Schedules

Thursday 3 April

Photo, above: Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, heir-apparent to the Saudi throne, carries an unidentified child Emir during the traditional Saudi dance known as ''Arda'' at the Janadriya culture festival at Der'iya in Riyadh, February 18, 2014. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Mary Kissel, Wall Street...

Wednesday 2 April 2014

Photo, above:  Warlordism returns to China as generals swear an oath of fealty -  not to the Chinese people, or the Chinese state, or Confucian morality, or the profundity of the Tao family, or even to Sun-tze's  strategic philosophy; rather, to the imperious, shaky, deeply worried leader of a...

Tuesday 1 April 2014

Photo, above: KGB of Transdniestria informed about Ukrainian espionage   On 25 March an R pilotless flying object which was launched from the territory of the Ukraine was hit in Transdniestria. The press service of the committee of state security of the unacknowledged republic informed about that...

Monday 31 March 2014

Photo, above:  the Memorial Bridge over the Potomac, Lincoln Memorial in the background.  Just the ticket for Potomac fever if you're deeply involved in bridges.  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Thaddeus McCotter, WJR – the Great Voice of the Great Lakes. Hour One Monday  31 March 2014  / Hour 1,...

Sunday 30 March 2014

Photo, above: THE THEFT OF THE BARNES COLLECTION BY PHILADELPHIA SWELLS AND POSEURS, NABOBS, STRING-PULLERS AND PLAIN OLD GRINNING THIEVES.  See Hour 3, Art Held Hostage: The Battle over the Barnes Collection by John Anderson   . . .  From about 1910, when he was in his late 30s, Barnes began to...

Saturday 29 March 2014

Photo, above:  The Russian anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny, 37, was sentenced to five years in prison for embezzlement on 18 July 2013, after a highly controversial trial. After hearing the sentence he sought to keep up his supporters' morale, with the tweet: "Fine. Don't miss me too much...

Friday 28 March 2014

Photo, above: 2012VP113 is a detached trans-Neptunian object. ("A frozen pink world has been found, orbiting far beyond the orbit of Pluto. Until now, the lone known resident in this part of the solar system was an oddball dwarf planet spotted in 2003 named Sedna after the mythological Inuit...

Thursday 27 March 2014

Photo, above: "Citi Bike opened in New York City in May 2013 and is the largest bike sharing program in the U.S." JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Thursday  27 March  2014 / Hour 1, Block A: Francis Rose, Federal News Radio. Is this the end of Healthcare.gov in the news, now that we have this number of...

Wednesday 26 March 2014

Photo, above: The Sunflower Revolution in Taiwan. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts:  Gordon Chang, Forbes.com.  Dr. David M. Livingston, The Space Show. Hour One Wednesday  26 March  2014 / Hour 1, Block A:  Gordon Chang, Forbes.com, in re:  Xi Jinping was in Bruxelles with the G-7 – why?  To discuss...

Tuesday 25 March 2014

Graphic, above: The Greater Black Sea Basin, from the Adriatic in the East to the Caspian Sea in the West; from Ukraine in the North to Turkey’s border with Iran in the South.  Moscow understands that all these states already are under pressure from their tribal minorities.  The Catchment Area -...

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