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Sunday, April 19, 2009

The John Batchelor Show for 04-19-2009

It's Sunday night, and that means it's time for John Batchelor!

Here is his website.

The show starts at 7pm Eastern, and continues for six hours of the best radio you will find anywhere, as only John Batchelor can deliver it with his stable of experts...

And here is where you can listen to the show live online:

New York, WABC-AM 770 7-10PM ET;
Washington DC, WMAL-AM 630 7-9PM ET;
San Francisco, KSFO-AM 560;
Los Angeles,KFI-AM 640;

And here is where you can find the podcasts of the show: the first three hours, and the last three hours.

Schedule for Tonight: (all six hours are on the same link now)

The first two hours are below to whet your appetite:

Is the Recession Over? (Smile.)

705P Eastern Time: Jon Hilsenrath, Wall Street Journal, re Ben Bernanke became Federal Reserve chairman intent on making the central bank less personality-driven than it was under Alan Greenspan and Paul Volcker. But as he confronts an economic crisis that has pushed the Fed to shatter precedent and lend trillions of dollars, Mr. Bernanke is waging a public-relations offensive that casts him in the starring role. Bernanke PR Push Rewrites Fed Script
720P: Joe Bel Bruno, Goldman CEO: New Pay Standards Needed Really wrote on Mon, 04/13/2009 - 1:43pm. So lets see:
1. Mark to maybe
2. Post bonus amounts later
3. Get an overnight deposit from the Fed to bloat the Balance Sheet
4. Postpone all accts payable (issue IOUs)
5. Send a big check to O
6. Pay HP his ghost retainer.

735P: Professional Roundtable with Jodi Schneider, Congressional Quarterly, John Fund, Diana West,, re Tax Day and the Teabag parties, re Obama and MExico, re the new Border Czar.

750P: Continued re Homeland Security targets veterans? Re the Obama administration hesitates about waterboarding.

805P: John Bolton, AEI, Gordon Chang,, re North Korea breaks off with the IAEA and the Six Party Talks, re what is to be done? North Korea to Boycott Six-Party Talks

820P: Roundtable on North Korea continues, re the United NAtions Security Council, re Beijing refuses to agree to new sanctions, re the farility of the North Korea regime.

835P: Jim McTague, Barron's, Financial Roundtable, John Tamny,,Tom Donlon, Barron's, re the banks report profits, can we trust the banks? Re Goldman Sachs aims to pay back TARP, will the Obama administration accept the money?

850P: Continued re the bank stress tests are due May 4, does everyone pass? And what then?

905P: Malcolm Hoenlein, re Durban II conference opens in Geneva, re the United Nations and organized and hysterical anti-Israel propoganda.