Schedules

Monday 3 November 2014

Photo, above:  The black flag of ISIS flies also in Sinai, photo courtesy of and with gratitude to the Jerusalem Post.  See Hour 3, Blocks A & B, Malcolm Hoenlein's reports on the matter.   ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  .. See also the ancient St Catherine's Monastery in Sinai, which has been...

Sunday 2 November 2014

Photo, above: North Korean prison camp. Geneva (AFP) – Ahn Myong-Chol witnessed many horrors as a North Korean prison camp guard, but few haunt him like the image of guard dogs attacking school children and tearing them to pieces. Ahn, who worked as a prison camp guard for eight years until he fled...

Saturday 1 November 2014

Photo, above: Vl Vl Putin's dacha (see more pictures here – boudoir, jacuzzi, et al.) The raging question in the world today is who is the real Vladimir Putin and what are his intentions. Karen Dawisha’s brilliant Putin’s Kleptocracy provides an answer, describing how Putin got to power, the cabal...

Friday 31 October 2014

Photo, above: ISIS terrorists kill 500 members of Iraq’s Yazidi minority   Takfiri Terrorists of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)  have killed at least 500 members of Iraq’s Yazidi ethnic minority during their offensive in the north, Iraq’s human rights minister told Reuters on Sunday. ...

Thursday 30 October

Photo, above: Yazidi girl rests after fleeing ISIS. A Yazidi population of 10,000 is stranded atop a mountain in Iraq, under siege by ISIS. Worse:  Thousands of women and girls are being held in nearby villages as sex slaves to ISIS; the youngest child is nine years old or less. One woman with a...

Wednesday 29 October 2014

Photo, above: New Yorkers rally at Union Square in support of the Hong Kong "Occupy Central" demonstrations for democracy. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Gordon Chang, Forbes.com & Dr. David M. Livingston, The Space Show  Hour One Wednesday  29 October  2014 / Hour 1, Block A: Arthur Waldron,...

Tuesday 28 October 2014

Photo, above:  See Hour 1, Block C: Edward Lazear, Hoover & Stanford B School, Government Forecasters Might as Well Use a Ouija Board JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Larry Kudlow, CNBC senior advisor; & Cumulus Media radio Hour One Tuesday  28 October  2014 / Hour 1, Block A: Sudeep Reddy, WSJ...

Monday 27 October 2014

Photo, above: Tarek al-Tayeb Mohamed Bouazizi (Arabic: محمد البوعزيزي ‎; 29 March 1984 – 4 January 2011) was a Tunisian street vendor who set himself on fire on 17 December 2010, in protest of the confiscation of his wares and the harassment and humiliation that he reported was inflicted on him by...

Sunday 26 October 2014

Photo, above: The Sack of Rome occurred on August 24, 410. The city was attacked by the Visigoths, led by Alaric I. At that time, Rome was no longer the capital of the Western Roman Empire, having been replaced in this position by Ravenna in 402. Nevertheless, the city of Rome retained a paramount...

Saturday 25 October 2014

  Photo, above: The 1911 Gräf & Stift Double Phaeton automobile of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, in which he and his wife were assasinated; in the Heeresgeschichtliches Museum in Vienna. Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were invited to watch Bosnian Serbian troops on maneuvers scheduled...

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