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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.

Location:

New York, NY

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Westwood One

Description:

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

131: #NewAmericanCivilWar: Lessons of the fall of the Western Roman Empire to secondary city-states.

5/30/2020
Photo: Atilla (434 – 453) Great king Atilla, emperor of the Hun Empire (called imperator by western and eastern romans) was murdered in 453, after his wedding ceremony. The drawing of Edvi Illés Ödön.Magyar: Atilla (434 – 453) Edvi Illés Ödön rajza.Français : Atilla, roi des Huns, assassiné en 453 lors de son mariage. Date | 23 July 2012 Source | Scan of the original photograph (digitized by: Elekes Andor (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Elekes_Andor) ) Author | Edvi Illés Ödön...

Duration:00:15:04

131: #NewAmericanCivilWar: Without truth-telling, with denouncing, wrecking the constitutional order collectively. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis.

5/30/2020
Photo: English: Attila and his Hordes Overrun Italy and the Arts (detail) Date | between 1843 and 1847 Ferdinand Victor Eugène Delacroix (/ˈdɛləkrwɑː, (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:IPA/English) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:IPA/English) ˌdɛləˈkrwɑː/ (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:IPA/English) DEL-ə-krwah, DEL-ə-KRWAH (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Pronunciation_respelling_key) ,[1] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eug%C3%A8ne_Delacroix#cite_note-1) French: [øʒɛn dəlakʁwa]...

Duration:00:11:06

131: What’s a SCIF?* Francis Rose: @FRoseDC

5/30/2020
Image: When Donald Trump (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Trump) became president in 2017, a SCIF was set up at his Mar-a-Lago (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar-a-Lago) resort in Florida, which he refers to as his Winter White House (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winter_White_House) . Trump (at the head of the table with various cabinet members, advisers, and staffers) is seen here monitoring the Syrian cruise missile attack (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2017_Shayrat_missile_strike)...

Duration:00:09:34

130: #TheScalaReport: What of the consumer in the recovery? The office worker in the recovery? The North American graduate? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

5/29/2020
Photo: Une finissante en médecine, reçoit plusieurs prix lors la collation des grades de l'Université McGill, 30 may 1940. Date | Taken on 30 May 1940 2012-08-30 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow #TheScalaReport (https://twitter.com/search?q=%23TheScalaReport) : What of the consumer in the recovery? The office worker in the recovery? The North American graduate? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com (https://t.co/mxdzcWPFyY) #ScalaAPS...

Duration:00:10:35

129: The Flynn–Kislyak call transcripts are routine, brief, and without the word “sanctions.” @DevinNunes

5/29/2020
Image: Embassy of the Russian Federation in the USA Devin Nunes, @DevinNunes, CA-22, in re: 2016, Gen Flynn spoke with Amb Kislyak. Violations of secure laws, such as Logan Act; or allegation of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. We had no information. Now we have the transcripts. The FBI went unannounced into WH to interview Gen Flynn—a breach of rules. Then the FBI said, Nothing illegal with Flynn. Turns out that Flynn’s calls were not only normal; they were boring. The word...

Duration:00:09:49

128: Reopening California with gusto and common sense. @DevinNunes

5/29/2020
Image: Summer Joaquín Sorolla (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joaqu%C3%ADn_Sorolla) (1904) Devin Nunes, @DevinNunes, CA-22, in re: Devin podcasts very well. This week, Devin interviewed John Batchelor. Devin normally uses his podcast to get directly to his constituents and around the globe, to get around the big news media. . . Gov Newsom decreed that it’s legal to sit on the sand. My county was punished till the very end; our Bora of Supervisors voted to open right away because businesses...

Duration:00:10:15

126: #SmallBusinessAmerica: What to learn from the scrupulous reopening of Disneyworld? @GeneMarks

5/29/2020
Photo: Carpenters and construction workers waiting outside Florida State employment office trying to get jobs on Camp Blanding, Starke, Florida. Dec. 1940 public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow #SmallBusinessAmerica: What to learn from the scrupulous reopening of Disneyworld? @GeneMarks Here's How Disney World Plans to Reopen https://www.newser.com/story/291469/heres-how-disney-world-plans-to-reopen.html Majority of...

Duration:00:08:06

126: #SmallBusinessAmerica: Hitting bottom and starting back up reopening. @GeneMarks @Guardian

5/29/2020
Photo: Radio shops (taken for Mr Hillier, AWA) Date | 16 January 1946 Source | http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=26186 (item) http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=37473 (album) http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=395018 (collection) This image may be used freely without requesting permission. The State Library of New South Wales requests...

Duration:00:14:03

125: Tents camp SF vs. NIMBY SF. Jeff Bliss: @JCBliss

5/29/2020
Image: A tent city was erected in 1920 by the Red Cross in Forest Park, St. Louis (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forest_Park,_St._Louis) , so city families could get away from the August heat. (Drawing by Marguerite Martyn (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marguerite_Martyn) of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.) Jeff Bliss, Pacific Watch, in re: Take large common areas, such as between buildings, and lay out marked-off places where homeless may set up their tents. A city of homeless tents. Also have...

Duration:00:09:56

124: Lockdown lessons learned: one size, not. @DanHenninger

5/29/2020
Image: Regions that formerly had a stay-at-home order or advisory. Wikipedia chart. Dan Henninger, WSJ editorial board, & Wonder Land column; in re: #inthetimeofthevirus, Ozarks pool party. Americans are willing to shut down their country and economy under threat of death for a limited time. In New York City, a coalition of small businesses said they were on the brink of extinction and would open up no matter what. Mayor DeBlasio said he’d sic the police on them. This is no longer about...

Duration:00:09:58

123: The US birthrate plummets lows & What is to be done? @Timmerkane @HoverInst

5/29/2020
Photo: Federal Works Agency. Work Projects Administration. National Research Project. (ca. 1941 - ca. 1942) Title | Scott's Run, West Virginia. Interior of the Jero WPA nursery - These children are from unemployed miners' homes. Date | 19 March 1937 Lewis Wickes Hine (September 26, 1874 – November 3, 1940) was an American sociologist (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sociology) and photographer. Hine used his camera as a tool for social reform. His photographs were instrumental in changing...

Duration:00:10:10

123: The English-speaking democracies push back against the PRC grab of Hong Kong. @MichaelAuslin @HooverInst

5/29/2020
Photo: Hong Kong in the 1930s Canton Road (street name sign on building) Date | 1930s Source | Old photograph, private collection Author | Unknown photographer - scanned, cleaned and optimized by MJJR (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:MJJR) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The English-speaking democracies pushback against the PRC grab of Hong Kong. @MichaelAuslin @HooverInst...

Duration:00:10:08

123: No bailouts for the profligate, public union-dominated Blue states #in-the-time-of-the-virus. @VerodeRugy @Mercatus

5/29/2020
Photo: [Buildings at the University of Chicago, with lily pond in foreground, Chicago, Illinois] Public Domain (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/publicdomain/) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow No bailouts for the profligate, public union-dominated Blue states #in-the-time-of-the-virus. @VerodeRugy @Mercatus https://www.mercatus.org/publications/covid-19-economic-recovery/no-more-state-and-local-government-bailouts

Duration:00:11:41

123: Scotland permits sunbathing and unrestricted strolling but no pubs yet #in-the-time-of-the-virus. @TheRealConstable

5/29/2020
Photo: Edinburgh, showing Arthur's Seat, one of the earliest known sites of human habitation in the area Tilmandralle (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Tilmandralle) - Own work Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh in Scotland, Great Britain Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Arthurs_seat_edinburgh.jpg) File:Arthurs seat edinburgh.jpg Created: 1 March 2009 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Scotland permits...

Duration:00:10:46

122: The FBI atmospherics of 7/31/16 that concocted Crossfire Hurricane and the Russiagate hoax. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

5/29/2020
Photo: Hoover receives the National Security Medal from President Dwight Eisenhower on May 27, 1955, as then-Vice President Richard Nixon and others look on. Date | 27 May 1955 Source | https://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/the-hoover-legacy-40-years-after-part-4 Author | FBI.gov http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The FBI atmospherics of 7/31/16 that concocted Crossfire Hurricane and the Russiagate hoax. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO...

Duration:00:13:17

122: The Flynn case drags on in the Sullivan court & What is to be done? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

5/29/2020
Photo: English: 1860 illustration of the door of the Star Chamber at Westminster Abbey, for a magazine article. Once a Week magazine, volume 2, page 594. Date | 16 September 1860 Source | Internet Archive (https://archive.org/details/onceweek02londuoft/) Henry George Hine (1811–1895) was an English landscape-painter and comic illustrator. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Flynn case drags on in the Sullivan court & What is...

Duration:00:08:46

121: Only Trump pushes back on the PRC @SebGorka

5/29/2020
Image: "Putting his foot down" Uncle Sam in 1899 demands Open Door (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_Door_Policy) while major powers plan to cut up China for themselves; Germany, Italy, England, Austria, Russia & France are represented by Wilhelm II, Umberto I, John Bull, Franz Joseph I (in rear) Uncle Sam, Nicholas II, and Emile Loubet. Punch Aug 23, 1899 by J. S. Pughe (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._S._Pughe) Sebastian Gorka, America First radio; in re: A genuine villain: China.

Duration:00:07:48

120: The Twitter censors @SebGorka

5/29/2020
Image: Content of tweets according to Pear Analytics News (3.6%) Spam (3.8%) Self-promotion (5.9%) Pointless babble (40.1%) Conversational (37.6%) Pass-along value (8.7%) Public domain. Sebastian Gorka, America First radio; in re: Hard to draw any conclusion but that Republican-led states want swift reopening and will lead flourishing economies, whereas Democratically-led states are trying to keep everything closed. Senator Blumenthal of Connecticut “has intimate knowledge of ‘egregious’.”

Duration:00:12:14

119: Ayatollah speaks of “a Final Solution.” Malcolm Hoenlein @conf_of_pres

5/28/2020
Image: In a February 26 (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/February_26) , 1942 (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/1942) letter to Martin Luther (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_(diplomat)) , Reinhard Heydrich (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Reinhard_Heydrich) follows up on the Wannsee Conference (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wannsee_Conference) by asking Luther for administrative assistance in the implementation of the "Endlösung der Judenfrage" (Final Solution of the...

Duration:00:10:45

118: Teheran, Moscow, Havana, enjoy Caracas for their own ambitions. Emanuele Ottolenghi @eottolenghi

5/28/2020
Image: Smoke billows throughout Caracas during the Caracazo riots, 2014. Video screen grab + attributions. Emanuele Ottolenghi, in re: Iran-Venezuela oil transfers. Al Asami seems to be in charge in Venezuela, which has the largest-known oil reserves in the world. Years of corruption, mismanagement, embezzlement, have left the sector in tatters. Severe gasoline shortage. Iran has sent massive supplies and many technicians to revive the oil sector; two weeks of airlift—and carrying gold back...

Duration:00:11:08