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Cynthia Report 8 Apr 2013 13:50

PP - you beat me to it! Thank you. :-)

Karen in the desert

Karen in the desert Report 8 Apr 2013 13:53

The other thread's gone. So I'll post on here then.

Strong and determined, she was an admirable woman, with strong beliefs which, rightly or wrongly, she stuck by .

RIP Margaret Thatcher.


terryj Report 8 Apr 2013 13:56

oh dear disagree with my thoughts and i will report you day
ps when i phoned the wife and she shouted the news into the office i thought she had told them they had won the lottery


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 8 Apr 2013 13:58

The first female British Prime Minister - for that alone her life should be celebrated regardless of political opinion.


ChrisofWessex Report 8 Apr 2013 13:59

What a disgusting and sad set of colleagues.


OneFootInTheGrave Report 8 Apr 2013 14:02

It is sad when anyone dies and my thoughts are with her family and may she rest in peace.

Although I disliked the woman I did not hate her, in some ways I respected her for becoming the first female Prime Minister. She also had the courage to change many things in this country that really needed to be changed, but in many other areas she went too far.

However many, including myself, will remember her for, causing divisions in our society, bringing riots to the streets of Britain, and for ensuring that her ideological visions of the welfare state were imprinted into the minds of her proteges - David Cameron, George Osborne, and Iain Duncan Smith.


Muffyxx Report 8 Apr 2013 14:10

Common decency should dictate the correct time to bad mouth someone barely cold in their grave Ann !!!!!!!!!!

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 8 Apr 2013 14:12

I didn't like Maggie Thatcher


Porkie_Pie Report 8 Apr 2013 14:12

Ann, I would be more than happy to contribute to a thread in the future about Her,

Both her good points and her bad points but now is not the time,

At least Give people the time to pay their respects,

I would suggest at least a couple of weeks after her funeral



Guinevere Report 8 Apr 2013 14:12

I saw Errol say people could say what they liked and it wasn't a tribute thread but he may have changed his mind.


Muffyxx Report 8 Apr 2013 14:15

It's not your opinion i'm objecting're entitled to's the timing of your opinions I find distasteful.......


jgee Report 8 Apr 2013 14:18

Agree Muffy..

I have just said that myself.. she hasnt gone cold yet.. wether we like or dislike.. i was taught to respect the dead ..

words stick in my head from something she said have to live by your cloth.. my dad use to say the same ...

Rest in peace Margaret


Cynthia Report 8 Apr 2013 14:18

Of course you are allowed to dislike her Ann - there is just a time and a place as to when and where you air your views.

As Muffy says......common decency!

As for the people where Terry's wife works.......the less said, the better.


Porkie_Pie Report 8 Apr 2013 14:19

Guinevere, Errol said "Add whatever you want on this thread.
It is not an RIP thread, more of a statement that she has died and a look back on what she did or did not do.
Just please don't let it turn nasty (not directed that at anyone in particular"

you also have to consider others thoughts and opinions as Ann points out,

But their are also GR's board guidelines and the T&C to consider so wether you like it or not posts can still be reported



VIVinHERTS Report 8 Apr 2013 14:20

I admired her. She stood up to those who thought they could hold this country to ransom and changed the 'old boy network' in the government forever. She believed in this country when others didn't.

I didn't always like her politics but that is no more or less than any other Prime Minister for whichever government has been in office.

Reunited with her husband Denis.


Guinevere Report 8 Apr 2013 14:24

I know that's what he said, Roy.

Seems to me people aren't considering Ann's thoughts and opinions at all, and she replied just after Errol said it was ok.


AnnCardiff Report 8 Apr 2013 14:25

well as I appear to have offended and upset everyone I'll delete my postings


Guinevere Report 8 Apr 2013 14:27

That's a shame, Ann, free speech not so free on GR then.

I'm not at all offended btw.


Merlin Report 8 Apr 2013 14:33

Whether you liked or disliked her,the woman has Died, Just a little respect for her would not be amiss.After all she had more guts and backbone than this lot we have at the moment. RIP Margaret.**M**.


~Lynda~ Report 8 Apr 2013 14:33

Thank you Ann.

As I have just lost a very close family member, the thought of someone saying things about them on the day they died, on a forum like this leaves me cold.

Perhaps a better time to post about her, would be perhaps after she has been buried..