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Friday 14 December 2012

Photo, above: In March 2009, Roberto Martinez-Medina was detained and arrested for not having a driver's license or proof of legal status. Immediately after his arrest, Medina was sent to CCA's (Corrections Corporation of America) Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia. Less than a month...

Thursday 13 December 2012

Picture, above: Chinese Catholics prepare to defend their Church during the Boxer Rebellion; from historical photos. See: 9:20PM segment with Jillian Kay Melchior on Chinese Communist Party management of the Roman Catholic Church. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts:   Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal...

Wednesday 12 December 2012

Photo, above: In Mali, sanctimonious Islamists in immaculate kuffiyas. By no means are most Tuareg people fond of political Islamism.  They're a historically Berber people with a traditionally nomadic pastoralist lifestyle, the principal inhabitants of the Saharan interior of North Africa. Tuareg...

Tuesday 11 December 2012

  Picture, above: North Korea launches its rocket JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Tuesday 905P Eastern Time: Lara M Brown, Villanova, in re: http://millercenter.org/ridingthetiger/was-the-presidential-election-a-progressive-win-brown After 2012 Election, Is America Center Left? Tuesday 920P Eastern Time: Esme...

Monday 10 December 2012

Picture, above: Pieter Breughel's famous painting of victims of ergotism JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Apple Inc. plans to create a $304 million campus in Austin, Texas, which will add 3,600 jobs over the next decade, more than doubling its labourforce in the city. The Cupertino, California, customer device...

Sunday 9 December 2012

Photo, above: most revered cliff of Western antiquity, Gibraltar JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Guest-host: Francis Rose, Federal News Radio Co-host: Jim McTague, Barron's Washington Photo, below: wildly vertiginous cliff skywalk, China Sunday  905PM Eastern (605P Pacific):  Francis Rose & Jim McTague;...

Saturday 8 December 2012

  Photo: Photograph by National Library of Norway, Picture Collection THE RACE BEGINS Norwegians led by Roald Amundsen arrived in Antarctica's Bay of Whales on January 14, 1911. With dog teams, they prepared to race the British to the South Pole. Amundsen's ship, Fram, lent by the renowned Arctic...

Friday 7 December 2012

Photo, above: Gen Philip Sheridan, in his camp chair during a campaign JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Egyptian army tanks secure the perimeter of the presidential palace while protesters gather chanting anti president Mohammed Morsi slogans, in Cairo, Egypt, on Friday, December 7. (photo credit: AP/Nasser...

Thursday 6 December 2012

  Photo, above: gas mask designed to protect against sarin gas, such as Syria is now loading into artillery shells, presumably to be used against its own citizens. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts:  Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board; Lara M Brown, Villanova; Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference...

Wednesday 5 December 2012

  (Photo, above: Pashaupatinath Temple complex and monkeys in Katmandu, Nepal. See Todd Stein report on Nepal disorder, 945 PM ET.) Below: Dunbar Square, Katmandu, Nepal. Wednesday 905P Eastern Time:  Fraser Howie, CLSS Singapore, in re: SEC requires basic information on firms that want to list;...

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