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  • One of Thatcher's favorite aphorisms was what she called Thatcher's Law— “The Unexpected Happens.”

    The Commanding Heights

  • Economic woes and spending cuts helped cause Margaret Thatcher's poll ratings to tumble in her first years of power.

    U.K. Leader Encourages Optimism Despite Woes

  • "The Iron Lady" locates class as an important and largely ignored element of Mrs. Thatcher's struggle.

    Oh Wow!

  • The movie suggests Mrs. Thatcher's defiance of the snobs while depicting her defeat of the snobs.

    Oh Wow!

  • Mrs. Thatcher's political views are never granted any sympathetic legitimacy, though the movie subtly allows there may have been some legitimacy.

    Oh Wow!

  • This increased control over local income will be enhanced by a separate bill that returns to local government a portion of its business rates – reversing Thatcher's policy.

    Localism rules OK

  • Any free society--from Margaret Thatcher's Apartheid-era Britain to Obama's currently anti-immigrant America--cannot expect to adequately deal with the sort of violence that prompted the Tucson shootings while refusing to address, much less acknowledge, the greater violence connected to government policy plaguing our neighbors in the AZ-Sonora deserts and cities, and communities nationwide, year after year.

    Gabriel Schivone: Ignored Tragedies Remain in Wake of Giffords Shooting Anniversary

  • South African human rights activist Ghadija Vallie recalls when she and fellow South African women heard Thatcher's plea and instead responded by spontaneously marching to the British Embassy in Cape Town to call on Thatcher to express equal compassion for their relatives who, while suffering under the brutal apartheid regime, had never been the object of such immense national attention.

    Gabriel Schivone: Ignored Tragedies Remain in Wake of Giffords Shooting Anniversary

  • Perhaps Michael Heseltine or Geoffrey Howe, but certainly not me, he wrote; Heseltine was a member of Thatcher's cabinet who resigned and later stood against her in the Conservative Party election of 1990, while Howe was one of her top cabinet members before a demotion led to his resignation.

    'The Iron Lady': Margaret Thatcher's Friends Say Meryl Streep Film Insulting, Inaccurate

  • Its only value is to make some money for Meryl Streep and whoever wrote it, Lord Bell, one of Thatcher's key PR advisers, told the Telegraph.

    'The Iron Lady': Margaret Thatcher's Friends Say Meryl Streep Film Insulting, Inaccurate

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