Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.
Glad to see Winston Churchill is back in the picture – giving us some good advice – remember, his bust was removed from its place during Obama’s time in D.C. – one of the reasons the bust may have been removed from the Oval Office because it is a “a symbol of the part-Kenyan president’s ancestral dislike of the British empire — of which Churchill had been such a fervent defender
• Volume 46, Number 12
The following is adapted from a speech delivered on December 1, 2017, at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C.
“Wars and rumors of wars” are all around us. At Hillsdale College we have been thinking about the greatest of all wars, the Second World War. If we study that war and the actions of its profoundest statesman, we can find some lessons to guide us today.
We think of World War II in part because a fine film has just come out about the beginning of that war. The film is called Darkest Hour, and we know and admire its lead actor Gary Oldman and its producer Doug Urbanski, both of whom will be visiting our campus soon. We also think of that war because we have just sent to the…
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