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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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Is football in decline like boxing? Clyde Haberman.

10/21/2017
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Author (Photo: The weigh-in for Louis vs. Schmeling, 1938 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow Is football in decline like boxing? Clyde Haberman. Maybe the transformative moment was in 1982 when a South Korean boxer, Duk-koo Kim, died after taking a pounding from Ray Mancini in a lightweight title match. Or maybe it was back in 1962 when Emile Griffith beat Benny Paret into a fatal coma during...

Duration: 00:22:54


The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors by Dan Jones. PART 3 of 3.

10/21/2017
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Author (Photo: Temple Church, London. As the chapel of the New Temple in London, it was the location for Templar initiation ceremonies. In modern times it is the parish church of the Middle and Inner Temples, two of the Inns of Court, and a popular tourist attraction.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors by Dan Jones. PART 3 of...

Duration: 00:21:06


Why Science Does Not Disprove God by Amir Aczel. PART 2 of 2.

10/21/2017
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Author (Photo: Summary of interactions between certain particles described by the Standard Model.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow Why Science Does Not Disprove God by Amir Aczel. PART 2 of 2. *Starred Review* In Aczel, Richard Dawkins and his fellow New Atheists face a formidable opponent. As a mathematician with a Berkeley-Harvard résumé, Aczel wields impressive intellectual weapons in...

Duration: 00:22:48


Russia boosts Catalonia's separatism in order to boost Crimea's separatism. @PaulR_Gregory @HooverInst

10/21/2017
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10-21-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Russia boosts Catalonia's separatism in order to boost Crimea's separatism. @PaulR_Gregory @HooverInst https://www.forbes.com/sites/paulroderickgregory/2017/10/16/how-russia-is-playing-catalonia-to-get-a-reprieve-on-crimea/#861469a603ce

Duration: 00:09:13


Pacific Watch: Ex-bankrupt Stockton tries giving away cash. @JeffBliss1

10/21/2017
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10-21-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Pacific Watch: Ex-bankrupt Stockton tries giving away cash. @JeffBliss1 Next year, a random sample of the 300,000 residents of Stockton, a port city in California’s Central Valley, will get $500 per month ($6,000 a year) with no strings attached. It’s the latest test of a policy known as basic income, funded not out of city revenues but by individual and foundation...

Duration: 00:13:35


The Outer Space Treaty workaround. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

10/21/2017
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10-21-2017 (Photo: Signing of Treaty on Outer Space (Source: UN Photo)) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Outer Space Treaty workaround. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com I could also label this another sign of the coming dark age. Consider her proposals: Space laws need to be updated for our time. Extending the Outer Space Treaty or writing a new one is unlikely to work, as US hesitancy to sign the [Treaty on Prevention...

Duration: 00:22:48


Trump 1 Executive Order vs Obamacare 0 Executive Order. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst.

10/21/2017
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10-21-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump 1 Executive Order vs Obamacare 0 Executive Order. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst. President Trump has issued a long overdue Executive Order opening up health care markets to a new regime of choice and competition. Of course, his liberal detractors are up in arms. In their joint statement, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi...

Duration: 00:20:36


Hollywood scandal is not acting today. Kevin O’Rourke, actor

10/20/2017
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10-20-2017 (Photo: Gaslight trailer 1944) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hollywood scandal is not acting today. Kevin O’Rourke, actor Gaslight By PATRICK HAMILTON Directed by LOUISA PROSKE Gaslight, made into the classic movie starring Ingrid Bergman, tells the story of a suavely handsome man who is slowly driving his wife to the brink of insanity by sowing seeds of doubt, memory loss and misperceptions. The playwright has...

Duration: 00:10:29


Kaspersky Labs easily plunders the NSA. @JedBabbin

10/20/2017
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10-20-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Kaspersky Labs easily plunders the NSA. @JedBabbin http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/oct/15/russian-hacking-should-be-watched-for-in-us/

Duration: 00:10:08


In Harm’s Way 2017: Surface warfare is overtasked. PART 1 of 4. @JerryHendrixII @DavidLarter

10/20/2017
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10-20-2017 (Photo: John S. McCain ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow In Harm’s Way 2017: Surface warfare is overtasked. PART 1 of 4. @JerryHendrixII @DavidLarter https://www.defensenews.com/breaking-news/2017/09/07/us-navy-worked-around-its-own-standards-to-keep-ships-underway-sources/ https://www.defensenews.com/naval/2017/08/28/how-us-navy-fleet-has-been-on-collision-course-for-years/...

Duration: 00:22:35


Why Science Does Not Disprove God by Amir Aczel. PART 1 of 2.

10/20/2017
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Author (Photo: Hubble Ultra-Deep Field (HUDF) image (full range of ultraviolet to near-infrared light) includes some of the most distant galaxies to have been imaged by an ...) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow Why Science Does Not Disprove God by Amir Aczel. PART 1 of 2. *Starred Review* In Aczel, Richard Dawkins and his fellow New Atheists face a formidable opponent. As a mathematician with...

Duration: 00:21:01


The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors by Dan Jones. PART 2 of 3.

10/20/2017
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Author (Photo: File:Templars chess libro-de-los-juegos alfons-X.jpg http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors by Dan Jones. PART 2 of 3. “They combined the warrior code of aristocratic knights with the poverty and religious devotion of monks. …In Jones’s bravura account, this tension between aristocratic killer and humble monk shadows...

Duration: 00:22:19


Hamas and PA act out another meaningless armistice. @NeriZilber @WashInstitute

10/20/2017
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10-20-2017 (Photo: File:Gaza City.JPG) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hamas and PA act out another meaningless armistice. @NeriZilber @WashInstitute @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. • http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/10/16/can-anyone-end-the-palestinian-civil-war-hamas-fatah/ • http://jcpa.org/palestinian-unification-must-honor-palestinian-commitments/ •...

Duration: 00:08:53


“The Siege” is sloppy Arafat falsehood. @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres.

10/20/2017
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10-20-2017 (Photo: File:Church of the Nativity (7703592746).jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow “The Siege” is sloppy Arafat falsehood. @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. “…The Siege is drawn from the accounts of a group of men who, at the height of the second Intifada (Palestinian uprising), took refuge in Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity, one of the world's holiest sites. The production is built from...

Duration: 00:10:09


Qasem Soleimani is Isoroku Yamamoto & What is to be done? @MichaelPregent @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres.

10/20/2017
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10-19-2017 (Photo: Admiral Yamamoto, a few hours before his death, saluting Japanese naval pilots at Rabaul, April 18, 1943) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Qasem Soleimani is Isoroku Yamamoto & What is to be done? @MichaelPregent @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. • http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/u.s.-priorities-in-the-kirkuk-standoff •...

Duration: 00:10:08


Hizballah and the IRGC celebrate victory in Syria @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. Tony Badran @AcrossTheBay

10/20/2017
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10-19-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hizballah and the IRGC celebrate victory in Syria @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. Tony Badran @AcrossTheBay • http://www.defenddemocracy.org/media-hit/badran-tony-hezbollah-calls-the-shots-in-irans-syria-policy/ • http://www.jpost.com/printarticle.aspx?id=507727# •...

Duration: 00:12:13


Saudi Arabia changes or perishes. @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. Simon Henderson @WashInstitute

10/20/2017
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10-19-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Saudi Arabia changes or perishes. @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. Simon Henderson @WashInstitute King Salman has two other titles as well: "Custodian of the Two Holy Places" and prime minister. This broadens the range of possibilities for transferring responsibilities to MbS. The scenarios could unfold as follows: Salman abdicates and MbS becomes king....

Duration: 00:09:44


The Iran deal fades away. @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. @RichardHaas @cfr

10/20/2017
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10-19-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Iran deal fades away. @ELALUSA Report w/Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. @RichardHaas @cfr https://www.amazon.com/World-Disarray-American-Foreign-Policy/dp/0399562362/ref=la_B001JXOWI8_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1508465028&sr=1-1 • http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/irans-military-sites-continue-to-haunt-the-nuclear-accord •...

Duration: 00:11:19


Al Qaeda ambush in Niger under investigation & What is to be done? @SebGorka

10/20/2017
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10-20-2017 (Photo:Hoggarpiste in der Nähe der Grenze zwischen Algerien und Niger) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Al Qaeda ambush in Niger under investigation & What is to be done? @SebGorka The Pentagon is launching an inquiry into the chain of events that led to the deaths of four Army Special Forces soldiers during a military adviser mission in Niger earlier this month. Defense Secretary James Mattis said the incident, in...

Duration: 00:12:41


The spaceman dresser. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

10/20/2017
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10-20-2017 (Photo: File:John Glenn, Mercury -- Heads to the Launch Pad (4479639646)) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The spaceman dresser. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com R.I.P. Joseph Schmitt, the man who suited up all the astronauts during the 1960s, has passed away at 101. Schmitt put Alan Shepard into his Freedom 7 capsule for the United States’ first spaceflight in May 1961, and he was still suiting up astronauts more...

Duration: 00:22:36

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