[Linux4christians] OT: Thatcher quote
Fred A. Miller
fmiller at lightlink.com
Sat Feb 14 23:08:50 EST 2009
Sergio Belkin wrote:
> Hi Legatus,
> It's interesting that we can share differents cultures.
> In fact I think that english it's a beatiful language.
> Beside this, I prefer to difference between people and government of a
> given country. I hate Thatcher policy but I don't hate british people.
> I hate Thatcher policy as I do our evil militar dictator Galtieri
> "policy" of those years ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galtieri )
I disagree! The UK wouldn't have anywhere near the problems it presently
has, if Thatcher were still in office! But then, "liberal" to me is a
> If you read eg on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falklands_War you will
> know why I M. Thatcher is not precisely a funny personality for
> Argentina and for South America (except people close to former
> dictatorship Pinochet from Chile).
I've NEVER been fond of any dictatorship....don't care where it is,
including here in the US now with NOBama!
> And for me there is a big difference between Washington and Reagan (I
> guess that there are many Reagan "fans" on this list), and between
> Jefferson and Thatcher.
> In other words, I admire George Washington but I don't admire neither
> Reagan nor Bushes.
Reagan YES!!.....Bushes were better than who ran against them, but not
by a whole lot.
> Believe me that in South america, Africa, Asia, etc, we know more of
> USA and UK culture and history that last mentioned do about the rest
> of the world :-)
I've traveled a lot in past years....some of aren't as ignorant as you
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
- Margaret Thatcher
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