Grumpy old fart!!!

"If you talk to God you're religious. If God talks to you, you're psychotic."

Mr Winston Churchill M.P. for Manchester – The Daily Mirror – Monday 15yh January 1906

August 3, 2020 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sir Winston Churchill

Not one of my favourite characters in modern history but one who is deserving of respect and not have his monument defaced by protesting thugs!

June 8, 2020 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , | Leave a comment

Churchill may have had a point!

Circulating by pro Trump supporters makes me believe that Churchill may have had a point!


Churchill wrote to the Prime Minister, H.H. Asquith, in December 1910, about the “multiplication of the unfit” that constituted “a very terrible danger to the race.” Until the public accepted the need for sterilisation, Churchill argued, the “feeble-minded” would have to be kept in custodial care, segregated both from the world and the opposite sex.

In his letter, Churchill told Asquith: “The unnatural and increasingly rapid growth of the Feeble-Minded and Insane classes, coupled as it is with a steady restriction among all the thrifty, energetic and superior stocks, constitutes a national and race danger which it is impossible to exaggerate. I am convinced that the multiplication of the Feeble-Minded, which is proceeding now at an artificial rate, unchecked by any of the old restraints of nature, and actually fostered by civilised conditions, is a terrible danger to the race.” Concerned by the high cost of forced segregation, Churchill preferred compulsory sterilisation to confinement, describing sterilisation as a “simple surgical operation so the inferior could be permitted freely in the world without causing much inconvenience to others.”

Churchill and Eugenics

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