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  • Obama’s insult to Margaret Thatcher: Michelle and I carry on her work

    04/08/2013 2:03:35 PM PDT · by Nachum · 29 replies
    Biz Pac ^ | 4/8/13 | Janeen Capizola
    President Obama released his official “I, I, I, me, me, me” statement on the death of former U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Monday afternoon. The statement, from a President who’s leadership is the antithesis of Thatcher’s, was released on the White House website: With the passing of Baroness Margaret Thatcher, the world has lost one of the great champions of freedom and liberty, and America has lost a true friend. As a grocer’s daughter who rose to become Britain’s first female prime minister, she stands as an example to our daughters that there is no glass ceiling that can’t be...
  • 'A true friend': President Obama praises Margaret Thatcher

    04/08/2013 9:50:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    Politics UK ^ | 04/08/2013 | Ian Dunt
    Margaret Thatcher restored "confidence and pride" too Britain was a "true friend" of America, President Barack Obama said today. Upon the death of the former-prime minister, the US president said she stood as a role model to women everywhere about what they can achieve. "With the passing of Baroness Margaret Thatcher, the world has lost one of the great champions of freedom and liberty, and America has lost a true friend," he said of the 87-year-old. "As a grocer’s daughter who rose to become Britain’s first female prime minister, she stands as an example to our daughters that there is...
  • Obama: Thatcher was champion for freedom and women

    04/08/2013 7:53:45 AM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies
    WBOC ^ | 4/8/13 | ap
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was both a great champion of freedom and an example to women everywhere. In a statement issued Monday by the White House, Obama said Britain's first woman prime minister showed "our daughters that there is no glass ceiling that can't be shattered."
  • Hey, why hasn’t Obama released a statement about himself on Margaret Thatcher’s death yet?

    04/08/2013 7:32:08 AM PDT · by Nachum · 29 replies
    Twitch ^ | 4/8/13 | staff
    Alexander Mooney/CNN âś” @AWMooneyCNN Surprised the White House hasn't put out a Thatcher statement yet toddstarnes âś” @toddstarnes In Obama's defense -- Thatcher was governing during his "Choom Gang" years - so he probably has no idea who she is. Hugo Hackenbush @MangyLover "Who?" Barack Obama on being told of the death of Margaret Thatcher. Heather @hmfearny Has Obama released a statement about himself on Thatcher's death yet? Cameron Gray @Cameron_Gray Obama still trying to fit in a few more "I"s - MT @DocWashburn: Hey @twitchyteam Why hasn't White House responded to Thatcher death?
  • Obama Responded Faster to Ebert's Death Than He Has to Thatcher's

    04/08/2013 7:24:00 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 90 replies
    (CNSNews.com) - Hours after the BBC reported the death of conservative British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on Monday, President Barack Obama still had not issued a statement on her passing. But last week, within half an hour of film critic Roger Ebert's death, the White House tweeted a statement from the president. As of 10:00 a.m. EDT on Monday, there was still silence from the White House on Thatcher's death, which the BBC tweeted at 4:49 a.m.