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A Blog on Winston Churchill

David Lloyd George was Winston Churchill’s friend, political partner and sometimes adversary, and one of the few figures whose accomplishments rivals Churchill’s own. In his long political career Lloyd George was a radical reformer who brought in the People’s Budget and defeated the House of Lords; a senior cabinet member in the first years of World War One; the prime minister who “won the war;” a drafter of the Treaty of Versailles which created the League of Nations, and the negotiator of the Irish treaty. Balanced against these accomplishments he was a virtual bigamist who cheated on both his wife and mistress and largely alienated his children; bore responsibility for the destruction of the Liberal Party; cynically took positions for political gain; failed to dominate the British generals and admirals during the war; traded honours (peerages, knighthoods) for cash for his personal fund; cheerfully met Hitler in 1936; and was…

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Utopia - you are standing in it promotes a classical liberal view of the world and champion the mass flourishing of humanity through capitalism and the rule of law. The origin of the blog is explained in the first blog post at

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