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  • Trumping Thanksgiving

    11/29/2019 6:14:06 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 9 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 11-29-19 | MOTUS
    Much to the dismay of media-democrats PDJT visited the troops in Afghanistan yesterday.To say his visit was well received by the men and women serving there is an understatement.He may never be as eloquent - some men inspire with action – but mark my words: history will someday determine that Donald J. Trump is our Winston Churchill.Two bold, fearless and completely correct men; both despised by the elite who surrounded them.In President Trump’s plus column: he doesn’t smoke cigars or drink an Imperial Quart of whiskey a day.  On a related note: Do you think it’s a coincidence that Thor,...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Winston Churchill

    09/03/2019 7:56:36 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Winston Churchill. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Winston Churchill was Prime Minister of Great Britain during WW2, and was one of the greatest motivators in Western Civilization. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the letters in the top half (letter columns) of the puzzle into the white squares on the bottom...
  • CHURCHILL was a WAR CRIMINAL - BBC historian David Olusoga in astonishing attack

    03/30/2018 6:11:49 AM PDT · by granada · 53 replies
    the Express UK ^ | March 20, 2018 | CIARAN MCGRATH
    David Olusoga has claimed Winston Churchill was a war criminal. And David Olusoga, who co-presents the BBC’s new Civilisations series, said those who criticised tributes to various historical figures should not be derided as “snowflakes”. Mr Olusoga made his sensational claims during a speech to the Oxfordshire Literary Festival. Suggesting that "almost all historical figures did good and bad", Mr Olusoga said academics were entering a period of ‘history wars’ in which accepted versions of Britain’s past are being challenged. He explained: “So while I’m personally glad that Churchill overcame Halifax in early 1940 and it was Churchill who faced...
  • Stalin sent Churchill a card to say sorry for WWII jibe about the quality of Britain's tanks [tr]

    06/28/2019 3:51:35 AM PDT · by C19fan · 57 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 27, 2019 | George Odling
    Their alliance was vital in stopping Hitler. But the tetchy wartime relationship between Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin was frequently stretched to its limits. In November 1941, when the Soviet leader had the cheek to criticise the quality of tanks and guns sent from Britain to help Russian forces, the Prime Minister had reached the limit of his patience. Fortunately Stalin realised he had gone too far and took advantage of the fact Churchill’s 67th birthday was imminent to send a gushing ‘card’ as a conciliatory measure.
  • Fascism Today and Where to Find It

    03/02/2019 3:31:02 PM PST · by rktman · 20 replies ^ | 3/2/2019 | Paulo Casaca
    To see populism as the problem is to see the events upside-down. People wanting to take control of their own destinies is a good thing. The problem lies with the fragility or even nonexistence of lawful institutions — or sufficient forces to defend them — and with the oligarchic, incompetent, or authoritarian rule that provoked populist reactions in the first place. The criticism of "populism" and "nationalism" tends to become a criticism of "democracy" or even a corporatist protection of an institutionalised oligarchy. Thus, mainstream media's reporting that populism and nationalism are a threat is misdirecting the people from the...
  • The War On Churchill

    02/15/2019 3:11:05 PM PST · by OddLane · 25 replies
    Youtube ^ | 12/15/19 | ScotchOikos
    The character and legacy of wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill is once again under assault by the radical left. Why are they going after him? What about other beloved “heroes” from history? Should our civilization even have founding heroes and myths?

    08/06/2006 4:28:00 AM PDT · by SLB · 203 replies · 42,616+ views
    Email from various | Unk | Assorted
    "He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire." - Winston Churchill "A modest little person, with much to be modest about." - Winston Churchill "I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure." - Clarence Darrow "He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary." - William Faulkner (about Ernest Hemingway) "Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words?" - Ernest Hemingway (about William Faulkner) "Thank you for sending me a copy of your book; I'll...

    11/10/2004 7:36:57 AM PST · by Michael Goldsberry · 7 replies · 348+ views
    SHE WAS at Winston Churchill's side during Britain's darkest hour. And now Charlie the parrot is 104 years old...and still cursing the Nazis. Her favourite sayings were "F*** Hitler" and "F*** the Nazis". And even today, 39 years after the great man's death, she can still be coaxed into repeating them with that unmistakable Churchillian inflection. Many an admiral or peer of the realm was shocked by the tirade from the bird's cage during crisis meetings with the PM. But it always brought a smile to the war leader's face. Churchill bought Charlie - giving him a boy's name despite...
  • Foul-mouth parrot mimics Churchill's wartime thoughts

    01/19/2004 11:27:19 AM PST · by martin_fierro · 7 replies · 243+ views
    AFP/Yahoo ^ | Mon Jan 19, 8:48 AM ET
    Foul-mouth parrot mimics Churchill's wartime thoughts Mon Jan 19, 8:48 AM ET LONDON (AFP) - The inner thoughts of Britain's wartime leader Winston Churchill live on, thanks to the foul mouth of his 104-year-old parrot who lives at a garden centre in southeast England. "F*** Hitler! F*** the Nazis!" says Charlie, a female blue and gold macaw which Churchill bought in 1937, two years before the outbreak of World War II in Europe. "Parrots are remarkably adept at mimicking sounds and voices," says an article about Charlie in the February issue of Jack, a British men's magazine, which hits the...
  • Churchill's foul-mouth parrot alive at 104

    01/19/2004 10:24:02 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 32 replies · 586+ views ^ | Tuesday, January 20, 2004
    Churchill's foul-mouth parrot alive at 104Charlie known for shocking leaders with anti-Hitler expletives Posted: January 20, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 The foul-mouthed parrot at Winston Churchill's side during Britain's darkest hour of World War II is still alive and cursing Adolf Hitler. Churchill's Charlie (Photo: London Daily Mirror) At 104-years-old, Charlie can still be coaxed to repeat favorite sayings, such as "[expletive] Hitler" and "[expletive] the Nazis," London's Daily Mirror reports. The blue and gold macaw actually is a female, but was given a boy's name by the British prime minister when he bought the bird in 1937. "Many an...
  • Winston Churchill's parrot is still alive and continues to this day to cuss Hitler out.

    F*** THE NAZIS, SAYS CHURCHILL'S PARROT Jan 19 2004 EXCLUSIVE By Bill Borrows SHE WAS at Winston Churchill's side during Britain's darkest hour. And now Charlie the parrot is 104 years old...and still cursing the Nazis. Her favourite sayings were "F*** Hitler" and "F*** the Nazis". And even today, 39 years after the great man's death, she can still be coaxed into repeating them with that unmistakable Churchillian inflection. Many an admiral or peer of the realm was shocked by the tirade from the bird's cage during crisis meetings with the PM. But it always brought a smile to the...
  • Astronaut Scott Kelly apologizes after quoting, praising Winston Churchill

    10/07/2018 7:00:17 PM PDT · by Governor Dinwiddie · 172 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 7, 2018 | Daniel Chaitin
    Scott Kelly, a retired American astronaut with multiple space flights under his belt, apologized Sunday after quoting Winston Churchill and calling the 20th century British prime minister "one of the greatest leaders of modern times." "Did not mean to offend by quoting Churchill. My apologies. I will go and educate myself further on his atrocities, racist views which I do not support. My point was we need to come together as one nation. We are all Americans. That should transcend partisan politics," Kelly wrote on Twitter in the evening.
  • Sir Winston Churchill Resigns (1955) (News Reel)

    09/16/2018 5:44:36 PM PDT · by NRx · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | 04-13-2014 | British Pathe
    News reel coverage of the retirement of Winston Churchill as Prime Minister in 1955.
  • Scarborough pens ominous op-ed: 'A storm is gathering' in 2018

    12/29/2017 10:30:27 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 75 replies
    The Hill ^ | Dec 29, 2017 | Avery Anapol
    NBC’s Joe Scarborough on Thursday is predicting that 2018 will be the “most consequential political year of our lives.” In a Washington Post op-ed, the “Morning Joe” host slams President Trump for his “anti-democratic” actions in 2017 and warns that a "storm is gathering" next year. Scarborough writes that Trump's “low points” included his endorsement of accused sexual predator Roy Moore for an Alabama Senate seat and his statement that there was violence “on both sides” at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. “Others would surely consider the president’s malignant idiocy in foreign affairs to be the most damning...
  • Memorial Day 2018

    05/28/2018 5:03:40 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 6 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 5-28-18 | MOTUS
    "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." —Winston Churchill As we do on this day each year, we pause to remember the men and women who died fighting for our freedom. We stand by humbly, gratefully, silently, to honor their sacrifice.We remember…We mourn for those lost…And we mourn for those they’ve left behind…As we reflect once again on the the steep price of freedom.By all means, enjoy your picnics, parades and celebrations today – it is a holiday after all. But do pause to remember and honor all the...
  • President Trump and the Darkest Hour

    02/21/2018 9:47:31 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/21/18 | Jim O'Neill
    Churchill faced the immense juggernaut of Hitler’s military might. President Trump faces the collectivist agenda of an entrenched, fanatical, ruthless, well-funded and prolific globalist elite (and their attendant useful idiots) If you support President Trump and have not yet seen the movie “Darkest Hour” permit me to suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity. If you are anything like myself you will be struck by the similarities between the challenges faced by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in the early days of WW II, and those faced by American President Donald Trump almost eighty years later.
  • Is "The Darkest Hour" Really Just Anti-Trump Tripe?

    12/24/2017 1:12:14 PM PST · by 3161J410 · 104 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 9/28/17 | Pulver
    The Winston Churchill biopic Darkest Hour will feed into the debate around the nature of President Donald Trump’s abrasive, confrontational form of leadership, says Joe Wright, the film’s director. Wright suggests that Darkest Hour, which stars Gary Oldman as the British prime minister during arguably the UK’s most testing period of the second world war, is directly relevant to the US’s current political turmoil. “There’s a big question in America at the moment: what does good leadership look like,” says Wright,
  • Winston Churchill: The Man Who Saved Civilization

    12/30/2017 4:47:10 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 55 replies
    NRO ^ | Rich Lowry
    In a key episode, Churchill went to the larger Cabinet and won overwhelming approval for his stalwartness. Here, he made his famous statement, “We shall go and we shall fight it out, here or elsewhere, and if at last the long story is to end, it were better it should end, not through surrender, but only when we are rolling senseless on the ground.”  After the war, Churchill wrote of the reaction of his colleagues: “Quite a number seemed to jump up from the table and came running to my chair, shouting and patting me on the back. There is...
  • Best and Worst Movies of 2017.

    01/13/2018 11:31:24 PM PST · by L.A.Justice · 63 replies
    Michael Medved Show ^ | 12/29/17 | Michael Medved
    Best movies: 1. Wonder 2. Dunkirk 3. Darkest Hour 4. The Shape of Water 5. Lady Bird 6. The Big Sick 7. Disaster Artist 8. The LEGO Batman Movie 9. I, Tonya 10. Spiderman: Homecoming Worst movies: 1. Mother (R) 2. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (PG-13) 3. Suburbicon (R) 4. The Dark Tower (PG-13) 5. The Snowman (R) 6. Power Rangers (PG-13) 7. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (PG-13) 8. Snatched (R) 9. Transformers: The Last Knight (PG-13) 10. Downsizing (R)
  • Darkest Hour

    01/07/2018 7:01:09 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 47 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | 6 Jan 2018 | Mark Steyn
    Churchill is an abidingly popular role with big-time actors once the receding hairline and expanding girth of middle-age set in. Sometimes the player is too evidently suited to the part - one thinks of Robert Hardy on telly in the Eighties - and the jowly gravitas gets clanked around as if Winnie wandered Chartwell and Westminster in never-was-so-much-owed mode 24/7. On the literal face of it, the man who brought both Sid Vicious and Commissioner Gordon to the silver screen is one of the least obvious cinematic Winstons ever, and he wears his lavish prosthetics with a very light touch....