Category: Uncategorized

How the Northwest Ordinance Promoted a Just Society

How the Northwest Ordinance Promoted a Just Society

“The great title deeds” In an illu­mi­nat­ing inter­view on the North­west Ordi­nance, Hills­dale Col­lege Pres­i­dent Lar­ry P. Arnn explains one of America’s key found­ing doc­u­ments.  This is not a usu­al sub­ject here. Indeed Churchill’s His­to­ry of the Eng­lish-Speak­ing Peo­ples doesn’t even men­tion it. Nonethe­less— the North­west Ordi­nance of 1787 qual­i­fies as one of Churchill’s “great title-deeds of Anglo-Amer­i­can lib­er­ties.” I take the lib­er­ty of rec­om­mend­ing this 37-minute audio to read­ers: Click here. . The inter­view didn’t answer all my ques­tions but taught me things I didn’t know. I doubt that many Amer­i­can school­child­ren know them either.…

Read More Read More

Churchill, Johnson, and the British Boxing Controversy of 1911

Churchill, Johnson, and the British Boxing Controversy of 1911

“The British Box­ing Con­tro­ver­sy” is excerpt­ed from an essay for the Hills­dale Col­lege Churchill Project. For the orig­i­nal text includ­ing more images and end­notes, please click here. Sub­scrip­tions to this site are free. You will receive reg­u­lar notices of new posts as pub­lished. Just scroll to SUBSCRIBE AND FOLLOW. Your email address is nev­er giv­en out and remains a rid­dle wrapped in a mys­tery inside an enigma.

Boxing, 1911

In Feb­ru­ary a Cam­bridge Uni­ver­si­ty pan­el of four, all shar­ing the same opin­ions, brand­ed Win­ston Churchill an over­rat­ed racist impe­ri­al­ist. The British Empire, one speak­er added, was worse than the Third Reich.…

Read More Read More

What Good’s a Monarchy? “To Separate Pomp from Power” -Churchill

What Good’s a Monarchy? “To Separate Pomp from Power” -Churchill

Excerpt­ed from “What Good’s a Monar­chy? Churchill’s Case for an Anachro­nism,” for the Hills­dale Col­lege Churchill Project. For the orig­i­nal text includ­ing end­notes please click here.

Sub­scrip­tions to this site are free. You will receive reg­u­lar notices of new posts as pub­lished. Just scroll to SUBSCRIBE AND FOLLOW. Your email address is nev­er giv­en out and remains a rid­dle wrapped in a mys­tery inside an enigma.

On Monarchy

Churchill said: “It is wise in human affairs, and in the gov­ern­ment of men, to sep­a­rate pomp from pow­er.” —Win­ston S. Churchill1

In an age of lam­poon­ing any­thing which smacks of tra­di­tion, the ques­tion aris­es: what good is monar­chy?…

Read More Read More

RML Books

Richard Langworth’s Most Popular Books & eBooks

Links on this page may earn commissions.