Margaret Thatcher

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  1. Dhan

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    She decimated our mining and heavy engineering......including my Dad ......on the other hand she let me old man buy his 100k council house for 12grand

    And before someone goes on about that's why there's no decent council houses ..Maggie new what she was doing
     
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  2. clonbhoy

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    She did. She has * this country for generations, maybe irretrievably, so she could win an election. And she is considered a 'British patriot'. Imagine how she would be revered if she cared about anybody but herself.
     
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    Go on strike with a council house and you keep your house. Go on strike with a mortgage and you loose it. If someone came in with a massive house building scheme in government, house prices would drop. Houses are used to manipulate your vote to get power by these * , whatever party.
     
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    As a child of the 80's, she will always be one of my most hated people. The damage she did to this country is indescribable and can still be felt to this day.
     
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    Always remember how furious my old man used to get whenever discussing her. I was a little too young to understand it all when she was prime minister but that was enough for me to believe she was a cow, and as I got older and read more, I understood why he despised her. I've really nothing in common with people that think like her.
     
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  6. Aidan O’Shea Gold Member Gold Member

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    She was an evil *.
     
  7. Norm Peterson Gold Member Gold Member

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    Unfortunately there's still a lot of people like her in government as well, Stew.

    They'd happily * the rest of us over for their own gain. With many people being so much as a slave to them, blind to the truth of it all.

    * the Tories. If there's a more evil bunch of * with an ounce of power in this country, I'm not aware of them.
     
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  8. Tim-Time 1888 Winner UEFA Champs League Last 16 prediction comp Gold Member

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    Aye transforming the sick man of europe into one of the largest and most successful economies, not just in Europe but in the world, was an utterly despicable thing to do.
     
  9. Notorious Gold Member Gold Member

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    Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister from 1979 to 1990, is one of the most divisive figures in British Political history.

    Given below are some reasons why she is hated in UK:

    1.She supported the retention of Capital Punishment

    2.She destroyed Britain’s manufacturing industry and her policies led to mass unemployment

    3.She presided over interest rates of 15%

    4.She voted against the relaxation of divorce laws

    5.She abolished free milk for School Children

    6.She precipitated a Social Housing crisis still being felt today

    7.The Poll Tax

    8.She sowed the seeds of NHS Privatisation

    9.Refused to put sanctions on the Apartheid regime in South Africa, went there on a state visit and described Nelson Mandela as a 'grubby little terrorist'

    10. Destroyed huge swathes of British industry, decimated communities, increased unemployment, privatised services, to such a degree that large areas of the country especially the North of England have yet to recover

    11.Helped cover up the Hillsborough disaster where 96 Liverpool fans were crushed to death due to bad policing.

    12. During the Falklands war, ordered the sinking of the Belgrano which was leaving the conflict zone with the loss of 293 sailors.

    13. Let 10 men die on hunger strike in Northern Ireland rather than give them status as political prisoners.

    14. She supported the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia and helped train them.

    15. Supported Pinochet and considered him a personal friend, even after the full scale of the horrors of his regime were revealed.

    http://neilharding.blogspot.com/2005/10/20-reasons-why-i-hate-thatcher.html?m=1
     
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  11. Clint Eastwood The Good Bad and Ugly of TC Gold Member

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    Yep, he certainly did a lot of good things. But even with what he did with Germany, I don't think you can overlook all the negatives. Just my opinion though.
     
  12. Tim-Time 1888 Winner UEFA Champs League Last 16 prediction comp Gold Member

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    I don't overlook the negatives. In fact I have looked at it overall, in as unbiased a manner as possible, which is something more should try as they may well learn something. I simply stated the truth.

    Sarcasm can work but not always.
     
  13. StPauli1916 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Aye course you do pal :56::56::56:

    You are one of the most biased * on here you just come at it from the opposite point of view than most. Doesn't make you any less biased though.
     
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  14. Tim-Time 1888 Winner UEFA Champs League Last 16 prediction comp Gold Member

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    I will look forward to you disproving what I said pal, in the meantime is minder not on :50:
     
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    The evil * was knee deep in the BSE scandal aswell, her and the rest of her Tory chums ignored all the warnings. Well they would given they weren’t eating the * the poor were.
     
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  17. Notorious Gold Member Gold Member

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    Canny believe she died on this day in 2013

     
  18. packybhoy Administrator Administrator

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    What a legacy.....

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    And her spymaster who got her elected. Airey Neave...

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    MAGGIE MAGGIE MAGGIE
     
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  20. clonbhoy

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    Don't be scaring me, I see this bumped and I think the * might be back.