The John Batchelor Show

Schedules

Thursday 8 November 2012

  Photo, above: Sukhoi-25s airborne JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents Thursday 905P Eastern Time: Victor Davis Hanson, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, in re: Groundhog Day in America Thursday 920P Eastern Time: John Fund, National Review, in re:  Election of...

Wednesday 7 November 2012

  Photo, above: Louis XVI, identified as  "first citizen of France" (also as Louis Capet), enjoyed power and popularity in 1792; a year later, he was at the guillotine. Note that in the past few weeks the current top Chinese leadership has been frantically reading de Toqueville and the history of...

Tuesday 6 November 2012

  (Photo above: Victory in Chicago, 2012.) JOHN BATCHELOR Co-host: Gordon Chang, Forbes.com Tuesday 905P Eastern Time:  Mona Charen, NRO, and Salena Zito, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, in re: tonight's election Tuesday 920P Eastern Time:  Lara M Brown, Villanova, and Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal...

Monday 5 November 2012

Photo, above: Artist's rendering of the Giant Magellan Telescope in the Chilean high desert. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Monday 905P Eastern Time (605P Pacific Time):   .David Drucker, Roll Call, in re: the election tomorrow. Monday 920P Eastern Time (620P Pacific Time):   Larry Johnson, No Quarter, and...

Sunday 4 November 2012

JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: John Fund, National Review Sunday  905PM Eastern (605P Pacific):  Russ Roberts, Hoover, in re: responses to Romney's and Obama's plans for the economy: what will work and what's hooey? 1 of 2 Sunday 920PM Eastern (620P Pacific): Russ Roberts, Hoover, in re: responses to...

Saturday 3 November 2012

(Photo: The Battle of Cannae (/ˈkæni/ or /ˈkæneɪ/) was a major battle of the Second Punic War, which took place on August 2, 216 BC near the town of Cannaein Apulia in southeast Italy. The army of Carthage under Hannibal decisively defeated a numerically superior army of the Roman Republic under...

Friday 2 November 2012

Photo, above: Tennessee - a profusion of ferns, shrubs, lichens, and mosses covers the forest floor. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW  Friday 905P Eastern Time: . Paul Vigna, WSJ, in re:  the October Jobs report plus 171, and the rate at 7.9%; neither this nor that, and no certainty that it will strengthen...

Thursday 1 November 2012

  .Photo above: crater in Khartoum after containers next to an Iranian-owned munitions factory were bombed, perhaps by Israel. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal; Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents Thursday 905P Eastern Time: Bill Whalen, Hoover, in re:  magic...

Wednesday 31 October 2012

(Photo, above: This pair of images from NASA's Curiosity rover show part of a wind-blown deposit dubbed "Rocknest." At left is an unmodified shot, showing how the scene appears on Mars; the image at right has been white-balanced to show how it would look under Earth's lighting conditions.) JOHN...

Tuesday 30 October 2012

Photo, above: 24 October air strike against a Khartoum munitions factory, thought to have been carried out by Israel. In the event, it took out a group of containers that had been there since 2005, just sitting in a mass of clutter.  What was in them? "Sudan has complained to the UN security...

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