The John Batchelor Show

Friday 6 July 2012

Air Date: 
July 06, 2012


The John Batchelor Show in Bozeman, Montana, at PERC, (Property and Environment Research Center). 

Friday 905P Eastern Time: .Paul Vigna, Dow Jones, in re: The U.S. economy added 80,000 jobs last month, with the private sector accounting for all new positions, though the figures indicate slowing economic growth. 

Friday 920P Eastern Time:  .Monica Guenther,PERC Director of Program Management, in re; the history and development of PERC over 30 years, growing up in Montana, the legend of the Blackfeet and a man who ran for his life.

Friday 935P Eastern Time: Richard Epstein, Hoover, re the ACA decision reviewed , the 5-4 on tax and not a mandate, also the 7-2 decision of the limited Medicaid coercion to the states.

Friday 950P Eastern Time:  .Larry Johnson, No Quarter, re When job growth does not keep pace with population growth, the only way you can hold the unemployment level steady is by shoving folks into the "NOT IN THE LABOR FORCE" category.

Friday 1005P (705P Pacific Time):  .Jim McTague, Barron's, re the jobs report and the road forward into Back to School consumers of August: new polling on the consumer suggests that there will be more adjustment on campus housing, choice of schools, extracurricular activities: that the American standard of living is eroding.

Friday 1020P (720P Pacific Time):  .Tim Fitzgerald, PERC and MSU, re the property rights and energy rights in private land, how to value and control your property rights, applied to Montana and the West.

Friday 1035P (735P Pacific Time):  .Laura Huggins, PERC and Hoover, re the legend of Sundance Kid and the market in barbed wire and honey bees that is restoring the land and water of Bolivia.

Friday 1050P (750P Pacific Time):  .Jonathan Adler, Case Western University, the surprising consequences of the Affordable Care Act SCOTUS decision, 7-2,  and what it means about the extant the EPA overreach into state affairs by using the highway fund as punishment; challenges to come to the Federal regulators on environmental mandates,

Friday 1105P (805P Pacific Time): .Mark Gibson, PERC, Program Manager World Wildlife Institute, focusing distressed Fisheries, focus in Latin America, the lobsterman of Ecuador, market solutions for the catch and for damaged beds.

Friday 1120P (820P Pacific Time): .Roger Meiners, PERC Senior Fellow, editor of forthcoming book, "Silent Spring at 50," re the half-century of damage done by Rachel Carson book with bad science and sloppy facts, that are now integrated into EPA and environmentalist creed.

Friday 1135P (835P Pacific Time): .Jack Horner, Museum of the Rockies, paleontologist, re the frontier of dinosaur collection in the 21st century, starting agains to collect specimens and detail where and when found to build a database for now and the future, also maintaining a team in Mongolia as well as Montana fields.

Friday 1150P (850P Pacific Time): .Dino Falaschetti, PERC Executive Director, 

re the Federal government and Teddy Roosevelt and the Obama administration and the correct and incorrect management of resources, why top-down management fails.

Friday/Sat 1205A (905 Pacific Time):  .David Quammen, author, Spillover, a forthcoming non fiction book of the threat of pandemic from mankind intervention in wildlife in Asia and Africa, H5N1 and other threats

Friday/Sat  1220A (920 Pacific Time): .David Quammen, author Quammen and author Batchelor discuss the literary life and how to survive it.

Friday/Sat  1235A (935P Pacific Time):  .Deborah Stephenson DMS Natural Resoures, Bozeman, water rights and how to value and arbitrate water rights form privte property and for developers, investors,tax regulators, the 21st century most important issue is water rights.

Friday/Sat  1250A  (950P Pacific Time): Exeunt: Carl Graham, Montana Policy Institue, in Bozeman, policy debates in Montana over property rights and energy development, land use, conflict with a growing state and federal regulation, the Bakken in flux.