The John Batchelor Show

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Friday 7 September 2012

  Photo, above: shelf clouds, Minnesota.  Credit: Roger Jensen JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Friday 905P Eastern Time:  Jim McTague, Barron's, Washington, in re:  today's jobs number*. Added in August: 96,000 jobs. [Need 165K to keep abreast of new entrants to job market; need 200K to begin to catch up to...

Thursday 6 September 2012

  our: Hidalgo Photo above: Jerusalem as the capital of Israel: floor fight at the convention on Wednesday. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board Thursday 905P Eastern Time:  Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover, in re:  Students are now so deeply in debt  - $1...

Wednesday 5 September 2012

Photo above:   "This is the latest wacky and wonderful experiment from Dr Bill Lumsden, head of whisky distilling and creation at Ardbeg. Trying to understand the complex interactions taking place in the cask during maturation is like trying to understand Stephen Hawking’s A Brief History of Time...

Tuesday 4 September 2012

Photo above: Democratic National Convention, Missouri 1876 JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Tuesday 905P Eastern Time:  Larry Kudlow, The Kudlow Report, CNBC, and WABC Radio, in re: world economic news – gold got to $1,700/oz;  gold at $32.43; ISM at 46, third straight month below 50 – while FedEx (which...

Monday 3 September 2012

  (Photo, above: Clarence Darrow raises his fist during the Scopes trial, July 1925, Dayton, Tennessee.) JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Monday 905P Eastern Time (605P Pacific Time):   Power and Constraint: The Accountable Presidency After 9/11 by Jack L. Goldsmith; 1 of 2 Monday 920P Eastern Time (620P...

Sunday 2 September 2012

  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Sunday  905PM Eastern (605P Pacific): Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress--and a Plan to Stop It by Lawrence Lessig; 1 of 2 Sunday 920PM Eastern (620P Pacific): Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress--and a Plan to Stop It by Lawrence Lessig; 2 of 2 The National...

Saturday 1 September 2012

  Photo, above:  Alexis de Tocqueville observed that in the fledgling United States, liberty and religion were intertwined. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Saturday 905P Eastern Time:   Why We Should Call Ourselves Christians: The Religious Roots of Free Societies by Marcello Pera; 1 of 2 Saturday 920P Eastern...

Friday 31 August 2012

Photo, above: CONFLICT MINERALS: Workers stand on a muddy cliff as they work at a gold mine in 2009 in north eastern Congo. The conflict in the Congo has often been linked to a struggle for control over its minerals resources. Under the new financial reform legislation, electronics manufacturers...

Thursday 30 August 2012

  Photo, above: The 16th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement begins in Teheran on August 26, 2012. The Non-Aligned Movement  was founded in Belgrade in 1961 by national leaders who advocated a middle course for states in the developing world between the Western and Eastern blocs during the Cold War...

Wednesday 29 August 2012

Photo, above: nanosatellite..STRaND-2, a twin nanosatellite mission from SSTL and the University of Surrey to test a novel in-orbit docking system using XBox Kinect technology that could change the way space assets are built, maintained and decommissioned. See sstl.co.uk for more information. JOHN...

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