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Monday 7 April 2014

Photo, above: Singer Ruslana Lyzhychko of Ukraine holds a Ukrainian national flag during an interview with Agence France-Presse at the State Department in Washington, DC, on March 4. (AFP Photo/Jewel Samad)   Note URL correction:  http://www.ruslana.ua JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Thaddeus...

Sunday 6 April 2014

Photo, above: The Energy Policy Act of 1992 opened development of renewable energy projects on American Indian reservations. Since then wind and solar projects have provided power to pump water and electrify homes of Native Americans both on and off the grid. While not perfect, solar provides jobs...

Saturday 5 April 2014

Photo, above: The Burning of Smyrna as seen from HMS King George V The Burning of Smyrna, taken from the forebridge of HMS King George V: HMS Iron Duke stands in the foreground against "an unbroken wall of fire, two miles long". This photograph was published as the centrefold (pp. 504–505) in The...

Friday 4 April 2014

Photo, above: Sheldon G. Adelson together with his wife, Dr. Miriam Adelson, at the construction site of the Marina Bay Sands integrated resort in 2007 in Singapore. The election's most generous donors, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, were Sheldon and Miriam Adelson. They spent at...

Thursday 3 April

Photo, above: Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, heir-apparent to the Saudi throne, carries an unidentified child Emir during the traditional Saudi dance known as ''Arda'' at the Janadriya culture festival at Der'iya in Riyadh, February 18, 2014. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Mary Kissel, Wall Street...

Wednesday 2 April 2014

Photo, above:  Warlordism returns to China as generals swear an oath of fealty -  not to the Chinese people, or the Chinese state, or Confucian morality, or the profundity of the Tao family, or even to Sun-tze's  strategic philosophy; rather, to the imperious, shaky, deeply worried leader of a...

Tuesday 1 April 2014

Photo, above: KGB of Transdniestria informed about Ukrainian espionage   On 25 March an R pilotless flying object which was launched from the territory of the Ukraine was hit in Transdniestria. The press service of the committee of state security of the unacknowledged republic informed about that...

Monday 31 March 2014

Photo, above:  the Memorial Bridge over the Potomac, Lincoln Memorial in the background.  Just the ticket for Potomac fever if you're deeply involved in bridges.  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Thaddeus McCotter, WJR – the Great Voice of the Great Lakes. Hour One Monday  31 March 2014  / Hour 1,...

Sunday 30 March 2014

Photo, above: THE THEFT OF THE BARNES COLLECTION BY PHILADELPHIA SWELLS AND POSEURS, NABOBS, STRING-PULLERS AND PLAIN OLD GRINNING THIEVES.  See Hour 3, Art Held Hostage: The Battle over the Barnes Collection by John Anderson   . . .  From about 1910, when he was in his late 30s, Barnes began to...

Saturday 29 March 2014

Photo, above:  The Russian anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny, 37, was sentenced to five years in prison for embezzlement on 18 July 2013, after a highly controversial trial. After hearing the sentence he sought to keep up his supporters' morale, with the tweet: "Fine. Don't miss me too much...

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