Through Bloodied Teeth, Alfie Evans’ Dad Says He Now Loves Big Brother

By John Zmirak Published on April 26, 2018

Rachel Stoltzfoos got the scoop. She dug out of a report in the (UK) Telegraph the following piece of plutonium:

the judge said the best Alfie’s parents could hope for was to “explore” the options of removing him from intensive care either to a ward, a hospice or his home.

But a doctor treating Alfie, who cannot be named for legal reasons, said that for Alfie to be allowed home would require a “sea change” in attitude from the child’s family, and they feared that in the “worst case” they would try to take the boy abroad.

As Stoltzfoos wrote: “[T]he hospital staff is not interested in what’s best for Alfie, so much as proving a point to the parents, who have an ‘attitude’ they don’t like. …. In sum: The doctors have determined Alfie must die, and he must die in the hospital, unless the parents change their attitude.”

They don’t just want to beat us. They feel the need to break us.

Britain Breaks a Man

And the parents got the message. In a heartbreaking but totally understandable turn of events, Alfie’s father Tom has flown the white flag. Desperate no doubt to spend his son’s last few hours cradling him in his arms, he called on his supporters to disband. As The Mirror reports:

Alfie Evans’s father has made a dramatic u-turn tonight as he praised Alder Hey staff hours after claiming doctors “hate” the family and treat them “like criminals.”

Tom Evans has called on ‘Alfie’s Army to ‘stand down’ and asked for supporters to “allow myself, Kate and Alder Hey to form a relationship, build a bridge and walk across it.”

His ‘final’ statement, which praised staff for ‘dignity and professionalism,’ came after he reportedly spent this afternoon in talks with the hospital.

The 21-year-old had earlier suggested Alfie could live for “months, possibly years,” and vowed to go back to court if today’s meeting “doesn’t go well”.

His comments also came just hours after it was revealed NHS staff in Liverpool have been told to hide their uniforms over fears of abuse.

Protesters across London, Belfast and Washington DC have marched in support of Alfie today after previous backing from Poland and Vatican and Italy.

A Boot Crushing a Human Face, Forever

My heart sank reading that, in just the way it did at the end of 1984. Remember when Winston Smith, after weeks of interrogation and diabolical torture, finally breaks down? When he goes beyond pretending that 2+2=5, and actually comes to believe it? And whatever is left of his mind thinks that it really does “love Big Brother.”

No one could possibly blame Mr. Evans. He has been tested past any point of endurance. The callous British state holds his little son hostage. It will kill him, one way or the other.

But as one of Orwell’s or C.S. Lewis’ villains might have explained to Evans, it doesn’t have to be painful. The child needn’t die of thirst, alone, deprived of his parents. The Catholic priest Evans called doesn’t have to stay barred from the room. I think I can offer a virtual transcript of what was said to poor Mr. Evans:

All of this is quite, quite unnecessary. And indeed, most unfortunate. No one wanted a brouhaha, Mr. Evans. But we can’t have you stirring up this kind of discord. Did you know we had to task local police with monitoring your supporters’ Facebook posts? We actually had to threaten to knock on doors and arrest people. That doesn’t seem very English, now does it? But you left us no choice.

Now all of that could go away, in the blink of an eye. It’s entirely up to you. We’ve drafted a statement. … It’s based on the words of your very own R.C. Bishop of Liverpool. Do you think you know better than he, Mr. Evans? Than the doctors, and judges, and experts whom we’ve assembled at quite considerable cost? Are you really so sure that you’re right? So sure that you’ll abandon Alfie to die alone? It’s your decision, Mr. Evans. You are, as they like to say, a ‘free Englishman.’ Here’s the statement, and a pen.

Land of the Free?

Those of us shocked to see this sick, pornographic abuse of parental rights and human dignity in the nation of Magna Carta ought to remember: George Orwell based his nightmare of tyranny on trends he saw in Britain. His villains are British villains. Likewise when C.S. Lewis wrote That Hideous Strength, he wasn’t depicting the cruelties of German Nazis or Soviet commissars. He drew on the petty tyrants he met in faculty lounges at Cambridge. Tolkien ended The Lord of the Rings with the “scouring of the Shire.” It showed the thuggish side that can emerge when Englishmen get drunk on wicked ideas.

No one could possibly blame Mr. Evans. He has been tested past any point of endurance. The callous British state holds his little son hostage. It will kill him, one way or the other.

Yes, England was the land of Magna Carta. But also of tyrant King John. Of Thomas More, who chose to die for his conscience. But also of Thomas Cromwell, who raped the nation’s monasteries, closed all its charities, and gave the stolen gold to Henry VIII to squander in just one (failed) war against the French. In legend, it’s the land of Robin Hood, but also of Guy of Gisborne. The same schools that produced a Winston Churchill churned out a string of Stalinist spies.

When British voters chose Brexit, they demanded their freedom and sovereignty. Ordinary men like Tom Evans voted for it in the millions. And their outraged elites have spent every moment since then trying to subvert or reverse their decision. Likewise, Americans by a whisker chose Donald Trump. And our elites, minus the powdered wigs and slightly more archaic language, have spent the past year and half doing the same.

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It Can Happen Here. It’s Happening Now.

In our land, the California district attorney tries to imprison pro-life reporters. That state’s legislature plans to censor biblical speech. In New York, sidewalk counselors fight gag rules so they can witness outside abortion clinics. In Austin, the Texas Association of Business helped defeat a bill protecting pastors from prison for refusing same-sex weddings. It’s not that it can happen here. It’s happening here. As you read this.

Ronald Reagan famously said that liberty is always just one generation away from extinction. Let me solemnly say it: Now we are just one presidential election away. That is how drunk with power our enemies are.

They don’t just want to beat us. They feel the need to break us. And as the case of Tom and Alfie Evans shows us, they really will stop at nothing.

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  • Patmos

    I’m finding the best way to drag the tyrannical left out of it’s psychosis is to keep holding a mirror up to them, and keep calling them out on their BS. Their house isn’t just a house built on sand, it’s a house built on quick sand. There’s no real fight to be had, and giving them the opposing stand just perpetuates an already existing fight. No, best way to deal with them is to simply point out the ditch they are headed towards.

    Acknowledgement of wrongdoing is what will bring about change, and these fools will not be able to see that wrongdoing without that mirror.

  • tz1

    But it’s Richard Spencer and David Duke that are the threat, not the nice Theresa May or Madame Hillary. It’s not like Germany in the 1930’s!

    (I remember the line ironically said twice in A Man for all Seasons: “This is England, not Spain!”).

  • Stephen D

    The decision to implement the NHS in 1948 was a sure sign that Britain had not really ‘won’ the war against Germany. Rather it had decided to internalise the enemy it had just defeated: Britain would have its own version of the socialist utopia. The British people had dreamed of Greater Things. By establishing a vast socialised health system, they would achieve total human control of society.
    An integral part of the utopian dream is the abolition of Christianity. After all, a great bureaucracy empowered to re-engineer society is much more congenial to the natural man than a personal God who lays down the law.
    The NHS has been a catastrophe for long time. The salaried medical service has reduced the medical profession to a state of torpid servitude. It has destroyed the independence of the profession, eradicated its former excellence at one stroke, and abolished the high standards of Christian service to which it once adhered. If the NHS proves anything it is that the Good Samaritan cannot be replaced by a posse of pen-pushers and forelock-tuggers.

  • TheSaint4JC

    I take solace in knowing that the meek shall inherit the Earth, and the wicked will be extinguished from all memory forever.

  • daPenguin

    as the queen enjoys her new grandchild apparently unaware of the irony. if she were to speak one word against this atrocity, we all know that those royal loving brits would do her bidding. or perhaps they are…

    • SinoBen

      I noticed her silence, so next time, if Australia votes on it, I’ll be voting Republic.

  • Kevin Quillen

    These children, dying in the manner prescribed by the state, and the issue of abortion, really try my Christianity. I often think about what the “Christian” response should be. WWJD if He witnessed a child being molested or tortured. How would He deal with abortion? How far can or should a Christian go? If I witnessed a child being molested, I would certainly stop it, whatever it took. What is “legal” for a Christian to do in defense of life? I personally would not mind to see all abortion clinics burned to the ground. Am I unChristian? Doctors who commit abortion are murderers. If their death would stop the practice of abortion, then I would cheer it. I am in my 60’s now and have a wife to care for so I cannot take any action myself. But, if I were young and had no wife or family to consider, then I am not so sure. The church uses the fear of hell to keep people in line. Why not the fear of death for abortion doctors, and the fear of destruction for clinics? I am not advocating anything, just wondering what others would say.

    • Tim Pan

      Kevin. We are commanded to love our enemies.

      …21If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; And if he is thirsty, give him water to drink; 22For you will heap burning coals on his head, And the LORD will reward you. ” Proverbs 25 21-22

      not avenge yourselves, beloved, but leave room for God’s wrath. For it
      is written: “Vengeance is Mine, I will repay, says the Lord.” 20On the contrary, “If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him a drink. For in so doing, you will heap burning coals on his head.” 21Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.…Romans 12: 19-21

  • David E Hall

    The state is simply afraid to be proven wrong. If the state is so convinced that the man’s faith is vain; why not allow the man, at his expense, to take his son whenever he wants and then use the “predictable” failed result to shure up its case. But alas the state cannot be sure of anything since its so called experts are enamored with cultural relativism which does not allow for Faith. Thus through it actions, it seeks to destroy the last vestiges of hope the man has.Thus the Democratic state operating in this way cannot distinguish itself from totalitarian regimes elsewhere in the world which repress the faith and lifestyles of those with whom they fail to agree. Just a reminder, however, that the Berlin Wall fell, The Iron Curtain collapsed,Dictatorships have ceased and states and state enterprises which seek to subvert the indomitable human spirit will also fail to succeed.

    • Tim Pan

      You can not circumvent the law unless your a Clinton.

  • FAS

    Britain, all history, no future.

  • Eric S Giunta

    “In Austin, the Texas Association of Business helped defeat a bill protecting pastors from prison for refusing same-sex weddings.” This is #FakeNews.

    • Bryan

      References if you please?

      • Zmirak

        I heard this on a conference call from legislators promoting the bill.

        • Bryan

          I believe you are correct. I thought I had seen it in an article on The Stream as well. I wanted the references that are claiming this is Fake News. Mr. Giunta has made a claim but without any evidence to back it up.

  • Tim Pan

    You people need to lighten up. If and when the child dies , he will enter the Kingdom of God. Freed from his diseased body. Therefore rejoice!

    • GLT

      WOW! Talk about failing to see the big picture.

      • Tim Pan

        I see the big picture you do not.

        • GLT

          Really, what is the big picture in this scenario? Do you believe good is going to result from courts and governments deciding who lives and who dies? This was not a case of doctors telling a family the situation was hopeless and further treatment would be futile. This was a case of the government decreeing the death of a child when many were willing to work to possibly save his life. No matter how remote that possibility the government mandating Alfie’s death is unacceptable and a dangerous precedent. The situation is only going to get worse. That is the big picture.

          • Tim Pan

            No that is the small picture. Of hand ringing human hopelessness. The problem has NOW been identified. NOW FIX IT.

          • GLT

            “The problem has NOW been identified.”

            You have just now recognised the problem of human sinfulness?

          • Tim Pan

            And you call yourself a Christian?

          • GLT

            Personal insults are the last refuge of a lost argument.

          • Tim Pan

            I asked a question.

          • GLT

            And I gave it the response it deserved.

          • Tim Pan

            your arrogance will destroy you.

          • GLT

            My, aren’t we just a little judgemental. Going by your comments, I don’t think I am the one who needs to be worried about being arrogant.

          • Tim Pan

            My judgements are perfect and you have been judged correctly.

          • GLT

            Your judgements are perfect? Just a little delusional, don’t you think?

          • Tim Pan

            I advise God. He is my right hand man.

          • GLT


          • Tim Pan

            remember I am the all seeing eye

          • jgmusgrove


          • Joel Stephen Gehrke

            He’s a troll. He’s not even serious.

    • Don Hogue

      You people?

      • Tim Pan

        Whats the problem?

    • Yay! Government officials get to decide when people meet God! Yayyyyy!

      • Tim Pan

        Ask you self why God allowed this ? Then ask yourselves what God would like His servants to do in response.

        • GLT

          God allows events like this to occur because he gave us free will. We seem to, more often than not, abuse that gift. Because our abuse is allowed does not mean it is condoned.

          I believe God would want his people to pray, not only for Alfie, when he was alive, but for his family and all the other people involved whether they were fighting for Alfie to survive or for Alfie to die.

          • Tim Pan

            I see this this way. God allowed this to show us what WE must do to protect the next Alfie. We now know the problem , lets bring the solution. “Make straight the way of the Lord.”

          • GLT

            What about Charlie Gard? Did we not learn our lesson then? What about the thousands of other cases over the years in the Netherlands, etc.?

            As a society we have turned our backs on God and now worship ourselves. Situations like Alfie are the result. They are also just the beginning.

          • Tim Pan

            We all die. It is not a matter of if, but when and how. As to society I can only do what I can do in my community. But ultimately it is all in the Lords hands.

    • Billiamo

      The village Carthusian speaks!

      • Tim Pan

        I am not a Catholic nor am I a monk. So why the use of the word Carthusian?

    • Lisa

      Some people are so heavenly-minded that they are no earthly good.

      • Tim Pan

        What a nice passive aggressive comment. I also would add Judge not that you be judged.

        • BPS

          You’re quoting Matthew 7 wrong:

          “Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? How can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when all the time there is a plank in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.”

          That’s one hell of a plank you’ve got there, Tim Pan!

          • Tim Pan

            My plank has been removed. How about you?

  • Don Hogue

    Relieved to see I’m not alone.

  • Martha Blokhuis

    Humanity reduced to the Abyss. The Judge as Tyrant, the Doctor as Butcher. Where do we see the intrinsic worth of Life? When has man smudged his image to such an extent that it no longer bears any resemblance to the image of God? Evolution?
    We have evolved into the beast Nebuchadnezzar became due to Pride.

  • Dant e

    The doctors claim he might not survive the journey to Italy, they dont know whats causing his condition and thought he would only survive for hours after removing the medical care, they also starved him for over 24 hours to try and back up their claims. These people are pure evil straight from hell, the judges, medical practitioners and all kinds of institutions in the UK as well as a much greater % of the populace aided by the media which is 100% are totally anti life and God in comparison to the US. I dont know what God is going to do with either the boy or them, i cant imagine what the parents are going through, all i can do is ask that Gods will is done.

  • Robert What?

    As a total aside, when I see what is going on in the western world today I start wondering: would it really have been worse if Germany had won WW2?

  • Billiamo

    His spirit was strangled by the handwringing elite. Britain is finished.

  • Stephen D

    Alfie Evans died early this morning (Saturday 28 April).

  • Thief of Hearts

    BOYCOTT GREAT BRITAIN!!!!!!!! I for one will NEVER set foot on that evil ground.

  • louise

    They can keep their healthcare system. That kind of system easily leads to discrimination as to who gets taken care of and who is starved to death to save money> VERY DANGEROUS

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