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‘Ye Sons of the heroes, whose bravery tamed,
The proud-soaring Eagles of  Rome;
Ye sons of the patriots, whose ready swords shamed,
The Saeson that threatened your home:
Say what is your Watchword? “It is, and shall be,
We are Sons of the Cymry, we are Sons of the Free.”

When the Norman by treachery entered your land,
Your ancestors rushed from their hills;
Repulsed the invader – then sheathed the red-brand;
The mountain-air Freedom instils!
What then was your Watchword?
“It was, and shall be,
“We are Sons of the Cymry, we are Sons of the Free.”

The Leek is your emblem, and bravely your Sires,
That emblem have borne in each clime;
The thought that inspired them, your hearts yet inspires;
And will to the end of all time!
For what is your Watchword? “It is, and shall be,
“We are Cons of the Cymry, we are sons of the Free.”

Oh! cherish the language your ancestors spoke;
Religion, and Liberty’s tongue!
‘Tis upright, and honest, uncalled by a yoke;
The language the Cymry bards sing!
To you then how sacred, that language should be,
The language of Cymry, the word of the Free!

And never let discord, or cowardice come,
In the seats where your fathers have dwelt;
Oh! never let Fashion, that new-fangled Drum,
Be heard, where the Bard’s strains were felt!
Beware of the Saeson; our Watchword must be,
“We are sons of the Cymry, we are sons of the Free.’

From: ‘SOLDANELLA, A Fragment.’

George Lloyd
Brynestyn, Wrexham
1 January 1839

Now that the first, at least I think it’s the first, successful law suit against Monsanto has concluded, and rather satisfactorily, I may add, I was thinking about how many people, actually know anything about this company – other than what has appeared in the mass media, and from it’s advertising campaigns.

Were you aware, for example, that Monsanto was responsible for creating Saccharin, DDT, Agent Orange,and GMO’s, and is one of planet’s largest polluters producers of plastics and synthetic products, and that it established it’s noxious grip on Europe, from a small village on the outskirts of Wrexham.

In a landmark case, a 36-year-old small-town attorney from Orange, Virginia, defeated agrochemical giant Monsanto in court after the seed and weed-killer maker was found guilty and ordered to pay $298 million to a groundskeeper for failing to warn him that Roundup might cause cancer.

Timothy Litzenburg says Dewayne “Lee” Johnson’s case was an uphill battle from the beginning, but in the end, jurors are always smarter than people think.

“Monsanto is very used to getting their own way. I was surprised that they even took this case to trial. I kept waiting for some big surprise or something that we may have missed, but it didn’t happen,” …. Link to article

The following post, compiled from a number of sources, was first published on the Outlaw on May 1st 2013, and outlines Monsanto’s history, and is worthy of revisiting.


[First published on the Outlaw as ‘The Desolate Year’ ]

Monsanto was founded in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1901, by John Francis Queeny, a 30-year veteran of the pharmaceutical industry. He funded the start-up with his own money and capital from a soft drink distributor, and gave the company his wife’s maiden name.

His father in law was Emmanuel Mendes de Monsanto, wealthy financier of a sugar company active in Vieques, Puerto Rico and based in St. Thomas in the Danish West Indies.

The company’s first product was the artificial sweetener saccharin, which it sold to the Coca-Cola Company

It also introduced caffeine and vanillin to Coca-Cola, and became one of that company’s main suppliers.

In 1919, Monsanto established its presence in Europe by entering into a partnership with Graesser’s Chemical Works at Cefn Mawr near Ruabon, Wales to produce vanillin, salicylic acid, aspirin and later rubber.

In its third decade, the 1920s, Monsanto expanded into basic industrial chemicals like sulphuric acid, and the decade ended with Queeny’s son Edgar Monsanto Queeny taking over the company in 1928.

The 1940s saw Monsanto become a leading manufacturer of plastics, including polystyrene, and synthetic fibers. Since then, it has remained one of the top 10 US chemical companies.

Other major products have included the herbicides 2,4,5-T, DDT, and Agent Orange used primarily during the Vietnam War as a defoliant agent (later found to be contaminated during manufacture with highly carcinogenic dioxin), the artificial sweetener aspartame (NutraSweet), bovine somatotropin (bovine growth hormone BST), and PCBs.

Also in this decade, Monsanto operated the Dayton Project, and later Mound Laboratories in Miamisburg, Ohio, for the Manhattan Project, the development of the first nuclear weapons and, after 1947, the Atomic Energy Commission.

Monsanto began manufacturing DDT in 1944, along with some 15 other companies.This insecticide was much-welcomed in the fight against malaria-transmitting mosquitoes. The use of DDT in the U.S. was banned by Congress in 1972, due in large part to efforts by environmentalists, who persisted in the challenge put forth by Rachel Carson and her book Silent Spring in 1962, which sought to inform the public of the side effects associated with DDT.

As the decade ended, Monsanto acquired American Viscose from England’s Courtauld family in 1949.

In 1954, Monsanto partnered with German chemical giant Bayer to form Mobay and market polyurethanes in the US.

Monsanto was a pioneer of optoelectronics in the 1970s. In 1968 they became the first company to start mass production of (visible) Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs), using gallium arsenide phosphide.

This ushered in the era of solid-state lights. From 1968 to 1970 sales doubled every few months. Their products (LEDs and seven-segment numeric displays) became the standards of industry.

The primary markets then were electronic calculators, digital watches, and digital clocks.

In the 1960s and 1970s, Monsanto became one of the most important producers of Agent Orange for US Military operations in Vietnam. Agent Orange caused an immense damage to health, especially for US-soldiers, not at least by genetic modification.

In 1980, Monsanto established the Edgar Monsanto Queeny safety award, in honor of its former CEO (1928–1960), to encourage accident prevention.

Monsanto scientists became the first to genetically modify a plant cell in 1982.

Five years later, Monsanto conducted the first field tests of genetically engineered crops.

Through a process of mergers and spin-offs between 1997 and 2002, Monsanto made a transition from chemical giant to biotech giant. Part of this process involved the 1999 sale by Monsanto of their phenylalanine facilities to Great Lakes Chemical Corporation (GLC) for $125 million.

In 2000, GLC sued Monsanto because of a $71 million dollar shortfall in expected sales.

In 2001, retired Monsanto chemist William S. Knowles was named a co-winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his research on catalytic asymmetric hydrogenation, which was carried out at Monsanto beginning in the 1960s until his 1986 retirement.

Throughout 2004 and 2005, Monsanto filed lawsuits against many farmers in Canada and the U.S. on the grounds of patent infringement, specifically the farmers’ sale of seed containing Monsanto’s patented genes. In some cases, farmers claimed the seed was unknowingly sown by wind carrying the seeds from neighboring crops.

These instances began in the mid to late 1990s, with one of the most significant cases being decided in Monsanto’s favor by the Canadian Supreme Court.

By a 5–4 vote in late May 2004, that court ruled that “by cultivating a plant containing the patented gene and composed of the patented cells without license, the appellants (Canola farmer Percy Schmeiser) deprived the respondents of the full enjoyment of the patent.”

With this ruling, the Canadian courts followed the U.S. Supreme Court in its decision on patent issues involving plants and genes.

As of February 2005, Monsanto has patent claims on breeding techniques for pigs which would grant them ownership of any pigs born of such techniques and their related herds.

Greenpeace claims that Monsanto is trying to claim ownership on ordinary breeding techniques.

Monsanto claims that the patent is a defensive measure to track animals from its system. They furthermore claim their patented method uses a specialized insemination device that requires less sperm than is typically needed.

In 2006, the Public Patent Foundation filed requests with the United States Patent and Trademark Office to revoke four patents that Monsanto has used in patent lawsuits against farmers. In the first round of reexamination, claims in all four patents were rejected by the Patent Office in four separate rulings dating from February through July 2007.

In January 2010, Monsanto was named company of the year by Forbes.

Through a series of transactions, the Monsanto that existed from 1901 to 2000 and the current Monsanto are legally two distinct corporations. Although they share the same name and corporate headquarters, many of the same executives and other employees, and responsibility for liabilities arising out of activities in the industrial chemical business, the agricultural chemicals business is the only segment carried forward from the pre-1997 Monsanto Company to the current Monsanto Company.

This was accomplished by a process that began in the 1980s:

1985: Monsanto purchases G. D. Searle & Company. In this merger, Searle’s aspartame business becomes a separate Monsanto subsidiary, the NutraSweet Company. CEO of NutraSweet, Robert B. Shapiro, goes on to become CEO of Monsanto from 1995 to 2000.

1996: Acquires 49.9% of Calgene, creators of the Flavr Savr tomato in April and another 5% in November.

1997: Monsanto spins off its industrial chemical and fiber divisions into Solutia Inc. This transfers the financial liability related to the production and contamination with PCBs at the Illinois and Alabama plants. In January, Monsanto announces the purchase of Holden’s Foundations Seeds, a privately held seed business owned by the Holden family, along with its sister sales organization, Corn States Hybrid Service, of Williamsburg and Des Moines, Iowa, respectively.

The combined purchase price totals $925 million. Also, in April, Monsanto purchases the remaining shares of Calgene.

1999: Monsanto sells off NutraSweet Co. and two other companies.

2000: Monsanto merges with Pharmacia and Upjohn, and ceases to exist. Later in the year, Pharmacia forms a new subsidiary, also named Monsanto, for the agricultural divisions, and retains the medical research divisions, which includes products such as Celebrex.

2002: Pharmacia spins off its Monsanto subsidiary into a new company, the “new Monsanto.” As part of the deal, Monsanto agrees to indemnify Pharmacia against any liabilities that might be incurred from judgments against Solutia. As a result, the new Monsanto continues to be a party to numerous lawsuits that relate to operations of the old Monsanto.

2005: Monsanto purchases Seminis, a leading global vegetable and fruit seed company, for $1.4 billion.

2007: In June, Monsanto completes its purchase of Delta and Pine Land Company, a major cotton seed breeder, for $1.5 billion. Monsanto exits the pig breeding business by selling Monsanto Choice Genetics to Newsham Genetics LC in November, divesting itself of “any and all swine-related patents, patent applications, and all other intellectual property.”

2008: Monsanto purchases the Dutch seed company De Ruiter Seeds for €546 million, and sells its POSILAC bovine somatotropin brand and related business to Elanco Animal Health, a division of Eli Lilly and Company in August for $300 million plus “additional contingent consideration”.

“Monsanto has been the corporate sponsor of many attractions at Disneyland and Walt Disney World.”

Current members of the board of directors of Monsanto are: Frank V. AtLee III, the former President of American Cyanamid and former chairman of Cynamid International, John W. Bachmann, Hugh Grant, the chairman of Monsanto, Arthur H. Harper, Gwendolyn S. King, president of McDonald’s USA, Sharon R. Long, C. Steven McMillan, the former chairman and CEO of Sara Lee Corporation, William U. Parfet, George H. Poste, Robert J. Stevens, the current chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corporation.

Former Monsanto employees currently hold positions in US government agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), United States Environmental Protection Agency‎ (EPA) and the Supreme Court. These include Clarence Thomas, Michael R. Taylor, Ann Veneman, Linda Fisher, Michael Friedman, William D. Ruckelshaus, and Mickey Kantor. Linda Fisher has been back and forth between positions at Monsanto and the EPA.

According to an anonymous 2001 document obtained by the Centre for Public Integrity, Monsanto has been identified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as being a “potentially responsible party” for 56 contaminated sites (Superfund sites) in the United States.

Monsanto has been sued, and has settled, multiple times for damaging the health of its employees or residents near its Superfund sites through pollution and poisoning.

In 2004 The Wildlife Habitat Council and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Environmental Performance Track presented a special certificate of recognition to Monsanto Company during WHC’s 16th Annual Symposium.

Monsanto is the largest producer of glyphosate herbicides through its popular brand, ‘ROUNDUP’. A report released in June 2011 linked glyphosate to birth defects in frog and chicken embryos at dilutions much lower than those used in agricultural and garden spraying.

Genetically modified organisms

Many of Monsanto’s seed products are specifically genetically modified, to make them resistant to Monsanto produced agricultural chemicals, such as “ROUNDUP” herbicide. In a study published in the International Journal of Biological Sciences, researchers applied a different statistical analysis on raw data obtained from Monsanto and concluded that these GM corn (maize) varieties induced a state of hepatorenal toxicity.

They suggested that the presence of the new pesticides associated with the inserted genes were responsible, although the possibility that this could be due to a mutation during the transformation process was not excluded.

Monsanto was drawn into the Genetically modified food controversies over the Pusztai affair. Dr. Arpad Pusztai’s experiments suggested that it was the process of genetic engineering, not the presence of the inserted lectin gene that altered the thickness of the gut epithelium in rats when fed genetically modified potatoes.

In other words it was the process of genetic engineering itself, not the presence of pesticides caused by the engineering which caused the damage to rats.

The publication of this study has resulted in much controversy.

The ‘Terminator’ seed controversy

In June 2007, Monsanto acquired Delta & Pine Land Company, a company that had patented a seed technology nicknamed Terminators. This technology, which was never known to have been used commercially, produces plants that have sterile seeds so they do not flower or grow fruit after the initial planting. This prevents the spread of those seeds into the wild, however it also requires customers to repurchase seed for every planting in which they use Terminator seed varieties. In recent years, widespread opposition from environmental organisations and farmer associations has grown, mainly out of the concerns that hypothetical seeds using this technology could increase farmers’ dependency on seed suppliers.

Despite the fact that in 1999, Monsanto pledged not to commercialize Terminator technology, Delta Vice President, Harry Collins, declared at the time in a press interview in the Agra/Industrial Biotechnology Legal Letter: “We’ve continued right on with work on the Technology Protection System (TPS or Terminator). We never really slowed down. We’re on target, moving ahead to commercialise it. We never really backed off.”

rBGH (recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone)

Monsanto sparked controversy nationwide with the introduction of Bovine somatotropin, abbreviated as rBST and commonly known as rBGH. It is a synthetic hormone that is injected into cows to increase milk production. IGF-1 is a hormone stimulated by rBGH in the cow’s blood stream, which is directly responsible for the increase in milk production. IGF-1 is a natural hormone found in the milk of both humans and cows causing the quick growth of infants.

Though this IGF-1 occurs naturally in mothers’ milk to be fed to their infants it produces adverse effects in non-infants, behaving as a cancer accelerator in adults and non-infants; this biologically active hormone is associated with breast cancer (correlation shown in premenopausal women), prostate cancer, lung cancer and colon cancers.

Article compiled from numerous Sources….

I often think, in quieter moments, how this generation will be judged by history.

Particularly when a person only has to take a look around their own streets, and at their own neighborhood’s, let alone look at their country as a whole; to see how subservient, how disinterested and how apathetic people have become in regard to not only their own future, but that of their own children and their children’s children, they have become.

It really brought it home to me recently, while browsing through some research documents and books I had purchased, when I happened upon a document that my father and his friends often spoke about with great passion when I was growing up in South Wales, and is something that I had only ever seen online before.

What this document shows, is that not so very long ago, there were people who were willing to stand up against the established order, who were prepared to put themselves on the line in order to elicit real change, and who were proud enough to not only fight for their country’s independence and freedom, but that of their countrymen too, and so much so that many of them risked everything in their attempts to make reality a common dream that all Nationalists, of all nations have shared.

I have photographed it, and published it in full below for posterity, and to show that as a Nation, Wales was offered a choice, and that Wales, and Welsh men and women and children – did once dare to dream ….

It has been noted that the Outlaw has not been updated with any new posts for a while, so with that in mind, I have taken some time out to reassure the regular visitors and readers here that there is nothing amiss whatsoever; and that there is a reason why it may appear that I have, to all intents and purposes, been …. M.I.A.

I have, for the last month, been working flat out on a book commission which has been not only time-consuming, but damned hard work when one has to consider the amount of legwork and intensive research which needs to be done in order to gather enough material, to put a project like this together.

The subject matter itself, has been for years a bone of contention for a certain group of people who have claimed total ownership of it, and they have in the past, viciously defended what they consider to be their own exclusive property; and it’s for that reason I have had to keep what I have been doing ‘under wraps,’  mainly due to the unwanted and hostile attention, including both physical and legal threats I received the last time I was invited to discuss this on a platform other than here.

As many regular readers have come to expect from me, the way I have chosen to approach this project has been markedly different to anyone, or anything else, and I can guarantee that the finished work will not be focusing on the immediately obvious.

It will I believe, be like nothing else that has been put out there thus far, at least in regard to it’s subject matter, and I say that with confidence because believe me when I say that I have spent an inordinate amount of time wading through the complete dross that has already been put out there, while searching for evidence of it.

What I will say, however, is that there will be a lot of information to be found within it’s pages that has not been made generally available before, and will include a number of images, including photographs that I have taken myself, which most people will have never associated with a notorious ex-Community School in North Wales before, and of course have never been made public as far as I am aware.

What the book will do hopefully, is take the reader on a journey, and one which starts on a fairly innocuous patch of land in north Wales in the mid-16th Century, which has been passed down through generations of families who’s ancestry can be traced back to the Norman Conquest, and then proceed through the times of the Welsh Princes during the 12th Century, through Simon de Montford’s rebellion against King Henry III during the second Baron’s War, through the English Civil War in the mid 17th Century and into and beyond the Industrial Revolution and the first great and terrible world war.

It will introduce you to people you will probably have never heard of before, like the first white European that ever ascended a snow capped-peak in the Himalayas, and one of Britain’s military aviation pioneers, who was awarded both the Military Cross and the Legion d’Honneur for his bravery, and upon his death in 1915 was personally acknowledged by King George V, a Banker that printed his own currency, and a host of other characters.

All of the above events and more, are woven into the history and the very fabric of that big house and estate on the outskirts of the town of Wrexham, and despite what most people have written about it, and have read about it and ultimately believe is the definitive version …. the real story exists where you least expect to find it.

On the 1st of February 2016, ex-soldier Wayne Dixon and his dog Koda set off from the Lancashire coast with the express aim of walking the entire coastline of Britain.

He will be travelling on foot the entire distance, and is already one year into his epic journey, and he estimates he will be travelling this way for at least another two years.

He is doing this in memory of his late father John L Dixon who suffered from Bipolar disorder for many years before he sadly passed away in September 2012.

Wayne had been having a tough time since his fathers passing and has now found himself in a position to achieve a life long ambition.

Although Wayne sees this journey as a healing process for himself, he is also using this opportunity to try and raise money and seek awareness for the Mental Health charity MIND with the aim of improving not only their essential services, but also improve people’s attitudes towards the large number of people who succumb to Mental Illness and become vulnerable as a result.

One more thing, Wayne is also picking up and clearing the mountains of litter he encounters along his entire journey.

A very worthy cause worth donating too.


A true patriot should never feel ashamed to display their nation’s flag.

For me, Y Ddraig Goch is an image that can be seen anywhere in the world where the Welsh have settled, and as a Welshman first and foremost, it serves as a constant and comforting reminder of my homeland and it’s history – and is something that I shall, for as long as I have air to breathe that is, continue to regard as one of the most enduring symbols of my country.

My Wales.




Unless you happen to live in, or visit Scotland, Wales, parts of Ireland or the Isle of Wight, it is highly improbable that you would even catch a glimpse of a creature that has been a resident of the United Kingdom for millennia.

That creature is the Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) and has been native to these shores since the land bridge between Britain and Europe began to disappear following the last ice age, estimated to be around 10,000 years ago.

Although it has to be said that by the 18th century, the numbers of reds had declined almost to the point of extinction in Scotland, a decline that can largely be attributed to the need for timber, and the felling of large areas of woodland – by the start of the 20th century, there was a thriving population of reds across the whole country.

The increase is believed to be due to a drive in the latter half of the 19th century to replace the trees that had been lost, which then restored the natural habits of many creatures, including our friend, the red squirrel.

Unfortunately, as we moved through the 20th century, the two world wars, which resulted in further tree clearances, and outbreaks of two fatal diseases (for reds) – Coccidiosis and the Squirrelpox virus, meant that the numbers had plummeted to the level previously witnessed in Scotland, but this time the entire country had been affected.

Although a number of theories have been presented for the decimation of the reds population in Britain, a significant factor, and one which has been proven to have contributed greatly to their demise – is the introduction of a pair of North American grey squirrels in 1876, at Henbury Park, Cheshire, by a certain Mr. Brocklehurst.

The instant novelty appeal of these ‘new’ greys, led to further releases throughout England over the following fifty years, and had spread to Scotland by 1892, where breeding pairs were introduced to a number of sites, including Edinburgh Zoo.

The spread of the exotic newcomers was far greater than had been anticipated, and for a long time it was believed that the decidedly more aggressive nature of the larger greys, was responsible for the replacement of the native species, however, extensive research has shown this not to be the case.

There are a number of factors that are now known to be a contributing factor in the stark imbalance between the two species, one of which is the greys’ superior efficiency in digesting acorns and hazelnuts, which, unlike the reds, they are able to process even before they are fully ripe, so are able to gain the nutritional benefits far earlier in the season.

Greys are also known to ‘steal’ the nuts and seeds from the winter stores of the reds, which results in faster and greater weight gain and improved levels of successful breeding.

Reds are dependant on their body fat reserves to successfully breed and rear their young.

It has also been shown that within fifteen years of the appearence of greys in their natural habitats, the reds are unlikely to remain.

There are now approximately 161,000 red squirrels in Great Britain, with around 30,000 in England, 10,000 in Wales (although recent estimates are significantly lower), and a main population of 121,000 in Scotland. The population in England has a very fragmented distribution, occurring in isolated populations in the south of England, on the islands in Poole Harbour and the Isle of Wight, in the east, in Thetford Forest (although this population may already have disappeared) and across the north of England. The Welsh population is mostly confined to discreet woodland patches, predominately in large coniferous forest blocks such as the Clocaenog forest and on the Isle of Anglesey. A survey in Northern Ireland gave a figure of 10,000 across the province. SOURCE

Following a survey in 2014, it is estimated that there are upwards of 2,525,000 grey squirrels in the UK, and despite any number of measures in place to control those numbers, they are expected to increase year on year.

In 2013, an article was published on this site which contained a photograph, which appears to have been the source of much consternation and debate among a group of well-documented Twitter and Facebook ‘Trolls‘ as to it’s provenance.

Three of these ‘Trolls‘ in particular, who have been very prolific online for a number of years, and have been both relentless and vile in their campaigns of hatred against both myself, this website and what appears to be now an ever-increasing number of others – have spent a great deal of time and effort, attempting to persuade anyone who still listens to them, that the photo was a ‘fake‘, a ‘composite‘ and had been ‘photoshopped‘ in order to deceive and present a false image to the reader.

As is the nature of online ‘Trolls‘, it matters little if evidence or proof is presented to dispute any of their claims of alleged skullduggery, on my part, or anyone else’s for that matter, as their main aim appears to be to discredit, confuse, intimidate, threaten and generally be a pain in the backside, however or using whatever method they employ at any given time.

The photograph in question, was taken at the entrance to the now notorious Bryn Estyn Children’s Home, in Wrexham, north west Wales in the April of 2013.

No big mystery, and for no purpose other than to accompany the article that was subsequently published on this site at that time.

A few days ago, I asked somebody who had more experience than I with image forensics, to run it through software in order to ascertain, if it had been, as alleged, been manipulated to include the person in the picture onto an already existing stock image of Bryn Estyn.

The results, which I have included below, have been obtained through a number of passes through image forensic software and clearly show that the image is 100% genuine, and has not been manipulated in any way.


Although I am certain that will not be enough to satisfy the Trolls, it exists nonetheless and a link to the image will be included so anyone will be free to carry out further testing of their choice – to dispute any or all of what has been published here.

Most people undoubtably have more productive ways to spend their time.

I know I have.

Bryn Estyn, Wrexham, Wales – April 2013


Image Analysis



“On the 24th January 1965, Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill died.

As the British Mainstream Media and establishment-funded ie: ‘Tame’ historians, still appear to be reluctant to publish and promote anything other than a pre-scripted, sanitised, and altogether inaccurate depiction – on this, the 50th Anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill, the Outlaw seeks to redress the balance by re-publishing the following article, which originally appeared here on July 13th 2013″.


Our current crop of Westminster politicians have now decided that their tame educators must now place more emphasis on teaching children ‘real’ history in a more practical manner in schools.

An indication that finally, British schools are going to be shaken out of their sleeplike, propaganda-laden and heavily-censored teaching methods perhaps?

Sadly it appears not, as one of the suggested subjects is the life and achievements of Winston Churchill, who topped the table in a BBC programme ‘The 100 Greatest Britons’ which was first aired in 2002.

The programme nominated who they considered to be ‘Great Britons’ and encouraged the viewer to vote accordingly.

It should come as no surprise that Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS Hon RA (1874-1965) topped that list, as (especially in the media and politics) Winston Churchill has long been celebrated as the definitive ‘Greatest Briton’.

So what is it that made this aristocratic war correspondent, author and military officer, who became First Lord of the Admiralty and wartime Prime Minister following the resignation of Neville Chamberlain in 1940, such a paragon of ‘Britishness?’

And why is he so heavily promoted by mainstream historians and the establishment? (Who incidentally have been entwined since written history has been set down for posterity.)

Was it because he behaved very aggressively towards striking workers in the General Strike of 1926, using the same methods he had used in south Wales between 1910 and 1911?

Was it because he will be forever remembered as a hammer of the workers who sent troops and tanks against the unarmed striking Mineworkers in South Wales?

Or could it be that he had rejected Adolf Hitler’s proposal to spare civilian targets, preferring instead to provoke the German leader into bombing London by ordering the Royal Air Force to attack Berlin and various civilian targets first?

It is worth remembering that Hitler in fact, had made very generous offers of peace that many people in England were more than willing to accept, which if successful, would have meant the often-referred to ‘Holocaust’ may not have occurred.

“During the first two years of the war, when the German authorities made efforts to secure the exodus of the Jews from the Reich and from Nazi occupied territory, it was Churchill & the British Government which took the lead in barring the escape routes from Europe against Jewish refugees.”Bernard Wasserstein.

So was it his blocking of the Red Cross from accurately monitoring and recording civilian casualties, which before the end of September 1940, numbered among the dead more than 7000 in London alone, including 700 children that made him a Great Briton?

Or maybe it was the deliberate misreporting of the true number of fatalities, which, by the end of the war some 60,000 British and 650,000 German Civilians had perished due to both German & Allied ‘strategic’ bombing attacks?

Churchill himself described the Second World War as the “most unnecessary war in history,” which was an uncannily accurate statement considering his true loyalties were to bankers in the City of London who had covered his stock market gambling losses and also saved his beloved home at Chartwell from foreclosure.

But that could not have been the reason that Churchill played such a major part in involving Britain in the second largest conflict in human history could it?

There are nowadays, greater numbers of historians who believe that the Second World War was instigated to be another step towards a program, which in the long-term means to enslave humanity in a world dictatorship run solely by these London-based monopoly capitalists.

These Megalomaniacs start and perpetuate wars simply to increase their wealth and power and to manipulate, reshape and further brutalise the societies they already control financially, under the guise of carefully managed ‘Patriotism’.

The ongoing “War on Terror” for example, was always intended to make us forfeit our civil rights and steer us towards yet another unnecessary war, but this time against Islam.

One of the lesser-known facts about Winston Churchill is that his maternal grandfather was Leonard Jerome (formerly Jacobson, 1818-1891) a speculator and business partner of August Belmont (nee Schoenberg 1813-1890), who was the Rothschild family’s main American representative.

Even his often written about ‘drive’ has been attributed to the fact his parents neglected him and taught him that love has to be earned in terms of how the world saw him.

But was it simply because he wanted to avenge his father whose political career/life was cut short by syphilis?

He was also one of the coldest and narcissistic personalities that his contemporaries had ever encountered.

His rise to power was assisted by his mother’s connections with the Rothschild’s, including the powerful banker Ernest Cassell and not by the peerless leadership qualities his biographers wax lyrically about.

In the 1930’s, he became a lobbyist, promoting “The Focus Group,” which was led by the Zionist chairman of British Shell, Sir Robert Waley-Cohen.

Churchill later became the main barrier of “appeasement” and eventually the biggest opponent to making peace with Hitler.

It would not have benefited what was after all, his involvement in a plan ‘to absorb the world’s wealth’ would it?

So was he a merely a controlled and charismatic leader who was seen as the only person capable of leading the people of this country into an ill-advised and extremely costly all-out conflict with Germany?

It now seems highly likely that Hitler had angered those who Churchill served by printing his own money, which of course meant that they had lost control of both him and their plan of using Germany to further their vision of world domination.

As Churchill’s own words to Lord Robert Boothby clearly state:

“Germany’s unforgivable crime before the second world war, was her attempt to extricate her economic power from the world’s trading system and to create her own exchange mechanism which would deny world finance its opportunity to profit.”



As a Welshman who sees himself as a patriot, and somebody who is fearlessly proud of his heritage, I would consider myself a traitor to not only my ancestors, but to everything I hold dear – if I did not voice my opinion on something that fills me with not only a great sense of disappointment, but intense anger.

A senior Welsh politician, namely Dafydd Iwan, a former Plaid Cymru president, has called for the song ‘Delilah’ to be banned from being sung at the Millennium Stadium before matches, due to it’s ‘inappropriate subject matter.’


Delilah’, for those who may not be aware is a Tom Jones song, considered a classic, and has long been considered the secondary national anthem at International Rugby Matches.

The song is also shared by Stoke City Football Club, and preceding matches at the Millennium stadium, the lyrics are boldly displayed on the big screen by the Welsh Rugby Union.

The song itself, which was first recorded in 1968, centres around the revenge killing of a woman by a scorned lover.

‘La Marseillaise’ and ‘The Flower of Scotland’ for example, both feature lyrics with references to violence, but Dafyyd Iwan, now says the iconic anthem should be abandoned – in his opinion, simply, for promoting domestic violence.

So where does this behaviour and opinion, which is slowly, but very successfully destroying this nation’s identity come from?

The victim mentality, the aggressive feminism, the gay rights movement, the fictitious statistics, the hastily rewritten history, the endless lies, the incessant demands, and all the odious paraphernalia that accompanies it – where does it come from?

For the first time in history, the British are frightened of what they say, to speak their minds in public and to be especially wary about anything they write – even to a degree, how they think.

They live in in a climate of continuous fear, where using the wrong word, or a word seen as being offensive or insensitive, or racist, ageist, sexist, or homophobic, makes one become instantly – a social outcast.

It seems to have appeared from nowhere and has slowly, but steadily permeated almost all levels of society, to where it has spread throughout the country virtually unchecked.

It is known simply as “Political Correctness.”

A name which began as something of a joke, it originated from a comic strip, and although many people still think of it as only being half-serious, and mainly dismiss it, I can assure you it is anything but a joke.

Not a joke that anyone could recognise as being humorous anyway.

It is deadly serious and it would not be an exaggeration to say that it has become one of the great rampaging diseases of this century.

It is a plague that has left tens of millions of people dead not only in Europe, but in Russia, China, and around the world.

It is a scourge, it is a disease, it is extremely virulent and is a disease of something known as ideology.

Political Correctness is not funny whichever way you look at it.

Political Correctness is serious, deadly serious in fact.

If you look at it in some detail, if you consider it from a historical viewpoint, it is a simple matter to discover exactly what it is.

Political Correctness is another term for cultural Marxism.

It is Marxism translated from economic into cultural terms, and it goes back not to the 1960s and the hippies and the ban the bombers, but back to the heady days of the Great War.

All you have to do is to compare the two, and it will become blindingly obvious.

To begin with, both are ideologies totalitarian in nature.

The totalitarian nature of Political Correctness is most clearly visible in schools, universities and colleges, where the student or tutor who dares to cross any of the invisible lines set up by any of the “victim” groups that political correctness hinges upon, quickly finds themselves, ‘up to their necks in trouble’.

Whether they be militant feminists, anti-semitic, homosexual-rights activists, or the local muslim, black or asian groups that exist within it’s environs.

From that starting point, from the very seats of learning which churn out the next generation of adults – who will assume their roles in a society, which is already mapped out for them, suitably armed with the already ingrained ideology of political correctness instilled by their education – you can see the future.

A future incidentally, that political correctness and it’s many hidden allies, intends for this nation as a whole.