December 28th, 2012

Quote of the Day

Unsent wire from Maggie to General Galtieri:

“In a few days the British flag will be flying over Port Stanley. In a few days also your eyes and mine will be reading the casualty lists. On my side, grief will be tempered by the knowledge that these men died for freedom, justice and the rule of law. And on your side? Only you can answer that question.”


32 Comments

  1. 1
    Kev says:

    Shameron and Millipede would not show balls like this.

  2. 2
    Tory Bear says:

    oh magggggggie GOD i love her, she makes me wet

  3. 3
    Operation Crossbow says:

    The Falklands is a shit hole.

  4. 4
    Jagbulon says:

    Margaret Thatcher was superb. Our greatest post WW2 prime minister by some margin.

    Brown, quite obviously, was the worst.

    oops. It is a bit embarrassing having him in the same post as the rescuer of Great Britain.

  5. 5
    Timmy Tour says:

    Have to disagree with something being thought, but effectively never said, being “quote of the day”, much as I admire sentiment

  6. 6
    The Oncoming Storm says:

    An incredibly powerful statement.

    Thank God we had a PM with balls back then.

  7. 7
    Tea Cup says:

    Thatchers legacy just keeps getting richer and richer; Whilst Blair and Browns visibly shrinks before our eyes.

  8. 8
    Rodney says:

    Would have been even more powerful if she’d actually sent it.

  9. 9
    We are a grandmother says:

    Has the batty old hag croaked yet?

  10. 10
    Mahatma Coat says:

    If only ‘Call Me Dave’ worried less about what people thought of him, along with leading from the front with half the balls of Maggie, he might make quarter the PM.

  11. 11
    Anonymous says:

    Focus groups do not produce leaders

  12. 12
    General Galtieri says:

    So is yer face Hunt!

  13. 13
    Perspective says:

    Unsent. Rather defeats the entire purpose, does it not.

  14. 14
    Maggie Thatcher Fan club says:

    No the hatred and bile spewn by the baying left wing mob keeps her alive.

  15. 15
    Body bag filler upper says:

    She sent him something better. 649 argie filled body bags!

  16. 16
    Kebab Time says:

    Comments on “Quote of the Day” – how fucking cool is that, and only a few people seem to know. I will be watching out. Fucking brill

  17. 17
    Marmite says:

    Only the most hateful & spiteful hate Maggie. These so called members of the human race are a disgrace to our Country, and would surrender or turn tail and run, while others fought and died for freedom and a Country they so obviously detest.

    Why don’t these nutter.s just feck off to Cuba, Russia, or where ever they hold their loyalties to? Oh, and take the Labour party and mind.less Labour voters with you!

    I can’t remember such vile comments when darling Harold Wilson went crackers!

  18. 18
    Anonymous says:

    Well said. Oh for a leader, “comes the time, comes the man,” where and who is he (or she)?

  19. 19
    Red Egg Millitit... says:

    Labour titheeds were all against the legal re-taking of the Falklands, but happy to get involved in the illegal conflicts since.

  20. 20
    Timmy Tin Foil says:

    Sorta makes you wonder how many other Government documents have really only ever been “cc/file” for appe-arance’s sake and never were actually meant as action to be taken. Not sayin’, just sayin’…

  21. 21
    Eva Peron says:

    It was Bliar who sent us into a dodgy war that we could not win.
    Both Thatcher and Cameron have won their battles.

  22. 22

    I would say nothing to retract from the greatness that was Winston Churchill.

    However, it is true to say that it is easier to lead in a wartime situation (one in which the home ground is involved) as you always have the whole country, baring the few traitors, on your side.

    So it is much more unlikely for a leader to shine in peacetime, particularly where matters of moral leadership are concerned.

    That fact alone takes Margaret Thatcher’s greatness into another dimension altogether. Try to look for another comparable British leader over the last century and you will find they simply do not exist.

  23. 23
    Blowing Whistles says:

    Winnie was a Hack, a drunk, a phenominal debtor to his gambling habit and its moneymen and is it any wonder Bliar aspired to Winnies kind of statesmanHOODYness?

  24. 24
    Bugler Bert says:

    What about David Lloyd George? After all, he knew my father……..

  25. 25
    RAB says:

    Er… what battles has Cameron won again? Europe? Economy? Welfare profligacy?

  26. 26
    Blowing Whistles says:

    see posting of some months ago ref Picture Post of 1936 – Ole Lloyd G was an out and out z loon ist.

  27. 27
    Blowing Whistles says:

    Tha’ts Brother hoody ness SC.

  28. 28

    Curiously, Winnie had a lisp not hugely unlike Mili’s. However can you imagine the latter delivering us from the hands of Jerry?

    I do not care if he had fathered 100 children by as many women. Of course that is not the case. Gallipoli was not exactly a triumph, either. But when push came to shove, he did the job of wearing down Hitler, initially without help from the Yanks in a way. Phenomenal.

    Blair was not even fit enough to lick the soles of Winnie’s boots clean.

  29. 29
    Blowing Whistles says:

    “But when push came to shove, he did the job …”

    He did what he was directed to by those who controlled him – as for fatty Soames – he’s the cnut who threatened Diana – to stop making waves for the landmine manufacturers … Fat Cnut. Don’t be so fat headed SC – Read Winnies 6 volumes – they were written “AFTER THE FACT” to suit the agenda of his financial controllers – winnie gloried in his false status – while he paid off his debts to the moneymen.

  30. 30
    Maggie Thatcherfield says:

    H-e-e-e-y-y-y, no respect! I’ll tell ya, it’s rough out there!
    Ya beat the Argies in a war, and everybody still hates ya– I still got no respect!
    Who cares if I sent it, the bloody spic wasn’t going to read it anyway– h-e-e-e-y-y, no respect, none at all, nil!

  31. 31

    @BW.

    I avoid engaging you in discourse nowadays as I regard the exercise as being fruitless. You are a very strongly convinced conspiracy theory believer.

    Whereas I do not know your age, I believe you to be younger than me by quite a margin. I read History Of The Second World War probably whilst you were still in short trousers. Indeed I have two copies of it in my library as I inherited it when my father died. If you meant The World Crisis, also six volumes, then I have that also.

    The nation voted Churchill out of office on 5 July 1945 but the results were only counted and announced by the 26 July due to overseas personnel. This was after VE Day but before VJ Day. Perhaps you would have it that all these people were part of the conspiracy? If everyone is in on a conspiracy, is it still a conspiracy or just real life?

    So Churchill was out of office and then used his time to write his History Of The Second World War. Had he remained PM he would have had to delay this undertaking although he always intended to do it. Conspiracy Theories do not allow for random happenings – everything is supposed to be planned, remember?

    The after the fact claim is risible. As opposed to what? Before? Grow up!

    For his knowledge of events, look at his wilderness years during which hardly anyone noticed what he was warning of whilst he communicated directly with other world leaders, such was his regard. Does that fit a Conspiracy Theory? No!

    I am old enough to remember when he was still alive. You clearly do not have that advantage. The reverence that millions of people had for him. Often the same people who had failed to vote for him in 1945.

    Look at how quickly Blair tarnished. That never happened with Churchill so your comparison is specious.

    You will not react well to this because it is your mind which is closed. Part of the appeal of Conspiracy Theories is that they contain facts which can be interpreted in multiple ways. But if you fall for them uncritically then you run the risk of confusing sequence with consequence.

  32. 32
    Worker says:

    Proud to have been one of Maggie’s Boys. Made all the subsequent PM’s look a bunch of idiots. Blair gave his lefty MP’s a so called ban on fox hunting in exchange for their votes for his war on a lie. It seems foxes are more important to them than the many British dead and the hundreds of thousands of innocent Iraqi lives lost for his own reasons.


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