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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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Tales of the New Cold War: I of 2: Why is Ukraine corrupt? "Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown." Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

11/12/2019
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Photo: In the mid-19th century Odessa became a resort town famed for its popularity among the Russian upper classes. This popularity prompted a new age of investment in the building of hotels and leisure projects. Коллекция открыток Анатолия Дроздовского - http://goldinfo.com.ua/full.aspx?id=49 Great Hotel Moscow Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%D0%91%D0%BE%D0%BB%D1%8C%D1%88%D0%B0%D1%8F_%D0%9C%D0%BE%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%BE%D0%B2%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B0%D1%8F.jpg) File:Большая...

Duration:00:19:29

Tales of the New Cold War: 2 of 2: Why is Ukraine corrupt? "Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown." Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

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Photo: The 142-metre-long Potemkin Stairs (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potemkin_Stairs) (constructed 1837–1841) 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 ppmsc.03866 (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.03866) . This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still...

Duration:00:21:45

POTUS bullish at the Economic Club of New York. @LizPeek https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-11-12/trump-puts-economic-growth-at-center-of-his-2020-re-election-bid

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Image: Economics in the Nineteenth Century — The major components of a Watt pumping engine. Public domain. (Robert H. Thurston: History of the Growth of the Steam Engine, D. Appleton & Co 1878) . Elizabeth Peek, of TheHill and Fox News, covers President Trump at the Economic Club of New York today: he pitched to the working man. The present robust economy, and that going in to the election year. Focussed almost entirely on job creation; how deregulation and lower taxes have led to...

Duration:00:12:07

Bloomberg was a very good New York mayor. @Liz Peek https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/liz-peek-bloomberg-run-could-hurt-warren-and-buttagieg-but-mayor-would-face-uphill-battle

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Image: One of Mike Bloomberg’s illustrious accomplishments as mayor of New York City was to create Cornell Tech, which arose from an economic development (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economic_development) initiative of his administration in 2008. The initiative sought to attract another engineering school to the city in the hope that it would produce entrepreneurial engineers who would in turn start job-creating companies. . Elizabeth Peek, of TheHill and Fox News, reviews Mayor Mike vs...

Duration:00:07:36

1/2 Knights of the Sea: The True Story of the Boxer and the Enterprise and the War of 1812, by David Hanna.

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Image: USS Enterprise takes the HMS Boxer, September 5, 1813. Public domain. . Knights of the Sea: The True Story of the Boxer and the Enterprise and the War of 1812,by David Hanna (https://www.amazon.com/David-Hanna/e/B005H54H34/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) . Reprint Edition https://www.amazon.com/Knights-Sea-Story-Boxer-Enterprise-dp-0451239202/dp/0451239202/ref=mt_paperback?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=1573611714 On a September day in 1813, as citizens watched from the rocky shore of Pemaquid,...

Duration:00:12:16

2/2 Knights of the Sea: The True Story of the Boxer and the Enterprise and the War of 1812, by David Hanna.

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Image: The USS Constitution at the time of her battle with the Guerriere . Knights of the Sea: The True Story of the Boxer and the Enterprise and the War of 1812,by David Hanna (https://www.amazon.com/David-Hanna/e/B005H54H34/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) . Reprint Edition https://www.amazon.com/Knights-Sea-Story-Boxer-Enterprise-dp-0451239202/dp/0451239202/ref=mt_paperback?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=1573611714 On a September day in 1813, as citizens watched from the rocky shore of Pemaquid, Maine,...

Duration:00:10:21

Mike Bloomberg in presidential debate in California & What is to be done? @HooverWhalen

11/12/2019
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Photo: 3. St. Vincent's College, second building by Pershing Square, ca 1875. Anonymous (Life time: 1900) - Original publication: Unknown Immediate source: http://waterandpower.org/Historical_DWP_Photo_Collection_LA_Public_Library/St_Vincents_College_ca1887.jpg St Vincent’s College by Pershing Square, Los Angeles, ca 1887. This was the second building on the property. PD-US-expired (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:St_Vincent%E2%80%99s_Pershing_Square.jpeg) File:St Vincent’s Pershing...

Duration:00:10:15

#TheScalaReport: The Decline and Fall of Softbank & Lessons Learned. Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

11/12/2019
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Photo: Gaisen Road Street, Tokyo, 1900 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow #TheScalaReport (https://twitter.com/search?q=%23TheScalaReport) : The Decline and Fall of Softbank & Lessons Learned. Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com (https://t.co/mxdzcX7gXy) #ScalaAPS (https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ScalaAPS) @STRATACACHE (https://twitter.com/STRATACACHE/) https://www.ft.com/content/25f76710-fbde-11e9-98fd-4d6c20050229

Duration:00:12:11

1/2 Impeachment Right to a Defense Not Much in the House Democratic Majority. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR

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Image: Constitution of the United States, page 1. Public domain. . https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/11/trump-impeachment-inquiry-whistleblower-presidents-right-to-present-a-defense/ The ‘Whistleblower’ and the President’s Right to Present a Defense, by Andrew C MaCarthy. The right to present a defense, also vouchsafed by the Sixth Amendment, is the guarantee on which Paul and the rest of the president’s supporters should focus. . . . The right to present a defense is importantly different...

Duration:00:11:58

2/2 Impeachment Right to a Defense Not Much in the House Democratic Majority. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR

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Image: The bureaucratic culture which prompts us to view society as an object of administration, as a collection of so many 'problems' to be solved, as 'nature' to be 'controlled', 'mastered' and 'improved' or 'remade', as a legitimate target for 'social engineering', and in general a garden to be designed and kept in the planned shape by force (the gardening posture divides vegetation into 'cultured plants' to be taken care of, and weeds to be exterminated), was the very atmosphere in which...

Duration:00:09:04

Gaza warlord KIA. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

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Photo: English: Title: Southern Palestine. Gaza, from the east.Abstract/medium: G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph CollectionPhysical description: 1 negative : Date | 1900 Source | Library of CongressCatalog: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/matpc/item/mpc2004001469/PPOriginal url: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/matpc.01377 Author | Matson Collection Permission (Reusing this file (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Reusing_content_outside_Wikimedia) ) | No known restrictions on...

Duration:00:14:06

Rescuing a Jewish Cemetery nearby Mantua, Italy. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter

11/12/2019
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Photo: Domenico Morone (1442–1518) Title Battle between the Gonzaga and the Bonacolsi Object typepaintingDate1494Mediumoil on panelCollection showDucal palace http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Rescuing a Jewish Cemetery nearby Mantua, Italy. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter https://www.timesofisrael.com/in-italy-a-good-samaritan-restores-a-jewish-cemetery-abandoned-for-centuries/

Duration:00:07:56

Mike Bloomberg and Duval Patrick weigh the Democratic field. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter.

11/11/2019
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Photo: The convention was held at the Chicago Coliseum (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago_Coliseum) Unknown - https://archive.org/stream/officialproceedi1896demo#page/n19/mode/1up Official Proceedings of the Democratic National Convention] (1896) Chicago Coliseum Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Chicago_Coliseum_(Officialproceedi1896demo_0020)_(cropped).jpg) File:Chicago Coliseum (Officialproceedi1896demo 0020) (cropped).jpg Created: 31 December 1895...

Duration:00:09:43

Nancy Pelosi controls impeachment with Adam Schiff, not Jerry Nadler. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter.

11/11/2019
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Photo: "The Situation", a Harper's Weekly (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harper%27s_Weekly) editorial cartoon shows Secretary of War Stanton aiming a cannon labeled "Congress" to defeat Johnson. The rammer is "Tenure of Office Bill" and cannonballs on the floor are "Justice". en:Harper's Weekly (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harper%27s_Weekly) - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Library_of_Congress) 's Prints and...

Duration:00:10:40

Hong Kong cops speaking only Mandarin? Violent invasion continues, with Michael Yon & Gordon Chang

11/11/2019
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Image: Chang Jiang CJ750 M1M: Chinese motorcycle. Public domain. . Michael Yon, Hong Kong reporter, writes that, Two protesters in Hong Kong were shot by police on Monday morning as calls for a strike from anti-government demonstrators led to a heavy police presence and transport chaos across the Chinese territory. Police confirmed a case of live fire in a neighbourhood in the east of Hong Kong island and said at least two people had been shot. Protesters had blockaded the road outside the...

Duration:00:09:23

Made in China 2025: “Americans need to worry” – Gordon Chang & Thaddeus McCotter

11/11/2019
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Image: Makarov PM, in use in China. Public domain. . https://asia.nikkei.com/Opinion/China-s-economy-is-in-more-trouble-than-markets-think Gordon Chang, Daily Beast, remarks that when Carrie Lam was in Beijing to be humiliated by Xi Jinping, she also met with a [honcho] who said, “No country would accept this” sort of behavior. Today an unarmed protester with his hands up to show that he was no danger approached a Hong Kong traffic cop – who drew his gun and shot the young man in the torso....

Duration:00:12:46

Appetite for America: 2 of 2: Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the Wild West--One Meal at a Time Paperback – May 3, 2011. by Stephen Fried (Author)

11/11/2019
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Photo: Bartholdi Fountain at the U.S. Capitol - 1890 Women with bikes enjoy the Bartholdi Fountain in its original location northwest of the Capitol on the National Mall in 1890 with the U.S. Capitol in the background (today the fountain is located in the US Botanic Garden's Bartholdi Park southwest of the Capitol). For more information about the Bartholdi Fountain, visit: http://www.aoc.gov/capitol-buildings/bartholdi-fountain-and-park. This official Architect of the Capitol photograph is...

Duration:00:08:24

Appetite for America: 1 of 2: Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the Wild West--One Meal at a Time Paperback – May 3, 2011. by Stephen Fried (Author)

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Photo: Collection: A. D. White Architectural Photographs, Cornell University Library Accession Number: 15/5/3090.01005 Title: Nineteenth-century House Building Date: ca. 1800-ca. 1895 Photograph date: ca. 1865-ca. 1890 Location: Europe: United Kingdom; England Materials: albumen print Image: 7 1/4 x 8 5/8 in.; 18.415 x 21.9075 cm Style: Gothic Revival Provenance: Transfer from the College of Architecture, Art and Planning Persistent URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5t48...

Duration:00:11:52

1/2 Emir of the Faithful: next target? Bill Roggio & Tom Joscelyn.

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Image: Zabul Province: An aircraft flies past the Spin Ghar mountains on approach for a routine supply drop in Shah Joy district. Public domain. . Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and FDD; in re: Taliban overruns district HQ in Zabul (https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2019/11/taliban-overruns-district-hq-in-zabul.php) . Eleven districts in the province, three have come under Taliban control since July. Grinding down the Afghan forces. One of the biggest problems in the entire war is that...

Duration:00:14:13

2/2 US stays in Afghanistan for essential safety, no explanation. Tom Joscelyn & Bill Roggio.

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Image: USS Cole after the October 2000 attack. Public domain. . https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2019/11/islamic-state-confirms-baghdadis-death-names-new-emir-of-the-faithful.php Tom Joscelyn, Long War Journal and FDD; and Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and FDD; in re: The al Qaeda component in Afghanistan: remains a vital network for Taliban. Al Q provides expertise, training, and support; Talban give al Q safe haven, freedom of movement. As one succeeds in operations, so does the...

Duration:00:05:53