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All Along the Watchtower


It was said of Churchill that his courage was such that he would have charged a manned battery of guns with just a rifle and bayonet; it might, it was added, be the wrong battery in the wrong place, but he would have attacked it all the same; his political career, with its strange mixture of triumph, disaster and ultimate triumph, illustrates the point well. It was loyal of him to defend Edward VIII, and romantic to imagine there could be a ‘King’s party’ to defend him; but it was also political madness and reinforced the prevelant view that if Churchill had any judgment, it was mostly bad. This is by way of prelude to a final comment, for now, on the disturbances in the Catholic social media over the Synod.

Those Catholic theologians who tried to pull rank on Ross Douthat, have been met by him with a forthright…

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Please send me, as a comment to this page, any old material you have for inclusion in The Daily Joke Alert - to help enable us all to have our fancy tickled regularly! Never mind the state it's in as I tidy everything up prior to publication. Don't let good material go to waste - and so much does. In the interests of the environment we should always try to re-cycle everything, especially jokes. You know that makes sense! You may find some historical stuff here, but this does not really matter as humor is fairly timeless.

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