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Thursday 23 August 2012

  Photo above: Flag of Club 88, where "h" is the eighth letter in the alphabet and HH stands for Heil Hitler.  The many Club 88s currently all around Germany are a visible manifestation both of the resurgence of neo-Nazism and of a wash of specifically anti-Jewish sentiment. German politicians,...

Wednesday 22 August 2012

Gu confessed during her trial this month in the eastern Chinese city of Hefei to killing 41-year-old Neil Heywood by pouring poison down his throat, saying he had threatened her son after a business deal went sour.   905 PM ET: With Gordon Chang, Forbes. com, and Peter Navarro, University of...

Tuesday August 21

905 PM ET:   Imperfect: An Improbable Life by Jim Abbott and Tim Brown (Apr 3, 2012) 920 PM ET:  Imperfect: An Improbable Life by Jim Abbott and Tim Brown (Apr 3, 2012) 935 PM ET:  Soccer Men: Profiles of the Rogues, Geniuses, and Neurotics Who Dominate the World's Most Popular Sport ...

Monday 20 August 2012

  Photo, above:  Syrian boys look at a destroyed tank near a damaged mosque in the city of Azaz. (Ben Hubbard, Associated Press /August 20, 2012) JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Monday 905P Eastern Time:   Devin Nunes (CA-21), in re: his recent trip to the Mideast, comments about the deterioration of the...

Sunday 19 August 2012

  Photo, above: JOHN BROWN-- MURAL IN THE KANSAS STATE CAPITAL JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW ​London, 1864. Marx and Engels with Marx's daughters Laura, Eleanor, and Jenny. This picture was only found in 1948, when Marx's grandson Edgar Longuet donated it to the Institute for Marxism-Leninism in Moscow....

Saturday 18 August 2012

  Photo, above:  Vice-president Joseph Biden.   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Guest-host: Francis Rose. Co-Host:  Gordon Chang Saturday 905P Eastern Time:   Francis Rose and Gordon Chang,  in re: Gu Kai Lai, Bo Xilai: what to make of it all, and how much of the trial and sentencing is real, and how much is a...

Friday 17 August 2012

Above: In 1006, observers watched a star explode in the constellation Lupus that shone about a dozen times more brilliantly than Venus ever does. The explosion was a Type Ia supernova, the most luminous variety, which occurred when a small, dense star known as a white dwarf blew up about 7000 light...

Thursday 16 August 2012

Photo, above:  Tatarstan National Library, in to the heart of Russia, where Iran has carefully not yet stirred up Islamism.  "The new National Library and National Bank of the Republic of Tatarstan form a concept for a New City Centre for Kazan. Besides offering all traditional facilities of a...

Wednesday 15 August 2012

Photo, above:  Naresh Fernandes - author of Taj Mahal Foxtrot, the story of Bombay's jazz age - paints a portrait of the musicians, the fans, and the music. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Wednesday 905P Eastern Time (605P Pacific Time): Charles Burton, Brock University, Canada, in re:  Bo Xilai in custody...

Tuesday 14 August 2012

  Photo, above: 1927 miners's strike in Zanesville, Ohio; from the Zanesville Signal. Tuesday 905P Eastern Time:  John McLaughlin, McLaughlin & Associates,in re: the Linda McMahon win in Connecticut in its Senate GOP primary; the Ryan entry and polling in WI and IA;  foreign policy on Iran and...

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