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Posts Tagged: Winston Churchill
With their huge majority from last year, courage is expected of Ministers. For all our sakes, they must speak out.
Disraeli’s impudence and audacity, demonstrated in this collection of his sayings, cast light on the present Prime Minister’s conduct.
History shows that they can usually weather health crises, and we hope and trust we shall soon see this one restored to his normal vigour.
Johnson’s task is to hire the right people and back them as long as they are getting things done, no matter who they offend in the process.
We’re urged to revive the spirit of the Blitz. But the Britain of World War Two didn’t always pull together.
“Winston Churchill is a bastard” – criticism, scrutiny and vulgar abuse are part of living in a free country.
Nation states can act decisively when they wish to do so: the EU seems paralysed.
Character assassination displaces comprehension, and so damages those who engage in it.
A new biography of the ruthless, devious, vulgar, brilliant newspaperman who in 1940 became Minister of Aircraft Production.
For a really serious British foreign policy failure, look at Chamberlain’s attempt to appease Hitler
Tim Bouverie has written a fascinating account of the slide towards the Second World War.
Aitken on the meaning of Easter: “We can all have second chances, little resurrections in our lives.”
The former Cabinet minister, who went to prison for perjury, explains why, as a prison chaplain, he is happier than he has ever been.
The principle of democracy has served us well for a very long time. Signing it away would be a dreadful mistake.
May’s Brexit deal helps to show that British politicians are more honourable and efficient than is claimed
There has been a tendency to suppose that because Britain’s power has declined in relative terms they must have become totally useless.
These acts of remembrance may in some slight measure salve grief, and enable those who have not had to endure such things to give thanks for those who do.
Andrew Roberts manages to bring the great man before us in all his variousness in just under a thousand pages.