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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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“Deep state HQ is where the snakes are.” @ChristianWhiton

11/22/2019
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Image: Who’s supposed to make foreign policy in the USA? . Christian Whiton, Center for the National Interest, covers Fiona Hill, McMaster and Vindman. McMaster and Mattis went on to Hoover. Vindman spoke poorly of the president — saying, “he went against US policy” — abrogating the Uniform Code of Military Justice and disgracing himself. He lacked even the dignity to resign. Only the president is entitled to formulate US policy. CW: “Back to [D.C.] headquarters is where the snakes are.”...

Duration:00:13:35

Morales and conspirators scheme to return to power by beggaring Bolivia. @JMHumire @gatestoneInst Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

11/22/2019
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Photo: Bjerget Cerro Rico (https://da.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cerro_Rico) ("Det rige bjerg") i Potosí, hvorfra spanierne udvandt størstedelen af deres sølv (https://da.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%B8lv) . View author information (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Moll_-_Map_of_South_America_-_Detail_Potosi.png) Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Moll_-_Map_of_South_America_-_Detail_Potosi.png) File:Moll - Map of South America - Detail Potosi.png Uploadet: 2005-09-15 22:22:3...

Duration:00:13:49

Likely third Israeli election in the Spring. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

11/22/2019
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Photo: Israeli rod sign in Hebrew, Arabic and English. Public domain. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Likely third Israeli election in the Spring. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres https://www.foxnews.com/world/benjamin-netanyahu-israel-rivals-indictments-resignation-demands

Duration:00:05:04

On the Road to the Islam World Capitals of Baku and Tashkent: Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres, Host.

11/22/2019
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Photo: Train station of Baku. Date | 1900 Source | ourbaku.com (http://www.ourbaku.com/index.php5/%D0%A4%D0%B0%D0%B9%D0%BB:%D0%91%D0%B0%D0%BA%D1%83._%D0%A2%D0%B8%D1%84%D0%BB%D0%B8%D1%81%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B8%D0%B9_%D0%B2%D0%BE%D0%BA%D0%B7%D0%B0%D0%BB_(1900).jpg) Author | Unknown https://en.trend.az/azerbaijan/politics/3149132.html http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to the Islam World Capitals of Baku and Tashkent:...

Duration:00:06:31

Does Washington have self-awareness or a sense of humor? No and no. Victor Davis Hanson @VDHanson @HooverInst

11/22/2019
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Image: American swamp critters: American alligator (right) and American crocodile (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_crocodile) (left) at Mrazek Pond, Florida. Public domain. (Everglades NPS (https://www.flickr.com/people/56295925@N07) from Homestead, Florida, United States) . Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover, discusses the impeachment inquiry: “deep state.” In the federal govt, some deny and some embrace the phrase. The former CIA director speaking to Brennan said, “Thank God for the deep...

Duration:00:08:06

1/2 Michael Bloomberg jumps in. @GeneMarks.

11/22/2019
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Image: Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus with Michael Bloomberg. Pubic domain. . Gene Marks, Small Business Report; Guardian; TheHill; discusses Michael Bloomberg’s entering the race for president. What does he mean for small business? No warning signs of recession. Housing units & building permits up: a “post-recession high.” However, industrial production, durable goods made in the US economy – that fell a bit in October, much to do with auto industry strikes. See: CalculatedRisk.com

Duration:00:09:27

2/2 The roaring US economy: any Christmas Grinch? Nope. @GeneMarks.

11/22/2019
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Image: The Grinch, creation of Dr Seuss; his deeds and avatar are nowhere visible in the US economy this season. Fair use. . Gene Marks, Small Business Report; Guardian; TheHill; responds to the question, Any economic Grinch visible on the American horizon?? None. Big-box retailers with online presence are positioned to succeed. Microsoft reducing support for small business. Blue Vine: financing for small businesses, with a focus on factoring. Just raised $100 mil.

Duration:00:10:35

Hotel Mars, episode n: Martian soil is, technically speaking, “weird.”— @MichaelDWall Space.com, David Livingston Spaceshow.com

11/21/2019
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Image: Screen grab from NASA video (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:GMM-3_Mars_Gravity.webm) showing how three NASA orbiters mapped the gravity field of Mars . Hotel Mars, episode n. Michael Wall Space.com; and David Livingston, The Space Show, in re: The probe into Martian soil, which stopped at about a foot down apparently because it lost friction in the soil and can’t dig. It’s dusty and “weird,” like nothing we’ve seen on Earth. Digging is being done by a stationary lander, so it’ll...

Duration:00:10:27

A prosperous, infant democracy, Uzbekistan, hastens to its first elections. Fred Starr, Central Asia-Caucasus Institute, & Silk Road Studies Program

11/21/2019
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Image: Bread sellers in Urgut (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urgut) , Uzbekistan. Public domain. . Fred Starr, founding chairman of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute and Silk Road Studies Program, reports on the Dec 22 Uzbek election: the new president, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, wants to bring in the public as voters and to control out-of-control local bureaucrats; this will require that the government modernize the process. At present are behind the eight ball; rushing. More urgently, the...

Duration:00:11:20

NASA gobbles your $300 mil; exciting SpaceX test*. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

11/21/2019
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Image: During a SpaceX engineering test, a tank exploded. Bill Harwood reported at https://www.cbsnews.com/news/spacex-explosion-today-starship-prototype-exploded-during-test-at-boca-chica-texas-launch-site-wednesday/ Photo: screen grab from Bill’s story. . SpaceX Starship test; hope to have flights in 2020. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com. Today, during engineering tests, a tank exploded – went 500 feet into the air. No other information. Boeing blasted NASA for how it negotiates its...

Duration:00:14:25

Neptune’s moons: Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire. Bob Zimmerman, BehndtheBlack.com

11/21/2019
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Image: Fred Astaire (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fred_Astaire) and Ginger Rogers (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ginger_Rogers) 's first movie together was Flying Down to Rio (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flying_Down_to_Rio) . Public domain. . Oxygen in Gale Crater fluctuates seasonally; Curiosity found it. First geological map of Saturn’s moon. Two of Neptune’s small moons are so close they literally dance with each other and never collide; one named Ginger Rogers and the other, Fred...

Duration:00:06:05

Will Canada's Minority Government and Trudeau surrender to the PRC and Huawei? Charles Burton Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute,

11/21/2019
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Photo: Barracks, Fort Vancouver, Washington, November, 1900 Description | English: Text from Kiehl log: Vancouver barracks. Right half. November 1900. Album 3.030Subjects (LCTGM): Barracks--Washington (State)--VancouverSubjects (LCSH): Vancouver Barracks (Wash.); United States. Army--Barracks and quarters; Military bases--Washington (State)--VancouverConcepts: War and the military Depicted place | English: United States--Washington (State)--Vancouver Barrracks Date | 1900...

Duration:00:08:49

Hong Kong's business as usual not as usual. Andrew Collier, Orient Capital Research. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

11/21/2019
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Photo: 中文: 香港 (https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E9%A6%99%E6%B8%AF) 尖沙咀 (https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%B0%96%E6%B2%99%E5%92%80) 火車站 (https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%B0%96%E6%B2%99%E5%92%80%E7%AB%99_(%E4%B9%9D%E5%BB%A3%E9%90%B5%E8%B7%AF)) 及鐘樓 (https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%B0%96%E6%B2%99%E5%92%80%E9%90%98%E6%A8%93) 。English: Clock Tower (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clock_Tower,_Hong_Kong) and Kowloon Station (KCR) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Station) in Tsim Sha Tsui...

Duration:00:10:40

Hong Kong is the new Tiananmen Square. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast Arthur Waldron University of Pennsylvania.

11/20/2019
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Photo: May 1968 slogan. Paris. "It is forbidden to forbid." Espencat (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Espencat) - Own work Situationist grafitti, Menton, France, 2006 (the 1968 slogan Il est interdit d’interdire ! (https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Il_est_interdit_d%27interdire_!) , “It is forbidden to forbid!”, with missing apostrophe). Permission details Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License...

Duration:00:11:22

Iran, North Korea and the PRC base sanctions-busting plans in the sovereign island-state of Dominica. Dr. Sam Christianson, United Worker's Party. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.

11/20/2019
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Photo: Scotts Head (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotts_Head,_Dominica) peninsula, a tied island (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/tied_island) in Saint Mark Parish (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Mark_Parish,_Dominica) , Dominica (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominica) . Date | 10 December 2009 Source | Digital photo taken by User:Postdlf (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Postdlf) Author | Postdlf (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Postdlf) Postdlf...

Duration:00:10:27

PRC State Security aims to steal at will from foreign enterprise in China & What is to be done? @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

11/20/2019
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Photo: Boxer rebellion Torajiro Kasai - https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-entitled-the-allied-armies-launch-a-general-offensive-on-pekin-castle-104019882.html Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_race_to_take_Peking_first.jpg) File:The race to take Peking first.jpg Created: 27 February 1900 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow PRC State Security aims to steal at will from foreign enterprise in China & What...

Duration:00:12:54

How to maintain your conservative charity giving in 2019 and 2020. @LibertynKilts DonorsTrust.org

11/20/2019
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Photo: Ocean steamers passing Statue of Liberty, N.Y. 01/01/1902 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow How to maintain your conservative charity giving in 2019 and 2020. @LibertynKilts DonorsTrust.org http://www.donorstrust.org

Duration:00:11:13

South Korea returns refugees to North Korea for certain death. Tara O, Korean-American Institute @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

11/20/2019
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Photo: American and South Korean soldiers along the DMZ on 26 August 1967. United States Army - http://www.usarmy.mil (http://www.usarmy.mil/) Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:American_and_South_Korean_Soldiers,_DMS_1967.jpg) File:American and South Korean Soldiers, DMS 1967.jpg Uploaded: 2014-05-21 06:58:07 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow South Korea returns refugees to North Korea for certain death....

Duration:00:09:35

The Siege of Hong Kong & What is to be done? @Michael_Yon @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

11/20/2019
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Photo: Hong Kong: panoramic view. Description | Hong Kong: panoramic view. Photograph by Felice Beato, 1860.Iconographic Collections Keywords: Felice Beato http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Siege of Hong Kong & What is to be done? @Michael_Yon @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

Duration:00:08:57

The Oceans of the Moons. Charles Pellegrino: Darwin's Universe, Origins and Crises in the History of Life, Second Edition Hardcover – 1986 by Charles R.; and Jesse A. Stoff Pellegrino

11/20/2019
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Photo: This image shows a view of the trailing hemisphere of Jupiter's ice-covered satellite, Europa, in approximate natural color. Long, dark lines are fractures in the crust, some of which are more than 3,000 kilometers (1,850 miles) long. The bright feature containing a central dark spot in the lower third of the image is a young impact crater some 50 kilometers (31 miles) in diameter. This crater has been provisionally named "Pwyll" for the Celtic god of the underworld. Europa is about...

Duration:00:12:22