This Week's Batchelor-Cohen

Every week we post these podcasts and, every week, you need to find time to listen. There is no doubt that 2016 is going to be a consequential year and this weekly discussion is the only one you will find that offers a consistently fair and balanced review of events in The New Cold War.

Last evening's discussion began with a review of the current situation in Ukraine, which looks to be heating up. Did you know that Russia is due $3B from Ukraine on December 20? Do you think that might cause a renewed spike in the fighting?

John and Steve then go on to discuss and connect the dots surrounding the latest visit to Kiev by Vice President Plugs. "Plugs" blames the entire event on the "corruption" caused by Russia when, in fact, the real corruption can be found in Washington. Zero Hedge had this story a year and a half least the veritable New York Times is finally getting up to speed:

Then there's a story out there about Poland requesting to "borrow" some nukes for "self-defense". That sure sounds like a good idea, doesn't it?

This wasn't discussed but seems relevant to include here:

John and Steve even discuss this story, too:

So, again, please find the time to listen this week and every week as it is vitally important that you stay on top of this most dangerous string of geo-political events since 1962.




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LostMind's picture

2nd ---Hell hath no Fury

Like an Elite on a power trip...

James Crighton's picture

This is what Eisenhower was thinking of

when referring to the military industrial complex - and also puts this entire Batchelor-Cohen series into focus:

Do not skip this read - and do watch the short video (that the author points you to)

(is it possible for anyone to be more repulsive / psychopathic than this George Friedman - in the short video - quite astounding - but it at least allows one to understand where we should be focusing our energy to win the World back from these psychopaths.)


heathbr's picture

green day

is a good day

NW VIEW's picture

A gray Haired view of our direction!

  The many views of Donald Trump are having and will have a huge impact on America and the world for years ahead.  He has opened the crack in the walls of "political correctness" to allow the many to express their beliefs of those that have been forced into silence.  Trump has a steamroller ahead of him as there will be many more deaths by the hands of the Muslims, worldwide, and the news media will fight Trump until the very last day.  More and more people will side with him as they see the effects of a religion that has come forth with their open agenda.  The entire political system is in a panic over one man, just one, who has the courage to state his beliefs.

   I am not backing Trump nor against him, just noting that the winds of change are already blowing and it may be a time for all to sniff the air.     Jim

Silver Sooner's picture

Important Dates

The EU also meets 17-18 December to decide on renewal of sanctions against Russia--convergence of dates around the 20th.

As part of this latest IMF loan, the IMF has changed its policy to allow countries in arrears on their sovereign debt to continue borrowing from the IMF.  So, Ukraine can default on its loan to Russia and still get IMF money.  They don't need renewed war with Russia to skirt the payback.  Russia has also given Ukraine an extra 10 days (until 30 December) to pay up on the debt.

As for Minsk 2, there were certain key political clauses that were to be implemented by December 2015.  While some clauses had been implemented for the last couple of months, the current status has degraded to virtually none of Minsk 2 currently implmented.

The war in East Ukraine will continue when it's most beneficial to pressure Russia on that front.  Period.  If Russia is having too much success in Syria, then expect the antagonist to push on another front.  

As for the on-the-ground situation in the Donbass, it's slowly heating up.  Nothing shows an impending offensive, but the way Ukraine has positioned its troops, an offensive could start very quickly.  

Turd Ferguson's picture

This was thoroughly discussed last evening

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       Yes, we have been slowly conquered.  They have built a strong nation, strong families and worked to survive in a hostile land.  The enemies of freedom also landed in Ellis Island as they spread their web over a free people.  That plague was made up of more than just several religious systems.   The degenerative political systems also swam onshore and have yielded a crop of corruption.  Now we have a house that has been left to us as desolate.

       Many want to "rewrite history", it is primitive madness and can even be seen within some of our own forums.  We have opened our own households to the "new normal" as our youth have never had a healthy view of wholeness.  What ever happened to words like "degenerates and reprobates"?   Those were common words in my youth.  Today, almost every news channel has their daily newscaster who is presented as a "normal" to a dying nation.  Soon we will also have news anchors in a burka, and they will be presenting their unbiased view of conquered America.     Jim

Angry Chef's picture

IMF Just Entered The Cold War

Interesting times indeed. So the IMF ( International Mafia Fund ) has decided to change the rules of the game...again. We Turdites know the game well. If you don't like the outcome just change the rules. The only thing that is going to change this is either a big War ( which has already started in case nobody noticed ), a Revolution, or a tax revolt. Interesting times indeed.

Angry Chef's picture

IMF vs Evil Roy Slade

The house always wins !

Evil Roy Slade Playing Cards - YouTube

45 North's picture

John Bachelor/Gregory Copley--Russia,Turkey &NATO

Fleshes out the Russia/Turkey and Syrian aspect of the geopolitical / WRC  freakin circus that is currently going on.

SteveW's picture

Borrowed nukes

Will it be a fractional reserve system?wink Just couldn't resist attacking the madness with irony.laugh

Joseph Warren's picture

Cohen never seems to mention . . .

the US role in Al Qaeda, ISIS/ISIL

​Cohen says the US and Russians have a common enemy (Islamist radical terrorists), but says nothing on this.  A huge blind spot in his analysis. Yes, the Russians have accomplished so much more militarily in 6 weeks than the US over a much longer timeframe. Does Cohen wonder why ?  -

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