The John Batchelor Show

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Saturday 11 August 2012

  Photo above: Mao Tse-tung on the Long March, 1935.   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW   Saturday 905P Eastern Time:   The Accidental Capitalist: A People's Story of the New China by Behzad Yaghmaian; 1 of 2 Saturday 920P Eastern Time:   The Accidental Capitalist: A People's Story of the New China by Behzad...

Friday 10 August 2012

  Photo, above - Gu Kailai witch trial: Chinese people traditionally observe Hungry Ghost Day during the seventh lunar month, when the gates of Hell open and spirits are free to roam the Earth. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Friday 905P Eastern Time: . Joshua Green, Bloomberg Businessweek, in re: Romney picks...

Thursday 9 August 2012

JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Thursday 905P Eastern Time:  Mary Kissel, WSJ editorial board, in re: the politics of smear: does it work for an incumbent president to attack the challenger? Thursday 920P Eastern Time:  Mona Charen, NRO, in re: the Obama campaign and weakening welfare law of 1996, the Obama...

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;...

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