A Message From Lucianne  







S-G1




























ST-GC


   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


Former British prime minister
Baroness Thatcher dies peacefully at the age
of 87 after suffering a massive stroke

Daily Mail [UK], by James Nye

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 4/8/2013 8:55:39 AM

Margaret Thatcher, the first female British Prime Minister who gained worldwide renown as the Iron Lady has died aged 87. Developing a formidable partnership with President Ronald Reagan during the 1980s, Mrs. Thatcher stood up to the ´Evil Empire´ of the Soviet Union, eventually witnessing its collapse. [Snip] Responding to her death, Buckingham Palace said, ´The Queen is sad to hear the news of the death of Baroness Thatcher and Her Majesty will be sending a private message of sympathy to the family, Buckingham Palace said today.´ British Prime Minster David Cameron said on hearing of her passing, ´It was

Comments:
Please save the accompanying articles and photos, as well as those at the Telegraph. Your children and grandchildren may never know the truth otherwise.

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: donnaclaire, 4/8/2013 9:09:00 AM     (No. 9264974)

Wow..what a woman! We could use her about now - Reagan too. God bless her and all she did in the name of freedom and common sense.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: djs, 4/8/2013 9:09:14 AM     (No. 9264975)

The Lioness is gone. She had more guts in her little finger than any leader in the West has today.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    3 persons like this.


   

 

R-G1
  
R-VAR_AD


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: john56, 4/8/2013 9:12:14 AM     (No. 9264985)

God rest her soul and welcome a new Saint into Heaven. Say hi to Ronnie Reagan for us all.

I had the opportunity to hear her speak in Corpus Christi, Texas about 20 years ago. What a lady!

It was the effort between three people ... Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, and Pope John Paul II that took down the Soviet Union without a single shot fired.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: Kaps5656, 4/8/2013 9:12:39 AM     (No. 9264986)

Perhaps make an exception today and remove the picture of the sadistic cow and put up a picture of Baroness Thatcher.

Just a thought...

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    3 persons like this.


Reply 5 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 4/8/2013 9:15:07 AM     (No. 9264992)

Little did I know quite how cruel the Guardian would be. All you need to know about their announcement is:

After a series of mini-strokes in 2002 Thatcher withdrew from public life, no longer able to make the kind of waspish pronouncements that had been her forte in office – and beyond.

I could read no more after that. How childish!

Unless you want to become seriously angry and get that awful lump stuck in your throat, do not read the British left-wing newspapers.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.


Reply 6 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 4/8/2013 9:15:52 AM     (No. 9264994)

R.I.P Iron Lady....R.I.P.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    3 persons like this.


Reply 7 - Posted by: Judge, 4/8/2013 9:21:11 AM     (No. 9265005)

So sad to hear this. A great leader

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: Keekng, 4/8/2013 9:22:06 AM     (No. 9265008)

Thank you, Lucianne, for changing the lead-in picture to a true lady and leader.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.


Reply 9 - Posted by: RayLRiv, 4/8/2013 9:28:01 AM     (No. 9265016)

You will be missed, Lady Thatcher. God Bless You and your family.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.


Reply 10 - Posted by: DoktorFranken, 4/8/2013 9:30:35 AM     (No. 9265021)

Ah, when the ADULTS were the caretakers of the Free World!! There may never be another Maggie, and more´s the pity.

Good-bye, Madam Prime Minister.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 11 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 4/8/2013 9:32:22 AM     (No. 9265022)

Sadly and absolutely correct, OP.

How the world needs people with the strength, character and wisdom of Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan to be leaders today.

I´m thankful to have lived through those years and to have experienced firsthand the blessing and example of leadership they were for that generation, and for any future generations that would follow their example.

They knew the difference between right and wrong and would not be deterred from doing right. They did not "go wobbly" in the face of wrongdoers.

Prayers and condolences for her family. Many of us are being thankful for her and mourning with you today. God bless.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.


Reply 12 - Posted by: ronbet, 4/8/2013 9:32:44 AM     (No. 9265024)

We thank Dear Lucianne too for all that she provides for us every day through this portal that allows true patriots to gather and share the good and bad of each day and to express our ideas and hopes for our nation.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    3 persons like this.


   

 

B-G1


 
Reply 13 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 4/8/2013 9:33:30 AM     (No. 9265027)

She was a great Lady, and will be missed by all good people. May God bless and keep her with Him in His kingdom.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 14 - Posted by: Doc Obiwan, 4/8/2013 9:34:29 AM     (No. 9265029)

R.I.P. a quick glance at the Democratic Underground site shows you the class of the left.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 15 - Posted by: LadyVet, 4/8/2013 9:35:45 AM     (No. 9265030)

Yes, thanks for changing the photo on the home page so that PIAPS is not associated in any way the greatness that is Margaret Thatcher.

I took my daughters to Houston when she was there about 25 years ago. We just happened to be in the right place, about to cross the street, when her car drove by and she gave us the "Queen´s wave." I´ll never forget it. I´ll have to remind my daughters about that day.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 16 - Posted by: bpl40, 4/8/2013 9:36:51 AM     (No. 9265032)

A remarkable life we should all be thankful for. In qualities and character, 0bama is more the ant-Thatcher than anti-Reagan. That says it all.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.


Reply 17 - Posted by: NuGoddess, 4/8/2013 10:01:20 AM     (No. 9265076)

I loved the picture of Baroness Thatcher in the tank - if I did not have a picture of my Pop as my screen saver, that would be it.

Thank you, Maggie, for helping save the world.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.


   

 

R_DBL_B
  


 
Reply 18 - Posted by: CEP, 4/8/2013 10:02:54 AM     (No. 9265079)

I am just so sad, people like Baroness Thatcher and President Reagan do not exist anymore. They had such good souls and such concern for their countries and the world. Good did triumph over evil but it seems since they have gone everything is now in a mess. They showed on TV Baroness Thatcher giving a speech about President Reagan, they showed President Reagan and it was so good to just see his face and know that he watched over the country like a father watches over his family. But sadly people of this caliber do not go into politics.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.


Reply 19 - Posted by: LAW428, 4/8/2013 10:07:18 AM     (No. 9265088)

We thank God for having loaned Baroness Thatcher to us for a brief, but significant time in History. Thank you Mrs. Thatcher, for your exemplary life, your political sacrifice, and your legacy. We will always be grateful! May your soul rejoice in the presence of God.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    7 persons like this.


Reply 20 - Posted by: Lonestar Jack, 4/8/2013 10:12:17 AM     (No. 9265095)

Please do not put Obama´s picture on the same page as Former British prime minister
Baroness Thatcher...... a real lady

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 21 - Posted by: happy conservative, 4/8/2013 10:14:48 AM     (No. 9265099)

Another great one has passed from our scene. It is our job, as the OP said, to make sure our children and theirs know the truth about her history.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 22 - Posted by: Grambo, 4/8/2013 10:14:56 AM     (No. 9265100)

She still makes the socialist´s heads explode even today.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    7 persons like this.


   

 



 
Reply 23 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 4/8/2013 10:17:02 AM     (No. 9265106)

Reagan and Thatcher were just what we needed. Where will we find their like again? Now we have radicals, weaklings, crooks, and more than half of our voters think they´re fine.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.


Reply 24 - Posted by: MMC, 4/8/2013 10:17:21 AM     (No. 9265109)

Gracious, classy, tough, unbending on principle and always a lady. My ideal version of femanism...

I will be curious to see whom Obama sends to her funeral.... And what comments he may have regarding this great lady.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.


Reply 25 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 4/8/2013 10:19:45 AM     (No. 9265111)

Rest in peaceful slumber Lady Thatcher. We were truly blessed to have your leadership to guide us.

The Guardian is a guardian only for the garbage that passes as the liberal point of view. They really need to consult their dictionary for a review of the meaning of their namesake.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    3 persons like this.


Reply 26 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 4/8/2013 10:20:03 AM     (No. 9265114)

Let the history revision commence.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 27 - Posted by: kanphil, 4/8/2013 10:20:57 AM     (No. 9265116)

She saved Britain, if only for a little while, from the travesties of socialism. May she rest forever in the arms of the Angels.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 28 - Posted by: Andromeda, 4/8/2013 10:22:13 AM     (No. 9265118)

RIP Mrs. Thatcher. I will try to forget that horrid film with Meryl Streep and remember you as you as the great woman you were.

I was in London way back when and saw the headlines that will always be remembered -"This Lady is not for Turning". Where are leaders like this now? Hopefully all not in heaven with RR and now his friend Maggie.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    3 persons like this.


Reply 29 - Posted by: thelmalou, 4/8/2013 10:23:28 AM     (No. 9265122)

A fine, fine lady. God bless you and your memory forever, Baroness Thatcher. Now you are healed from all infirmities.


  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    7 persons like this.


Reply 30 - Posted by: LZK, 4/8/2013 10:23:59 AM     (No. 9265124)

What a woman!!

I always loved the quote from President Reagan -- "she´s the best man for the job".....

President Reagan and the Iron Lady saved Unified Germany from the Soviet Union´s mandates and today Germany can thank the Iron Lady they are successful in the unified Germany....

Only proves for me -- how deficient our leaders are. AND -- don´t be thinking the bubbette clinton can measure up to Baroness Thatcher. Maggie got to the top on her own. Clinton rode the coat/tails of her husband. Where are the feminists decrying her sleazy ride to the top of DC elitism.

Rest in Peace dear Baroness -- you deserve it. Golly the good times are rolling again for President Reagan and Prime Minister Thatcher. Wouldn´t you love to hear their conversations?

LZK

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.


Reply 31 - Posted by: SavoySix, 4/8/2013 10:27:18 AM     (No. 9265129)

Hand.......Salute

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    3 persons like this.


Reply 32 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 4/8/2013 10:28:23 AM     (No. 9265131)

R.I.P., old girl. You were a staunch conservative, and a patriot. Your countrymen didn´t deserve you.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 33 - Posted by: dadofboys, 4/8/2013 10:29:39 AM     (No. 9265136)

Please do not send that idiot Biden to the funeral.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 34 - Posted by: anotherctyankee, 4/8/2013 10:41:13 AM     (No. 9265159)

Yes, another great one is lost to us. And, thank you staff for changing the picture. That is how we should remember Prime Minister Thatcher.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.


Reply 35 - Posted by: PageTurner, 4/8/2013 10:42:03 AM     (No. 9265161)

What sad news to wake up to. This is a lady who gave us hope. I never wanted her to leave us. From her handbag to her blue eyeshadow to her shopping for bacon for Dennis because the Secret Service ´won´t know the kind he likes,´ to her great iron will against the Argy tinpots in the Falklands War, her powerful willingness to stand up to union thugs in the mines and crush the unions, her privatization of Brit phone company that so many Brits praised when I lived there, to her critical alliance with the Pope and Ronald Reagan - one which defied the hippie camps of Greenham Common and defied the French so planes could teach Ghadafi a lesson, to her shrewd assessment of Mikhial Gorbachev as someone she could ´do business with´, to her brave praise of ´Victorian Values´ and ´Victorian workmanship´ - after an IRA bomb failed to blow up an old building she was staying in, to her spectacular, spirited defense of Augusto Pinochet - this lady made a great difference in the world. I am in mourning at the loss of her, but know she is with the immortals now.

Rest in Peace.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.


Reply 36 - Posted by: stablemoney, 4/8/2013 10:43:02 AM     (No. 9265163)

The best prime minister Great Britain has ever had. A great friend to the USA. Great Britain will return to her policies, or they will fail.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.


Reply 37 - Posted by: RancherJack, 4/8/2013 10:44:28 AM     (No. 9265165)

"Conservatives hate women!!

Yeah? How come England´s only ever woman Prime Minister was a Conservative?

"Yeah, well ... she was mean

Way to go Scooter, great argument. BTW - how´s your economy now vs. when she was large and in charge?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.


Reply 38 - Posted by: panther361, 4/8/2013 10:45:04 AM     (No. 9265168)

Margaret and Ronald. Now look down upon the mortal world and weep for their respective countrymen.
Where have all the true leaders gone?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    3 persons like this.


Reply 39 - Posted by: PChristopher, 4/8/2013 10:55:58 AM     (No. 9265202)

RIP, Lady Thatcher.

The golden boy in the White House now isn´t fit to serve you coffee.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 40 - Posted by: jimmyfoxhound, 4/8/2013 11:17:18 AM     (No. 9265247)

Godspeed, Lady Thatcher. May your soul find eternal rest. You were such a great friend to my country. God bless you.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 41 - Posted by: Butch59, 4/8/2013 11:18:42 AM     (No. 9265251)

Truly one of the greatest of our times. This was a woman that stood on her principles and never wavered. A true leader. Contrast that with today´s politicians. All I can see are those who´s most priority is to get re-elected at any cost. I don´t see a single one of any political ideology that is willing to stand up like the great Baroness Thatcher. GOD surly has received one of HIS greatest.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.


Reply 42 - Posted by: bighambone, 4/8/2013 11:38:48 AM     (No. 9265292)

At this early stage following Mrs. Thatcher´s death, the UK newspapers were full of tributes, with the only stink bomb being thrown by Gerry Adams, the Irish Republican Army big wig, who reportedly said that she just hurt the Irish and British people during her term as UK Prime Minister.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.


Reply 43 - Posted by: TXknitter, 4/8/2013 11:44:54 AM     (No. 9265306)

There will be true mourning among what is left of the World War II generation when England was, well, England. The state-run BBC will instead reflect the Marxist indoctrination of Britain´s young people for three generations. We who are fortunate enough to know the truth about this great LEADER must do just as OP so wisely suggests.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.


Reply 44 - Posted by: peterfleming, 4/8/2013 11:52:26 AM     (No. 9265325)

This great woman was known as Margaret Thatcher, and it was offensive to see her remembered with a never used monarchial title.
Tom Paine wrote bestselling Common Sense in the 1700´s, brilliantly telling all colonists we don´t need the monarchy any longer, ever again.
Let´s remember wonderful, freedom loving Margaret Thatcher. Not the monarchy.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.


Reply 45 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 4/8/2013 11:57:22 AM     (No. 9265336)

I got to see the first speech she gave after being forced out of power. She was an awesome speaker. Her answers in a tough Q& A session afterwards was spot on - none of the glad you asked that then a change of subject.

What impressed me most, however, was her graciousness. The CCFR had booked what may have been the biggest ballroom in Chicago but it wasn´t enough. There was an overflow room. When the Q & A was ending, Thatcher asked we all remain seated because she and her security detail were going to exist through the crowd so they could go across the hall because in her words those in the overflow room "Paid to see me, not a close circuit image."

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.


Reply 46 - Posted by: Gretchen, 4/8/2013 12:20:58 PM     (No. 9265377)

History will judge her much more kindly than the waspish press is today.

One of the few truly great leaders of the latter 20th century.

I will raise my glass in tribute to her this evening.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.


Reply 47 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 4/8/2013 12:24:28 PM     (No. 9265386)

Two stories I remember reading about her. A cabinet member recalled during the Falklands War the military people had spread a huge ordinance survive maps on the floor at Number Ten Downing Street. The PM kicked off her pumps, stepped onto the map and began to point out troop emplacements with a well pedicured toe.

The SAS runs regularly highly realistic hostage rescue drills with the PM and cabinet members. One of the SAS men who had witnessed her dressing down a subordinate who´d froze during those drills wrote that when she visited their base, the the toughest person at Hereford was the one with the handbag

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    3 persons like this.


Reply 48 - Posted by: altoona, 4/8/2013 12:31:02 PM     (No. 9265391)

Amen to a beautiful life on earth. This world was made better by her presence.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    3 persons like this.


Reply 49 - Posted by: JoniTx, 4/8/2013 12:41:12 PM     (No. 9265404)

We were fortunate to have been alive during her time here on earth. She and Ronald Reagan made us proud.

Love this quote: from May 3, 1989

"If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time and you would achieve nothing." -- commenting on her 10th anniversary as prime minister.
May she Rest in Peace.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 50 - Posted by: belwhatter, 4/8/2013 12:51:34 PM     (No. 9265421)

My Dad was so happy when Mrs. Thatcher was elected to represent his town of Finchley at the outset of her political career. He died just days before she was elected Prime Minister; on that day there was rejoicing in heaven. RIP dear Margaret, a good and faithful servant. I am more than happy to read the testimonials on this thread in appreciation of her qualities. Thank you America.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 51 - Posted by: quantumman, 4/8/2013 12:52:38 PM     (No. 9265424)

#47, another story. After a long day she took her cabinet to dinner. After asking for the specialty of the day from the waiter he indicated it was roast beef. Before anyone else had ordered she said she would have the roast beef. The waiter said "Excellent, and the vegetables?". Thatcher said, "Oh, they´ll have the roast beef, too."

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    3 persons like this.


Reply 52 - Posted by: Rinktum, 4/8/2013 1:24:03 PM     (No. 9265459)

Margaret Thatcher was a gift to world as was Ronald Reagan. I will never forget her appearance at President Reagan´s funeral when she was, in fact, getting somewhat frail. She could have sent her condolences but she was determined to be there to pay her respects to her dear friend. She was a remarkable woman who will be remembered as a force to be reckoned with. Well done, Baronness.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    3 persons like this.


Reply 53 - Posted by: Bevan, 4/8/2013 2:01:48 PM     (No. 9265526)

Yikes. ! I made the mistake at peeking what the HuffPo people had to say. The statists at HuffPo are some of the foulest human beings I ever read.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 54 - Posted by: pickle1, 4/8/2013 2:14:58 PM     (No. 9265537)

May this wonderful woman RIP.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 55 - Posted by: dman, 4/8/2013 2:16:04 PM     (No. 9265538)

Baronness Thatcher, the last of the troika that toppled international Communism, has joined the Ronald Reagan and John-Paul II in God´s Heaven. The Iron Lady has earned our gratitude, our respect, and eternal rest in glory. An era of temporary respite has indeed passed; tribulations are again at hand. We await - once more - temporary salvation through mortals, or eternal salvation through the Divine.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 56 - Posted by: Jennie C., 4/8/2013 2:28:29 PM     (No. 9265554)

I saw her once!! At a distance, that is. We were in DC and on the Mall. She was visiting Reagan and the helicopter landed and picked her up to take her back to Andrews AFB.

There happened to be an English lady right next to us, and she pointed her out, although the security made it pretty obvious (Reagan was the tall one!).

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.


Reply 57 - Posted by: Penney, 4/8/2013 2:51:56 PM     (No. 9265581)

What a grand, ´´lady,´´ in every sense of the word! Her political life is one of brilliant, selfless public service. Her philosophy regarding the principles which secure Life, Liberty and Justice for all was pure and good. Faithful to Christ, her personal compass throughout her awesome life, Thatcher has become one of the world´s greatest leaders of all time for the good of all peoples. Her entire life established a true pattern of positive accomplishments and Lady Thatcher is now a role model for for the ages. ...´´Well done, thou good and faithful servant.´´

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.


Reply 58 - Posted by: JediJerry, 4/8/2013 3:06:16 PM     (No. 9265613)

What a wonderful strong powerful woman. She is one of a kind and will be missed very much. I am mourning her loss today along with the first girl I ever had a school boy crush on. This mnorning I heard of the passing of Anette Funicello, the cute little Mouseketeer I grew up adoring. She had a cutle little face, curly dark hair and I was love struck. Thousands of little girls were named Anette in her honor.
She passed away at age 70. Two candles will be burning in my house for these wonderful women who made a difference in the world. Women of today need role models like these two fabulous ladies, and not role models like The First Wookie and Hillarme Clinton.
RIP Iron Lady and Mouseketeer Anette!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 59 - Posted by: Melody, 4/8/2013 3:14:44 PM     (No. 9265626)

Bill Federer published a tribute to Margaret Thatcher today. He quoted the following.

´´Biblical basis affects one´s whole view, attitude and outlook... The notion of human rights comes from the sanctity on the individual...The Decalogue-Ten Commandments - are addressed to each and every person. This is the origin of our common humanity and of the sanctity of the individual. Each one has a duty to try to carry out those commandments. You don´t get that in any other political creed...

´´It isn´t merely about democracy and liberty...It is personal liberty with personal responsibility. Responsibility to your parents, to your children, to your God. This really binds us together in a way that nothing else does. If you accept freedom, you´ve got to have principles about the responsibility. You can´t do this without a Biblical foundation. Your Founding Fathers came over with that. They came over with the doctrines of the New Testament as well as the Old. They looked after one another, not only as a matter of necessity, but as a matter of duty to their God. There is no other country in the world which started that way.´´

´´Iron Lady´´ reminds me of ´´Sarahcudda.´´

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 60 - Posted by: Folsomguy, 4/8/2013 4:16:16 PM     (No. 9265694)

I haven´t posted in years but this tragedy requires it. I (and 150 others) had the great pleasure off having lunch with Baroness Thatcher years ago (maybe 15 or 20) in Sacramento. She was so regal and articulate. Her remembrance of Reagan and her dealing with the Cold War was spellbinding. This is indeed a sad day.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 61 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 4/8/2013 5:12:15 PM     (No. 9265787)

Another story 2.
During an official trip to Europe Prime Minister Thatcher was targeted in threats so her visit was under escort of the US Military. My young son newly made a US Elite Guard was honored to be chosen as that escort for a week after just finishing 3 hell days with an American congresswoman.
When t hey drove into a very dangerous place he said " Mam if i suddenly say down please quickly hit the floor and if we are stopped stay there". Her reply was "Do you think I would cower there while such a young Brave guard took bullets in the gutter for me".
"I am trained and I am accurate proceed forward".
He felt she should come to save America and remained his all time favorite leader out of many he encountered.
He will silently salute her today.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.


Reply 62 - Posted by: O.S. Banker, 4/8/2013 5:39:53 PM     (No. 9265838)

In the annals of British History two women have left their indellible signatures, Elizabeth I and Magaret Thatcher.

Of the first it can be said that her father was disappointed that she wasnt a boy. And yet under her leadership Britain repelled the Spanish Armada.

Two hundred years later Napoleon sneered that the British could not field an army as they were ´a nation of shoppe keepers!´ And yet along came the daughter of a shoppe keeper who untimately saved Britain.


Well done mam, enjoy your rpose with the angels.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 63 - Posted by: jalo1951, 4/8/2013 6:57:24 PM     (No. 9265957)

This woman did not lead from behind. I´d like to think that standing beside Denis was Ronnie.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.


Reply 64 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 4/8/2013 9:50:28 PM     (No. 9266126)

Poor PIAPS and Moochelle. For one day they are not in the headlines.

Baroness Thatcher was an inspirational, iron willed, principled leader. God Bless you Baroness and thank you for a life well lived in the service of God, Freedom and your Nation.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.


Reply 65 - Posted by: Tianne, 4/8/2013 10:15:24 PM     (No. 9266148)

A lady of dignity, determination, and grace - a true heroine. She loved her country dearly.

From a WP Editorial Board article, "´I can’t bear Britain in decline, I just can’t,´ she said in an interview shortly before her election as prime minister 32 years ago."

Thanks to her job well done, Britain´s decline was held mostly in abeyance while she served as Prime Minister.

Rest in heavenly peace, dearest Lady, rest in peaceful sleep.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 66 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 4/8/2013 10:55:27 PM     (No. 9266191)

Reagan-Thatcher, now there´s the dream ticket for you. Now they are together again. If they could only lead from te heavens. On the other hand, maybe they are, we just dont know it yet.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.


Reply 67 - Posted by: get er done, 4/8/2013 11:13:40 PM     (No. 9266204)

When Sarah Palin hit the national stage in 2008, my first reaction was, "Sarah Palin is our Margaret Thatcher."

America does have leaders with Reagan´s and Thatcher´s greatness, including Senator Rand Paul and the Senators who supported him, Senators Cruz and Lee. The liberal heathen media attempts to run roughshod over our Conservative Constitution-supporting heroes, and I say, "NO MORE."

Time to fight the left with Thatcher and Reagan like tactics. Tell the truth as loudly and boldly as possible, and insist that our Conservative "leaders" do the same. Beat the drum of truth about our "leaders" supplying arms to our enemies, through Benghazi and Fast and Furious.

Another great Brit comes to mind -- Winston Churchill -- and his famous quote, "Never give up, never give up, never give up."

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.


Reply 68 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 4/8/2013 11:24:52 PM     (No. 9266213)

Farewell Mrs Thatcher. Job well done.
Always a lady.
Others should take note.

Please say Zippy is not giving a speech to embarrass US.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.


Reply 69 - Posted by: lana720, 4/8/2013 11:41:48 PM     (No. 9266227)

I have bern reading tributes all day, keepers, all.
Rest in peace, dear Lady! Wheel done!
IHLG

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.


Reply 70 - Posted by: lana720, 4/8/2013 11:45:08 PM     (No. 9266232)

Sorry, well done, good and faithful servant.
IHLG

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    4 persons like this.



Post Reply   Close thread 730271




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "Attercliffe"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "Attercliffe"



Six-month pregnant journalist taken to hospital
for treatment after pro-Kremlin political leader
ordered his aides to ´violently rape her´ during
press conference when she asked about*
Daily Mail [UK], by Will Stewart    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/20/2014 5:40:55 PM     Post Reply
A pregnant journalist is recovering in hospital today after a pro-Kremlin political leader in Russia told two male aides to ´violently rape´ her at a press conference. Nationalist Vladimir Zhironovsky launched his extraordinary tirade after reporter Stella Dubovitskaya asked him an innocuous question about sanctions against Ukraine. The founder of the far right Liberal Democratic Party began shouting wildly, before suddenly manhandling two young male aides towards the pregnant mother-of-one. He then shouted to them: ´When I say, you run to her and violently rape her.´ The parliamentary reporter, who is six months pregnant, is now being treated in hospital

Massive fire in Gibraltar shuts down
power and disrupts online betting
Daily Express [UK], by Cyrus Engineer    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/20/2014 12:56:03 PM     Post Reply
A huge fire in Gibraltar, caused by a fuel tank explosion, shut down many online betting services and disrupted gamblers during a busy day of sport. Residences near the blaze were evactuated following the fire, which broke out at around 1pm local time. The explosion occurred at Gibraltar´s main power station and the fire shut down much of the area´s electricity. Thousands of residents and tourists were left without power while firefighters battled the blaze. The fire was eventually brought under control at around 4.30pm local time. A Gibraltar Government spokesman said: "The fire is under control and there are no casualties

New accounts emerge of
Charge of the Light Brigade
Telegraph [UK], by Jasper Copping    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/20/2014 12:41:59 PM     Post Reply
Immortalised in Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s poem about the “valley of death”, the Charge of the Light Brigade is remembered as one of the most glorious defeats in British history. The documents overturn much of the established wisdom of the battle and provide clues as to how the calamitous attack, during the Battle of Balaclava, in the Crimean War, came to be accidentally launched. [Snip] The charge saw the light cavalry mount an assault into a valley flanked, on three sides, by Russians. Lord Raglan, overall commander of the British forces, had intended to send the Light Brigade to pursue and

The Scientific Community Is Plagued
by Western Self-Loathing – The
´Treason of the Intellectuals´
Breitbart London [UK], by David Archibald    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/20/2014 12:06:32 PM     Post Reply
What stops the Earth from looking like Pluto is energy from the Sun. The quantity and type of energy coming from the Sun varies over cycles that range up to 1,500 years long. The cycle we can see with our own eyes, in our own lifetimes, is the sunspot cycle that is normally eleven years long. [Snip] It has become established—for those who are willing to look at the evidence—that climate will very closely follow our colder Sun. Climate is no longer a mystery to us. We can predict forward up to two solar cycles, that is about twenty-two years into the future. When models of solar activity are further refined, we may be able to predict climate

Winter is Coming. And, Boy How
We´re Going to Wish We Still had
that Luxury Global Warming ´Problem´!
Breitbart London [UK], by James Delingpole    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/20/2014 12:00:45 PM     Post Reply
Of all the many absurdities of the great climate change non-crisis which has been pointlessly obsessing our planet this last three or four decades, surely the most egregious is this: global warming is good. No really, it is. As a few bold heretics--such as Australian geologist Ian Plimer in his book Heaven And Earth--have long been trying to tell anyone prepared to listen, the human species is designed for warmth not cold. Ice ages are something we should naturally fear; warming periods are something which for which we should yearn. All the historical evidence confirms this--that periods of warming

´Kind eyes and a mischievous glint´:
Photographer David Bailey unveils
his portrait of the Queen to mark
her 88th birthday tomorrow
Daily Mail [UK], by Sophie Jane Evans    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/20/2014 9:24:11 AM     Post Reply
With her twinkling eyes and beaming smile, it is hard to believe Her Majesty will mark her 88th birthday tomorrow. This portrait of the Queen, taken by celebrated British photographer David Bailey CBE, was released today ahead of the occasion. It shows the monarch smiling at the camera - while donning a pearl necklace, earrings and a brooch. Her jewellery is accompanied by a simple dress by Angela Kelly, who has served as the Queen´s personal assistant and senior dresser since 2002. The black-and-white photograph was taken at Buckingham Palace in March and commissioned on behalf of the Government´s GREAT

We must confront the
challenge of Islamism
Telegraph [UK], by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/20/2014 9:10:05 AM     Post Reply
At least six Birmingham schools accused of harbouring a Trojan horse plot run by Muslim fundamentalists will be placed under special measures by Ofsted. The action is understandable. The unsubtle attempts to insert Islamist ideas--representing an extremist, politicised form of Islam--into the curriculum of those schools makes for frightening reading. Equally unsettling was the liberal establishment’s failure to correct it. According to a special report by the Education Funding Agency, radical Muslims have tried to take control of teaching by first taking control of school governorships. Excellent head teachers were either reduced to the status of figureheads or forced out

Ukraine crisis: New world order?
It’s just like the old one
Telegraph [UK], by Janet Daley    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/20/2014 9:00:53 AM     Post Reply
Here we are again, facing Russia across the barricades. How did that happen? Only five minutes ago, the West was celebrating the collapse of Soviet communism: a historic victory which had been achieved without a shot being fired. Russia would now join the free world as a capitalist economy, with something like democratic institutions. [Snip] The mistake, of course, was to think that the Cold War was about what it suited all the parties to present it as being: an ideological argument, a battle of ideas, a contest between philosophies of how men should live. As it turns out, it

First the Green Gestapo Came For
our Lightbulbs, Then our Iced
Drinks and Hot Showers. Now
They´re After Our Meatballs...
Breitbart London [UK], by James Delingpole    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 10:29:05 PM     Post Reply
A truly emetic announcement from the grim but indispensable Swedish flatpack furniture emporium IKEA: they are considering changing the recipe of their most popular food line--meatballs--in order to help save the world from global warming. [Snip] IKEA--the place you go to, reluctantly, because the furniture is so cheap and practical, not because you want to save the planet for Mother Gaia--actually employs a "head of sustainability"? If that´s not a strong dump signal for the stock, I don´t know what is. What´s worse, though, is that IKEA actually admits to allowing the kind of food it serves in its restaurants

The cuddly side of the Chingford Skinhead:
Cameron? Silly. Blair? Offensive. Cherie? Urggh.
Norman Tebbit´s as savage as ever - except
about the wife he adores and the dog who*
Daily Mail [UK], by Jane Fryer    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 6:16:57 PM     Post Reply
Every time Lord Tebbit looks in danger of getting a bit worked up, his wife Margaret gently interjects. ‘No, Norman. Oh dear. Oh no, Norman. Don’t get into that, darling. You mustn’t work yourself up.’ [Snip] He, grey and stooped in slacks, beige socks and leather slippers. Margaret, immaculate in pink and grey, aloft an enormous electronic wheelchair that took four tries to get through the narrow doorway and looks like something out of Star Trek. She has been in this chair, and others before it, since the IRA planted a bomb under a bathtub in the Grand Hotel during the 1984 Tory

Choc horror: It might be Easter but the
world is running out of chocolate because
demand in China is outstripping cocoa
bean production and forcing prices up
Daily Mail [UK], by Emma Glanfield    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 5:41:28 PM     Post Reply
The price of chocolate could soar over the next few years as surging demand puts further pressure on the global cocoa crisis--and experts predict the demand could become unsustainable by 2020. Experts are warning that a growing taste for chocolate in Asia--particularly in China--means cocoa farmers will need more help to provide a greater amount to export or manufacturers will be forced to use less cocoa in their products. It is predicted chocolate prices will soar to keep up with the rising demand--otherwise consumers will increasingly be offered products filled with substitutes, such as nuts and fruits, to ‘pack out’ chocolate bars.

Girls were ordered to sit at the back
of classes and Christian pupils left to
´teach themselves´ at state schools
targeted for takeover in Muslim ´Trojan*
Daily Mail [UK], by Chris Pleasance    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 5:33:16 PM     Post Reply
An investigation into Birmingham schools at the centre of a plot to introduce hardline Islamist teaching has found pupils were illegally segregated and non-Muslim students were discriminated against. [Snip] Department for Education inspectors were ordered into Park View School and its sister schools, Golden Hillock and Nansen, after a letter dubbed ´Trojan Horse´ was uncovered apparently outlining a plot by Muslim hardliners to drive moderate headteachers out of schools. The unsigned and undated letter claimed that a small but radical group of Muslims was pursuing its own agenda in the classrooms, with uncooperative headteachers and governors forced out.



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



´America´s royal baby´: How Chelsea´s first
child could give Hillary Clinton a boost in
the polls if she runs for president in 2016

42 replie(s)
Daily Mail (U.K.), by Jessica Jerreat    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/19/2014 7:12:10 PM     Post Reply
For Hillary Clinton, having her own baby grandchild to kiss on the campaign trail, could be one of the biggest boosts to her possible presidential election campaign. Although the former Secretary of State and First Lady has not said if she will run in 2016, the arrival of her first grandchild will soften her image, analysts have said. While Chelsea only revealed her pregnancy on Thursday, supporters of her mother have already started cooing over a possible baby in the White House. With the Clintons having a near-royal status in the U.S., the announcement of a new arrival due this fall has sent

Living in the New York Times World
39 replie(s)
American Thinker, by J. Paul Masko    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 4/19/2014 7:48:36 AM     Post Reply
I began reading the entirety of the first section of the New York Times at nine years old, and continued that practice, more or less, for decades.(snip) ...the power of reverence, intrinsic to what I call the “cascade” of The Times: the near avalanche-like flow and distribution of information through electronic and print networks: through like-minded network newscasts, magazines, local newspaper s, blogs, daytime talk TV, late-night entertainment, statements at media award ceremonies, the celebrity Twitterverse, etc. The cascade rolls through Saturday Night Live, Jon Stewart, The New Yorker, the mouths of third-grade teachers, Elmo, Madonna and Susan Sarandon …through

Barack Obama and the politics of lies
33 replie(s)
Washington Examiner [DC], by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/20/2014 5:45:25 AM     Post Reply
That was quite a victory dance President Obama did Thursday while claiming Obamacare is “working” because eight million people have now supposedly signed up for the health care program. He even indulged in some less-than-subtle mockery of Republicans - and by extension the majority of Americans who have disapproved of Obamacare since before it became law. "The repeal debate is and should be over,” Obama said, taking a dig at Republicans who are “going through, you know, the stages of grief … anger and denial and all that stuff …” But a president who is viewed by most Americans as less

In a Hole, Golf Considers
Digging a Wider One

32 replie(s)
New York Times, by Bill Pennington    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/19/2014 10:48:33 AM     Post Reply
GREENSBORO, Ga. — Golf holes the size of pizzas. Soccer balls on the back nine. A mulligan on every hole. These are some of the measures — some would say gimmicks — that golf courses across the country have experimented with to stop people from quitting the game. Golf has always reveled in its standards and rich tradition. But increasingly a victim of its own image and hidebound ways, golf has lost five million players in the last decade, according to the National Golf Foundation, with 20 percent of the existing 25 million golfers apt to quit in the next few years. People under 35 have especially spurned the game, saying it takes too

Obama: ´For me, Easter is a story of hope,
a belief in a better day to come´

30 replie(s)
Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/19/2014 9:16:36 AM     Post Reply
Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning. Earlier this week, we hosted a Passover Seder at the White House, and joined Jewish families around the world in their re-tellings of the story of the Exodus and the victory of faith over oppression. And this Sunday, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, and I will join our fellow Christians around the world in celebrating the Resurrection of Christ, the salvation he offered the world, and the hope that comes with the Easter season. These holy days have their roots in miracles that took place long ago. And yet, they still inspire us, guide us, and strengthen us today. They remind us of our

Harry Reid calls dissident Nevada ranchers
´domestic terrorists´ following show of
force against the federal government

30 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 9:29:17 AM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that a family of dissident ranchers and their supporters in his home state of Nevada are ´domestic terrorists,´ citing this week´s standoff with the federal government´s Bureau of Land Management. Cliven Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees for land where his hundreds of cattle roam every day. The land is owned by the federal government, which says he owes more than $1 million. Bundy, however, insists that since his family has been using the land since the 1870s, Uncle Sam can´t collect the grazing fees. A tense standoff developed this week after

White House asks American parents to
monitor their children for signs of terrorism

29 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Eric Owens    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/19/2014 5:50:04 PM     Post Reply
In a speech earlier this week, Lisa O. Monaco, President Barack Obama’s assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, insisted that American parents must be vigilant because their “confrontational” children could be on the verge of becoming terrorists. Monaco’s full, prepared text is available here. She presented the speech, entitled “Countering Violent Extremism and the Power of Community,” at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government on April 15. Monaco began her remarks by eloquently describing the lives tragically lost last year during the Boston Marathon bombings. Interestingly, the Harvard grad failed to mention the religion or the motive of brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan,
Angers GOP Colleagues
but Wins Fans Elsewhere

28 replie(s)
Wall Street Journal, by Monica Langley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:09:17 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON--Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators--Republican or Democrat--amiably chatting or huddled in their seats. Mr. Cruz finds himself standing alone a lot these days. His response to the cold shoulders: "The establishment despised Ronald Reagan" before he became president, "but the people loved him." For the 43-year-old Republican, the Reagan name illuminates his political life´s

You lie! Reporters accuse Obama
of deception, demagoguery just
to get attention

26 replie(s)
Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/18/2014 9:28:24 PM     Post Reply
Prominent Washington correspondents are accusing President Obama and his aides of knowingly stretching the truth on issues like the so-called women´s pay gap just to create controversy and keep issues -- and the president -- relevant. Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus kicked off the attack last week when she blasted as “demagoguery” the administration´s tactics during the pay gap debate. “The level of hyperbole -- actually, of demagoguery -- that Democrats have engaged in here is revolting,” she wrote. CBS White House Correspondent Major Garrett then weighed in this week in his National Journal

Clintons celebrate Chelsea’s
pregnancy announcement

26 replie(s)
New York Post, by Stephanie Smith    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:32:52 AM     Post Reply
The Clintons had a busy night of celebrations after Chelsea announced she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting a baby. Bill joined “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey at the Revlon Rainforest Fund Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall Thursday, joking of Spacey’s Machiavellian character, “When I was president people accused me of murder all the time, made a show of investigating. Spacey’s president for 15 minutes and he gets away with murder.” Spacey, who sang during the event with Sting, Stephen Stills and James Taylor, also showed off his Johnny Carson impression, taking a swipe at the coverage of Flight

Harry Reid Doubles Down on Bundy
Ranch: ´If They´re Patriots, We´re
in Big Trouble´

25 replie(s)
Breitbart Big Government, by Kerry Picket    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/18/2014 9:39:40 PM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Friday stood by his statement regarding embattled Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, saying on KSNV’s What’s Your Point?, “If anyone thinks by any figment of their imagination that what happened up there last week was just people rallying to somebody that was oppressed, 600 people came in armed. They had practiced. They had maneuvered.” Reid continued, “They knew what they were doing. They set up snipers in strategic locations with sniper rifles. They had assault weapons. They had automatic weapons. And they boasted about the fact that they put women and children, in fact one

Stop dressing so tacky for church
24 replie(s)
CNN, by John Blake    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/20/2014 4:40:56 AM     Post Reply
If the Rev. John DeBonville could preach a sermon to lift the souls of churchgoers across America, his message would be simple: Stop dressing so tacky for church. DeBonville has heard about the “come as you are” approach to dressing down for Sunday service, but he says the Sabbath is getting too sloppy. When he scans the pews of churches, DeBonville sees rows of people dressed in their Sunday worst. They saunter into church in baggy shorts, flip-flop sandals, tennis shoes and grubby T-shirts. Some even slide into the pews carrying coffee in plastic foam containers as if they’re going to Starbucks. “It’s like


Post Reply   Close thread 730271





Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

NQ