Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack

Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack

Campbell is a retired Presbyterian minister who lives in Stirlingshire and blogs at A Grain of Sand where he looks at the Church and the world and wonders where it all went wrong.

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Campbell Campbell-Jack: Trump tells the truth, and how the Lefties loathe it

It has been said that a diplomat is a gentleman sent abroad to lie for his country. By this definition Donald Trump is no diplomat. He stayed in his home city, went to the UN building and spoke the truth as he saw it. The reaction was mixed. Hillary Clinton said: ‘I thought it was […]

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Campbell Campbell-Jack: If students can’t face the world, how can they change it?

In Dad’s Army Private Frazer, the gloomy Scottish undertaker, regularly cries ‘We’re doomed, I tell ye. We’re all doomed.’ It is easy to think ‘We’re doomed’ and that progressives have taken over. The media is painfully politically correct and relentlessly pushes a progressive agenda. Politicians uttering a word out of line are quickly brought to […]

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Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack: India’s bloody partition was not Britain’s fault

At the creation of modern India and Pakistan in 1947, millions of former subjects of the Crown died during an orgy of mutual religious slaughter. Unsurprisingly, a recurring theme of the recent BBC series on partition is that the blame lies squarely at the door of Britain. This was a truly horrific event with between […]

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Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack: The Left exploits Newspeak to erode the foundations of the West

Fantasy will never ultimately prevail against reality, but it will have a jolly good try. In the meantime, foundational freedoms suffer great harm. We are told that the 20th century was the century of totalitarianism, exemplified by the evils of communism and Nazism. The dangers of hard totalitarianism still exist in the shape of militant […]

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Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack: The Left paved the way for the Nazi thugs of Charlottesville

After the appalling incidents in Charlottesville where neo-Nazis paraded through the streets and were met with counter-violence by Antifa activists and a young woman was killed, Trump condemned both sides. The BBC, along with the rest of the media, immediately plugged the prevailing anti-Trump response that he had not specifically condemned white supremacists. The problem […]

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Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack: Britain is not a nation of immigrants

Those wishing to sustain high levels of immigration into the UK frequently make the claim that ‘Britain is an immigrant nation’. Idealists working in advocacy groups parrot the phrase and talking heads on television nod wisely as they attempt to throw open the doors as wide as possible in order to bring in any who […]

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