Tag: Mohandas Gandhi
In Defense of Churchill (2): Precepts -Surrender Nothing, Honor the Whole
Text of my Zoom address to the Chartwell Society of Portland, Oregon on 10 May 2021, 81st anniversary of Churchill taking office as Prime Minister. “Current Contentions: Precepts” is part of as an iTunes audio file. For a copy, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.Precepts for defenders (continued from Part 1)
Here are two precepts for us to follow when confronting perversions of the truth surrounding Winston Churchill.First, “Surrender nothing”
In protecting his good name we cannot dissemble. As Mark Steyn says in another context, “Unless you’re prepared to surrender everything, surrender nothing.…
Churchll’s “Aryan Stock” Quotation: Principles, Facts and Heresies
Sufferers from “Churchill Derangement Syndrome” hold “Aryan stock” high among Winston Churchill’s appalling utterances. The remark rose again in correspondence with a journalist. I dug out for him the background of that remark, but his report omitted it. Out of context the quote is misleading, so I guess that’s just as well. But rather than write off several hours’ research, the facts might here serve to advance reality.
Wales in its Welsh Wisdom is thinking of moving statues of Churchill, Nelson and Gandhi to a museum, the Daily Telegraph informs us.…