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The Black Dog of Depression: The WHO Takes Up Where Churchill And Johnson Left Off

THE Black Dog Dog of depression is hideous. Winston Churchill used the phrase black dog to describe his own moods.





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Posted: 13th, December 2013 | In: Reviews | Comment

Syria: Assad is more Winston Churchill than Adolf Hitler

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, left, reviews American troops at a base in England on the eve of D-Day, June 1944, during World War II. The initials AAAO on the steel helmets with a line across the As stands for "Anywhere, Anytime, Anyhow, Bar Nothing." The identification shoulder patches of the G.I.s are blotted out by the censor. (AP Photo)

BARACK Obama says the “red line” is chemical weapons. When Bashar al-Assad used them in Mouadamiya, Syria, as has been claimed, he crossed that moral line. Obama says the use of such weapons is “barbarism“. John Kerry says Assad is a “thug and murderer”.  He says Assad is just like Hitler. But maybe he’s like that other wartime leader. Winston Churchill opined on July 6, 1944:

“It maybe several weeks before I shall ask you to drench Germany with poison gas, and if we do it, let us do it 100 per cent… I do not understand this squeamishness about the use of gas. I am strongly in favour of using poison gas against uncivilised tribes. The moral effect should be so good that the loss of life should be reduced to a minimum.”

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Posted: 6th, September 2013 | In: Flashback, Reviews | Comment