Schedules

Friday 19 September 2014

Photo, above:  An F-15C Eagle intercepts a Tu-95MS on the outskirts of the west coast of Alaska on September 28, 2006. On Wednesday, 17 Sept 2014 - Russian Nuclear Bombers Buzz Alaska, N. Europe   Bear H bomber runs timed to Ukrainian leader visit   In this photo released by the U.S. Navy, an F/A-...

Thursday 18 September 2014

Photo, above: In Yemen, Dignity March set out from Hodeidah Governorate on Tuesday, walked a distance of 226 km and reached Change Square on Sunday. The march was divided into two groups due to slogans the Houthis imposed the day before yesterday. Revolution youths of Change Square welcomed and...

Wednesday 17 September 2014

Photo, above: Scottish independence rally in advance of Thursday's vote. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Wednesday  17 September 2014 / Hour 1, Block A: Arthur Waldron, Lauder Professor of International Relations at the University of Pennsylvania, in re: ‘Tiger’ Zhou Yongkang: Did China’s former...

Tuesday 16 September 2014

A coronal mass ejection (CME) is a massive burst of solar wind and magnetic fields rising above the solar corona or being released into space. A large CME will occur overnight on September 17-19.  Photo, above: On August 31, 2012, a long filament of solar material that had been hovering in the Sun'...

Monday 15 September 2014

Photo, above:  Pres Obama cited American success in Somalia and Yemen.  Yemen is on the verge of collapse as Iran agitates to overthrow the Yemeni president, an associate of the Saudi government – which Iran intends to destroy.  Tens of thousands in Yemen Shiite protest... August 18, 2014. Yemen...

Sunday 14 September 2014

Painting, above:  Dido building Carthage, or The Rise of the Carthaginian Empire, is an oil on canvas painting by JMW Turner. The painting is one of Turner's most important works, greatly influenced by the luminous classical landscapes of Claude Lorraine. Turner described it as his chef d'oeuvre....

Saturday 13 September 2014

Engraving, above: The Samuel Osgood House (now demolished), also known as the Walter Franklin House, was a mansion at the northeast corner of Pearl and Cherry Streets in Manhattan. It served as the first presidential mansion, housing George Washington, his family, and household staff from April 23...

Friday 12 September 2014

Photo, above: Close to the Karakoram Highway in Xinjiang (translation: New Territories), East Turkestan..  See Hour 1, Block C,  Gordon Chang, Forbes.com, in re: China standing by as US goes after ISIS. Xinjiang is the largest political subdivision of China—it accounts for more than one sixth of...

Thursday 11 September 2014

Photo, above: Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-15) visiting Israel, praying at the Western Wall (in Hebrew: Kotel)  for his daughter's engagement.  Later at the Kotel, along with Chief Rabbi Lau and Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, he offered comfort and support to Gilad Shaer's father and Naftali...

Wednesday 10 September 2014

Map, above: The ISIS map of the world – by courtesy of and with thanks to The Daily Mail (an Arabic version at the end of this page): Militants outline chilling five-year plan for global domination as they declare formation of caliphate - and change their name to the Islamic State •       Sunni...

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