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Vintage Churchill

By Robert Barsocchini

02 February, 2015

“The Aryan stock is bound to triumph.” – Winston Churchill

(Sarasota Herald Tribune)

“One might as well legalise sodomy as recognise the Bolsheviks.” – Winston Churchill

(Churchill: A Life)

“There is no need to exaggerate the part played in the creation of Bolshevism … by … Jews, [it] it is certainly a very great one; it probably outweighs all others.

…the Dictator of the Red Citadel (Petrograd) or of Krassin or Radek [etc.] — all Jews.

In the Soviet institutions the predominance of Jews is even more astonishing.

…the prominent, if not indeed the principal, part in the system of terrorism … has been taken by Jews, and in some notable cases by Jewesses.

The same evil prominence was obtained by Jews … in Hungary.

The same phenomenon has been presented in Germany … this madness has been allowed to prey upon the … German people.

Although in all these countries there are many non-Jews every whit as bad as the worst of the Jewish revolutionaries, the part played by the latter in proportion to their numbers in the population is astonishing.” – Winston Churchill

(Illustrated Sunday Herald)

[Historical persecution of Jews has brought about] …the schemes of the International Jews … [a] sinister confederacy … divorced from … all spiritual hopes of the next world.

This movement among the Jews is not new.

… this world-wide conspiracy for the overthrow of civilisation … has been steadily growing.

It played … a definitely recognisable part in the tragedy of the French Revolution.

It has been the mainspring of every subversive movement during the Nineteenth Century…

…now at last this band of extraordinary personalities from the underworld … have gripped the Russian people by the hair of their heads and have become practically the undisputed masters…” – Winston Churchill

(Illustrated Daily Herald)

Churchill hoped “the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years”, calling to mind the like ambition of a neighboring Empire (Reich in German).

“‘I propose that 100,000 degenerate Britons should be forcibly sterilized and others put in labour camps to halt the decline of the British race.” – Winston Churchill

(As Home Secretary in a 1910 Departmental Paper)

“The unnatural and increasingly rapid growth of the feeble-minded and insane classes, coupled as it is with steady restriction among all the thrifty, energetic and superior stocks constitutes a national and race danger which is impossible to exaggerate. I feel that the source from which the stream of madness is fed should be cut off and sealed before another year has passed.” – Winston Churchill

(As Home Secretary)

On his attitude to other races, Churchill's doctor, Lord Moran, said: ‘Winston thinks only of the colour of their skin.'”

On why the US, instead of indigenous Cubans, should rule Cuba after Spain:

A grave danger represents itself. Two-fifths of the insurgents [Cubans fighting Spanish rule] in the field are negroes. These men . . . would, in the event of success, demand a predominant share in the government of the country . . . the result being, after years of fighting, another black republic.” – Winston Churchill

“The reference to “another” black republic meant Haiti, whose revolution against France in 1803 had led to the first nation run by blacks in the New World.” (Ch. 12) (Churchill's mother was US American, his father British.)

“On the subject of India,” said the British Secretary of State to India: “Winston is not quite sane… I didn't see much difference between his outlook and Hitler's.”

When Mahatma Gandhi launched his campaign of peaceful resistance against British rule in India, Churchill raged that Gandhi”:

“ought to be lain bound hand and foot at the gates of Delhi, and then trampled on by an enormous elephant with the new Viceroy seated on its back. Gandhi-ism and everything it stands for will have to be grappled with and crushed.” – Winston Churchill

As some 3 million people starved to death due to policy of the British Empire, when asked why he would not allow food to be sent, Churchill asked:

“…why isn't Gandhi dead yet?” – Winston Churchill

“I hate Indians. They are a beastly people…”(*) – Winston Churchill

(Leo Amery: Diaries)

” I love this war. I know it's smashing and shattering the lives of thousands every moment — and yet — I can't help it — I enjoy every second of it.” – Winston Churchill

(Letter to a friend, 1916)

Churchill was born into British wealth and prestige. With innumerable avenues open to him, he chose to treat the world as children sometimes treat insects, so he put ruthless effort into the maintenance of Britain's international dictatorship, on which “the sun never set”.

A typical example of the Churchill method was the use of terror, mutilation (ripping off mens' testicles), and rape as a weapon to suppress a Kenyan uprising against British tyranny in the 1950s.

Decades later, in 2012, The Independent reports, the UK finally “admitt[ed] Kenyans were tortured and sexually abused by colonial forces”.

Kenyans were “beaten, castrated and sexually assaulted”.

Churchill's Empire, making Darth Vader's look like a hippie drum circle, ran “concentration camps” where suspects were tortured and sterilized, such as by being “publicly castrated with a pair of pliers normally used on cattle” – a fitting tactic given Churchill considered his human prey to be “beastly” “savages”.

The Independent**:

Churchill believed that Kenya's fertile highlands should be the preserve of the white settlers, and approved the clearing out of the local “blackamoors”. He saw the local Kikuyu as “brutish children”.

Hundreds of thousands were driven into the camps, which were studied by Pulitzer-prize winning historian, Professor Caroline Elkins in her book, Britain's Gulag: The Brutal End of Empire in Kenya, which examines the :

…tactics adopted under Churchill to crush the local drive for independence. “Electric shock was widely used, as well as cigarettes and fire,” she writes. “The screening teams whipped, shot, burned, and mutilated … suspects.” Hussein Onyango Obama [Barack Obama's paternal grandfather] never truly recovered from the torture [and indefinite detention, later to be implemented by his grandson] he endured.

Many of the wounds Churchill inflicted have still not healed…

The Independent also notes:

[Churchill] fought for a raw white supremacism and a concentration camp network…

[The British Empire] washed distant nations [in] blood…

[Churchill believed] the superior white man was conquering the primitive, dark-skinned natives…

…Churchill charged through imperial atrocities, defending each in turn.

…as an MP he demanded a rolling programme of more conquests, based on his belief that “the Aryan stock is bound to triumph”.

Churchill demanded they [defiant natives] be crushed with extreme force. As Colonial Secretary in the 1920s, he unleashed the notorious Black and Tan thugs on Ireland's Catholic civilians, and when the Kurds rebelled against British rule, he said: “I am strongly in favour of using poisoned gas against uncivilised tribes…[It] would spread a lively terror.”

Didn't everybody think that way then? One of the most striking findings of [historian] Toye's research is that they really didn't: even at the time, Churchill was seen as … brutal and brutish…

[In India,] Skeletal, half-dead people were streaming into the cities and dying on the streets, but Churchill … had only jeers for them.

Decades after Churchill's “dictatorship … on the darker-skinned peoples of the world” (Independent) had been handed off to the US (which vastly expanded the empire and often uses an even heavier whipping hand to suppress uprisings against Western colonialism, as in Vietnam), Daily Mail reports (2013) that even though the British European-Aryan-Empire with thousand year ambitions admits it perpetrated “castration, rape and beatings”, Keynans will receive some monetary compensation but “no apology”, making the scene from The Godfather when the gangster, Sonny, smashes a photographer's camera then tosses some money at his feet look positively civilized.

Robert Barsocchini is an internationally published researcher and writer who focuses on global force dynamics and writes professionally for the film industry. He is a regular contributor to Washington's Blog. Follow Robert and his UK-based colleague, Dean Robinson, on Twitter.


(*) Wikipedia documents that William F. Buckley, late founder of the National Review and host of Firing Line, felt the need to defend this quote by stating that, while he was not present for the comment, he was sure that Churchill said it with “mischievous glee” and a “gleam in his eyes”. If Buckley's guess was correct, one wonders if Churchill also had the mischievous gleam while presiding over his castration and rape camps, or if Buckley himself meant to exhibit the gleam when he seethed to historian Gore Vidal in a televised debate “Now, listen, you queer, stop calling me a crypto-Nazi, or I'll sock you in your God-damned face”. (Buckley was a man of very deep faith; “In his 1997 book Nearer, My God, [Buckley] condemned what he viewed as “the Supreme Court's war against religion in the public school,” and argued that Christian faith was being replaced by ‘another God … multiculturalism.' … In his spiritual memoir Buckley reproduced Valtorta's detailed accounts of Jesus Christ's crucifixion…”)

**Ultimately, the author of this Independent article decides Churchill was a “thug”, but, dissenting from the historian he reviews, he searches for a way to maintain some reverence for his thug, and resorts to a favorable comparison between Churchill and perhaps the most evil extremist in history, another monstrous product of Europe, Hitler himself. It's never a good sign when a person or country can only scrounge a remnant of redemption by being compared to Hitler. And while outsiders looking in might also be glad Britain won that particular round (one of many) of inter-European gang warfare and mass extermination, it doesn't make Britain's mass killing or castration operations, or the prospect of being brutally dictated to and looted by Britain, any more appealing.

The author also argues that India eventually becoming an “independent superpower eclipsing Britain” is an “ironic victory for Churchill at his best”. This is itself a colonialist perspective that implies India's struggles for independence against British dictatorship, in which millions were killed, were actually a sly, prescient lesson for a lesser people from the wise, patriarchal, and foresight-gifted Churchill at his “best”. The author, of course, does not mention that before British colonization, India was more developed and prosperous than Britain (271), and that British colonialism merely de-developed India for a period of decades for the temporary enrichment of the British dictatorship, which ultimately contributed to the deaths of over a hundred million Indians (as documented by Amartya Sen, Professor of Economics, and development economist Jean Dreze***) and battered India into the horrid basket case of poverty it became. India would have been far better off had Britain's hoards never invaded. Applied to another case, the author's argument would say that Germany's mass killings of Jews were really a wise lesson ultimately intended, deep down, from Hitler “at his best”, to push Jews to form their own independent, super-powerful state, Israel. But perhaps sometimes ‘scheming', ‘sinister', ‘subversive' ‘terrorists' springing from the ‘underworld' to carry out the ‘overthrow of civilization' (to use some of Churchill's terms for Jews) need the benefits imbued by contact with a tough but wiser and ultimately beneficent soul, or so the author's unintended batterer's logic would suggest.

***Overview: Struggling to rebuild from 1947 to 1979, India experienced “over 100 million deaths”, plus “tens of millions more since”.







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