Author Archive: Francis Rose

Listen (John Batchelor): Slow economy, but bulls lead stocks; Snowden spooks intel community

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10pm hour, part 1, Francis Rose guest hosting The John Batchelor Show Gas prices are going up, unemployment isn’t going down, and the economy is, at best, standing still.  But the stock market regularly hits highs, and the bulls are…
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Listen (John Batchelor): Coup in Egypt; Abe triumphs in Japan; Cuba deal coming?

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9pm hour, part 1, Francis Rose guest hosting The John Batchelor Show A light rain fell in Washington DC today; the rain in Cairo is a rain of bullets, and perhaps a coming reign of terror.  Violence continues as the…
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Listen (John Batchelor): new name in IRS probe: who’s William Wilkins?

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A new name appears today in the investigation into Internal Revenue Service probes into conservative groups: William Wilkins, the chief counsel (top lawyer) at the IRS.  John Batchelor and his co-host for the night, Mary Kissel of Opinion Journal and…
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Listen (WTOP): Day 1 of Pentagon sequestration furloughs – what happens?

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Today is the first day of furloughs at the Department of Defense.  Over 650,000 employees at DoD will have one day off a week, without pay, between now and September 30 unless Congress acts.  I joined Bruce Alan and Joan…
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Listen (John Batchelor): Success stories in space: NASA’s Hubble telescope, Curiosity

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I’m in New York for the 2013 Talkers convention, and had a chance last night to visit my friends at The John Batchelor Show. It was a pleasure to talk to Dr. Space, David Livingston, host of The Space Show,…
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