This Week's JBSFC

Geez, I'm so busy this week that I just now remembered to post this vital weekly update from John and Steve.

Here are the program notes from John Batchelor's website:

Sixth Most Admired Putin. Stephen F. Cohen, NYU, Princeton University.

“Microsoft boss Bill #Gates is the most admired man in the world followed by US President Barack #Obama. Chinese leader Xi Jinping is third while actor Jackie Chan is fourth.

“Physicist Stephen Hawkin is the fifth most popular man in the world, followed by Putin.

“In the women's section, Angelina Jolie is the most admired female, followed by “Queen Elizabeth II and Hillary Clinton. Sandra Bullock comes tenth.

Freddie Sayers of YouGov said: 'The most admired people in the world right now combine celebrity across all continents with reputations for humanitarian work and doing good.

'Neither of the top spots are taken by political leaders.

'The top twenty lists are mostly filled with an eclectic mix of stars from the worlds of entertainment and sports, with a smattering of British royals, resistance fighters and a couple of surprise old favourites (Billy Graham and Celine Dion).

'It’s a unique window onto the shared values of humanity in 2016.'

“Last year, Putin was 11th on the list, behind former Preston North End loan signing David Beckham.

Nobel peace prize winner Malala Yousafzai has fallen in popularity from second in the female list to seventh, behind Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Michelle Obama and Canadian singer Celine Dion.

YouGov surveyed people across 30 different countries….”

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Please be sure to listen. TF



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SquibLoad's picture


Hello friends!

Hey luvabean! You've been all over the posts these days! smiley

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Well I Guess

I'll Go For 3rd

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As the official stand-in for Marchas45, it is my duty to impart the all-important message of KEEP STACKING!

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so, i'm not givin' up on this....

not the list, of course!
it should include, at least, 10 be anything worth mentioning...
TURDITES UNITE...for a sagalicious soiree!
it's wide open!!!! after mid june, me thinks*
you got any spare weekends and are interested in mingling inna' punchbowl?
holler at me or lugnut in a pm!
let's get together and rock some hats! <3
*i get this vision....of bbq, beers and 30 gallon foam hats tippin'...'s beautiful*
keep and spread the love


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