Cromwell Quote #2

February 28th, 2006 at 10:47am (Cromwell, Quotes)

“In every government there must be somewhat fundamental, somewhat like a magna charta, that should be standing and unalterable…that parliaments should not make themselves perpetual is a fundamental.”
(Speech to Parliament, Sept. 1654)

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Cromwell Quote #1

February 24th, 2006 at 3:23pm (Cromwell, Quotes)

Marston Moor

“I had rather have a plain russet-coated captain that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows, than that which you call a gentleman and is nothing else.”
(Letter to Sir William Spring, 1643)

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Why Lord Protector?

February 24th, 2006 at 11:41am (Canada, Cromwell)

Lord ProtectorMuch like sixteenth and seventeenth century England, Canada has been ruled for over a decade by those who do not reflect the values of their people. As King Charles I believed that his rule was untouchable via the “divine right of kings,” the Liberal Party of Canada has believed that they would always remain in power, via their “culture of entitlement.” As the Parliamentary armies toppled the king, the Liberal Party has been removed from their high horse to exist among the lowly commoners.  Read the rest of this entry »

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