Monday 15 December 2014
Photo, above: Hostage siege on Martin Place, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW
Co-host: Francis Rose, Federal News Radio
Monday 15 December 2014/ Hour 1, Block A: Fergus Hunter, Sydney Morning Herald, at Parliament House in Canberra, in re: the Sydney café shootings, by a self-proclaimed political refugee from Iran who's got what in the US is called a yellow sheet – a list of arrests – fifty busts long, including as accessory after the murder of his ex-wife. Two hostages dead as the others were freed.
Monday 15 December 2014/ Hour 1, Block B: Gordon Chang, Forbes.com, in re: the CO2-reduction conference.
Monday 15 December 2014/ Hour 1, Block C: Thomas Joscelyn, Long War Journal senior editor, & Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and FDD, in re: how to respond to attacks in the early stages. Abu Zubaida. The Feinstein Report pretends to debunk all relevant info from both CIA and the FBI. The report's actual evaluation of the intelligence is poor; the report does have some useful text.
Monday 15 December 2014/ Hour 1, Block D: Thomas Joscelyn, Long War Journal senior editor, & Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and FDD, in re:
Monday 15 December 2014/ Hour 2, Block A: Francis Rose, Federal News Radio. David Drucker, Washington Examiner. John Fund NRO
Monday 15 December 2014/ Hour 2, Block B: continued. Elizabeth Warren was told to stay quiet, but she didn't – and it's paying off
Washington Post - 11 hours ago
In her book released this year, Sen. Elizabeth Warrenrecounted a dinner she had with ...
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CNN - 15 hours ago
Monday 15 December 2014/ Hour 2, Block C: Rep. Tom McClintock, CA-4. December 10, 2014
The constitutional issues involving the President’s executive orders on amnesty far transcend the issue of illegal immigration. The President’s action strikes at the very heart of our separation of powers. The Constitution reserves to Congress alone the power to enact and alter law, and charges the President with the responsibility to faithfully execute those laws.
Monday 15 December 2014/ Hour 2, Block D: Jed Babbin, American Spectator. Sen. Feinstein Offers Tears for Terrorists | The American Spectator
Monday 15 December 2014/ Hour 3, Block A: co-host Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, re Hamas
Five suspected terrorists have been arrested for allegedly planning a series of attacks inside Israel, including a suicide bombing in Tel-Aviv that involved a Palestinian woman pretending to be pregnant. The arrests were part of a joint operation by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Shin Bet (Israel's domestic intelligence agency) and disrupted a plot by Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, the IDF announced Monday
Monday 15 December 2014/ Hour 3, Block B: continued.
Monday 15 December 2014/ Hour 3, Block C: Peter Skerry, Brookings, re immigration.
What Do Illegal Immigrants Want?
Time to bring the immigration debate out of ‘the shadows’
DEC 15, 2014, VOL. 20, NO. 14 • BY PETER SKERRY
Monday 15 December 2014/ Hour 3, Block D: Josh Rogin, Bloomberg View. re Syria.
Monday 15 December 2014/ Hour 4, Block A: Stephen F. Hayes, Weekly Standard.
Feinstein Report An Interrogator Breaks His Silence 8:01 AM, DEC 9, 2014 • BY STEPHEN F. HAYES What follows is the document written by Jason Beale -- a pseudonym for a longtime U.S. military and intelligence interrogator with extensive knowledge of the enhanced interrogation techniques used by the CIA on some high-value detainees. Those techniques are scrutinized a forthcoming report, scheduled to be released today, prepared by the Democratic staff of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Beale would not confirm to THE WEEKLY STANDARD that he worked in that program, but others with knowledge of the program and its personnel tell TWS that he served as a senior interrogator beginning in 2004.
Monday 15 December 2014/ Hour 4, Block B: Carl Zimmer, NYT.
Man’s Genome From 45,000 Years Ago Is Reconstructed By CARL ZIMMER The genetic material, extracted from a Siberian fossil, supported a hypothesis that early humans interbred with Neanderthals, and their interaction occurred between 50,000 and 60,000 years ago. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/23/science/research-humans-interbred-with-neanderthals.html?action=click&contentCollection=N.Y.%20%2F%20Region&module=MostEmailed&version=Full®ion=Marginalia&src=me&pgtype=article
Monday 15 December 2014/ Hour 4, Block C: Christian Whiton, D.C. International.
Discussing terrorist interrogation on Sun's The Arena.
Monday 15 December 2014/ Hour 4, Block D: James Taranto, WSJ. Best of the Web Today: The Natives Are Restless