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Monday 24 September 2012

  Photo, above: demonstration in Ulyanovsk opposing the establishment of a NATO transit base there for Afghanistan resupply.  Lenin's natal name was Ulyanov, as he was born there. "Under this scheme goods would be delivered by air from Afghanistan to Russia bypassing Uzbekistan. Russia will form...

Sunday 23 September 2012

  Photo, above: Arab and Persian astronomers.  The history of the best Western science runs through a massive flowering of Islamic thought; long before that, many sciences embraced in earliest Egypt, whence they spread to Greece and the entire ancient world, were first developed in Africa,...

Saturday 22 September 2012

(Photo: It was an almost even match, as it was a force of some 400 Indians opposing an equal number of His Majesty's troops. Bouquet decided upon trickery for day two. He feigned a retreat, lured the Indians in, then hit them on the flanks with his light infantry companies. The maneuver carried the...

Friday 21 September 2012

  (Photo: Pakistani protesters hold a banner depicting US President Barack Obama and pastor Terry Jones during a rally in Peshawar, Pakistan as a part of widespread anger across the Muslim world about a film ridiculing Islam’s Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. – Photo by AP)...

Thursday 20 September 2012

Photo, above:   LFJL strongly condemns recent attacks of religious shrines in Libya JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts:  Jeff Bliss, The Bliss Index; Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial page; Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Thursday 905P Eastern Time:  Mary Kissel...

Wednesday 19 September 2012

Photo, above: hostile crowd begins to encircle US ambassador's car in Beijing. See Ai Weiwei's just-installed YouTube: screams of  "Down with Japanese nationalism! Pay us back our money! Down with US imperialism!"     JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Gordon Chang, Forbes.com; and Dr David Livingston,...

Tuesday 18 September 2012

Photo, above: Kabul City, Afghanistan, where a young woman under pressure to commit suicide strapped on an explosive belt and succeeded in killing eight travellers. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Larry Kudlow, The Kudlow Report, CNBC, and WABC Radio Tuesday 905P Eastern Time:   Michael Boskin, Hoover...

Monday 17 September 2012

(Photo: Bernie Madoff in North Carolina, 2010: "...at the federal correctional complex in Butner, North Carolina, Bernard L. Madoff was waiting on the evening pill line for his blood-pressure medication when he heard another inmate call his name. Madoff, then 71, author of the most devastating...

Sunday 16 September 2012

  (Photo: The listing and still smoldering U.S.S. Benjamin Franklin, after the devastating Kamikaze attacks in March, 1945.  Before dawn on 19 March 1945, Franklin, which had maneuvered to within 80 km (50 miles) of the Japanese mainland, closer than had any other U.S. carrier during the war,...

Saturday 15 September 2012

  (Photo: Battle of France, 1940: "We have been defeated; we have lost the battle:" French Premier Paul Reynaud, 15th May in telephone a call to British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.  In a six week lightning campaign German forces over-ran Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg, humiliating the...

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