senate have passed different bills (https://breakingdefense.com/2019/07/space-force-vs-corps-ones-not-actually-a-service/) so they must be reconciled by a conference...

Duration:00:10:50

1/2 California Knifes the Gig Economy, Richard A. Epstein

9/21/2019
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Image: W-9 IRS form. “Form W-9 is most commonly used in a business–contractor arrangement.” Public domain. . California vs Uber and Lyft. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst California state legislators embarked last week on the single most important regulatory misadventure this country has seen in many decades, seeking to redefine the obscure but critical legal distinction between an employee and an independent contractor. . . . https://www.hoover.org/research/california-knifes-gig-economy

Duration:00:13:32

2/2 California Knifes the Gig Economy, Richard A. Epstein

9/21/2019
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Image: Cars and trucks stuck in traffic. Permissions*: see below. . California vs Uber and Lyft. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst California state legislators embarked last week on the single most important regulatory misadventure this country has seen in many decades, seeking to redefine the obscure but critical legal distinction between an employee and an independent contractor. . . . https://www.hoover.org/research/california-knifes-gig-economy . *Permissions: I, the copyright holder (author:...

Duration:00:07:10

https://www.wsj.com/articles/mr-horowitz-speaks-11568933134

9/20/2019
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Photo: Execution of Louis XVI (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_XVI) in the then Place de la Révolution. The empty pedestal in front of him had supported a statue of his grandfather, Louis XV (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_XV_of_France) , torn down during one of the many revolutionary riots. Isidore Stanislas Helman (https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q3155327) - Bibliothèque nationale de France Journée du 21 janvier 1793 la mort de Louis Capet sur la place de la Révolution : présentée à...

Duration:00:10:29

Nadler knows better than to criminalize a counterintelligence operation & What is to be done? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR

9/20/2019
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Photo: In the uttermost East, being an account of investigations among the natives and Russian convicts of the island of Sakhalin, with notes of travel in Korea, Siberia, and Manchuria (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidinuttermosteastb00hawe) Year: 1903 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1903) (1900s (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1900) ) Authors: Hawes, Charles Henry, 1867-1943...

Duration:00:11:44

Pacific Watch: Beto on the road with the Homeless of California. Jeff Bliss.

9/20/2019
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Photo: Hobo signs, California, c. 1870s Col. Albert S. Evans - Internet archives A La California (1873): Description and travel; Social life and customs written by Colonel Albert S. Evans. The number is the page number in the book. The words are the captions with each image. Follow the link to the full book. Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:71-THE_HANDWRITING_ON_THE_WALL.jpg) File:71-THE HANDWRITING ON THE WALL.jpg Created: 2014-09-01 10:25:38...

Duration:00:09:50

Successful takeover of the Democrats by the enthusiastic Progressives. @DanHenninger @WSJOpinion

9/20/2019
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Photo: The royal carriage of king Louis Philippe is burned in front of the Chateau d'eau during the French revolution of 1848, Paris 24th February 1848 Date | 12 October 2015, 15:15:35 Source | https://springfieldmuseums.org/collections/item/the-french-revolution-burning-the-royal-carriages-at-the-chateau-deu-feby-24th-1848-nathaniel-currier/ Author | Nathaniel Currier http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Successful takeover of...

Duration:00:10:24

#TheScalaReport: Why does Microsoft need a State Department? Is Big Tech the new Tyrell Corporation? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

9/20/2019
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Image: Microsoft has its own foreign ministry? Painting: Charles James Fox, by Karl Anton Hickel. Fox served as Britain's first Foreign Secretary in the ministry of the Marquess of Rockingham in 1782. Public domain. . Chris Riegel, Scala.com: Clear lines of differentiation between private industry and government exists in some countries, not others. In 2013, Microsoft refused to hand over to the US data on drug dealers in Ireland; Microsoft maintains its own State Department with hordes of...

Duration:00:12:54

1/ 2 The Democrats 2019 follow George McGovern 1972 into the Wilderness, with Dr Sebastian Gorka

9/20/2019
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Image: Wilderness— Red Mountain Wilderness in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada, United States. Public domain (USFS - US Forest Service) . Dr Sebastian Gorka: The Democrats 2019 follow George McGovern 1972 into the Wilderness. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst http://www.srnonline.com/show/america-first-with-dr-sebastian-gorka

Duration:00:09:53

2/2 The Democrats 2019 follow George McGovern 1972 into the Wilderness. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

9/20/2019
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Image: Texas Barnett Shale (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barnett_Shale) gas drilling (fracking (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydraulic_fracturing) ) rig near Alvarado, Texas (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alvarado,_Texas) , just off of state highway 67. Permissions**: see below. . Dr Sebastian Gorka: Elizabeth Warren has promised to cut off fracking on her first day in office* and confiscate private property in the form of Wall Street corporations. “Hell yes, we’re coming after your guns.”...

Duration:00:10:41

Benny Gantz vs Bibi Netanyahu vs Bibi Netanyahu; & What is to be done?

9/20/2019
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Image: Entrance to the First Temple (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Temple) (20th-century painting). Public domain. . Israeli elections, with Gil Hoffman. Liberman wants to be defense minister and kingmaker; leave out religious parties. Will Blue and White go with the religious parties? Benny Gantz. @GilHoffman @JerusalemPost Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres . Gil Hoffman is the chief political correspondent and analyst for The Jerusalem Post. Well-connected to Israeli and Palestinian...

Duration:00:07:48

India looks to stabilize Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh. Sandeep Chakravorty, Consul General Republic of India. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

9/20/2019
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Image: Nanga parbat, fairy meadow, Pakistan. Permissions: This work is free (https://freedomdefined.org/Definition) and may be used by anyone for any purpose. If you wish to use this content (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Reusing_content_outside_Wikimedia) , you do not need to request permission as long as you follow any licensing requirements mentioned on this page. Source http://www.sxc.hu/photo/341372 Author Atif Gulzar . Consul-General Sandeep Chakravorty, of the Republic of...

Duration:00:12:50

Eli Lake: Iran's predation, & what is to be done? @EliLake @Bloomberg View

9/20/2019
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Image: Ethnicities (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethnicities) and religions in Iran. الأعراق والأديان في إيران From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Permissions*: see below. . Robert O’Brien’s promotion as national security advisor, & implications of the Saudi Aramco attack on future US-Iran policies, with Eli Lake. After the September 14 missile strike on Saudi Arabia: the world energy supply is much more resilient than it was a decade ago; however, it looks as though Iran has...

Duration:00:09:06

Iran launches the Apocalypse against Saudi Arabia and the world doesn't end. @ProfBshaffer Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres.

9/20/2019
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Photo: The Martyrdom of Saint John, from The Apocalypse, Latin Edition 1511 Copyright info Public Domain Dedication (CC0) (https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Iran launches the Apocalypse against Saudi Arabia and the world doesn't end. @ProfBShaffer Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres.

Duration:00:12:33