Margaret Thatcher, speaking before the House of Commons on November 22, 1990:
Transcript (from the video):
Prime Minister Thatcher: If the hon. Gentleman will just listen, he might hear something that he did not know. The average pensioner now has twice as much to hand on to his children as he did 11 years ago. They are thinking about the future. This massive rise in our living standards reflects the extraordinary transformation of the private sector.
Mr. Hughes: There is no doubt that the Prime Minister, in many ways, has achieved substantial success. There is one statistic, however, that I understand is not however challenged, and that is that, over her 11 years as Prime Minister, the gap between the richest 10 per cent. and the poorest 10 per cent, has widened substantially. At the end of her chapter of British politics, how can she say that she can justify the fact that many people in a constituency such as mine are relatively much poorer, much less well housed and much less well provided for than they were in 1979? Surely she accepts that that is not a record that she or any Prime Minister can be proud of.
Prime Minister Thatcher: Mr Speaker, ALL levels of income are better off than they were in 1979. But what the honorable member is saying is that he would rather the poor were poorer provided the rich were less rich. That’s why you will NEVER create the wealth for better social services as we have. And what a policy! Yes, he would rather have the poor poorer, provided the rich were less rich. That is the liberal policy.
Mr. Hughes: No.
Prime Minister Thatcher: Yes, it came out! He didn’t intend it to, but it did.
[Different liberal socialist Mr. Sillars]: The prime minister is aware that I detest every single one of her domestic policies and I have never hidden that fact.
Prime Minister Thatcher: And I think that the honorable gentleman knows that I have the same contempt for his socialist policies as the people of East Europe who have experienced it. I think I must have hit the right nail on the head when I pointed out the logic of those policies are they’d rather have the poor poorer. Once they start to talk about the gap, they’d rather the gap were that [indicating] - down here – not that [indicating], but that [indicating]. So long as the gap is smaller, so long as the gap is smaller, they’d rather have the poor poorer. You do not create wealth and opportunity that way. You do not create a property-owning democracy that way.
Margaret Thatcher was EVERY BIT as correct about the liberal American socialists like Obama who are running this country into its grave as she was about the liberal British socialists of her era.
The median wage has PLUMMETED under Obama’s failed presidency. And as the last jobs report just proved (yet again), the poor have no chance of even being able to FIND a damn job as they are driven out of Obama’s failed economy in despair. Under Obama, the labor participation rate – the percentage of working age Americans with jobs – there are fewer working Americans today than there have been since 1979. And it’s actually far, FAR worse than it was in 1979 – because back in 1979, not NEARLY as many women wanted a to have a job as today.
Obama has created a jobs HOLOCAUST for the “poor.” There is no question Obama has made the poor poorer.
And the fact that his welfare state has absolutely exploded – with food stamp dependency up by 100 percent since Obama took office - is proof of that vile pudding.
“I came to office with one deliberate intent: to change Britain from a dependent to a self-reliant society — from a give-it-to-me, to a do-it-yourself nation. A get-up-and-go, instead of a sit-back-and-wait-for-it Britain.”
What kind of nation has Obama “fundamentally transformed America” into? The very kind that Margaret Thatcher sought to deliver her nation FROM.
She nailed Obama right on the head when she summed up the results of his attempt to socialize the American economy by describing the failed results of the British Labour Party:
I was speaking of the Labour party wanting to renationalise privatised industry. Four of the industries that we have privatised are in the top 10 British businesses, but at the very bottom of the list of 1,000 British businesses lie four nationalised industries. Labour’s industries consume the wealth that others create and give nothing back.
That’s exactly what Obama has given us: the nationalized industries of his crony capitalist fascism where only HE and his bureaucrat thugs get to decide who wins and who loses, who gets to keep their money and who gets their money taxed, who succeeds and who fails.
Today Fisker – another of the failed liberal boondoggles that Obama gave half a billion taxpayer dollars to - is beginning the process of filing for bankruptcy after laying of 3/4 of its workforce.
In 2009, when Joe Biden trumpted the Obama half-billion boondoggle loan to Fisker, Joe Biden trumpeted:
No we weren’t, you failed turd. YOU were wrong. You were catastrophically wrong and WE WERE COMPLETELY RIGHT JUST AS I PREDICTED WE’D BE COMPLETELY RIGHT. Just as you were wrong about all of Obama’s other failed boondoggles:
Barack Obama is the Solyndra President. Well, make that the Solyndra-EverGreen-SpectraWatt-First Solar-Solar Trust-Abound Solar-BrightSource-LSP Energy-Ener1-SunPower-Beacon Power-ECOtality-A123-Uni Solar-Azure Dynamics President. Not to mention all the other now-bankrupt green energy crony-capitalist businesses that have stolen more than $2 billion dollars of the American people’s money.
And that sum of massive Obama failure has grown massively since I wrote that a year ago – as Fisker alone proves.
Reality simply doesn’t matter to dishonest hypocrite liberals or to their dishonest and hypocritical ideology of liberalism. There is simply no contact with the real world. The Word of God enables humans to – at least in part – be able to see the world accurately, as God sees it. Liberals hate the Word of God and the Judeo-Christian worldview which is based on the Word of God. Instead, liberals view the world through demonic secular humanist theories such as existentialism, postmodernism and yes, Marxism and its socialist cousin fascism. They are blind fools leading a blind and foolish world into the heart of darkness. And they are about to get their way.
It’s not that conservatives have no convincing arguments; it is rather that, between the facts that a) mainstream media propaganda deceitfully distorts the conservative message; and b) we are entering the last days before the Antichrist and the mark of the beast as God has decreed that it is time that the world receive the judgment for its wickedness that it deserves – which is why we have the terrible choice between a Mormon Mitt Romney who believes Jesus Christ is the spirit brother of Lucifer and an Obama who actually IS the spirit brother of Lucifer; c) which results in RINO turds like John McCain, Lindsey Grahem and Mitt Romney being the inarticulate voices of the Republican Party who can’t argue their way out of a wet paper bag on a rainy day.
Todays’ leaders have no courage, no backbone and no clue. Because they are men and women manufactured by politics rather than men and women shaped by virtue.
Now we are cursed with Barack Hussein Obama, a fool who believes the disease is the cure. And if his “cure” doesn’t work to plague America with more of his disease. And then more disease, and still more.
When God damned Europe for its wickedness in the wake of the rise of Stalin and Hitler, there WERE no intelligent voices of opposition who were allowed to rise up and confront the evil and stupidity that were swallowing up the world. In nation after nation in Europe, you had the dismal choice between an evil, terrible choice and a slightly less evil, terrible choice. And again and again the most evil and terrible choice was the one that prevailed.
We won’t see your like again, Mrs. Thatcher. But God bless you for your good work on this earth. The world desperately needs leaders like you, but they will not rise. Because the beast is coming – and fools must reign to welcome him and his coming mark.
Enjoy your rest with God in heaven, Iron Lady. You truly earned it.
Would that we had your like now instead of the God damn America that we have under this failed presidency of a man who is every bit as foolish as the fools you exposed.