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Total madness

This is just sad:

FURY erupted last night after Sir Winston Churchill was axed from school history lessons. Britain's cigar-chomping World War Two PM — famed for his two-finger victory salute — was removed from a list of figures secondary school children must learn about.

Instead they will be taught about “relevant” issues such as global warming and drug dangers. Churchill's grandson, Tory MP Nicholas Soames, branded the move “total madness.”

Of course, the Brits started disrespecting Winston a long time ago, kicking him out after he held the whole country together during World War II. Lord, do we need someone like him today.

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Wed, 07/18/2007 - 9:37pm

Could it be that Winston Churchill offended Muslims a long long time ago ...and it is payback time for Britains fastest growing religion? Winnie's writing below indicates that not much has changed in the Islamic world in the past century.

"How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in a dog, there is this fearful fatalistic apathy. The effects are apparent in many countries. Improvident habits, slovenly systems of agriculture, sluggish methods of commerce, and insecurity of property exist wherever the followers of the Prophet rule or live. A degraded sensualism deprives this life of its grace and refinement; the next of its dignity and sanctity. The fact that in Mohammedan law every woman must belong to some man as his absolute property, either as a child, a wife, or a concubine, must delay the final extinction of slavery until the faith of Islam has ceased to be a great power among men. Individual Moslems may show splendid qualities - but the influence of the religion paralyses the social development of those who follow it. No stronger retrograde force exists in the world. Far from being moribund, Mohammedanism is a militant and proselytizing faith. It has already spread throughout Central Africa, raising fearless warriors at every step; and were it not that Christianity is sheltered in the strong arms of science, the science against which it had vainly struggled, the civilisation of modern Europe might fall, as fell the civilisation of ancient Rome.

tim zank
Wed, 07/18/2007 - 11:23pm

That, is amazing Gadfly. Talk about a money quote.