Great Prime Ministers (UK and Australia)

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Re: Great Prime Ministers (UK and Australia)

Post by bristleposh » 21 Feb 2020, 20:14

trevormans wrote:
21 Feb 2020, 20:13
perhaps you can tell me what "they" do

nobody should be frightened of scrutiny

what I have pointed out is how democracy is brought down, one step at a time, one step at a time, until it becomes too late

Johnson honours nothing apart from himself

it is truly frightening for democracy
Did he visit your wife while you were out once, you seem obsessed
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Re: Great Prime Ministers (UK and Australia)

Post by DaveLister » 21 Feb 2020, 21:03

trevormans wrote:
21 Feb 2020, 20:13
perhaps you can tell me what "they" do

nobody should be frightened of scrutiny

what I have pointed out is how democracy is brought down, one step at a time, one step at a time, until it becomes too late

Johnson honours nothing apart from himself

it is truly frightening for democracy
Lie about their election promises which not one of them has any intention of keeping

Line their own pockets from our taxes and in a few cases embezzling party funds

Fail to keep promises to expel party members guilty of racist and anti semitic comments (mainly of course, the last one was Labour)

Thats without really thinking about it
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Re: Great Prime Ministers (UK and Australia)

Post by Brianposh » 22 Feb 2020, 00:44

The greatest Prime Minister ever after Churchill was Maggie and brought the Country from Bankruptcy, left by Labour, to the richest we have ever been.
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Re: Great Prime Ministers (UK and Australia)

Post by bristleposh » 22 Feb 2020, 09:22

Brianposh wrote:
22 Feb 2020, 00:44
The greatest Prime Minister ever after Churchill was Maggie and brought the Country from Bankruptcy, left by Labour, to the richest we have ever been.
I totally agree with you. sadly the ones that read the Guardian will disagree.
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Re: Great Prime Ministers (UK and Australia)

Post by trevormans » 22 Feb 2020, 12:10

my main problem with Mrs Thatcher was that she was so utterly divisive, and was a major cause of the north south divide, as well as a prime cause of the devastation of british manufacturing.
her phrase " is he one of us" was so symptomatic of this

even worse were the time bombs that she left behind. the sale of the council house stock, (and forbidding the councils to reinvest into newbuilds) the selling off of the utilities which are now mostly in the hands of foreign companies, the abandonment of the industrial areas , the get rich quick mindset without taking a long term view on investment, the pension holidays which have caused so many pension funds to be under funded, and using the benefits of north sea oil not to the advancement of areas bordering the north sea but rather to fund tax cuts for the already wealthy.

as well as causing an unnecessary Falklands war through her utter negligence

Churchill had five superb war years , and we do need to respect that, but apart from that was a terrible politician for over 40 years (nobody seems to remember this, nor his 9 years after the war)

one does not need to read the guardian to attempt to take a balanced view

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Re: Great Prime Ministers (UK and Australia)

Post by Straw Dickbridge » 28 Feb 2020, 20:29

Never see enough love for Lord Palmerston in threads like these

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