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From: The Viscount Monckton of Brenchley
Subject: Re: No Sleep 'Til Brenchley - Letter to Lörd Moncktön and Motörhead
Date: August 9, 2010 1:19:58 AM MDT


Gentlemen, - Lord Monckton, who is currently conducting scientific research, has expressed interest in your remark that he might "for short periods deactivate the laws of physics". Your organization, if that is what it is, appears to have an exaggerated opinion of the powers of members of the Peerage. It would be most helpful if you were able to indicate which laws of physics His Lordship might be able to deactivate: otherwise, he will continue to assume that a genuine search for scientific truth - even if it leads to conclusions that are unfashionable - is honourable.

His Lordship's spam filter has deleted the no-doubt entertaining, if crude, images that you have attempted to send. According to the rules of heraldry, you may not use the vicecomital coronet, though - to the fury of the "authorities" in the House of Lords - His Lordship, who is a Viscount in the Peerage of the United Kingdom whether they like it or not, is entitled to use it. As for the portcullis, it is a widely-used symbol of royalty and nobility, and - as the House "authorities" are beginning to discover - they do not have the exclusive right to its use.

As to His Lordship's membership of the House of Lords, your attention is drawn to his answer some months ago to the US Congress on the subject, making it clear that, although the enquiry clerks at the House of Lords have been instructed by the House "authorities" to deny that His Lordship is a member of the Upper House of the legislature of the United Kingdom, he considers himself to be a member, albeit without the right to sit or vote. - James Rowlatt, Clerk to His Lordship

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