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    "So yeah, when she dies i will be dancing on her grave and having a massive tea party to which you are all invited....."

    ^ Are you man enough to stick by your words or are your declarations worth nothing?
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    (Original post by RealWorkingClass)
    "So yeah, when she dies i will be dancing on her grave and having a massive tea party to which you are all invited....."

    ^ Are you man enough to stick by your words or are your declarations worth nothing?
    Would you like to see pictures/videos of my house/tea party? It's not such great in the rain but thats only the preliminary party, the actual party would be one week long and have enough beverage to float a small yacht (or a big one depending on how you look at things)

    And as for dancing on her grave well she hasnt been buried yet, so is right now impossible.
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    (Original post by ArcticRed)
    Would you like to see pictures/videos of my house/tea party? It's not such great in the rain but thats only the preliminary party, the actual party would be one week long and have enough beverage to float a small yacht (or a big one depending on how you look at things)

    And as for dancing on her grave well she hasnt been buried yet, so is right now impossible.
    You utter scumbag.
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    (Original post by BaronessMiller)
    I think Thatcher was not radical enough.

    She did not privatize NHS, schools, transport & infrastructure, police and army etc.
    lol
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    Double the amount of pits closed in the 8 years before Thatcher than during her premiership. Most of the shipyards on the Clyde and Tyne closed in the 1970's. Much the same as all the highly developed nations

    Thatchers industry closures simply continued the previous trend, a trend which should have been finished decades before had the unions been put in there place. These same Unions used to decide who could work and who couldn't, often with threats and intimidation. If the working class hate Thatcher so much how come they kept voting for her? She benefited them the most, ending the culture of entitlement and making social mobility possible.

    Those communities that were decimated only exist because of the pits, once the pits closed those people should move to find work. No matter how hard the government tries there is no way to encourage business to move to small towns in the moors whose only skills are hole digging. The industrial and agricultural revolutions destroyed communities but no-one would turn back the time on those. I live in the countryside and will have to move to find decent work after uni, the world doesn't owe people a living.

    People who lived in the true left wing nations of the Warsaw Pact view Thatcher as a hero who brought freedom, which essentially destroys any argument the left have against Thatcher in the UK.

    How people are against the Falklands War and the sinking of the Belgrano astounds me. They invaded us, we sank an enemy warship, our leaders should be applauded not derided. We should never take lectures on colonialism from the Spanish colonists in Argentina.

    Mandela was a terrorist, and seeing as the Tory party conference was bombed by terrorists one can see Thatchers dislike for people like that,
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    (Original post by Renner)
    Double the amount of pits closed in the 8 years before Thatcher than during her premiership. Most of the shipyards on the Clyde and Tyne closed in the 1970's. Much the same as all the highly developed nations

    Thatchers industry closures simply continued the previous trend, a trend which should have been finished decades before had the unions been put in there place. These same Unions used to decide who could work and who couldn't, often with threats and intimidation. If the working class hate Thatcher so much how come they kept voting for her? She benefited them the most, ending the culture of entitlement and making social mobility possible.

    Those communities that were decimated only exist because of the pits, once the pits closed those people should move to find work. No matter how hard the government tries there is no way to encourage business to move to small towns in the moors whose only skills are hole digging. The industrial and agricultural revolutions destroyed communities but no-one would turn back the time on those. I live in the countryside and will have to move to find decent work after uni, the world doesn't owe people a living.

    People who lived in the true left wing nations of the Warsaw Pact view Thatcher as a hero who brought freedom, which essentially destroys any argument the left have against Thatcher in the UK.

    How people are against the Falklands War and the sinking of the Belgrano astounds me. They invaded us, we sank an enemy warship, our leaders should be applauded not derided. We should never take lectures on colonialism from the Spanish colonists in Argentina.

    Mandela was a terrorist, and seeing as the Tory party conference was bombed by terrorists one can see Thatchers dislike for people like that,
    Be careful not to generalize.
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    (Original post by Renner)
    People who lived in the true left wing nations of the Warsaw Pact view Thatcher as a hero who brought freedom, which essentially destroys any argument the left have against Thatcher in the UK.
    (Original post by EvilOfficer)
    Be careful not to generalize.
    Ah there are some exceptions like the Evil Officers from the old establishment :sneakydevil::lockstock:

    Yes we do see Mrs Thatcher as an advocate of anti-Bolshevism and the architect of the freedom found in the market:yep:
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    YES! Finally someone pits her against someone she's supposedly "better than"!

    (Original post by BaronessMiller)
    I think Thatcher was not radical enough.

    She did not privatize NHS, schools, transport & infrastructure, police and army etc.
    Bad Troll
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    (Original post by Evie Ninnenbaum)
    The war has been unleashed.

    Wait until a729, Iron Lady & chefdave come along.
    They didn't even put up a proper fight as they usually do. United Left destroys all and Thatcher can now be recognized as The worst PM in UK's history and an economic failure.
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    (Original post by Benjie)
    I'm privately educated


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    You're getting ripped off.
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    (Original post by VonMiller)
    Haha you may be laughing but did you know that the greatest intellectuals at the time actually thought we permanently escaped the boom-bust circus forever and ever? Seems ridiculous now I know
    I'm not laughing, I know poor sods who fell for it.
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    Take your socialist manifesto elsewhere. Some of us our mourning and you politicizing it, is distasteful. Have a debate on her policies, fine, but it seems convenient that just three days after the passing from Earth to Heaven you're criticizing her. Think of her family and how they would feel if reading your post, yah?
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    (Original post by EvilOfficer)
    Be careful not to generalize.
    But you have to admit that it is true to some extent. Can't see Michael Foot being an inspiration to people who were denied freedom....
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    (Original post by EvilOfficer)
    Be careful not to generalize.
    I think it's a decent generalisation. She was well respected in Eastern Europe...Unless of course you were a communist.
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    (Original post by dzeh)
    A crackhead as a labour mp... no suprise there
    That MP reminded me of those 'Crystal Meth: before and after' posters. Obviously, she looked like someone from the After part.
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    Let's deport George Galloway.
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    (Original post by Iron Lady)
    Let's deport George Galloway.
    Where to? :confused: Glasgow?
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    (Original post by Fullofsurprises)
    Where to? :confused: Glasgow?
    Anywhere but the UK.
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    (Original post by MattFletcher)
    YES! Finally someone pits her against someone she's supposedly "better than"!
    Although to be fair, Atlee was presiding over the country immediately after the most devastating war in history, so it was reasonable to want to do a lot and also provide a new, brighter future for working people against the backdrop of the 30s depression and the postwar world.

    I'm not personally very impressed by either the way the big Thatcher (and Major) privatisations were handled, or how they have turned out for us. They were very necessary, but in almost all cases, the share price was pitched way below what it became clear was the true (taxpayer-financed) value of the companies.

    This could be excused in one or two early cases as the actions of undue pessimism, but later ones were definitely a cynical exercise in enriching company boards, investment banks and eventual shareholders. In addition, it would have been nice to give away shares free to all adults given that they had paid for the companies to be built up in the first place. Then there's the quite disgraceful way they have been 'regulated' to permit the exploitation of private monopoly power and profiteering, particularly in rail and the utilities, with 'customers' who have little or no choice.
 
 
 
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