Wednesday, October 17, 2018


Gagged and Muzzled

Winston Churchill, speech at Théâtre des Ambassadeurs, Paris (September 24, 1936):
How could we bear, nursed as we have been in a free atmosphere, to be gagged and muzzled; to have spies, eavesdroppers, and delators at every corner; to have even private conversation caught up and used against us by the secret police and all their agents and creatures; to be arrested and interned without trial; or to be tried by political or party courts for crimes hitherto unknown to civil law?

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