Tony Blair & Margaret Thatcher
Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953) is a British Labour Party politician who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2 May 1997 to 27 June 2007. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Sedgefield from 1983 to 2007 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007. He resigned from all of these positions in June 2007. Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (née Roberts, 13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013) was a British politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and is the only woman to have held the office. /5
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Every Thursday at 3PM the ghost of Margaret Thatcher sacrifices a small snail to Tony Blair.
War Criminal 'Tony Blair did more damage to the country than even Margaret Thatcher' says
Just as Gordon Brown was COMPLETELY presbyterian; Tony Blair was completely Catholic; Margaret Thatcher was a complete Wesleyan.
And in the murdering footsteps of Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Nick Clegg,
Margaret Thatcher was friends with Jimmy As was Tony Blair. . Franklin Scandal tied to Bush Sr.
I would say election between Margaret Thatcher and tony Blair
Herbert Asquith, Neville Chamberlain, Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair - they all took the country into a war. They were NOT War Criminals!
Lincoln's Inn hall have removed their portrait of Tony Blair. The one of Margaret Thatcher remains. (Both barristers…
The moment Tony Blair became more evil and less tolerable than Margaret Thatcher. . Bless
Sort of like the evil of Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair and
Janner had access to ppl in high places. Margaret Thatcher & Tony Blair both staunch Israel stooges. …
Merkel approaches 10 years in office. But Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair served longer
Margaret Thatcher, John Major, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and David Cameron how unlucky can 65 million people get?
Ronald Regan, Margaret Thatcher, George Bush, Tony Blair there Legacy of greed, wars, deprivation, welfare cuts,unemployment, no housing
Britain is the paedophile capital of the world. Margaret Thatcher covered up child-abuse ,. Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and now David Cameron.
Smith: "In the past you had giants like Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair and everyone knew what they stood for."
As of today, Tony Blair's election as Prime Minister is closer in time to Margaret Thatcher's election as Prime Minister than it is to now.
For me it's Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair. . (Ugh! Shudder ... Where's the Off switch?)
Tony Blair enters the fray.Just think- but for a cruel twist of fate, a 90-year old Margaret Thatcher could be propping up the Conservatives
you can't say Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair did nothing for you. Now we have consumerist choice in neo-witchcraft.
says it all really. "Lee’s memoirs were adorned with endorsements from Henry Kissinger, Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair and George W Bush"
I'm sorry but Tony Blair being awarded the award is like Margaret Thatcher being awarded the
I just voted against David Cameron and the Bullingdon Club, Gordon Brown the financer of the Iraq war & evil Tony Blair, Lord George Robertson, the Orange Order, UKIP racists, Obama, Sirs Bob Geldof and Paul Mccartney, the BBC & dirty Nick Robinson, George Galloway, nuclear weapons of mass extermination, the UK newspaper industry, Project Fear, Trinny & Susannah, RBS, Standard Life, the Scottish landed gentry, liar Nick Robinson (twice), Conservative Friends of Israel including David Cameron, Labour Friends of Israel including Ed Miliband, Lib Dem Friends of Israel including Nick somebody or other, the Spanish & Australian governments, Jimmy Savile & Margaret Thatcher (posthumously). I feared I would inadvertently break David Cameron's heart, support ISIS, a Russian invasion of Scotland, Kim Jong Un, Waitrose prices at Asda, economic meltdown, increased poverty for pensioners, the Ebola virus, a plague of boils & the death of the first born. On balance...even if Project Fear wins. .. it feels so good.
Margaret Thatcher, John Mayor, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and David Cameron did everything possible to secede from …
Just think, if Scotland votes NO, sometime in the future we could have another Tony Blair, channelling Margaret Thatcher.
I'm British, so was Margaret Thatcher, so was Fred West, and so is The Queen and so is Tony Blair, doubt we share many va…
On this day in 1983 Margaret Thatcher's Conservative Party wins a landslide second term election victory, taking 397 seats to Labour's 209. She calls the election almost a year earlier than required, believing public opinion to be strongly in favour of the Government as a result of Britain's victory in the Falklands War and a divided Labour Party. Two future Labour Prime Ministers, Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, both enter Parliament for the first time at this election.
and he was (secretly?) in love with Margaret Thatcher?. And now David Cameron is in love with Tony Blair!. (They even meet up)
For all you out there who value your NHS, please read the following. (Dr Philipp Lahma Whitford will be speaking at the Indy Girls night on 18th of June in the GLO centre. If you have any questions for her please come along) VOTING Yes the only way to save NHS from privatisation says Dr Philippa Whitford I have many reasons for voting Yes on 18 September but key among them is to protect the achievements of the NHS in Scotland and obtain the powers to improve the health and wellbeing of all our citizens. Contrary to common perception, the NHS in Scotland has always had a degree of autonomy and since devolution in 1999 has been under the direct control of the Scottish Parliament. Since then, the system of competing hospital trusts, introduced by Margaret Thatcher and revisited as foundation hospitals by Tony Blair, has been abandoned in favour of collaboration and co-operation. While the NHS in England is being privatised, it is NHS Scotland that has returned to the traditional philosophy of a unified, publ ...
Roald Reagan developed a great relationship with Margaret Thatcher and even Gorbachev. Not to mention other leaders around the world respected and admired him. George Bush had a great relationship with Tony Blair and gathered a coalition of 8 or 9 other countries who supported him in Iraq. Obama has a great relationship with . SOMEONE PLEASE FINISHED THAT SENTENCE. AND YOU CANT DAY BIDEN!
In the 1980's it was Margaret Thatcher who was flavour of the month, 1990's Tony Blair, 2010 Nick Clegg and 2014 Nigel Farage. I wonder who it will be next.
[work in progress - your suggestions would be appreciated] The question is WHY? (I'll come to that in a minute) Depressingly often these days the argument is reduced to "Alex Bloody Salmond". Okay - let's play ... the blame game. Is it 'cause he is black? No. Don't be stupid and even if he was that would just be blatant rascism. Is it because he is a woman? Ditto (sexist) Did he abuse your children, or steal your toys when you were younger? Of course he didn't. He didn't even steal ... sorry, 'reclaim' the Stone of Destiny. Did he start an illegal war? Nope. Tony Blair did though, as too, one might argue, did Margaret Thatcher. In fact starting illegal wars is more the domain of your American President although Westminster has certainly taken up the mantle and run with it. Did he abolish the student grant? What about student course fees? Has he closed any libraries? Nope - here in Scotland Education is something we take an enormous pride in; in fact it is this very attitude that has created such debate re ...
Ian Duncan Smith, George Osborne and David Cameron the *** sons of Margaret Thatcher ! Oh and I forgot her adopted son Tony Blair
My favorite politican worldwide from today and in the history in general is Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, George H.W.Bush, Mitt Romney, Tony Blair, Margaret Thatcher, Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Chancellor Angela Merkel, Michaeil Gorbatschow and Nelson Mandela.
As the debate over Scottish independence hots up, it is becoming clear that some voters in Scotland are worried that a yes vote in September will condemn the English to never-ending rule by the Tories. While I appreciate their concern, especially on St George's Day, the argument that Scots must vote no in order to save the English from neoliberalism simply doesn't add up. Since the Second World War, the votes of the Scottish electorate have only been decisive on three occasions – the general elections of 1964, 1974 and 2010 – each time preventing the Tories from winning a tiny majority. Scottish votes would not have stopped Margaret Thatcher, nor denied Tony Blair his three election wins. In fact, there is an argument to be made that the Scottish electorate played an important part in entrenching the neoliberal agenda at Westminster. Safe in the knowledge that the majority of Scots would always vote Labour, Tony Blair felt confident enough to move his party to the centre ground and embrace the free ma ...
So, I've done my own version of a Left-Right scale of Labour leaders since WWII, numbered 1-10, where 1 is Michael Foot and 10 is Margaret Thatcher. Two of the most polar opposite politicians that you'll ever see. Tony Blair: 8 Hugh Gaitskell: 7 James Callaghan: 7 Gordon Brown: 5 John Smith: 5 Ed Miliband: 4 Neil Kinnock: 4 Clement Attlee: 3 Harold Wilson: 3 Michael Foot: 1 What do you guys think about this?
The long and awkward gestation of the EU is charted with its successes and failures described in some depth and detail. The Chapter on 'Why de Gaulle Kept Britain Out' is illuminating and the Chapter on 'The Real Deceit of Edward Heath' is profoundly shocking. The trials and tribulations of Margaret Thatcher, John Major and Tony Blair are depicted in colourful detail that I found fascinating and informative. I had always been perplexed by some EU related events and this book painted in many missing parts of the picture for me. I would recommend this book to everyone and in particular to the so called Euro-philes who may find it a blinding light on the road to a better balanced understanding. It certainly should be placed in every public library and place of learning in order to give everyone an opportunity to discover how they are governed. If there is a text which puts forward the contrary view with such cogent clarity I would like to see it on the shelf too but most Euro-philes seem oddly silent. Commen ...
People go on about our best and worst Prime Ministers. In my view these are ours. The worst: David Cameron, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, Margaret Thatcher, Edward Heath, Anthony Eden, Neville Chamberlain. Best: Benjamin Disraeli, William Gladstone, Winston Churchill, Harold Wilson, I suppose, who at least refused to send British troops to the Vietnam war.
Here is my take on Cameroons cushy job:- It is generally considered that running a country is a difficult job. Margaret Thatcher was reduced to tears. Tony Blair withered before our eyes. David Cameron is going grey at a rapid rate of knots. But I don’t buy it. In fact, the more I think about it, the more that being Prime Minister sounds like the kind of gig where Del Boy would sip an extravagant cocktail, grin and say: “Cushty! Very cushty!” Let’s consider the evidence, shall we? •At a time when half the nation is underwater and the good voters of Middle England are forced to re-enact The Poseidon Adventure on a daily basis, it turns out your river was one of the few to be dredged •You can promise to reform politics, and then fail to reform politics •You may need to put up with two father-in-laws, but one gets to plant publicly-subsidised wind farms on his land and the other is invited on a publicly-subsidised trade trip to China •When a fuse blows, electricity engineers will be diverted ...
Political grandees Tony Blair, Margaret Thatcher, Paddy Ashdown and John Major have been immortalised in oil or bronze, paid for out of public money.
(A version of this article appeared in the Financial Times on January 9, 2014 who say power is all that counts in politics forget that power without ideas is just improvisation. It is ideas that enable leaders to impose a direction on events. Margaret Thatcher’s death last year reminds us what it felt like to be led by a conviction politician. Some hated the UK Prime Minister’s direction, but no one doubted there was one. No one doubted that her success helped produce a conviction politician on the progressive side: Tony Blair. In the past 15 years, few politicians have imposed their will on our times. We can blame the current crop of leaders for that, but the deeper cause seems to lie in the waning power of ideas. Politics is more polarised than ever, but behind the party stockades, diminishing bands of believers repeat partisan incantations that no longer describe the world, let alone change it. We are living through the slow decay of the two master narratives – conservative an ...
Black Oxford The Untold Stories of Oxford University's Black Scholars. have you heard aboot this book it is amazing . a book that needs to be added to your collection. If you are intrested in purchasing a copy for Christmas contact the WIOCC Oxford University has attracted and produced many of the world's most original thinkers over the centuries. It boasts heads of states, academics, writers, actors, scientists, philosophers and many other luminaries among its alumni. On any tour of the University and colleges famous ex-students Tony Blair, Bill Clinton, Margaret Thatcher to name a few are often mentioned but what about its Black scholars? The University has a long but little known history of attracting Black scholars from Africa, the Caribbean, America and even Australia since the matriculation in 1873 of Christian Fredrick Cole, who became the first African to practise in an English court. He was followed by other outstanding personalities: Alain Locke, the Father of the Harlem Renaissance and the firs ...
Brian Blessed gets angry with Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair, Gerry Adams and a unemployed factory worker. Subscribe for more: Follo...
I'm pretty sure if there was a movie about Margaret Thatcher the comic relief would be Tony Blair's politics. Hey-oh!
Definition of *** David Cameron claims Margaret Thatcher (may she rot in *** was an opponent of apartheid. Is he a bigger liar than Tony Blair ?
Apparently, the 5 greatest Prime Ministers of all time (According to academics) are: 1: Clement Atlee (Labour) 2: Winston Churchill (Conservative) 3: Tony Blair (Labour) 4: Margaret Thatcher (Conservative) 5: David-Lloyd George (Liberal) Thatcher and Blair? -__-
You know what grinds my gears? Politicians! So I just heard David Cameron wants to spend £15m on a museum to Margaret Thatcher. Who does he think he is using tax payers money for their vanity project? Let alone we have no public funded museum to Churchill or other historic Prime Ministers, the fact he has the audacity to think just because he respected her that we all did! Where does he get off justifying it by saying that she was an important person in our history - yeah just like Tony Blair and the less said about that useless, Teflon shouldered "person" the better. This is why people don't feel proud to be British anymore because the view of rich money grabbing vote scroungers like him are never usually those of the people but them trying to justify how they are making the country better by ruining it. And this goes for all parties too - Liberals - remember the no uni fees debacle? All parties - the expenses scandal, the corruption, the wars! Jeez - I am gonna get off my soap box now before it gets to ...
"Margaret Thatcher once said Tony Blair & New Labour were her greatest achievements, and she was right." - Tony Benn.
David Cameron, Ed Miliband, Tony Blair, John Major and Margaret Thatcher all had the ability to sound like they weren't really human and were addressing human beings for the very first time. Appalling forced sincerity.
Thank the gods for YouTube I don't have them all on vinyl - CD maybe, but we know how crap CD's sound. 'Digital Remastering': the biggest mistake in the music medium industry since Tony Blair replaced Margaret Thatcher!
Margaret Thatcher was Tony Blair's "heroine and role model":
When did this deterioration start? Some blame Tony Blair, some Margaret Thatcher, Ted Heath?? Harold Wilson even?
If it's a girl they can name her Tony Blair. If it's a boy they can name him Margaret Thatcher.
So Labour is the friend of the working class, the under privileged and the elderly? Not any more! Johann Lamont, has set up a cuts commission to get rid of free bus passes, prescriptions and free personal care. Trust her? I don't Ed Balls wants to raise retirement age. Trust him? I don't. Margaret Thatcher scrapped the link between state pensions and earnings in 1981, and neither Labour’s Tony Blair nor Gordon Brown reversed that policy. Nor did former Chancellor Alistair Darling, the leader of the No campaign, who received a standing ovation at last week’s Scottish Tory conference. How can ANYONE believe these Unionist politicos actually mean what they say when they say we're better off together. What they SHOULD say is ENGLAND is better off with Scotland. Their own ruddy statisticians say so!
on People of the South "You could trust the Conservative Party, Margaret Thatcher was a women of her word. Not the Labour, who could trust Tony Blair, around here we call him B-Liar!
Tony Blair says murder of Lee Rigby PROVES 'there is a problem within Islam' Ex-PM says 'the ideology behind his murder is profound and dangerous'
JOHANNESBURG, May 26 – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe criticises Nelson Mandela for being too soft on whites, in a documentary giving a rare and intimate look into the family life of one of Africa’s longest serving and most vilified leaders. In a cosy lunch setting with his wife and children, the 89-year old speaks on a wide range of issues from his controversial hold on power, to his relationships with former British premiers Tony Blair and Margaret Thatcher. The two-and-a-half hour interview, described in detail by British and South African media ahead of its airing, shows the usually bellicose and sharp-tongued Mugabe as a loving family man. Dali Tambo, the son of South African anti- apartheid hero Oliver Tambo, produced the documentary, which will be broadcast on South African public television next Sunday. In the programme, Tambo dines with Mugabe’s family at his wife Grace’s dairy farm. The interview comes just months before crucial general elections in the country which in recent decade ...
This documentary is a must-see! From a review of the documentary Mugabe: Villain or Hero: So where did it all go wrong? It seems that was when he decided to make the call for ''Zimbabwe for Zimbabweans''. When he had to free his country and people of British rule he was suddenly cast as the evil dictator. In the now infamous Lancaster House agreement, Robert Mugabe and his supporters were pressured into signing and agreeing to wait ten years before instituting land reform. At the time, an agreement under Margaret Thatcher's government had promised Zimbabwe that 10 years after signing the Lancaster House agreement, Zimbabwe land would be handed back to the people of Zimbabwe from the white farm and land owners. However once Thatcher was ousted and a Labour government took over the UK, they reneged on the agreement whilst Mugabe had played everything by the book. The then letter from Tony Blair's cabinet member Clare Short, told Mugabe in no certain terms, that "I should make it clear that we do not accept ...
Tony Blair has been given two of the puppies that entertained Margaret Thatcher in her final hours.
Margaret Thatcher's true legacy was the War Criminal Tony Blair
Old friends reunited - Tony Blair and Gordon Brown at Margaret Thatcher's funeral
Tony Blair - the ONLY true son of Margaret Thatcher!
Margaret Thatcher will be remembered best for working with Tony Blair in what they called the Blair-Witch Project.
Figures such as Tony Blair, Henry Kissinger and Dennis Nielson have mourned the passing of Margaret Thatcher
David Cameron is Tony Blair's fault, and Tony Blair was Margaret Thatcher's fault. (Unless you want to blame John Smith's heart attack.)
To appreciate the extent of Margaret Thatcher's legacy, just compare Labour's policies under Michael Foot to those under Tony Blair.
Tony Blair: 'Margaret Thatcher was a towering political figure'
is talking crap about Margaret Thatcher. The working class have been betrayed by Thatcher-lite: Neil Kinnock, Tony Blair, Ed Miliband.
Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair convinced us the Market was all powerful, how can the NHS make a profit or a loss.
.Alumni of the programme I'm on include Tony Blair,Margaret Thatcher and other heads of state. It's not just month long but career long.
I have to choose 3 *** for a parody exercise. I'm thinking Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair and the CE of Monsanto. But there are so many to choose from. The Rothschilds and the other bankers, Rupert Murdoch, Conrad Black, Berlusconi, Putin, Simon Cowell. Who would you choose, and have you got any particular dirt to share. I'm looking especially for rank hypocrisy, like Thather's $1m job promoting cigarette smoking in the Third World, or Monsanto's propaganda that they are feeding the world, or every breath of Blair... Please help, this is your chance to be as nasty and hateful as possible...
Several. They're in a cabinet next to my signed photos of Tony Blair and Margaret Thatcher.
Business tycoon Sir Jimmy Goldsmith would have been 80 today, had he lived. He was a well known corporate raider and asset stripper (not that I ever saw him take his clothes off). He had a string of women and coined the phrase 'When a man marries his mistress, he creates a vacancy.' He stood against then cabinet minister David Mellor as a euroseptic candidate in the 1997 general elections, giving him a spiteful slow hand clap when David lost his seat in parliament. Two months later Jimmy died of Pancreatic Cancer aged 64. He got eulogies from both Tony Blair and Margaret Thatcher.
Tomorrow - Tuesday, February 19, 2013 2:00pm GEB 4th Floor Conference Room Ms Poh-itaeda-oh is in the US through the US Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program () which fosters citizen to citizen diplomacy for emerging leaders. The included link will help to explain the program, which has been in existence since after WWII and famous alumni of this State Department program include Gordon Brown, Queen 'Mamohato Seeiso, Tony Blair, Anwar Sadat, Margaret Thatcher, Nicolas Sarkozy, Hamid Karzai, Indira Gandhi, Felipe Calderon and Mikheil Saakashvili just to name a few. Ms. Poh—itaeda-oh has been shot at several time for her work, she has lost family members because of her efforts. Women seeking to speak out or become politically involved in her part of Thailand are subjected to abuse and rape. This gathering will be a discussion about the various programs under the Center, especially programs which foster women’s empowerment, responding to questions and then sharin ...
SATIRE By Amina In light of everything to date since the disappearance of April Jones - we have uncovered a huge web of vile filth that many in the establishment have chosen to keep hidden. Peodophiles and their networks operating within our very police who are as corrupt or bent as can be (the statics show and reports documented conclude this). Politicians who lust for peodophilia we have alre...ady confirmed with Operation Ore and Tony Blair the peodophile protector - before him that Iron Lady (Margaret Thatcher). What bracket to do these vile creatures who lust for crimes which are against humanity (young children) fall into now we ask? Is it the Zionist ideology?? Lord George Robertson is not a Zionist he is a Freemason hmm? We ask now are Freemasons into peodophilia too and if so are those peodophile police officers from North Wales police all Freemasons? All protected like Lord George Robertson was with his relationship that peodophile Thomas Hamilton who acquired the gun licence from Lord George Ro ...
When you see people like George Bush, David Cameron, Tony Blair, *** Chainy, Barak Obama, Bill Clinton, John Major, Margaret Thatcher, on TV you probably think that they’re bad leaders whom you laugh at, right? With Barak Obama you may even like him, may support him, right? Well, remember Iraq? Remember Afghanistan? Remember Mali? Remember Vietnam? Remember Laos and Cambodia? Remember Libya? Reme...mber Kuwait? Remember Somalia? Remember the Pakistani drone strikes? Remember Indonesia? Remember the Ecuadorian incident? Remember the Nicaraguan War? Remember the Panama incident? Remember the Falklands? Remember Palestine? And then, let us not forget the dictators they supported, installed and funded: Pinochet, Gaddafi, Assad, Al-Sabah, Berrientos, the Shah of Iran, Mubarak, Franco, Hitler, Mussolini, Netanyahu (who is basically a dictator), Saddam: all these people were either brought to power or received significant amounts of money and weapons from western leaders. So too, they funded the terrorists, t ...
Taken from an email, i hope it works.. "Dear Lord, This has been a tough two or three years. You have taken my favourite actor Patrick Swayze. My favourite musician Michael Jackson. My favourite Blues Singer Amy Winehouse. My favourite actress Elizabeth Taylor. And now my favourite singer Whitney Houston. I just wanted you to know that my favourite politicians are David Cameron, Ed Miliband, Tony Blair, Nick Clegg, Ed Balls and Margaret Thatcher."
Jack Straw... David Blunkett... Tony Blair... George Bush... They need to be held to Account... & Margaret Thatcher... Before it's to late.
Will Sonia Gandhi do another Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair, David Cameron.. and call for early election. !!
The New Archbishop and the state of the church The Telegraph View – 2nd Feb 2013 Some thoughts and comments “…..The new Archbishop takes up his post when the relevance of religion is under question more than at any time in our history. The Church, along with many other institutions, has gradually been squeezed out of our lives as greater emphasis has been placed on values and rights than on responsibilities and duties. Recent politicians have been complicit in this aggressive secularism – even when, as with Tony Blair, they have themselves been believers. It is hard to imagine a Prime Minister taking office today and reciting a prayer on the threshold of Downing Street, as did Margaret Thatcher in 1979. David Cameron confesses that his religious faith comes and goes like “Magic FM in the Chilterns”; and it was insisted that Mr Blair did not “do God”. Prof Dawkins described religion as nothing more than charlatanry, because it was “a phoney substitute for an explanation” of who we are a ...
Trade unions in the United Kingdom A rally by UNISON in support of better terms and conditions of work for their members Trade unions in the United Kingdom were first decriminalised under the recommendation of a Royal Commission in 1867, which agreed that the establishment of the organisations was to the advantage of both employers and employees. Legalised in 1871, the Trade Union Movement sought to reform socio-economic conditions for working men in British industries, and the Unions' search for this led to the creation of a Labour Representation Committee which effectively formed the basis for today's Labour Party, which still has extensive links with the Trade Union Movement in Britain. Margaret Thatcher's governments weakened the powers of the unions in the 1980s, in particular by making it more difficult to strike legally, and some within the British trades union movement criticised Tony Blair's Labour government for not reversing some of Thatcher's changes. Most British unions are members of the TUC ...
Peaceful,and prosperous 2013 to all my followers. Also to all those who don't. Except George Bush, Tony Blair, Margaret Thatcher.
i love Barack Obama, just as i do Paul Kagame, Nelson Mandela, Tony Blair & Margaret Thatcher. oh and Clinton too.
Tony Blair was a more effective conservative than any Tory Party leader between Margaret Thatcher and David Cameron.
We call David Cameron, David Cameron. We call Tony Blair, Tony Blair... So why do we have to call Margaret Thatcher, Mrs Thatcher??
Watching Iron Lady and Margaret Thatcher wrote to all the familys that lost solders in Falklands WELL Tony Blair sent us to Iraq
Debate? More like consensus. Consensus on the War on Drugs, consensus to ignore the existence of the Palestinians, consensus on the USA PATRIOT police state, consensus on Guantanamo, consensus that the only way to deal with Iran is all stick and no carrot. It reminds me of what Margaret Thatcher said when she was asked what her proudest legacy was, and she answered "Tony Blair." I thought Arundhati Roy was way out of line in 2004 when she said Kerry represented Bushism without Bush. But time has proved her right. Vote for Obama, or vote for Romney. Either way Bush and Cheney win.
If briefings are correct, in tomo's speech EM will be a fusion of Margaret Thatcher and Ned Flanders. Or in other word ...
Episode 4 of the thick of it reminds me a bit of Gordon Brown and Tony Blair or the Tory cabinet and Margaret Thatcher.
Imagine what was reported here is to be duplicated for our ExPMs. This is how the British treating their Ex PM? Almost 22 years after she was forced from office by her own MPs, we still find it difficult to say farewell to Margaret Thatcher. The T-shirts about dancing on her grave that went on sale at the TUC conference in Brighton, and the launch within the Tory Party of a group devoted to her brand of conservatism, are testimony to that. It is true that only a few T-shirts were sold before they were withdrawn from the market because the trade unions and the Labour Party were embarrassed by the tastelessness of their message. This suggests that hatred of Thatcher is not quite as widespread as it once was. My own guess – readers may care to correct me on this – is that T-shirts about dancing on Tony Blair's grave would have sold a great deal better. For Blair was not just the man who took us into Iraq as George Bush's junior partner. He was also the man who forced the Labour Party to accept most of wh ...
Who was President before Barack Obama ? Tony Blair? and no Margaret Thatcher was not our first Prime Minister.
and never remotely got close to the sort of leads the Tories had mid term Tony Blair or Labour had mid term Margaret Thatcher
I think because the Olympics opening ceremony celebrated the UK's role in driving the Industrial Revolution so much, the closing ceremony should be themed around Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair. A giant robotic Thatcher could roam around the stadium destroying British manufacturing symbols and oppressing the poor while dispensing cash to bankers, estate agents and liquidity traders. Meanwhile a giant Tony Blair could systematically mow down the nurses from the opening ceremony symbolising the destruction of the National Health Service. For a finale, effigies of George Bush & Tony Blair could declare war on all the other countries symbolised by stealing and burning their flags. Just a thought.
Lord Lawson: David Cameron should stop "modelling himself" on Tony Blair and learn instead from Margaret Thatcher.
Cameron 'should stop aping Blair': David Cameron should model himself on Margaret Thatcher rather than Tony Blair, former Tory chance...
Harold Wilson & Tony Blair both abandoned ship before it sank. Margaret Thatcher was thrown overboard.
Jennifer Saunders to play "sexual Margaret Thatcher" in BBC3 sitcom New comedy Dead Boss casts the Ab Fab star as an unhinged prison governor Share this episode Written By Paul Jones 4:05 PM, 20 February 2012 Absolutely Fabulous star Jennifer Saunders is to play a prison governor described as a "sexual Margaret Thatcher" in new BBC3 sitcom Dead Boss. Penned by Pulling's Sharon Horgan and stand-up comic Holly Walsh, the show stars Horgan as Helen, a prison inmate falsely convicted of murdering her boss. According to Walsh, Saunders plays the psychotic head of the jail as "a woman of culture and elegance who finds playing mind games with guards and prisoners to be good for her morale." And if comparisons with the former PM are accurate, Saunders has had some practice for the role. Last year she played Thatcher as a Bette Davis-style caricature in The Comic Strip's The Hunt for Tony Blair. Walsh said Dead Boss was influenced by "comedy films that went for big jokes, like Police Squad, Stir Crazy and The Othe ...
Tony Blair nor Margaret Thatcher were born to be part of a Monarchical line - but yes if true that would be the case
But if Tony Blair or Margaret Thatcher had been born a monarch you wouldnt be able to democratically get rid of them.
* Questioning of Blair will throw spotlight on Labour's ties to media * Blair spoke to Murdoch three times in run-up to Iraq war By Kate Holton LONDON, May 28 (Reuters) - Tony Blair's decision to openly court Rupert Murdoch to win power and ensure favou...
Why didn't the UK want to belong to the eurozone? Debate over joining the single currency was fierce. Margaret Thatcher, Conservative Prime Minister from 1979 to 1990, was anti-euro. The Tories remained largely euroskeptic under Thatcher's successor, John Major. Then came Black Wednesday, the day in 1992 on which Britain was forced to halt its membership of euro's precursor, the European Exchange Rate Mechanism. Black Wednesday was seen as proof a monetary union and European currency could not work, says Hans-Joachim Voth, research professor of economics at Barcelona's Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Adding to the political humiliation, Black Wednesday is also remembered as the day which enabled investor George Soros to collect an estimated $1 billion in profits from betting against the pound. Tony Blair's Labour government, which succeeded Major's Conservative government, was in favor of joining the euro, but only if certain economic tests were met. They weren't, and the UK stayed out. Blair reiterated his sup ...
United Kingdom seeks to derail Zim-EU dialougue. Tendai Mugabe Senior Reporter Britain has come under fire for raising petty issues, including an arms deal executed in the 1980s, to undermine the Zimbabwe-EU dialogue. The arms deal was done before the November 1997 fallout with the New Labour government of former premier Tony Blair. The Zimbabwe-EU dialogue seeks to find ways of thawing relations that became frosty after the bloc imposed illegal economic sanctions on Zimbabwe in 2002. The British government loaned Zimbabwe 35 million pounds to buy Hawk fighter jets between 1989 and 1992. Although Zimbabwe has since repaid the loan, Britain wants companies involved in the deal to explain why British taxpayers’ funds ended up helping Zimbabwe buy the jets. Zimbabwe bought five Hawk fighter jets and 1 030 police Land-Rovers, and Britain claims these were used to suppress dissent. A story published in the British newspaper, The Guardian, says managers of BAE Systems and BP would be asked to account for hund ...
the Dalai Lama, Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair, John Major. & only TB was in England!Others were random!
Just watched PBS Frontline/Murdoch Scandal - talk about 'wag the tail'. Sacrilege!.. Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair, David Cameron and many others, did whatever Rupert, (a regular patron of 10 Downing St.), ordered - to enlarge his news monopoly - even the police were in on it, and that's only the U.K. side of it! There were 1,000's of phone hackings to avoid having to cite sources. Murdoch bragged of having incriminating photo evidence, on every public figure. But voila! karma has arrived, everyone's abandoning ship & there's dissention among his heirs - just like a Hercules Poiroit ending. :-s
hmm mostly about Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair, and for the themes racism and xenophobia
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