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Trump restores bust of Winston Churchill to White House

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 20, 2017 at 8:25pm 1/20/2017 at 8:25pm
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The removal of a bust of Winston Churchill from the White House was one of Obama’s earliest moves to demote the special relationship with Britain. It was symbolic in so many ways, and served as the gateway drug for his world apology tour to follow.

Just as symbolic is that on his...

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No more finest hours

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 10:30am 1/24/2015 at 10:30am

Britain stood alone.

In today’s terms, the liberal punditry and political machine would tell us that Britain was on the wrong side of history, and that the rising tide in mainland Europe needed to be accommodated, joined, and imported, not fought.

Except Britain wasn’t on the wrong side of history, because the number...

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“There will always be an England”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 29, 2011 at 8:30am 4/29/2011 at 8:30am

Today it still seems possible:

I watched it and I loved it.

The flyover by WWII vintage bombers and fighter planes was a nice touch, recalling the memory of the song “There will always be an England.”

And I’ll use any excuse to run this audio:

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Does Fitzgerald Really Have Blagojevich’s Blue Dress?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 21, 2008 at 11:49am 12/21/2008 at 11:49am

Thanks to Illinois Review for cross-posting this piece.
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On December 19, 2008, Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich went in front of the television cameras and boldly proclaimed that he had done nothing wrong, much less criminal. Blagojevich pledged to “fight” to his “last breadth,” invoking words similar to Winston Churchill’s “fight on the...

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Blagojevich’s Allusion To Churchill Was Not His Finest Hour

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 20, 2008 at 10:27am 12/20/2008 at 10:27am

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich went on television yesterday and gave a speech to remember. What people will remember about the speech are the catchy phrases: “I will fight, I will fight, I will fight until I take my last breath” has received perhaps the most notoriety.

As others have noted, Blagojevich’s “fight”...

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