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Wednesday 23 January 2013

  Photo, above: Davos as infotainment. – Financial Times: The World Economic Forum has been going since 1971 and can pull 2,600 professionals away from their desks without knowing precisely why they come is quite an achievement. Any event that can charge SFr22,000 ($23,600) per seat – and up to...

Tuesday 22 January 2013

An artist's concept of a wheel habitat under construction at an asteroid, a vision of space settlement by the asteroid-mining company Deep Space Industries.  CREDIT: Deep Space Industries  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour OneTuesday  15 Jan 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Larry Kudlow in re the word "collective"...

Monday 21 January 2013

  Photo, above:  The veteran jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar, head of the Mulathameen Brigade, is seen in a still image taken from the Mauritanian news website Sahara Media at an unidentified location on January 20, 2013 /Sahara Media website via Reuters TV. “We promise all the countries that...

Sunday 20 January 2013

Photo, above: Tuareg people, traditional sovereigns of the Sahara.     Historical recounting: A precise date of birth cannot be given for Adrien Atiman but it is believed to have been between 1866 and 1868 in a village on the banks of the River Niger near Timbuktu, in present-day Mali. At that time...

Saturday 19 January 2013

  (Photo: On 3 August 1804 an American Squadron, including USS Constitution, attacked Tripoli during the U.S. war against the Barbary corsairs. This oil painting entitled “Decatur Boarding the Tripolitan Gunboat,” by Dennis Malone Carter, depicts Lieutenant Stephen Decatur (lower right center) in...

Friday 18 January 2013

  SEE: rebelmouse.com/johnbatchelorshow Photo, above:  "The Timisoara branch of the European Law Students Association (ELSA) invited me to give a space law lecture at the West University Law School. I was delighted to oblige! I spoke to the students about jurisdiction and about space property...

Thursday 17 January 2013

Photo, above: Malian music, among the best in the world, often is played on the djembe (drum) and kora (stringed  instrument). JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Thursday  10  Jan 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Larry Johnson, NoQuarter; Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and FDD; Thomas Joscelyn, Long War Journal,...

Wednesday 16 January 2013

Photo, above: Tibetan monk self -immolates. The unelected tyrants of Beijing are thrown into confusion by the massive domestic and international opposition to Chinese Communist Party oppression of a people who deeply wish to be free and independent.  See:Hour One, Block B, below: Lobsang Nyandak,...

Tuesday 15 January 2013

   Photo, above:  Members of the Islamist terrorist organization Ansar al-Dine ("Defenders of the Faith") in Mali, where their brutality against Muslim Malians is stunning the world. See: Ten Hour, Blocks A and B.Summer 2012 article on Tuaregs: http://www.theird.org/issues/religious-liberty/13-07-...

Monday 14 January 2013

Photo, above:  At an after-action report (a "hotwash") on the bin Ladin mission, restricted to fewer than 70 people and beyond top secret, Leon Panetta, the US Secretary of Defense, walked in with a big smile and Kathryn Bigelow, director of Zero-Dark-Thirty, on his arm. SEALs present had quickly...

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