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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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2/2 Michael Flynn's amazing attorney demands 40 items, blows cover US & Brit intell; with Larry C. Johnson, former CIA, FBI, et al.

9/23/2019
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Image: Thomas Stewart – Chevalier d'Eon. Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Timothée d'Éon de Beaumont, usually known as the Chevalier d'Éon, was a French diplomat, spy, Freemason and soldier who fought in the Seven Years' War. Public domain. . Gen Michael Flynn: investigation and incarceration for presumed abuse of power; was part of Trump campaign, was removed for cloudy reasons . . . More Fusion GPS. The very odd FISA applications. Mueller. With Larry C. Johnson, Sic Semper Tyannis; a...

Duration:00:08:38

1/ 2 Michael Flynn's amazing attorney demands 40 items, blows cover US & Brit intell; with Larry C. Johnson, former CIA, FBI, et al.

9/23/2019
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Image: The Secret Intelligence Service building (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SIS_Building) at Vauxhall Cross (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vauxhall) , London (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/London) , seen from Vauxhall Bridge (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vauxhall_Bridge) . By & copyright Tagishsimon (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Tagishsimon) 24th April 2004. Permissions*: see below. . Gen Michael Flynn: investigation and incarceration for presumed abuse of power; was part of...

Duration:00:13:18

2 /2 Anosognosia: intrinsic flaws in our brain, & how we manage; Brain Bugs with Dean Buonomano

9/22/2019
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Image: Representation of consciousness from the seventeenth century by Robert Fludd (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Fludd) , an English Paracelsian physician. Public domain. . Brain Bugs: How the Brain's Flaws Shape Our Lives, by Dean Buonomano “Excellent. . . . [Buonomano] reveals the intricate limitations and blessings of the most complex device in the known universe.”―The Atlantic The human brain may be the best piece of technology ever created, but it’s far from perfect. Drawing on...

Duration:00:10:33

1/2 Anosognosia: intrinsic flaws in our brain, & how we manage; Brain Bugs with Dean Buonomano

9/22/2019
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Image: Henry Vandyke Carter (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Henry_Vandyke_Carter) and one more author (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gray1197.png) - Henry Gray (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Gray) (1918) Anatomy of the Human Body (See "Book" section below); Bartleby.com (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bartleby.com) : Gray's Anatomy (http://www.bartleby.com/107/) , Plate 1197 (http://www.bartleby.com/107/illus1197.html) . Public domain. . Brain Bugs: How the Brain's Flaws...

Duration:00:09:30

1/2 Fly me to the Moon – unless Congress is a pinchpenny; with Robert Zimmerman, behindtheBlack.com

9/22/2019
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Image: Io, moon of Jupiter, NASA. Public domain. . Fifty years ago, Moon landing. Now, we’re all going to die in 11-1/2 years according to Democratic politicians. . . . None of the old predictions has been right. Temperatures and water levels have been more or less static for twenty years. Greenland’s glaciers are not shrinking – have been recovering for about five years. The science is not “settled” – science is never settled. Vikram, India’s first attempt to land on the Moon, but lost...

Duration:00:10:02

2/2 Fly me to the Moon – unless Congress is a pinchpenny; with Robert Zimmerman, behindtheBlack.com

9/22/2019
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Image: Pistol-grip drill. Who drilled a hole in th Russian craft? Permissions: see below. . Capitol Hill: the 2024 mission to the Moon – is there money from Congress requested by the Trump Administration to go to the Moon by 2024? Unlikely, as the Democratically-controlled House released a draft resolution that doesn't include a dime for it. House Science Space and Technology Committee: a lot of skepticism of SLS Gateway. Even the NASA official ’splained that the intended landing may not be...

Duration:00:10:01

1/2 The New American Civil War: Strength of the New Millennarians, with Michael Vlahos (@JHUWorldCrisis)

9/22/2019
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Image: The Battle of Fort Sumter (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Fort_Sumter) was a Confederate attack on a U.S. fort in South Carolina in April 1861. It was the opening battle of the war. Currier & Ives. Public domain. . Messianic belief in oneself and one’s great goals — a sign of strength, in one sense, but weakness in that the political party has gone from being collegial and democratic to being radical and [rigid –ed]; with Michael E Vlahos. In the 1850s, thought they were...

Duration:00:12:29

2/2 The New American Civil War: Strength of the New Millennarians, with Michael Vlahos (@JHUWorldCrisis)

9/22/2019
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Image: The American Civil War, 1850: Five soldiers, four unidentified, in Union uniforms of the 6th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Militia outfitted with Enfield muskets in front of encampment. Photo shows soldiers wearing frock coats and standing at ease with their Enfield Rifles. An encampment is visible in the background. Photo shows one identified soldier, Albert L. Burgess, on far right. Public domain. . Messianic belief in o.neself and one’s great goals — a sign of strength, in one...

Duration:00:08:04

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

9/21/2019
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Photo: Six lions in various poses; after Rubens. Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trophy-hunting sustains, prospers and preserves wildlife habitats and the residents: 2 of 2: @CatherineSemcer @PERC https://www.perc.org/2019/07/18/the-role-of-hunting-in-conserving-african-wildlife/

Duration:00:11:16

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