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The John Batchelor Show

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The John Batchelor Show is a breaking-news program that focusses on global politics, economics, war-fighting, hard sciences, space exploration, literature and whimsy. Four hours a night, seven days a week; most rigorous news analysis in the New World; followed daily in 192 countries.

The John Batchelor Show is a breaking-news program that focusses on global politics, economics, war-fighting, hard sciences, space exploration, literature and whimsy. Four hours a night, seven days a week; most rigorous news analysis in the New World; followed daily in 192 countries.

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New York, NY

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The John Batchelor Show is a breaking-news program that focusses on global politics, economics, war-fighting, hard sciences, space exploration, literature and whimsy. Four hours a night, seven days a week; most rigorous news analysis in the New World; followed daily in 192 countries.

Language:

English


Episodes

4: SecDef Mark Esper rejects the Insurrection Act of 1807 @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter

6/4/2020
Image:Main Navy Building (foreground) and the Munitions Building were temporary structures built during World War I on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The buildings remained in use for several decades, and the Secretary of War was headquartered in the Munitions Building from 1936 until the Pentagon opened in 1943. United States Navy - http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/pl-usa/pl-dc/nav-fac/mn-mun-c.htm Public Domain...

Duration:00:06:02

3: Rosenstein did not read the FISA warrant he signed in 2017. @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter

6/4/2020
Image: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narendra_Modi) gives a replica of Mahatma Gandhi (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahatma_Gandhi) 's three wise monkeys — See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil— to the U.S. President Donald Trump (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Trump) Andrew C McCarthy, Ball of Collusion, and Thaddeus McCarthy, American Greatness, in re: Rod Rosenstein signs the fourth FISA warrant extension. “I didn't read it.” Yet each...

Duration:00:14:00

2: Congress waives lawmaking, entrusts it to administrators. Adam White @adamjwhitedc

6/4/2020
Image: The House Financial Services committee (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_Financial_Services_committee) meets. Committee members sit in the tiers of raised chairs, while those testifying and audience members sit below. Adam White, AEI, and George Mason Center for the Study of the Administrative State; in re: The Administrative State; also, a government whose engine is in the administrative agencies rather than in Congress. Congress has ceded that.

Duration:00:09:39

172: Commercial space launches US manned Earth orbit. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

6/4/2020
Photo: Amazing Stories, Volume 3 Number 5, August 1928. Cover illustration by Frank R. Paul. From the contents page: Our Cover this month depicts a scene from the first installment in this issue of the story entitled THE SKYLARK OF SPACE by Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby, in which the scientist, who has discovered a chemical substance for the liberation of intra-atomic energy, is making his initial tests, preparatory to his interplanetary flight by means of this liberated energy,...

Duration:00:12:54

172: Proxima Centauri has a second confirmed Earth-sized exoplanet. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

6/4/2020
Photo: Español: Posición de Alfa Centauri. The position of Alpha Centauri (Rigilkent, Rigel Kentaurus, Toliman) By Zwergelstern (https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=User:Zwergelstern&action=edit&redlink=1) Thanks for the help of Patrick Chevalley Public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Proxima Centauri has a second confirmed Earth-sized exoplanet. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com...

Duration:00:08:58

1: State of the City, the State, the Union: Exploring a second campaign for mayor of the challenged New York City. John Catsimatidis @JCats2013 @CatsRoundtable.

6/3/2020
Photo: Seal of New York City Simtropolitan (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Simtropolitan) - Own work based on: - Seal and Flag of the City of New York (https://archive.org/stream/sealflagofcityof00pineiala#page/n7/mode/2up) , G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York: The Knickerbocker Press 1915. Seal of the City of New York, as portrayed by Paul Manship’s (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Manship) standardized version. The seal’s 1.1:1 height-to-width ratio is intentional and representative...

Duration:00:10:22

171: US torpor in face of active North Korean missile development. Bruce Bechtol, Angelo State

6/3/2020
Image: Welcome celebration for the Red Army (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Army) in Pyongyang (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyongyang) on 14 October 1945 Bruce Bechtol, Angelo State (Texas), North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability; in re: Iran uses North Korea as its R&D lab for missiles and weaponry. Going on since the 1980s. In 2013, saw that DPRK was dvpg and 80-ton rocket booster for an ICBM In 2013, missiles going from...

Duration:00:09:58

170: Beijing abjures its Hong Kong treaty; cracks down on May 35. Michael_Yon, @GordonGChang

6/3/2020
Image: King Zhou (紂王) was the pejorative posthumous name (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posthumous_name) given to Di Xin (帝辛), the last king of the Shang dynasty (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shang_dynasty) of ancient China. In legends, he’s depicted as having come under the influence of his wicked wife Daji (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daji) , and committing all manner of evil and cruel deeds with her. In fictionalizations, including the novel Fengshen Yanyi...

Duration:00:12:22

169: Federal investigation into Pennsylvania’s virus nursing-home deaths. @SalenaZito

6/3/2020
Image: Wyck House (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wyck_House) , Germantown, Pennsylvania, (c.1900), located on the southwest corner of Germantown Avenue and Walnut Lane, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Original platinum print on Eastman Kodak sensitized paper by Henry Troth, American Pictorialist. Salena Zito, CNN, New York Post, The Middle of Somewhere column; in re: Daunting number of deaths—3,469—Covid deaths in Pennsylvania. The Secretary of HHS visited PA, spoke with CEOs to...

Duration:00:08:32

168: Joe Biden’s anemic support in Pennsylvania. @SalenaZito

6/3/2020
Image: Pittsburgh in 1902. Lithograph by Thaddeus Mortimer Fowler (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thaddeus_Mortimer_Fowler) . Salena Zito, CNN, The Middle of Somewhere column; in re: Trumbull Co., Ohio. The 2020 vote: President got 94% support of Republicans; Joe Biden struggled, as 77% of Democrats supported him, and the rest split between Bernie Sanders and Tulsi Gabbard. These are people who showed up to vote in the middle of a pandemic, and many in a protest concerning the murder. Western...

Duration:00:11:30

163: 1/4 The Dead and Those About to Die: D-Day: The Big Red One at Omaha Beach, John C. McManus.

6/3/2020
Image: A 1st Infantry Division half-track plows its way through a muddy road in the Hurtgen Forest. 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division. 15 Feb 1945. The Dead and Those About to Die: D-Day: The Big Red One at Omaha Beach, John C. McManus (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=John+C.+McManus) . Don Hagen (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Don+Hagen) (Narrator),...

Duration:00:12:04

164: 2/4 The Dead and Those About to Die: D-Day: The Big Red One at Omaha Beach, John C. McManus.

6/3/2020
Image: 16th Infantry Regiment ("Semper Paratus") Coat of Arms The Dead and Those About to Die: D-Day: The Big Red One at Omaha Beach, John C. McManus (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=John+C.+McManus) . Don Hagen (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Don+Hagen) (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC...

Duration:00:08:14

165: 3/4 The Dead and Those About to Die: D-Day: The Big Red One at Omaha Beach, John C. McManus.

6/3/2020
Image: At Omaha Beach (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omaha_Beach) on D-Day (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Normandy_landings) , June 1944 The Dead and Those About to Die: D-Day: The Big Red One at Omaha Beach, John C. McManus (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=John+C.+McManus) . Don Hagen (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Don+Hagen) (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC...

Duration:00:13:34

166: 4/4 The Dead and Those About to Die: D-Day: The Big Red One at Omaha Beach, John C. McManus.

6/3/2020
Image: First Division monument on the Meuse-Argonne Battlefield, France. The Dead and Those About to Die: D-Day: The Big Red One at Omaha Beach, John C. McManus (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=John+C.+McManus) . Don Hagen (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Don+Hagen) (Narrator), Gildan Media, LLC...

Duration:00:08:23

167: TWTR and FB tangle with the immunity in the Community Decency Act. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

6/3/2020
Photo: Federal Communications Commission http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow TWTR and FB tangle with the immunity in the Community Decency Act. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst https://www.hoover.org/research/tweeting-vs-rioting

Duration:00:10:59

167: The limits of immunity for law enforcement. @RichardAEpstein, @HooverInst

6/3/2020
Photo: Florida Highway Patrol (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florida_Highway_Patrol) state trooper at the scene of a motor vehicle accident (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Traffic_collision) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The limits of immunity for law enforcement. @RichardAEpstein, @HooverInst https://www.hoover.org/research/tweeting-vs-rioting

Duration:00:09:15

162: Russia’s superior energy position. Germany and China are existentially dependent thereon. Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs

6/3/2020
Image: Major existing and planned natural oil and gas pipelines supplying Russian oil and gas to Europe. Public domain. Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs, in re: The energy re-think in the balance of the Twenty-first Century. Russia in a superior position. Hard to see how, and it’s unlikely that, Russia will be displaced in oil, gas, nuclear, and hydroelectric. Sophisticated energy structure. Its gas will save PRC. Russia is now the most advanced in the world in selling nuclear....

Duration:00:09:38

161: Academics “on the junk pile” as foreign students no longer are as welcome. Mainland students at the center of today’s riots. Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs

6/3/2020
Image: Brasenose College, Oxford, in the 1670s Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs, in re: The whole world is changing its nature, has been for a while; we’ll see a massive diminution in revenues to many countries as universities and university towns depended for their great wealth on foreign students. A major re-think. Will throw a lot of academics on the junk pile. Also, declining populations. We’ll see that education will provide qualifications suited to different things; mfrg,...

Duration:00:12:17

155: #NewWorld: The long shadow of the exiled Evo Morales of Bolivia. @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.

6/2/2020
Photo: [Pavilion of Bolivia, Paris Exposition, 1889] http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow #NewWorld: The long shadow of the exiled Evo Morales of Bolivia. @jmhumire (https://twitter.com/jmhumire/) , @MariaFdaCabal (https://twitter.com/MariaFdaCabal/) . https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/jun/01/bolivia-president-jeanine-anez-coronavirus-elections

Duration:00:13:48

155: #NewWorld: Narco-terror state Venezuela becomes a colony of Tehran and Moscow. @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.

6/2/2020
Photo: Venezuela circa 1900-1905. "American fleet at La Guaira." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company Date | 1900~1905 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow #NewWorld: Narco-terror state Venezuela becomes a colony of Tehran and Moscow. @jmhumire (https://twitter.com/jmhumire/) , @MariaFdaCabal (https://twitter.com/MariaFdaCabal/) ....

Duration:00:07:59