Browsing All posts tagged under »Margaret Thatcher«

NY Times Front Page ‘News’: Still Bashing Margaret Thatcher ‘Austerity’

May 31, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The front of Monday’s New York Times featured socialist-spouting economics reporter Peter Goodman using Prescot, a struggling town in northwest England, as a cudgel for Margaret Thatcher bashing worthy of a Marxist professor (as he used to do prominently in the Times, in articles like “The Free Market: A False Idol […]

Mining Coal Is Good, But Burning Coal Is Bad? Struggling To Understand The Left

April 18, 2013 by

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By Daniel Hannan ~ This isn’t another blog about the Iron Lady. There have been quite enough of those already: we have, so to speak, reached Thatcheration point. Rather, it’s an attempt to get to grips with why so many people react with venomous rage to her name. Some of the abuse, of course, is […]

Before There Was Thatcher, There Was Churchill

April 16, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ An older generation of Americans who lived through World War II recall the British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, who John F. Kennedy said, “In the dark days and darker nights when England stood alone and most men save Englishmen despaired of England’s life, he mobilized the English language and sent it into […]

President Goes Wobbly on Nuclear Weapons

April 10, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “National defense is one of the cardinal duties of a statesman.” –John Adams Editorial Exegesis “President Obama came to office in 2009 promising to negotiate with America’s enemies and create a world without nuclear weapons. Four years later, North Korea is threatening America with nuclear attack, Iran is closer […]

Remembering (And Forgetting) Thatcher

April 10, 2013 by

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By Brent Bozell ~ The legendary British prime minister Margaret Thatcher has died, and the national media tried to pay their respects, not only for breaking Britain’s “glass ceiling” with a “bruising” political style, but for transforming Britain and helping wind down the Cold War. Still, Thatcher was a conservative and one of Ronald Reagan’s […]

Margaret Thatcher Always Had More Courage Than Her Critics

April 10, 2013 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The Melbourne University Students’ Union passed this barbaric resolution on the death of an 87-year-old lady: That Students’ Council recognise the horrific legacy of Margaret Thatcher and her neoliberal policies that destroyed the lives of millions, her violent crushing of the miners’ strike, her oppression of the Irish and murder of […]

No, Margaret Thatcher Was Far Smarter Than The Global Warmists Claim

April 9, 2013 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Here in Australia, the sad passing of Baroness Thatcher is major news, and is across all of the media outlets, and while most of the news is similar to what it is in most Countries, Andrew here mentions one point that she received little praise for, her scepticism of the Climate […]

Jobs, Thatcher and the Force of Life

December 26, 2011 by

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By Peggy Noonan   The Apple founder’s final words sound an awful lot like an expression of awe The great words of the year? “Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow.” They are the last words of Steve Jobs, reported by his sister, the novelist Mona Simpson, who was at his bedside. In her eulogy, a […]

Former Australian Prime Minister John Howard To Deliver Thatcher Freedom Lecture

September 25, 2010 by

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By Theodore Bromund On Tuesday, September 28, at 4 pm, the former Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. John Howard, will deliver the seventh Margaret Thatcher Freedom Lecture at The Heritage Foundation, under the auspices of the Margaret Thatcher Center, on The Anglosphere and the Advance of Freedom. The Margaret Thatcher Freedom Lecture invites distinguished […]

Margaret Thatcher: Climate Skeptic

June 19, 2010 by

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By James Delingpole. There’s nothing a left-liberal enjoys more than invoking a great right wing name in support of his dubious cause. Eurotards – as Richard North notes – love to cite Winston Churchill in favour of closer European union (which he was, so long as it didn’t involve Britain); greenies, meanwhile, love to gloat […]

The Last Great Prime Minister Of Britain

May 4, 2009 by

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Andrew Bolt. TonyfromOz prefaces ….. This great lady was around when the free World was graced with two great World leaders. Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan, leaders who were not afraid to make hard decisions that may not have agreed with what the people thought, decisions nonetheless made in the interests of both their Countries, […]

A Pistol Packin’ Looby Loo: The Left’s Worst Nightmare

September 23, 2008 by

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A PISTOL PACKIN’ LOOBY LOO: THE LEFT’S WORST NIGHTMARE Richard Littlejohn Frank Sinatra would have ‘got’ the joke. In the words of the great political philosopher, they all laughed at Christopher Columbus when he said the world was round. They’re all laughing, too, at John McCain for choosing Sarah Palin as his running mate. The […]