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  •  Link to the official White House Statement (0+ / 0-)

    Statement from the President on the Passing of Baroness Margaret Thatcher

    With the passing of Baroness Margaret Thatcher, the world has lost one of the great champions of freedom and liberty, and America has lost a true friend.
    Read the full statement for yourselves. It's repulsive.

    “The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.” – Abraham Lincoln

    by Sagebrush Bob on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 08:57:42 AM PDT

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    •  You like how Obama (0+ / 0-)

      called Thatcher a great friend and champion of freedom?

      Still surprised by the Social Security cut?

      “The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.” – Abraham Lincoln

      by Sagebrush Bob on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 08:59:21 AM PDT

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      •  Protocol (0+ / 0-)

        You have to say nice things if you are a foreign leader in these circumstances, even Vlad the Impailer would have meant a polite note of sympathy to his remaining family.

        "Who stood against President Obama in 2012?" - The trivia question nobody can answer.

        by Lib Dem FoP on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 09:35:43 AM PDT

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        •  Well he was, at least, honest (0+ / 0-)

          when he said this (but not in the way he intended it to sound):

          Michelle and I send our thoughts to the Thatcher family and all the British people as we carry on the work to which she dedicated her life...

          “The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.” – Abraham Lincoln

          by Sagebrush Bob on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 10:11:36 AM PDT

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