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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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POTUS has a very good week: UN, Obamacare, budget, taxes. @MonicaCrowley

9/21/2017
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09-21-2017 (Photo: President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence | July 19, 2017 () http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow POTUS has a very good week: UN, Obamacare, budget, taxes. @MonicaCrowley

Duration: 00:11:47


Name-calling "fascist" in America is meaningless. @MichaelLedeen

9/20/2017
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09-20-2017 (Photo: The session of the Grand Council of 9 May 1936, where the Empire was proclaimed.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Name-calling "fascist" in America is meaningless. @MichaelLedeen The most politically interesting and potentially significant aspect in the current tumult is that both sides call the other “fascist.” That testifies to the sometimes perplexing success of “progressive” dogma in the Western left...

Duration: 00:10:53


How did Kootenai County, Idaho, hear POTUS at the UN? Stephen Yates www.YatesforIdaho.com @GordonGChang

9/20/2017
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09-20-2017 (Photo: Lake Coeur d'Alene in Kootenai County) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow How did Kootenai County, Idaho, hear POTUS at the UN? Stephen Yates www.YatesforIdaho.com @GordonGChang Kootenai County (/ˈkuːtniː/ KOOT-nee) is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2010 census, the population was 138,494,[1] making it the third-most populous county in Idaho. The county seat and largest city is Coeur...

Duration: 00:12:10


Kim is winning at the perilous game of escalation. S.Y. Lee, @Tufts @Flteche3rSchool @GordonGChang

9/20/2017
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09-20-2017 (Photo: Sung-Yoon Lee with David Asher (to his right) and Ambassador Joseph De Trani (to his left), giving testimony at the US Congress' House of representatives, ...) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Kim is winning at the perilous game of escalation. S.Y. Lee, @Tufts @Flteche3rSchool @GordonGChang Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea reached their highest point in years over the course of this summer, and...

Duration: 00:15:02


Three options to solve North Korea -- diplomacy, bribery and confrontation -- & What is to be done? @GordonGChang

9/20/2017
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09-20-2017 (Photo: File:Chinese and North Korean POWs at camp in Pusan HD-SN-99) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Three options to solve North Korea -- diplomacy, bribery and confrontation -- & What is to be done? @GordonGChang

Duration: 00:09:33


Throw North Korea out of the UN. @Crosett @GordonGChang

9/20/2017
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09-20-2017 (Photo: Kim cult) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Throw North Korea out of the UN. @Crosett @GordonGChang Since the U.N.’s founding in 1945, no member state has ever been expelled. The U.N. charter does, however, provide for eviction: “A Member of the United Nations which has persistently violated the Principles in the present Charter may be expelled from the Organization by the General Assembly upon the...

Duration: 00:13:49


September 1938 to September 2017: Lessons learned. Arthur Waldron, University of Pennsylvania. @GordonGChang

9/20/2017
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09-20-2017 (Photo: After the summit, the British prime minister Chamberlain returned to the UK where he declared that the Munich agreement meant "peace for our time" ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow September 1938 to September 2017: Lessons learned. Arthur Waldron, University of Pennsylvania. @GordonGChang The Munich Agreement was a settlement permitting Nazi Germany's annexation of portions of Czechoslovakia along the...

Duration: 00:20:43


The day after the destruction of North Korea. @GordonGChang

9/20/2017
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09-20-2017 (Photo: File:Wounded North Korean troops awaiting medical attention HM-SN-98-06783) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The day after the destruction of North Korea. @GordonGChang http://www.thedailybeast.com/what-happens-if-trump-totally-destroys-north-korea-the-real-fighting-begins

Duration: 00:10:37


The Man Who Planted Trees: A Story of Lost Groves, the Science of Trees, and a Plan to Save the Planet by Jim Robbins.

9/20/2017
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AUTHOR (PHOTO: ) HTTP://JOHNBATCHELORSHOW.COM/CONTACT HTTP://JOHNBATCHELORSHOW.COM/SCHEDULES HTTP://JOHNBATCHELORSHOW.COM/BLOG TWITTER: @BATCHELORSHOW The Man Who Planted Trees: A Story of Lost Groves, the Science of Trees, and a Plan to Save the Planet by Jim Robbins. Praise for The Man Who Planted Trees “This is a story of miracles and obsession and love and survival. Told with Jim Robbins’s signature clarity and eye for telling detail, The Man Who Planted Trees is also the most hopeful...

Duration: 00:21:42


An Empire on the Edge: How Britain Came to Fight America by Nick Bunker. PART 3 of 6.

9/20/2017
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Author (Photo: Stamp Act riot in Boston) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow An Empire on the Edge: How Britain Came to Fight America by Nick Bunker. PART 3 of 6. Finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in History Winner of the 2015 George Washington Prize Winner of the 2015 Fraunces Tavern Museum Book Award “[A] bracing gallop through the three years leading up to the ‘shot heard round the...

Duration: 00:21:40


Wall Street’s big money in Orbital ATK. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.

9/20/2017
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09-19-2017 (Photo:File:Orbital ATK Antares Launch (201410280039HQ).jpg ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Wall Street’s big money in Orbital ATK. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack. Capitalism in space: Orbital ATK has begun the assembly of Mission Extension Vehicle 1, (MEV-1), designed to attach itself to commercial satellites and extend their life. Controlled by the company’s satellite operations team, the MEV 1 uses a reliable,...

Duration: 00:23:51


The war between the Republicans: "Republicans complain Trump is ignoring the party." @DavidMDrucker @CNN @WashingtonExaminer

9/20/2017
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09-20-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The war between the Republicans: "Republicans complain Trump is ignoring the party." @DavidMDrucker @CNN @WashingtonExaminer http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/republicans-complain-trump-is-ignoring-the-party/article/2634347

Duration: 00:11:28


Stop the ISIS campaign and confront Iran. @LeeSmith @Weeklystandard

9/20/2017
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09-20-2017 (Photo: Stop the ISIS campaign and confront Iran. @LeeSmith @Weeklystandard) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Stop the ISIS campaign and confront Iran. @LeeSmith @Weeklystandard How did America wind up hand in hand with a soon-to-be-nuclear rogue state? After all, fighting the Islamic State was not always a vital U.S. interest. Indeed, Barack Obama called ISIS the JV team and lamented that it had forced him into...

Duration: 00:11:31


"The-Right-to-Try" is less than an absolute. @HenryIMiller @HooverInst

9/20/2017
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09-20-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "The-Right-to-Try" is less than an absolute. @HenryIMiller @HooverInst When I wrote an article for the Wall Street Journal about this topic, I pointed out that patients have the “right to make choices based on their own judgments about risk and benefit.” But I added that “society also has a role in preventing desperation-driven coercion of patients and their exposure to...

Duration: 00:10:22


Tales of the New Cold War: The Silence of the Doves. Stephen F. Cohen, @NYU @Princeton EastWestAccord.com. PART 2 of 2.

9/19/2017
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09-19-2017 (Photo:Malta 1989 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tales of the New Cold War: The Silence of the Doves. Stephen F. Cohen, @NYU @Princeton EastWestAccord.com. PART 2 of 2. President John F. Kennedy met the Soviet Premier, Nikita S. Khrushchev, at the Vienna Summit in June 1961. Prior to meeting face-to-face, their contact began when Khrushchev sent Kennedy a message on November 9, 1960. In the message, Khrushchev...

Duration: 00:22:36


Tales of the New Cold War: The Silence of the Doves. Stephen F. Cohen, @NYU @Princeton EastWestAccord.com. PART 1 of 2.

9/19/2017
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09-19-2017 (Photo: Vienna Summit 1961) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tales of the New Cold War: The Silence of the Doves. Stephen F. Cohen, @NYU @Princeton EastWestAccord.com. PART 1 of 2. President John F. Kennedy met the Soviet Premier, Nikita S. Khrushchev, at the Vienna Summit in June 1961. Prior to meeting face-to-face, their contact began when Khrushchev sent Kennedy a message on November 9, 1960. In the message,...

Duration: 00:20:48


Republicans rally around repeal-and-replace. @Avik Roy @Larry_Kudlow

9/19/2017
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09-19-2017 (Photo: File:WI Gov Mansion Winter.JPG) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Republicans rally around repeal-and-replace. @Avik Roy @Larry_Kudlow The Graham-Cassidy proposal would cancel Obamacare’s major programs in 2020 and offer the states block grants instead. This plan at least does not include a massive upper-income tax cut, as previous GOP bills did, and it would seem to allow blue states to create and maintain...

Duration: 00:11:43


Medicare-for-all is genuinely Democratic policy 2018. @Larry_Kudlow @Robert_Graboyes @Mercatus

9/19/2017
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09-19-2017 (Photo: ... Life before National Health Service (NHS) | by brizzle born and bred) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Medicare-for-all is genuinely Democratic policy 2018. @Larry_Kudlow @Robert_Graboyes @Mercatus In his recent blogpost, “Spending a Lot on Healthcare Is the American Way,” economist Tyler Cowen explains that Americans spend a higher portion of GDP on health care than other countries because, for a...

Duration: 00:10:25


Trump takes command at the UN. @Larry_Kudlow @CliffordDMay @FDD

9/19/2017
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09-19-2017 (Photo: File:Lobby UN GA 0946.JPG) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump takes command at the UN. @Larry_Kudlow @CliffordDMay @FDD First: corruption and mismanagement. It would be useful if President Trump were to insist that the U.N.’s Office of Internal Oversight Services be augmented or replaced by an inspector general. He or she would have access to all the organization’s financial records and the authority to...

Duration: 00:20:43


Lawman Jeff Sessions steers the DOJ away from Eric Holder and Loretta Lynch “social justice.” @AndrewMMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter @NRO

9/19/2017
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09-18-2017 (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Lawman Jeff Sessions steers the DOJ away from Eric Holder and Loretta Lynch “social justice.” @AndrewMMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter @NRO In reality, what Sessions has done is return the Justice Department to the traditional guidance articulated nearly four decades ago by President Carter’s highly regarded attorney general, Benjamin Civiletti (and memorialized in the U.S....

Duration: 00:12:22

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