The John Batchelor Show

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Saturday 30 June 2012

  According to the New York Times, the latest scandal to hit the ever-competitive world of horse racing is a drug called dermomorphin. This drug is obtained from the skin of the Phyllomedusa sauvagei, commonly known as the waxy monkey tree frog. The effects are said to numb pain and make racehorses...

Friday 29 June 2012

     U.S. Navy has issued a Lockheed Martin-led industry team a $715 million contract modification to add funding for construction of two Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) – the third and fourth in a 10-ship contract awarded in December 2010.   The contract modification is for construction ofLittle ...

Thursday 28 June 2012

  ​26 June 2012 DAMASCUS - The Syrian Air Defence System has shot down a Turkish Air Force Jet violating its Airspace . Syrian Foreign Ministry spokesman Jihad Makdessi says that the recent downing of a Turkish military aircraft was a defensive act.  In a press conference held on Monday, Makdessi...

Wednesday 27 June 2012

  ​Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei (C) holds up his phone on speaker as he and journalists listen to the verdict of his court hearing at the courtyard of his studio in Beijing.   John Batchelor Show   Wednesday 905P Eastern Time (605P Pacific Time):    Arthur Waldron, Lauder Professor of...

June 26, 2012

Tuesday 905P Eastern Time:   Gretchen Morgenson, NYT, in re: What's preventing local govts from refinancing Tuesday 920P Eastern Time:   Hannah Seligson, NYT, in re: Women running start-ups Tuesday 935P Eastern Time:  Juliette Kayyem, Boston Globe, in re: suicides in the armed services Tuesday 950P...

June 25, 2012

  Monday 905P Eastern Time (605P Pacific Time):   .David Drucker. in re:  This close to an election, Washington is self-paralyzing: neither Republicans nor Democrats want to do much each for the other. WOrldwide economic doldrus: US politicos seem to think they can't do much t help the world.  ...

June 24, 2012

Sunday 905P Eastern Time:  Gene Markson, in re: Small biz for Obamacare Sunday 920P Eastern Time:  Marian Wang, ProPublica, in re: Student loans, and owing money for a deceased student's loan   Sunday 935P Eastern Time:  Michael Vlahos, author, in re: What does the call of duty in modern...

June 23, 2012

Saturday 905P Eastern Time: Darwin's Devices: What Evolving Robots Can Teach Us About the History of Life and the Future of Technology by John Long; 1 of 2     Saturday 920P Eastern Time: Darwin's Devices: What Evolving Robots Can Teach Us About the History of Life and the Future of Technology by...

June 22, 2012

Friday 1005P (705P Pacific Time):  .Dan Henninger, WSJ, in re: the Obama campaign on growth? The president's pitch for re-election. Friday 1020P (720P Pacific Time):  .Liesel Bogan, Hoover, in re:  the ICC at ten years old [has spent $900 million, prosecuted one case]   Friday 1035P (735P...

June 21, 2012

Thursday 905P Eastern Time:  Mary Kissel, in re:  Mr Bernanke wants you to buy short, sell long.  Worldwide slowdown, incl in US. Market down yesterday and today. Market will not buy the notion that the Fed can manipulate the economy back into growth.   Thursday 920P Eastern Time: Charles...

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