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soc2soc1soc4soc3Scenes from the Margaret Thatcher funeral today in London.

“Her later remark about there being no such thing as ‘society’ has been misunderstood and refers to some impersonal entity to which we are tempted to surrender our independence.”


And she didn’t like the competition.

The too-bloody Right Rev Richard Chartres, Bishop of London, at Margaret Thatcher’s funeral.

Thatcher funeral crowd shows little sentimentality, or dissent, at St Paul’s (Patrick Barkham, Guardian)

(Pics: Telegraph/Getty)


“She came up to me and she said, ’I’ve got one thing to say to you, my boy … you can’t trust the Irish, they are all liars’, she said, ’liars, and that’s what you have to remember, so just don’t forget it’. “With that she waltzed off…

Peter Mandelson on a chance meeting with  Margaret Thatcher on his first day as Northern Ireland Secretary on BBC Radio 4.


Thatcher dubbed all Irish ‘liars’, Mandelson says (Irish Examiner)

Earlier: A Limerick A Day

(Eamon Farrell/Photocall Ireland)


Don’t remember this in the movie.

“Children who need to be taught to respect traditional moral values are being taught that they have an inalienable right to be gay.”

Margaret Thatcher, at the Conservative Party conference in 1987.


She had Jimmy Savile around for Christmas that year.

G0od times.

Margaret Thatcher Delivers Anti-Gay Speech In 1987 (VIDEO) (Huffington Post)