Champion~

A quiet, humble, modest and patient man, shown here playing patience at home,

~~

Lou Gehrig was one of those men who was simply:

~~

better than other men:

~~

in all the ways that a man can be better than other men.

~~

His illness, a rare form of adult polio, was cruel in so many ways, reducing a man of iron to a helpless invalid:

~~

A cruelty compounded many times over as his illness, principally evinced by severe and ever more debilitating weakness, is a disease that now bears that iron man’s name:

~~

Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

~~

No, Sir, Life is not fair.

~~

In a world today, so long devoid of genuine heroes, we remember Lou Gehrig as a true hero:

~~

A man who never gave up, never felt sorry for himself and fought life’s battles to the final, bitter, end without complaint.

All men who walk on this earth must die.

~~

How a man lives and how he dies:

~~

Now:

~~

That is the mark of  distinction between an ordinary man and a:

~~

Champion.

A rare, private and very different sort of man, a poor boy who grew into a powerful man who read books and attended Columbia University and was likewise as agile as a gazelle and could hit with a power that was frightening to watch.

New York Mayor Fiorello La Guardia called Gehrig “the greatest prototype of good sportsmanship and citizenship” and Postmaster General James Farley concluded his speech by predicting,

~~

“For generations to come, boys who play baseball will point with pride to your record.”

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November 2003 event 012
  • The rich man ought not be taxed at all~~Instead, the rich man ought be compelled to employ and train the poor man~~directly~~personally~~man to man~~
  • ~
    The principal need in America today is~~financial and industrial De-Globalization~~to facilitate the promotion of the possibility for the average man to get and keep a good job with good benefits paid by the employer~~as was done not very long ago.~~
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    ~~Bene Nati, Bene Vestiti, Et Mediocriter Docti~~
    ~
    ~~La crema y nata~~ ~ ~~Artista de la conquista~
     
     
     
    ~~In sunshine and in shadow~~I hold tight to the Republican view of time and money~~I write night and day~~yet~~while impecunious~~I am vastly overpaid~~in that taking pay to do what I love is unfair~~to my employer~~in a fair system~~under such circumstances~~I should pay him~~not he me~~I am far, far too old a man to be sexually confused~~praise Jesus~~but I am yet young enough to be politically confused~~is anyone not~~in an absolute sense~~I am a Catholic Royalist~~in a practical sense~~I am a Classical Liberal~~a Gaullist~~a Bonapartist~~an American Nationalist  Republican~~in either sense~~my head is soon for the chopping block~~to hasten my interlude with Madame La Guillotine~~I write without fear~and without favor of~any man~~ 
    ~
    Non Sibi~~
     
    Finis Origine Pendet~
      ~~Κύριε ἐλέησον~~
    Rejoice and Glad!!
    Amen~~

     

    CUA_Cardinal_2008
~The Original Angry Bird~~The Catholic University of America Screaming Red Cardinal Mascot~~

   

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~~THEOS EK MĒCHANĒS~~

 Monday, 1st Day of September, The Labor Day, Anno Domini Nostri Iesu Christi, 2014 


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"Jean-Marie Le Pen is a friend. He is dangerous for the political set because he's the only one who's sincere. He says out loud what many people think deep down, and what the politicians refrain from saying because they are either too demagogic or too chicken. Le Pen, with all his faults and qualities, is probably the only one who thinks about the interests of France before his own."~~
French actor~~Alain Delon
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~~

The Queen

~~

In office now 62 years on

~~

Simply the best President we could ever hope to have~~

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Disappointment.

The Russian people have nothing at birth, expect nothing from life and are never disappointed.
The American people have everything a man needs at birth, expect more and more as life progresses and are always disappointed.
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November 2003 event 012

 
  • The rich man ought not be taxed at all~~Instead, the rich man ought be compelled to employ and train the poor man~~directly~~personally~~man to man~~
  • ~~
    The principal need in America today is~~financial and industrial De-Globalization~~to facilitate the promotion of the possibility for the average man to get and keep a good job with good benefits paid by the employer~~as was done not very long ago.~~
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    ~~Bene Nati, Bene Vestiti, Et Mediocriter Docti~~
    ~
    ~~La crema y nata~~ ~ ~~Artista de la conquista~
     
     
     
     
    ~~In sunshine and in shadow~~I hold tight to the Republican view of time and money~~I write night and day~~yet~~while impecunious~~I am vastly overpaid~~in that taking pay to do what I love is unfair~~to my employer~~in a fair system~~under such circumstances~~I should pay him~~not he me~~I am far, far too old a man to be sexually confused~~praise Jesus~~but I am yet young enough to be politically confused~~is anyone not~~in an absolute sense~~I am a Catholic Royalist~~in a practical sense~~I am a Classical Liberal~~a Gaullist~~a Bonapartist~~an American Nationalist  Republican~~in either sense~~my head is soon for the chopping block~~to hasten my interlude with Madame La Guillotine~~I write without fear~and without favor of~any man~~ 
    ~
     
    Non Sibi~~
     
    Finis Origine Pendet~
     
      ~~Κύριε ἐλέησον~~
    Rejoice and Glad!!
    Amen~~

     

    CUA_Cardinal_2008
~The Original Angry Bird~~The Catholic University of America Screaming Red Cardinal Mascot~~

   

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~~THEOS EK MĒCHANĒS~~

 Wednesday, 26th Day of August, Anno Domini Nostri Iesu Christi, 2014 


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"Jean-Marie Le Pen is a friend. He is dangerous for the political set because he's the only one who's sincere. He says out loud what many people think deep down, and what the politicians refrain from saying because they are either too demagogic or too chicken. Le Pen, with all his faults and qualities, is probably the only one who thinks about the interests of France before his own."~~
French actor~~Alain Delon
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Motto~~Deus Lux Mea Est~~

 ~~

 queen elizabeth herbert hoover

~~Our Ubiquitous Presence

~~

The Queen

~~

In office now 62 years on

~~

Simply the best President we could ever hope to have~~

 

​Democrats are tipsy preteen girls who giggle “Teacher told us that government is a most necessary evil.” Republicans, sober grownups, suspicious of teachers ask “How can evil ever be necessary?”

Democrats are tipsy preteen girls who giggle “Teacher told us that government is a most necessary evil.”  Republicans, sober grownups, suspicious of teachers ask “How can evil ever be necessary?”

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November 2003 event 012

 
  • The rich man ought not be taxed at all~~Instead, the rich man ought be compelled to employ and train the poor man~~directly~~personally~~man to man~~
  • ~~
    The principal need in America today is~~financial and industrial De-Globalization~~to facilitate the promotion of the possibility for the average man to get and keep a good job with good benefits paid by the employer~~as was done not very long ago.~~
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    ~~Bene Nati, Bene Vestiti, Et Mediocriter Docti~~
    ~
    ~~La crema y nata~~ ~ ~~Artista de la conquista~
     
     
     
     
    ~~In sunshine and in shadow~~I hold tight to the Republican view of time and money~~I write night and day~~yet~~while impecunious~~I am vastly overpaid~~in that taking pay to do what I love is unfair~~to my employer~~in a fair system~~under such circumstances~~I should pay him~~not he me~~I am far, far too old a man to be sexually confused~~praise Jesus~~but I am yet young enough to be politically confused~~is anyone not~~in an absolute sense~~I am a Catholic Royalist~~in a practical sense~~I am a Classical Liberal~~a Gaullist~~a Bonapartist~~an American Nationalist  Republican~~in either sense~~my head is soon for the chopping block~~to hasten my interlude with Madame La Guillotine~~I write without fear~and without favor of~any man~~ 
    ~
     
    Non Sibi~~
     
    Finis Origine Pendet~
     
      ~~Κύριε ἐλέησον~~
    Rejoice and Glad!!
    Amen~~

     

    CUA_Cardinal_2008
~The Original Angry Bird~~The Catholic University of America Screaming Red Cardinal Mascot~~

   

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~~THEOS EK MĒCHANĒS~~

 

Monday, 24th Day of August, Anno Domini Nostri Iesu Christi, 2014 

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"Jean-Marie Le Pen is a friend. He is dangerous for the political set because he's the only one who's sincere. He says out loud what many people think deep down, and what the politicians refrain from saying because they are either too demagogic or too chicken. Le Pen, with all his faults and qualities, is probably the only one who thinks about the interests of France before his own."~~
French actor~~Alain Delon
CONCEPT OF THE CATHOLIC AND ROYAL ARMY OF AMERICA (CRAA)
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Motto~~Deus Lux Mea Est~~

 ~~

 queen elizabeth herbert hoover

~~Our Ubiquitous Presence

~~

The Queen

~~

In office now 62 years on

~~

Simply the best President we could ever hope to have~~

 

​Democrats are tipsy preteen girls who giggle “Teacher told us that government is a most necessary evil.” Republicans, sober grownups, suspicious of teachers ask “How can evil ever be necessary?”

Democrats are tipsy preteen girls who giggle “Teacher told us that government is a most necessary evil.”  Republicans, sober grownups, suspicious of teachers ask “How can evil ever be necessary?”

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November 2003 event 012

 
  • The rich man ought not be taxed at all~~Instead, the rich man ought be compelled to employ and train the poor man~~directly~~personally~~man to man~~
  • ~~
    The principal need in America today is~~financial and industrial De-Globalization~~to facilitate the promotion of the possibility for the average man to get and keep a good job with good benefits paid by the employer~~as was done not very long ago.~~
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    ~~Bene Nati, Bene Vestiti, Et Mediocriter Docti~~
    ~
    ~~La crema y nata~~ ~ ~~Artista de la conquista~
     
     
     
     
    ~~In sunshine and in shadow~~I hold tight to the Republican view of time and money~~I write night and day~~yet~~while impecunious~~I am vastly overpaid~~in that taking pay to do what I love is unfair~~to my employer~~in a fair system~~under such circumstances~~I should pay him~~not he me~~I am far, far too old a man to be sexually confused~~praise Jesus~~but I am yet young enough to be politically confused~~is anyone not~~in an absolute sense~~I am a Catholic Royalist~~in a practical sense~~I am a Classical Liberal~~a Gaullist~~a Bonapartist~~an American Nationalist  Republican~~in either sense~~my head is soon for the chopping block~~to hasten my interlude with Madame La Guillotine~~I write without fear~and without favor of~any man~~ 
    ~
     
    Non Sibi~~
     
    Finis Origine Pendet~
     
      ~~Κύριε ἐλέησον~~
    Rejoice and Glad!!
    Amen~~

     

    CUA_Cardinal_2008
~The Original Angry Bird~~The Catholic University of America Screaming Red Cardinal Mascot~~

   

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~~THEOS EK MĒCHANĒS~~

 

Monday, 24th Day of August, Anno Domini Nostri Iesu Christi, 2014 

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"Jean-Marie Le Pen is a friend. He is dangerous for the political set because he's the only one who's sincere. He says out loud what many people think deep down, and what the politicians refrain from saying because they are either too demagogic or too chicken. Le Pen, with all his faults and qualities, is probably the only one who thinks about the interests of France before his own."~~
French actor~~Alain Delon
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~~

The Queen

~~

In office now 62 years on

~~

Simply the best President we could ever hope to have~~

 

Different deaths, different seas.

Percy Bysshe Shelley
We lost, of course, our precious, gorgeous, young Shelley, at sea, in the Gulf of La Spezia, in the Ligurian Sea off Italy, that sweet land he called “the paradise of exiles.”
~~
 
Few are lost today at sea, a common death in Shelley’s day, so, driven by man’s cloying need to be lost at something, modern American man is “lost in my work.”
When a man says to you: “I’m too busy to talk now, I’m lost in my work,” what he means of course is: “I don’t want to talk to you right now.”
 
For, no man is ever “too busy,” at anything, unless of course, he wants to be so.
Americans today say to me; “I’ve no time to talk to you just now, John Begg, as I’ve lost myself in my work.”
 
I’m incredulous at hearing this, as, to lose oneself in one’s work is, by studied determination, to avoid Life Herself and to sequester oneself away from all contact with Her.
 
Yet, so it is that, in present-day America, man, lost in his work, soon finds himself dead and gone from this Orb into that Better Place called by us, The Light, having never known the touch, or tasted sweet, of Life Herself.
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November 2003 event 012

 
  • The rich man ought not be taxed at all~~Instead, the rich man ought be compelled to employ and train the poor man~~directly~~personally~~man to man~~
  • ~~
    The principal need in America today is~~financial and industrial De-Globalization~~to facilitate the promotion of the possibility for the average man to get and keep a good job with good benefits paid by the employer~~as was done not very long ago.~~
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    ~~Bene Nati, Bene Vestiti, Et Mediocriter Docti~~
    ~
    ~~La crema y nata~~ ~ ~~Artista de la conquista~
     
     
     
     
    ~~In sunshine and in shadow~~I hold tight to the Republican view of time and money~~I write night and day~~yet~~while impecunious~~I am vastly overpaid~~in that taking pay to do what I love is unfair~~to my employer~~in a fair system~~under such circumstances~~I should pay him~~not he me~~I am far, far too old a man to be sexually confused~~praise Jesus~~but I am yet young enough to be politically confused~~is anyone not~~in an absolute sense~~I am a Catholic Royalist~~in a practical sense~~I am a Classical Liberal~~a Gaullist~~a Bonapartist~~an American Nationalist  Republican~~in either sense~~my head is soon for the chopping block~~to hasten my interlude with Madame La Guillotine~~I write without fear~and without favor of~any man~~ 
    ~
     
    Non Sibi~~
     
    Finis Origine Pendet~
     
      ~~Κύριε ἐλέησον~~
    Rejoice and Glad!!
    Amen~~

     

    CUA_Cardinal_2008
~The Original Angry Bird~~The Catholic University of America Screaming Red Cardinal Mascot~~

   

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~~THEOS EK MĒCHANĒS~~

 

Sunday, 23rd Day of August, Anno Domini Nostri Iesu Christi, 2014 

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"Jean-Marie Le Pen is a friend. He is dangerous for the political set because he's the only one who's sincere. He says out loud what many people think deep down, and what the politicians refrain from saying because they are either too demagogic or too chicken. Le Pen, with all his faults and qualities, is probably the only one who thinks about the interests of France before his own."~~
French actor~~Alain Delon
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~~Our Ubiquitous Presence

~~

The Queen

~~

In office now 62 years on

~~

Simply the best President we could ever hope to have~~

 

Trees are not shady in the sense that people are shady.

 

King George III spoke to trees and gave them names:

King George III fought a rather silly war with His American Subjects, which He lost.

~~

For his perceived follies as a Monarch, King George III spent the last 20 years or so of a 60 year reign, in almost total sequestration, largely stripped of His Authorities.

~~

Her Majesty’s Son and Heir, The Crown Prince Charles, speaks to trees and gives them names.

 

I speak to trees and give them names.

I like trees.

~~

I find trees a great comfort.

~~

Trees listen attentively, despite one’s rambling on, for hours.

~~

Trees are polite.

~~

Trees are true and trusty friends.

~~

Trees are shady, true.

~~

But trees are not shady in the sense that people are shady.

~~

The affections of trees are ever constant.

~~

Trees never disappoint.

~~

I hope that, what authorities I have, are not later stripped of me, for my enjoying so, the company of trees and for my speaking to them, and giving them names.

~~

But, if it came to it, if I had to choose between my associations with people or with my trees:

~~

I would surely chose my trees.

~~

I like my trees.

~~

Very much, indeed.

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November 2003 event 012

 
  • The rich man ought not be taxed at all~~Instead, the rich man ought be compelled to employ and train the poor man~~directly~~personally~~man to man~~
  • ~~
    The principal need in America today is~~financial and industrial De-Globalization~~to facilitate the promotion of the possibility for the average man to get and keep a good job with good benefits paid by the employer~~as was done not very long ago.~~
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    ~~Bene Nati, Bene Vestiti, Et Mediocriter Docti~~
    ~
    ~~La crema y nata~~ ~ ~~Artista de la conquista~
     
     
     
     
    ~~In sunshine and in shadow~~I hold tight to the Republican view of time and money~~I write night and day~~yet~~while impecunious~~I am vastly overpaid~~in that taking pay to do what I love is unfair~~to my employer~~in a fair system~~under such circumstances~~I should pay him~~not he me~~I am far, far too old a man to be sexually confused~~praise Jesus~~but I am yet young enough to be politically confused~~is anyone not~~in an absolute sense~~I am a Catholic Royalist~~in a practical sense~~I am a Classical Liberal~~a Gaullist~~a Bonapartist~~an American Nationalist  Republican~~in either sense~~my head is soon for the chopping block~~to hasten my interlude with Madame La Guillotine~~I write without fear~and without favor of~any man~~ 
    ~
     
    Non Sibi~~
     
    Finis Origine Pendet~
     
      ~~Κύριε ἐλέησον~~
    Rejoice and Glad!!
    Amen~~

     

    CUA_Cardinal_2008
~The Original Angry Bird~~The Catholic University of America Screaming Red Cardinal Mascot~~

   

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~~THEOS EK MĒCHANĒS~~

 

Friday, 22nd Day of August, Anno Domini Nostri Iesu Christi, 2014 

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"Jean-Marie Le Pen is a friend. He is dangerous for the political set because he's the only one who's sincere. He says out loud what many people think deep down, and what the politicians refrain from saying because they are either too demagogic or too chicken. Le Pen, with all his faults and qualities, is probably the only one who thinks about the interests of France before his own."~~
French actor~~Alain Delon
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Motto~~Deus Lux Mea Est~~

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~~Our Ubiquitous Presence

~~

The Queen

~~

In office now 62 years on

~~

Simply the best President we could ever hope to have~~

The Great Fallacy of the West…the Franco-American notion of man’s desire for self-governance.

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What are Queen and I to do, on seeing so clearly that which ought to have been bright:
 
 
~~
 
 
RED:
 
~~
 
 
 Somehow came out, instead, all, dark:
 
 
 
~~
 
 
BLUE?
 
 
~~
 
BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA II OUGHT TO HAVE RUN AS A REPUBLICAN.
 
 
 
~~
 
 
HE WOULD HAVE LOST NONE OF HIS SUPPORTERS AND HE WOULD HAVE GAINED ALL OF MY OWN.~HE WOULD HAVE BEEN UNOPPOSED.
 
 
~~
 
 
AND UNIVERSALLY, ADORED.
 
 
~~
 
 
FOR HAVING CHOSEN THE WRONG PARTY TO RUN IN, VERY LIKELY AN INDISCRETION ATTRIBUTABLE TO EXTREME YOUTH, INSTEAD OF UNIVERSAL ADORATION AND ACCLAIM, HE FACES NOW A CAREFULLY, METICULOUSLY, CRAFTED OPPOSITION THAT GROWS, WIDENS, STRENGTHENS AND BECOMES MORE EMBOLDENED BY THE DAY, HARDENED NOW INTO A GLACIAL INTRACTABILITY THAT WILL STYMIE HIM AT EVERY TURN AND WILL ENSURE HIS PRESIDENCY ENDS VERY, VERY BADLY.
 
~~
 
Our Lesson to the ambitious ones: Choose very carefully with whom you stand.
 
~~

Her Majesty has witnessed, right beside myself, a dozen Presidents.

~~

She became Queen just past one month after my birth and:

~~

She has been a most dutiful Queen and a wonderful example to us all.

As have I, Queen has witnessed, one dozen American Presidents.

~~

Here Queen lifts a glass to:

~~

Barack Hussein Obama II.

~~

 

IN ONE WORD:

~~

ALGERAN.

~~

Exposition:

~~

I have met all of the one-dozen Presidents covered in these Epistles, save for the young incumbent, commencing with Mr. Truman, whom, I am told, I met when I was a very small baby in swaddling clothes:

~~

 

https://johndanielbegg.com/2013/07/01/one-dozen-enigmaspresidents-i-have-not-knownjohn-daniel-beggletters-to-myself.

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Health prevents my meeting the young incumbent as I am now, largely sequestered, away.

~~

I have never heard the young incumbent speak and would not know his voice were I to hear it.

~~

Nor Have I read a word he has written and would not know his words were I to read them.

~~

I am amused to say that everyone I meet appears to be an expert on the young incumbent President.

~~

And most vociferously so.

~~

People demand to know:

~~

Who is the man behind the mask!!

~~

To which, my readers are by now, well-prepared to answer:

~~

Who is any man?

~~

Ask any housewife:

~~

How well do you know your husband of fifty year’s time?

~~

Housewives will answer in loud unison:

~~

“I’ve no idea at all who this man, my husband, is.”

~~

The Americans most readily accept that one can never really know anybody, most especially so those most close to us, and yet:

~~

The Americans strike me as desperate to know any and all about the dozen men we have briefly examined in these Epistles.

~~

But of course, we can never know very much at all about any of our Presidents.

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Part of this is down to what we call, here in our club:

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The Fallacy of the West:

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A fallacy that removes from the Americans the tactile relationship of lifelong connection with a Royal Family:

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A Royal Family:

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With whom, the subjects are familiar from the time they are babies and on into the next generation.

 

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American Presidents come and go like dry leaves:

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Four years in and gone, perhaps eight years in and gone.

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No long-term relationship with the people of America such as is afforded the English by their Queen, who, right beside me, has witnessed one-dozen American Presidents come dashing into the life of America:

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And just as quickly:

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Dashing back out again without ever leaving any real or true impression.

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So it is that the young incumbent came to us, some say out of the clouds and altogether, unknown.

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I say to those who say that:

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How precisely, is the young incumbent different in that respect from his eleven predecessors covered in these Epistles?

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How?

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Precisely, please?

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The fact is that the Americans know none of their Presidents, but for a quick flash of very short, and largely mirrored, recognition followed by:

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Evaporation:

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And then:

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Replacement by another,

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Utter stranger.

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To those who are, to my mind, unduly alarmed, by the young incumbent, I say simply this:

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All Presidents are utter strangers.

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The young incumbent is but the most recent and:

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Very soon enough, he will be replaced by yet another:

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Utter stranger.

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All that aside, about young Obama, we ask this:

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Is it the singer to whom we are drawn:

~~

Or is it the song he sings to us?

~~

The young incumbent I understand has caused a fair amount of ink to be spilled concerning both himself and the songs that he sings to the citizens.

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What if the singer sang a different song?

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Would that matter?

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That is:

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If he were to sing songs pleasant to my Party:

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Would my Party endorse him?

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Would his Party reject him?

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Conceded that this is a loaded question.

~~

But consider that in the stream of history:

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None of the dozen men whose stories are briefly recounted here have been in that stream of history long enough to yet be dispassionately dissected.

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Men, who many may intensely dislike, may later develop bromidic,

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Evenly good and kindly:

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Reputations:

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In history books.

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While others, loudly cheered in their day, may vanish altogether.

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True it is that my great, great, great, great, grandsire’s people were run out of South Carolina on a rail, and barely escaped the hangman, our Royal sponsor having lost the war:

King George III spoke to trees and gave them names:

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King George III fought a rather silly war with His American Subjects, which He lost.

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For his perceived follies as a Monarch, King George III spent the last 20 years or so of a 60 year reign, in almost total sequestration, largely stripped of His Authorities.

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Her Majesty’s Son and Heir, The Crown Prince Charles, speaks to trees and gives them names.

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I speak to trees and give them names.

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I like trees.

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I find trees a great comfort.

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Trees listen attentively, despite one’s rambling on, for hours.

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Trees are polite.

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Trees are true and trusty friends.

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Trees are shady, true.

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But trees are not shady in the sense that people are shady.

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The affections of trees are ever constant.

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Trees never disappoint.

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I hope that, what authorities I have, are not later stripped of me, for my enjoying so, the company of trees and for my speaking to them, and giving them names.

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But, if it came to it, if I had to choose between my associations with people or with my trees:

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I would surely chose my trees.

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I like my trees.

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Very much, indeed.

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True that this is a Catholic and Royalist household, and, by derivation, Republican, as the Americans, very sadly, have no Royal House, anymore:

And true it is that this household has not endorsed or voted for the incumbent, Barack Hussein Obama II, either time we were invited to do so.

 

We do not regret declining either invitation.

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That cleared away, I wonder these things:

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Are..

 

The incumbent’s most ardent followers new converts to their Party?

President Johnson never got to dance with Our Queen, but he did dance with Imelda and I can testify that, on more than one occasion, I danced with Imelda at Baguio City and that she:

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Could rumba:

Little coquette.


Are his most ardent detractors new converts to my Party?

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I mean this:

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Any priest will tell you that there is no devotion as ardent as the devotion of the newly converted.

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I see this in the Catholic Church and in my political Party.

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In America, there used to be a saying that had some validity:

“Everybody used to be a Democrat,”

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By which was meant, I think,

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That the general upward movement through the social rankings that so exemplifies the Americans, causes them to cast off the affiliations they once held when they were not so flush.

~~

I pray that mobility continues, not because we seek more Republican converts but because I seek a better, more fulgent, life for all Americans.

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As I am Royalist, and an American Republican by derivation, it is not my place to scold the standard-bearer of the other Party while he holds office but I think it is well within my place to ask my Party this question:

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Is not the incumbent the quintessential:

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Algeran?

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Is he not the very embodiment of  the hero of Horatio Alger, Jr.

That prolific, 19th Century American author, best known for his many juvenile novels about impoverished boys and their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of middle-class security?

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My Party preaches up by the bootstraps and all that and I must ask:

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While it is often remarked that the incumbent came out of the clouds from nowhere at all:

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And while I stipulate that he most certainly did not put in much time in the political trenches as is the custom in his occupation, I must ask:

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So what?

~~

My readers know that I view all life through the eagle eye of a jockey boy:

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Openings, of racing opportunity, come up in a split second:

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Ride through them or they will:

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Close forever and you will not any win any Derbies riding:

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With

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Trepidation.

Didn’t the incumbent merely ride his horse hard, sensing that he was against weak opponents and win his races?

~~

Isn’t winning the races of your life the singular preaching of my Party?

Grab opportunity when she knocks, as if you don’t, she will move on to the next lucky house:

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If you dally.

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That is what I was taught:

~~

Wasn’t that what you were taught?

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Kill or be killed.

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Eat or be eaten.

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Is that not the Republican Credo?

~~

If it is:

~~

Why then, the fierce animus for the young incumbent Barack Hussein Obama II, who, to my eye, merely rode his horse alertly, attentively, savagely, to victory when he sensed his chance?

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Didn’t he?

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Well?

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Didn’t he?

If he did, he is far more the Republican than he is the Democrat.

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In the way we learned race riding at this stable:

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It appears to us, here in the clubhouse that, if:

~~

Young Obama has made any mistake, it is simply this:

~~

He chose the wrong Party, as, if he had chosen my Party instead:

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He would have no opposition at all.

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None whatsoever.

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So, on removed, sequestered, reflection, we say, simply this:

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Barack Hussein Obama II ought to have run as a Republican.

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He would have lost none of his supporters and he would have gained all of my own.

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He would have been unopposed, made no enemies:

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And would have been:

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AS

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Is a temporary Monarch:

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Very much for:

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The quiet, ordered, stately, eloquence of Monarchs:

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Universally,

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Adored.

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POST SCRIPT

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This little diary is mine alone.

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My musings of long years at a city I know likely better than any man ever has.

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By accident of birth I swam into the waters described here this morning.

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As with Her Majesty, I have been the constant presence.

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Looking out at, through an often cloudy, tinted glass, fairly free of emotional involvement.

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Watching:

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The comings and goings of the men who have been our Presidents for the past 62, breathless, years.

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Through it all, taking all my stories and the many other stories Her Majesty might tell:

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All these vignettes together,

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These 12 men remain always to us:

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Enigmas.

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We never really know who they are.

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It is likely that most:

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Even all,

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Of the dozen Presidents, likewise have a very unformed view of who they are, themselves.

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Man is far less conniving and calculating than many would have us believe.

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Very:

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Much of what a man does he could not even explain:

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To:

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Himself.

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    ~~Bene Nati, Bene Vestiti, Et Mediocriter Docti~~
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    ~~La crema y nata~~ ~ ~~Artista de la conquista~
     
     
     
    ~~In sunshine and in shadow~~I hold tight to the Republican view of time and money~~I write night and day~~yet~~while impecunious~~I am vastly overpaid~~in that taking pay to do what I love is unfair~~to my employer~~in a fair system~~under such circumstances~~I should pay him~~not he me~~I am far, far too old a man to be sexually confused~~praise Jesus~~but I am yet young enough to be politically confused~~is anyone not~~in an absolute sense~~I am a Catholic Royalist~~in a practical sense~~I am a Classical Liberal~~a Gaullist~~a Bonapartist~~an American Nationalist  Republican~~in either sense~~my head is soon for the chopping block~~to hasten my interlude with Madame La Guillotine~~I write without fear~and without favor of~any man~~ 
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    Non Sibi~~
     
    Finis Origine Pendet~
      ~~Κύριε ἐλέησον~~
    Rejoice and Glad!!
    Amen~~

     

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envy is both a terrible sin and a silly vanity

I always caution girls who walk by pretty houses and say to me–oh, i wish i were the senora of that house over there !!! that–you never say you want to be someone other than whom you are–you have no idea what the lives of other people are really like behind closed doors–so, while we all know what envy feels like, envy is both a terrible sin and a silly vanity because we do not know what we actually are envious of. We cannot see past the front door of the pretty house we envy into the interior where the life of the house plays out–you just might be horrified if you ever caught a glimpse of what life is like inside the pretty house.

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    ~~Bene Nati, Bene Vestiti, Et Mediocriter Docti~~
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    ~~La crema y nata~~ 
     
    ~~Artista de la conquista~
     
     
     
     
    ~~In sunshine and in shadow~~I hold tight to the Republican view of time and money~~I write night and day~~yet~~while impecunious~~I am vastly overpaid~~in that taking pay to do what I love is unfair~~to my employer~~in a fair system~~under such circumstances~~I should pay him~~not he me~~I am far, far too old a man to be sexually confused~~praise Jesus~~but I am yet young enough to be politically confused~~is anyone not~~in an absolute sense~~I am a Catholic Royalist~~in a practical sense~~I am a Classical Liberal~~a Gaullist~~a Bonapartist~~an American Nationalist  Republican~~in either sense~~my head is soon for the chopping block~~to hasten my interlude with Madame La Guillotine~~I write without fear~and without favor of~any man~~ 
    ~
     
    Non Sibi~~
     
    Finis Origine Pendet~
     
      ~~Κύριε ἐλέησον~~
    Rejoice and Be Glad!!
    Amen~~

     

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Need a job? Fancy yourself a politician…the toughest sales job of all time.

A little note to job seekers about the Selling and Buying of Jobs: Fancy yourself a politician…the toughest sales job of all time.
Corporate recruiters are an interesting breed.  Most are quite terrible at what they do..but that is no real negative…almost everyone is truly terrible at what they do..why should recruiters be any different?
 
From the perspective of the seller, the recruiter’s job is this:  Get me hired..highest price possible..fast.
From the perspective of the buyer, the task is:  Find me the best candidate to hire, lowest price possible..fast.
 
Responding in this note from Washington, I have to say that the notion of selling yourself to a very wary, jaundiced and often disinterested buying public is what politics is all about.
 
ALL politicians start out as completely unknown entities.
 
ALL politicians have precisely the same sales objective: to get elected.
 
To get elected means to be hired for a position that the buyer, meaning the voter, does not want to hire either you, or anyone else, for.
 
So, politics is the toughest sales task, designed to land the toughest position possible: a position in which the buyer actively hates all the candidates and, moreover, hates the entire industry in which you have chosen to work.
 
 
 
 
And yet, every two years, 435 Congressmen stand for election and buyers across the nation elect one of these politicians to each seat.
 
No seat ever goes unfilled.
 
EVER.
 
The lesson for personal marketing, the lesson for job seekers…look to politics:
 
*It begins, always, with a completely unknown candidate.
 
*It is contested in an arena in which, always, the buyer HATES both the SELLER personally and the PRODUCT and the entire product line and collective industry, collectively.
 
*The sale itself is ALWAYS made.
 
In politics as in actual human life, there are many buyers and many sellers.  The sellers want to be hired to a position.  The buyers want to be left alone.  Despite that dichotomy, the sale always gets made.  
 
 
The buyer always buys from somebody.
 
How does the individual seller make that somebody himself?
 
Now, that’s the sale!!
 
How to make the sale..now..that’s the art of the political deal!!
 
In that sense, getting elected is no different from getting any other job.
 
 
 It’s just far, far more difficult than getting any other job so job applicants of all sorts and buyers of all sorts and recruiters of all sorts will do well to look at the political world as a very useful diagram for any job search.
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    ~~La crema y nata~~ 
     
    ~~Artista de la conquista~
     
     
     
     
    ~~In sunshine and in shadow~~I hold tight to the Republican view of time and money~~I write night and day~~yet~~while impecunious~~I am vastly overpaid~~in that taking pay to do what I love is unfair~~to my employer~~in a fair system~~under such circumstances~~I should pay him~~not he me~~I am far, far too old a man to be sexually confused~~praise Jesus~~but I am yet young enough to be politically confused~~is anyone not~~in an absolute sense~~I am a Catholic Royalist~~in a practical sense~~I am a Classical Liberal~~a Gaullist~~a Bonapartist~~an American Nationalist  Republican~~in either sense~~my head is soon for the chopping block~~to hasten my interlude with Madame La Guillotine~~I write without fear~and without favor of~any man~~ 
    ~
     
    Non Sibi~~
     
    Finis Origine Pendet~
     
      ~~Κύριε ἐλέησον~~
    Rejoice and Be Glad!!
    Amen~~

     

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“Because we try to stand up for what we believe to be right.” What a wonderful, truly perfectly conservative, Christmas message about the really important things in life. BRAVO!!!

Historic: The Queen is pictured in the Long Library at Sandringham House following her first televised Christmas Day message in 1957

Happy Christmas.

Twenty-five years ago my grandfather broadcast the first of these Christmas messages. Today is another landmark because television has made it possible for many of you to see me in your homes on Christmas Day. My own family often gather round to watch television as they are this moment, and that is how I imagine you now.

I very much hope that this new medium will make my Christmas message more personal and direct.

It is inevitable that I should seem a rather remote figure to many of you. A successor to the Kings and Queens of history; someone whose face may be familiar in newspapers and films but who never really touches your personal lives. But now at least for a few minutes I welcome you to the peace of my own home.

That it is possible for some of you to see me today is just another example of the speed at which things are changing all around us. Because of these changes I am not surprised that many people feel lost and unable to decide what to hold on to and what to discard. How to take advantage of the new life without losing the best of the old.

But it is not the new inventions which are the difficulty. The trouble is caused by unthinking people who carelessly throw away ageless ideals as if they were old and outworn machinery.

They would have religion thrown aside, morality in personal and public life made meaningless, honesty counted as foolishness and self-interest set up in place of self-restraint.

At this critical moment in our history we will certainly lose the trust and respect of the world if we just abandon those fundamental principles which guided the men and women who built the greatness of this country and Commonwealth.

Today we need a special kind of courage, not the kind needed in battle but a kind which makes us stand up for everything that we know is right, everything that is true and honest. We need the kind of courage that can withstand the subtle corruption of the cynics so that we can show the world that we are not afraid of the future.

It has always been easy to hate and destroy. To build and to cherish is much more difficult. That is why we can take a pride in the new Commonwealth we are building.

This year Ghana and Malaya joined our brotherhood. Both these countries are now entirely self-governing. Both achieved their new status amicably and peacefully.

This advance is a wonderful tribute to the efforts of men of goodwill who have worked together as friends, and I welcome these two countries with all my heart.

Last October I opened the new Canadian Parliament, and as you know this was the first time that any Sovereign had done so in Ottawa. Once again I was overwhelmed by the loyalty and enthusiasm of my Canadian people.

Also during 1957 my husband and I paid visits to Portugal, France, Denmark and the United States of America. In each case the arrangements and formalities were managed with great skill but no one could have ‘managed’ the welcome we received from the people.

In each country I was welcomed as Head of the Commonwealth and as your representative. These nations are our friends largely because we have always tried to do our best to be honest and kindly and because we have tried to stand up for what we believe to be right.

In the old days the monarch led his soldiers on the battlefield and his leadership at all times was close and personal.

Today things are very different. I cannot lead you into battle, I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else, I can give you my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations.

I believe in our qualities and in our strength, I believe that together we can set an example to the world which will encourage upright people everywhere.

I would like to read you a few lines from ‘Pilgrim’s Progress’, because I am sure we can say with Mr Valiant for Truth, these words:

“Though with great difficulty I am got hither, yet now I do not repent me of all the trouble I have been at to arrive where I am. My sword I give to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage and my courage and skill to him that can get it. My marks and scars I carry with me, to be a witness for me that I have fought his battles who now will be my rewarder.”

I hope that 1958 may bring you God’s blessing and all the things you long for.

And so I wish you all, young and old, wherever you may be, all the fun and enjoyment, and the peace of a very happy Christmas.

What a wonderful, truly perfectly conservative, Christmas message about the really important things in life. BRAVO!!!

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    ~~Bene Nati, Bene Vestiti, Et Mediocriter Docti~~
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    ~~La crema y nata~~ 
     
    ~~Artista de la conquista~
     
     
     
     
    ~~In sunshine and in shadow~~I hold tight to the Republican view of time and money~~I write night and day~~yet~~while impecunious~~I am vastly overpaid~~in that taking pay to do what I love is unfair~~to my employer~~in a fair system~~under such circumstances~~I should pay him~~not he me~~I am far, far too old a man to be sexually confused~~praise Jesus~~but I am yet young enough to be politically confused~~is anyone not~~in an absolute sense~~I am a Catholic Royalist~~in a practical sense~~I am a Classical Liberal~~a Gaullist~~a Bonapartist~~an American Nationalist  Republican~~in either sense~~my head is soon for the chopping block~~to hasten my interlude with Madame La Guillotine~~I write without fear~and without favor of~any man~~ 
    ~
     
    Non Sibi~~
     
    Finis Origine Pendet~
     
      ~~Κύριε ἐλέησον~~
    Rejoice and Be Glad!!
    Amen~~

     

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The Great War between darkness and light.

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Lord Grey’s Lamps and the Great War that never ends.
 
A letter to Chris.
 
My Dear Chris and friends:
 
In Re: “The lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our life-time,” British Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey may have remarked on the eve of Britain’s entry into the First World War. Regardless whether Grey had in fact made such a statement then, it has earned wide attention as an expression of popular perception of the First World War.
 
 
It’s not so much a function of if or no Lord Grey said what he supposedly said about lamps going out, or where and when he said it, it’s a function of that quotation ascribed to him as a useful metaphor or allegory or similar rhetorical figure of speech which serves to express a generalized point of view of the condition of things and a particular era.
 
That said, I think it’s fairly clear that Lord Grey’s words were very solid metaphor for the Great War and also that they have applicability to our entire century after that war.
 
 
Hence, “Lamps,” are the civilized lights of the world in the darkness and “our time,” is anytime after the dimming of those lamps
 
Schoolboys are taught, “The Great War is a war that never ends.” To a great extent, the Great War has yet to end.
 
Beyond dispute, the Great War itself resolved nothing and led, inexorably, to the Second War which, in turn, led inexorably to the rise of global Communism and likewise, more recently, radical Mohammedanism–which is the new version of what were had in past thought to be a warlike fascist/communist menace.
 
All these nasty forces had been kept in check by colonial Royalism and one hears it said today that the unleashing of those forces have led to “a better life for most men,” but I cannot look at the horrors unleashed by those nasty forces and conclude things are better for man today than they were prior to 1914.  I simply cannot reach that conclusion.
 
Those of us who are Royalist, and I suppose by lineal extension in America, Republican, value not so much a particular style of life as we value an ordered life.
 
 An ordered life.
 
I think that it is of little question that our century will go down as the most barbarous, murderous, uncivilized time since The Garden.
 
I had a girl say to me just now–“John, you have a fascination with the English country manor house lifestyle that never really existed in the sense we see it and if it did exist at all it made life grand for only a tiny few people and the rest of the people were left to rot.”
 
I stipulate that Royalism was no day at the beach for most who lived under it–but neither is any social system a day at the beach for most of the people who live under it.
 
Yes, kings and colonies are gone and yes, if put to plebiscite, most would think that is a good thing.
 
I differ.
 
I think that with the departure of Royals went civilization Herself–not to return.
 
 
If one thinks that things have gotten better for man since Lord Grey’s commentary on “The lamps,” one had best reflect on the history of our lifetimes, years lived, as they have been, in the darkness that followed the dimming of the lamps.
 
What one sees through the dimness, through the lamp less night, is a horrific picture of chaos and murder that continues unabated to this very day, to this very hour.
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    ~~In sunshine and in shadow~~I hold tight to the Republican view of time and money~~I write night and day~~yet~~while impecunious~~I am vastly overpaid~~in that taking pay to do what I love is unfair~~to my employer~~in a fair system~~under such circumstances~~I should pay him~~not he me~~I am far, far too old a man to be sexually confused~~praise Jesus~~but I am yet young enough to be politically confused~~is anyone not~~in an absolute sense~~I am a Catholic Royalist~~in a practical sense~~I am a Classical Liberal~~a Gaullist~~a Bonapartist~~an American Nationalist  Republican~~in either sense~~my head is soon for the chopping block~~to hasten my interlude with Madame La Guillotine~~I write without fear~and without favor of~any man~~ 
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"Jean-Marie Le Pen is a friend. He is dangerous for the political set because he's the only one who's sincere. He says out loud what many people think deep down, and what the politicians refrain from saying because they are either too demagogic or too chicken. Le Pen, with all his faults and qualities, is probably the only one who thinks about the interests of France before his own."~~
French actor~~Alain Delon
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