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Wednesday 8 August 2012

Photo above:  Former police officer Abner Afuang burns a Chinese flag in front of the Department of Foreign Affairs to oppose the presence of Chinese vessels in the disputed territory in the South China Sea Friday, July 27, 2012 in suburban Pasay City, south of Manila, Philippines. Afuang called on...

Tuesday 7 August 2012

Photo above: George Romney with Mitt Romney, World's Fair 1964 in Queens, New York JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Tuesday 905P Eastern Time:  Phil Izzo, WSJ news editor, in re: the markets have built in QE3: they're counting on action even while things just stay the same, are just middling along.  Just...

Monday 6 August 2012

    JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Monday 905P Eastern Time (605P Pacific Time):   . Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08 [Houston]), in re: the fiscal cliff.  Jobs number last Friday. Some major media celebrate the jobs number – to low a bar. Worst economic recovery since WWII. Three years after the recession...

Sunday 5 August 2012

JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW   Sunday  905PM Eastern (605P Pacific): Matt Wald, NYT, in re: extreme weather and the energy grid sagging in the heat. ​More than 600 damaging wind reports were received by NOAA's Storm Prediction Center (SPC) as the derecho took roughly 12 hours to race from northern Indiana (...

Saturday 4 August 2012

JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW   Saturday 905P Eastern Time:   Sweet Heaven When I Die: Faith, Faithlessness, and the Country In Between by Jeff Sharlet, 1 of 2 Saturday 920P Eastern Time:   Sweet Heaven When I Die: Faith, Faithlessness, and the Country In Between by Jeff Sharlet, 2 of 2 Saturday 935P Eastern...

Friday 3 August 2012

A crash of the king-salmon population in Alaska is rippling through the state's tourism-depdent economy. In July, Gov. Sean Parnell asked the Obama administration to declare a fishery disaster for the Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers and warned one might also be needed for the Kenai, shown.  The fish,...

Thursday 2 August 2012

Syrian rebels drew criticism for images like this one from Aleppo on Tuesday in which they dragged a suspected pro-government militiamen into the street. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Thursday 905P Eastern Time: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board, in re: India blackout and market solutions;...

Wednesday 1 August 2012

 A typhoon dumped torrents of rain as it swept past the Philippines, killing at least seven people and displacing more than 20,000 others by Tuesday. Another storm lashed the capital and neighboring provinces, leaving several parts of Manila without power and under water. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW ...

Tuesday 31 July 2012

Ted Cruz campaigned in Houston on Tuesday as Texas voters went to the polls to determine the Republican nominee for the United States Senate seat being vacated by Kay Bailey Hutchison.   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW    Tuesday 905P Eastern Time:  Larry Kudlow, The Kudlow Report on CNBC, in re: Milton...

Monday 30 July 2012

On Oct. 5, 2008, just after coming within 25 kilometers (15.6 miles) of the surface of Enceladus, NASA’s Cassini captured this stunning mosaic as the spacecraft sped away from this geologically active moon of Saturn. Image credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute.   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW U.S....

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