Radio host John Batchelor - following on-air conversation with ex-Iranian Revolutionary Guard agent for the CIA, Reza Kahlili, reports on his site and in on-air interview on CNBC's The Kudlow Report: Reza Kahlili reported Friday 25 that there had been an underground explosion at the secret Fordo nuclear enrichment facility in Iran. Show More Summary
Keeping track of… by John Batchelor (click to view full) For the last 50 years, newer fighters have been sold as requiring less maintenance than their predecessors, due to technical advances. As people like Chuck Spinney and the Congressional Research Service have documented, the reverse has been true. That decades-long defense death spiral has finally reached a point [...]
Most visitors to Cardiff have seen his statue, isolated but resplendent in the Hayes. Quite often he sports a traffic cone or a waste paper bin on his head or arm - student humour seems to have changed very little over the years. But...Show More Summary
I was on Erin Burnett OutFront last night discussing President Obama's budget proposal with David Frum and Michael Waldman. I also discussed the state of the presidential race with John Avlon on the John Batchelor Show.
John Batchelor: "The traditional rationalization about intraparty smears is that it's too early to dismiss the GOP's chances; that it's healthy for the party to battle with mud-flinging; that all this will be forgiven in the heat of August when the party embraces the man who would be king. Show More Summary
The GOP’s shopworn candidates cannot be collectively cobbled into a winner, writes John Batchelor.
In case you missed it over the weekend, here are recordings of my time as guest host of the John Batchelor Show with my friend and co-author Chris Riback. Hour 1: Peter Hamby, CNN, Ben Smith, BuzzFeed, Major Garrett, National Journal,...Show More Summary
I'm guest hosting the John Batchelor Show tonight with my friend and co-author Chris Riback. We'll be on air from 9 p.m. ET until 1 a.m. ET.Political Wire readers will recognize the guest list: Major Garrett, Ben Smith, Craig Crawford,...Show More Summary
John Batchelor on why Congress can’t pass the payroll tax extension—and the scenarios for saving face by Christmas.
Unloved by the conservative base, Mitt Romney will still win the Iowa caucus, writes John Batchelor.
Republicans are feeling giddy after the Ames Straw Poll. But the field offers little promise in the Rust Belt, where 2012 will be won or lost. By John Batchelor.
John Batchelor on the latest House GOP budget vote count—and the consequences of failure.
(Todd Zywicki) I was on the John Batchelor show the other day discussing my recent article in National Affairs on the auto bailouts and Obamanomics. Audio of the segment is here. It is about 15 minutes long. The article is here.
The White House budget ducks the biggest issue of our time: Social Security. John Batchelor on Obama's missed opportunity. Plus, Eric Alterman on why the budget lets the right define the debate. The Obama administration's budget proposal for fiscal...
The Tea Partiers talked of changing the system, but when they got to the House Republican caucus last week, the revolution was over on day one. John Batchelor on a coup that's all talk. The Tea Party class of 2010 scurried into the House Republican...
And get him off the national stage. John Batchelor on why the blue-collar Rust Belter Saul Anuzis should replace the self-promoting Michael Steele as Republican National Committee chairman. Michigan Republican Committeeman Saul Anuzis, a veteran...
Based on reading the American papers, watching their TV (PBS Newshour pretty good), and listening to John Batchelor’s show (“Pennsylvania 12?, whatever) on WABC New York, I guess–what’s yours? House: Elephants up 53 Senate: Elephants up 8 Current here. Mark Ottawa
(October 16, 2010 10:49 AM, by David Henderson) I recorded a segment of the John Batchelor show, a syndicated radio show, on Friday, October 8. It played on Thursday, October 14. It's here. When you click on the link, go to about the 28:00 point and the interview...
The GOP's fiscal star skipped the rollout of the Pledge to America. John Batchelor talks to Republicans who say Ryan's peeved that his own ideas were bypassed-and reports more turmoil on the right. Handsome, precious Paul Ryan, six-term Republican...
I meant to put this up yesterday, but got distracted. If you're into podcasts, Carly Fiorina was on the John Batchelor show on Wednesday and did a great job talking about how she wants to turn Barabara Boxer's hellish economic...