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Margaret Thatcher

Obama at Mandela’s Funeral

December 10, 2013

It was all about Obama Nelson Mandela today in Johannesburg at a funeral service which saw dozens of world leaders come to pay their respects to the former President of South Africa.  It was also a great chance for President Obama to jangle the keys to turn our attention away from Obamacare and his sinking [...]

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The Problem with the “PIIGS”

February 15, 2010

If you haven’t heard about the acronym “PIIGS” yet, I’ll let you in on it:  PIIGS stands for Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Spain — countries in the European Union on the verge of economic collapse.  Of the five nations in trouble, Greece is the closest to collapse and the youth in the streets have [...]

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New Treaty Could Threaten US Sovereignty

October 23, 2009

There’s been a buzz out there on the ”Internets” about a 95-minute speech given in St. Paul by former Thatcher policy advisor Lord Christopher Monckton last week which ripped apart Algore’s numerous global warming theses, while warning America about what President Obama might set into motion by signing the Copenhagen Treaty this December — giving up part of our national [...]

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Margaret Thatcher on the Gap Between Rich and Poor

August 22, 2009

I’ve always wondered why liberals were fascinated with the gap between rich and poor as a measure of prosperity.  On its face, such a measure is nothing more than comparing apples to oranges.  Every logical person knows that a more accurate method of measuring prosperity within an income bracket is to compare that income bracket’s [...]

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Old Labour Is New Again

November 25, 2008

Gordon Brown’s Labour Government threw a political Hail Mary yesterday when it proposed raising taxes in a slew of areas, including a 60 percent rate on top earners, coupled with borrowing levels Britain has never seen before. With his party badly trailing the Conservatives in the polls, the idea was to copy Barack Obama’s playbook [...]

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Margaret Thatcher’s Battle

August 24, 2008

This piece in the Daily Mail is quite a sad read, but definitely worth a look. Written by Carol Thatcher, Margaret Thatcher’s daughter, it offers a glimpse into the Iron Lady’s ongoing battle with dementia while also providing a personal look into her life by someone who obviously loves her dearly. Hat tip:  Conservative Home.

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Harman vs. Hague: Pre-Thatcher Talking Point Thirty Years Too Late

April 13, 2008

One classic line of attack from the liberal playbook is the false charge that conservatives are threatened by powerful women. You’d think conservative admiration for powerful women such as Margaret Thatcher, Jeanne Kirkpatrick, and Condoleezza Rice would have dispelled this notion, but facts never got in the way of a good liberal talking point before [...]

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