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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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English


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Comet Borisov entered the Solar System from the direction of Cassiopeia near the border with Perseus, and originates from the galactic plane. Dr Karen Meech, Institute for Astronomy, Honolulu, & Dr David Livingston, The Space Show

10/19/2019
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Image: A comparison of two interstellar objects passing through our solar system, including Comet Borisov (yellow line). . Hotel Mars, episode n, with Dr Karen Meech, Institute for Astronomy, Honolulu, and Dr David Livingston, The Space Show. They discuss interstellar visitors. ‘Omuamua, a cigar-shaped asteroid, and Comet Borisov. 2I/Borisov, originally designated C/2019 Q4 (Borisov), is the first observed interstellar comet and the second observed interstellar interloper after ʻOumuamua....

Duration:00:11:04

1/2 ʻOumuamua, the first known interstellar object detected passing through the Solar System, with Dr Karen Meech & Dr David Livingston

10/19/2019
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Image: Artist's impression of ʻOumuamua, the first known interstellar object detected passing through the Solar System. Permissions*: see below. . Hotel Mars, episode n, with Dr Karen Meech, Institute for Astronomy, Honolulu, and Dr David Livingston, The Space Show. They discuss interstellar visitors. ‘Omuamua, a cigar-shaped asteroid, and Comet Borisov. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ʻOumuamua . *Permissions: Author, Original - ESO/M. Kornmesser Derivative: nagualdesign. I, the copyright...

Duration:00:09:03

A national puzzle: fair? due process? with John Yoo.

10/18/2019
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Image: Donald Trump with Pelosi in January 2017. Public domain. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Marianique Santos . https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/nancy-pelosi-doesnt-have-to-make-impeachment-fair-but-it-still-should-be/2019/10/13/b09ce182-ec44-11e9-85c0-85a098e47b37_story.html?utm_source=Hoover+Daily+Report&utm_campaign=7e1f0a2bab-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_10_14_05_25&utm_medium=email The House Doesn't Have to Be 'Fair' in Its Probe, but It Should Give Trump Due Process....

Duration:00:11:35

Bill Barr at Notre Dame on Tocqueville’s “soft despotism” of government dependency, with Bill McGurn

10/18/2019
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Image: The Basilica of the Sacred Heart, which is located in the center of the University of Notre Dame's campus. Permissions*: see below . https://www.wsj.com/articles/bill-barr-gets-religion-11571094063 Bill Barr ‘Gets’ Religion The attorney general gives a speech on secularism, and the left goes bananas. For Notre Dame fans, this football weekend was a twofer. Not only did the Irish beat a longtime rival, the University of Southern California, on Saturday, the campus was treated to a...

Duration:00:10:25

House Democrats cancel the Trump Moon-landing. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

10/18/2019
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Photo: Crater photographed by Apollo 11 crew near landing site 20/07/1969 collections In Collections Apollo 11The first spaceflight that landed humans on the Moon create Source NASA link Link https://images.nasa.gov/ copyright Copyright info Public Domain Dedication (CC0) (https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow House Democrats cancel the Trump Moon-landing. Bob Zimmerman...

Duration:00:09:09

Stratolaunch saved by Anonymous Ruptured Goose Fan. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

10/18/2019
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Photo: H-4 Hercules "Spruce Goose" image (http://www.alaska.faa.gov/fai/images/Aircraft/H-4%20HERCULES.jpg) http://www.alaska.faa.gov/fai/afss/AcftPhoto-List.htmhttps://www.flickr.com/photos/49487266@N07/7881222436 Permission details This image or file is a work of a Federal Aviation Administration (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Aviation_Administration) employee, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work...

Duration:00:11:59

500 climate scholars unuseful to 1 climate scholar named Michael Mann. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

10/18/2019
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Photo: Unknown Title | Polar bear (Ursus maritimus), Zoo, Lincoln Park, Chicago. Date | Created: 1911?. Coverage: 1865?-1900?. Source Imprint: 1865?-1900?.Digital item published 6-15-2005; updated 2-12-2009. Medium | albumen print (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albumen_print) Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs Accession number | Catalog Call Number: MFY Dennis Coll 90-F174Record ID: 653380Digital ID:...

Duration:00:07:48

The cave colonies of Mars. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

10/18/2019
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Photo:Possibly Connected Lava Tube Skylight Pair in Tharsis Region USAGE POLICY All of the images produced by HiRISE and accessible on this site are within the public domain: there are no restrictions on their usage by anyone in the public, including news or science organizations. We do ask for a credit line where possible: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona POSTSCRIPT NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, Calif., manages the Mars...

Duration:00:12:00

Long-expected visitors from another star system: 1 of 2: Comets Oumuamua & Borisov. Karen Meech, University of Hawaii. David Livingston, Spaceshow.com

10/18/2019
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Photo: 1I/ʻOumuamua, imaged with the 4.2 meter William Herschel Telescope in the Canary Islands on 28 October 2017, is seen as a stationary light source in the centre of the image. Background stars appear streaked because the telescope is tracking the rapidly moving asteroid. Original: NASA; Alan Fitzsimmons (ARC, Queen's University Belfast), Isaac Newton Group Derivative: nagualdesign (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Nagualdesign) - https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap171103.html Public Domain...

Duration:00:09:00

Long-expected visitors from another star system: 2 of 2: Comets Oumuamua & Borisov. Karen Meech, University of Hawaii. David Livingston, Spaceshow.com

10/18/2019
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Photo: Banner image: Hubble photographed comet 2I/Borisov at a distance of 260 million miles from Earth. This Hubble image, taken on Oct. 12, 2019, is the sharpest view to date of the comet. Hubble reveals a central concentration of dust around the nucleus (which is too small to be seen by Hubble). The comet is falling toward the Sun and will make its closest approach on Dec. 7, 2019, when it will be twice as far from the Sun as Earth. The comet is following a hyperbolic path around the Sun...

Duration:00:11:05

Seal Team Nagorno-Karabakh and America's only ally in the Caspian Sea Basin. @ProfBShaffer @Georgetown #Azerbaijan #Armenia #Nagorno-Karabakh

10/18/2019
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Photo: 030806-F-7823A-006.Naval Air Station Fallon, Nev. (Aug. 6, 2003) -- U.S. Navy SEAL (Sea, Air and Land) Team members secure a landing zone as part of a downed pilot scenario during Desert Rescue XI at Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon, Nev. The exercise simulates the rescue of downed aircrew behind enemy lines enabling other aircrews to perform Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) related missions as well as experiment with new techniques in realistic scenarios. Desert Rescue XI is a joint...

Duration:00:10:32

#TheScalaReport: WeWork failure and the unintended consequences of bulge-bracket banks promoting exaggerated IPOs. Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

10/18/2019
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Photo: Huge crowds surround the All Night And Day Bank on the corner of Spring Street and Sixth Street, April, 1910Photograph (streetscape) of huge crowds surrounding the All Night And Day Bank on the corner of Spring Street and Sixth Street, April, 1910. Throngs of people are bunched up in front of the bank overflowing down the sidewalks, into the streets, and on sidewalks across the streets. Vehicle traffic such as horse-drawn carriages, early-model cars and bicyclists manage to whittle...

Duration:00:11:26

Mulvaney is a head-scratcher. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

10/18/2019
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Photo: Overseas Guests by Nicholas Roerich (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicholas_Roerich) , 1899 Nicholas Roerich (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Nicholas_Roerich) - Myseum by name of Nicolas Roerich (http://www.icr.su/rus/evolution/cae/) the last upload: Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow (https://www.tretyakovgallery.ru/en/collection/zamorskie-gosti/) Nicholas Roerich "Guests from Overseas". From the series "Beginnings of Russia. The Slavs." 1901 Public Domain...

Duration:00:09:00

Blameful Europe blames Trump for Syria. @SebGorka

10/18/2019
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Photo: Turkey in Asia and the Caucasian Provinces of Russia Description | العربية: خريطة جميلة لِإيالات الدولة العُثمانيَّة (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Ottoman_Empire) في آسيا وتظهر فيها المُقاطعات القوقازيَّة التي تُسيطر عليها روسيا. تعود هذه الخريطة لِلطبعة الأولى لِأطلس كولتون الصادر سنة 1855م. غطَّت الأراضي العُثمانيَّة المنطقة المُمتدة من القرم شمالًا إلى دلتا النيل جنوبًا، وغربًا وُصولًا إلى بحر إيجة، ثُمَّ شرقًا وُصولًا إلى بحر قزوين والخليج العربي.تشتملُ على البلاد...

Duration:00:11:10

Trump Administration answers the failed Obamacare and the pipe dream of Medicare-for-All. @StephenMoore @Heritage

10/17/2019
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Photo: A horse-drawn ambulance outside Bellevue Hospital (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bellevue_Hospital) in New York City (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_York_City) , 1895 Unknown - The Byron Collection / Museum of the City of New York (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Museum_of_the_City_of_New_York) / The New York Times (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_New_York_Times) , via The Times online store, here (http://www.nytstore.com/ProdDetail.aspx?prodId=2476) A horse-drawn ambulance...

Duration:00:12:20

Warren's unexplainable confiscation and nationalization of private enterprise. @StephenMoore @Heritage

10/17/2019
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Photo: Bacchus honoreert de wens van koning Midas create Source Rijksmuseum link Link http://europeana.eu/ copyright Copyright info Public Domain (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/publicdomain/) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Warren's unexplainable confiscation and nationalization of private enterprise. @StephenMoore @Heritage https://medium.com/@teamwarren/heres-how-we-can-break-up-big-tech-9ad9e0da324c

Duration:00:07:11

Mirabile dictu: BoJo seals a Brexit deal few thought he could. Juncker: “I’m happy about the deal.” —Dan Griswold

10/17/2019
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Image: A bilingual traffic sign in County Louth (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/County_Louth) , in the Republic of Ireland, warning drivers travelling south across the border that metric speed limits are used in ROI, whereas the UK uses imperial units in driving. Kmh warning sign. * Pemissions: see below. . Dan Griswold, Mercatus, explains the peculiarities of Brexit. Boris Johnson (BoJo) got the EU to budge – a feat, in itself. Everyone wants an open border between Republic of Ireland and...

Duration:00:09:55

The notorious Ukrainian Burisma is Atlantic Council’s chief funder; merging financially with Schiff’s committee? Aaron Klein

10/17/2019
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Image Burisma Holdings logo: Hunter Biden’s Board seat with substantial honoraria. And then — the Atlantic Council. Aaron Klein. . Aaron Klein, Breitbart & KleinOnline & Aaron Klein Investigative Radio describes in some detail the small circle of friends. The oddities of the Schiff closed-door hearings. On 25 July 2019, Pres Trump spoke with the president of Ukraine. Whistleblower complaint as of 12 Aug. Then an Atlantic Council staffer, Thomas Eager, travelled to Ukraine. He now is a...

Duration:00:12:02

Russian trolls prep for 2020. @DefTechPat @DefenseOne

10/17/2019
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Photo: Still from the Soviet movie Devyatoe Yanvarya ("9th of January") (1925) showing a line of armed soldiers facing demonstrators at the approaches to the Winter Palace (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winter_Palace) in St Petersburg (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Petersburg) View author information (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:BloodySunday1905.jpg) Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:BloodySunday1905.jpg) File:BloodySunday1905.jpg Uploaded: 2005-04-18...

Duration:00:12:30

Manufacturing slowly adapts to the PRC downturn. @AlanTonelson @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

10/17/2019
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Photo: The assembly plant of the Bell Aircraft Corporation in 1944. Note parts of overhead crane (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overhead_crane) at both sides of photo near top. Unknown - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Library_of_Congress) 's Prints and Photographs division (https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/) under the digital ID fsa.8e02902 (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8e02902) . This tag does not indicate the copyright...

Duration:00:07:46