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The UK's Greatest Prime Minister died this morning.

Discussion in 'Political Debates' started by Octavia156, Apr 8, 2013.

  1. dust1n

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    Attributing the end of the Cold War to one person's actions seems incredibly naive.

    I don't think you are really gonna find much respect for Thatcher outside of the UK, and even then, half the UK doesn't admire her too much. Some in America do, but the majority of American's haven't read a civics book, so...
     
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    Very very true.
    she was not so much strong, but what is called pig headed.
    Even her own party got rid of her when they realised she never listened to anyone.
     
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    She found it easier to destroy what remained of our industry than to try to update it.
     
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    And who supplied our strike weapons. we had stopped making our own decades before.
     
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    A poor Prime Minister, maybe even one of the worst, but it is still a shame for her family and friends. There was a party in George Square in Glasgow celebrating her death, that is just disgusting IMO.
     
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    I don't think it will be Guy Fawkes on the bonfires this year.
     
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    The lady's not for burning.
     
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    You may think that but a lot of that will happen.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...e-Galloway-leads-chorus-celebration-left.html



    She effectively killed whole industries and communities.
     
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    Hmm... Made me think of Chumbawamba...

    Chumbawamba
     
  10. England my lionheart

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    Revoltingest I have the kavorka
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    But in these more enlightened times, we now see that Elphaba (Thatcher) is the real hero.
     
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    England my lionheart Rockerjahili Rebel
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    I wish she had been enlightened,we'll see how much of a hero she was regarded at the funeral,what the government are giving her a military funeral for I guess only a conservative twit would know,still she,like our government today was so out of touch,we have dumb and dumber at the helm now.
     
  13. Revoltingest

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    I recall that she turned around a moribund economy. I worked with many British ex-patriots in the
    aerospace industry, & she addressed what they lamented, eg, state run industry, trade unions.
    She also helped develop soft serve ice cream (as a chemist). How many of your PMs can claim that?!?!
     
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    She killed industry and blew the economy up till it burst,her government ****** up our production and kissed the bankers ****.
     
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    Your industry was dying.
    You're better off having had her at the helm.
    And don't forget soft serve ice cream.
     
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    Jeez, are we shooting for the largest blanket statement about an entire 30 years of a country?
     
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    Old bag. Not alone did she kill industry she authorised the murder of British citizens. When tyrants in the middle east do the same thing they are rightly denounced. She gets a state funeral.
    Generally I don't think it's right to speak ill of the dead. Exceptions for Thatcher and Cromwell are justified.
     
  18. England my lionheart

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    We already had Mr Whippy with a Cadbury Flake chocolate bar,she wasn't so much at the helm,but at her helm and her cabinet were so slimy they left a trail that led all the way to prison for at least one of them,her office was all about greed,theirs and the peoples,still at least one of them gave birth to a daughter who is now a TV cook and has big turrets.

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    I Did It My Way - YouTube
     
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    Agreed,i think there are going to many who feel the same way and they will let their presence felt at the funeral.
     
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