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  • Lady Thatcher’s last message to Cameron: “Be more unpopular”

    04/09/2013 10:35:14 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 1 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 20:00 EST, 9 April 2013 | James Chapman
    Baroness Thatcher had criticized David Cameron only a few months ago for not being “far enough behind” Labour in the polls—because he ought to be pushing through unpopular policies. As the Conservative Party grappled with her towering legacy, a friend of the former prime minister said she had also expressed a dislike of the Coalition and urged voters not to support UKIP. Lady Thatcher’s death has prompted a surge of pride among Tory MPs at her government’s extraordinary achievements, but also a degree of soul-searching about the party’s failure to win the last election outright. …
  • In Tribute To The Iron Lady: The 25 Greatest Quotes From Margaret Thatcher

    04/09/2013 6:09:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies ^ | April 9, 2013 | John Hawkins
    Margaret Thatcher has left us. Other than Winston Churchill, she was the finest leader to come out of Europe in the last century. She helped Britain recover economically, she stood shoulder to shoulder with Reagan against the Soviet Union and she set a fine example not just for Brits, not just for women, but for everyone to follow. If we had more leaders with Margaret Thatcher's heart, courage and wisdom, this would be a different, better world. As you read these quotes from one of the towering figures of the 20th century, you'll see why. 25) "Being powerful is like...
  • BLESS YOUR SOUL Maggie Thatcher...

    04/08/2013 10:19:33 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 3 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 08 April 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    There are still people in my (conservative) party  who believe in consensus politics.  I regard them as Quislings,  as traitors- I mean it.  Pennies do not come from heaven.  They have to be earned here on earth. Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous-  you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides. To cure the British disease with socialism was like trying to cure leukemia with leeches. There can be no liberty unless there is economic liberty. People think that at the top there isn't much room.  They tend to think of it as an Everest.  My message...