Margaret. (Or, Elvis got his wish.)

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Re: Margaret. (Or, Elvis got his wish.)

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myrnova wrote:since when "right wing" artists exist? Maybe in Loopstationzebra's mind? :roll:
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Re: Margaret. (Or, Elvis got his wish.)

Post by LoopStationZebra » Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:45 pm

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Re: Margaret. (Or, Elvis got his wish.)

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Re: Margaret. (Or, Elvis got his wish.)

Post by Machinesworking » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:54 pm

LoopStationZebra wrote:Yeah, the Punks in 77 were pissed because things were so rosy in Britain under Labour and everyone was living in happy happy utopia land.

omfg.


:lol:
Yes and they all loved Margaret soo much.. Plus the whole deeper recession that the UK went into while under her rule...
For the record I completely disagree with 90% of her politics but I wish death on no one. She believed in what she did and wasn't anywhere near as bad as Dick Cheny etc.

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Re: Margaret. (Or, Elvis got his wish.)

Post by LoopStationZebra » Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:30 pm

The country by 77 was absolutely flat out broke. Labour wanted to keep the spending going strong across the board, and increase taxes on the rich.

*The 'rich' at that point in Britain were comprised of The Stones, The Who, and The Beatles.*

All of whom quickly (and smartly) began moving their money offshore.


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Re: Margaret. (Or, Elvis got his wish.)

Post by Machinesworking » Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:38 pm

LoopStationZebra wrote:The country by 77 was absolutely flat out broke. Labour wanted to keep the spending going strong across the board, and increase taxes on the rich.

*The 'rich' at that point in Britain were comprised of The Stones, The Who, and The Beatles.*

All of whom quickly (and smartly) began moving their money offshore.


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Meh, there has and always will be a ruling elite in England. You know this. They didn't get rid of their queen they put her on a very expensive dole. :x
The dukes and duchesses went on to own all the major industry in that country. This isn't anything new.

There was still massive unemployment and poverty in the UK in the 80's, Thatcher etc. like most rulers isn't responsible for any economic recovery any more than Reagan burying us in debt helped, or Clinton's luck with the tech boom was somehow his doing.

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Re: Margaret. (Or, Elvis got his wish.)

Post by H20nly » Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:24 pm

the Royal Family pays property taxes... the fuckwads in office in the state won't even give us healthcare... but they all have free health care for life on our nickel. :?

there is no comparison beyond - they speak English and we speak English.

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Re: Margaret. (Or, Elvis got his wish.)

Post by Machinesworking » Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:32 pm

H20nly wrote:the Royal Family pays property taxes... the fuckwads in office in the state won't even give us healthcare... but they all have free health care for life on our nickel. :?

there is no comparison beyond - they speak English and we speak English.

You lost me at the second sentence. The UK and USA are probably the most alike countries on this planet in terms of still buying into a war time economic model, colonialism, arrogance, innovation, divide between the rich and poor, language, culture etc.

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Re: Margaret. (Or, Elvis got his wish.)

Post by H20nly » Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:47 pm

Dukes, Duchesses... Queens that pay into the tax system. there is nothing of the sort over here. i'd bet our politician's receipts would make Britain's ruling class look like a bunch of tightwad fickle coupon cutters.

Machinesworking wrote:war time economic model, colonialism, arrogance, divide between the rich and poor
these attributes are shared with nations whose inhabitants have brown skin too.
but that doesn't matter in this thread. save it for the navy has lasers thread!

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Re: Margaret. (Or, Elvis got his wish.)

Post by Machinesworking » Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:02 am

H20nly wrote:Dukes, Duchesses... Queens that pay into the tax system. there is nothing of the sort over here. i'd bet our politician's receipts would make Britain's ruling class look like a bunch of tightwad fickle coupon cutters.

Machinesworking wrote:war time economic model, colonialism, arrogance, divide between the rich and poor
these attributes are shared with nations whose inhabitants have brown skin too.
but that doesn't matter in this thread. save it for the navy has lasers thread!
At this point we and them are the countries most likely to "free" Iraq, Afghanistan etc. Other countries have had colonialism but we still practice it.
Countries with brown skin have different problems and systems than the UK and USA, we stand alone in our similarities.

Most of western europe has moved on, we have not.

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Re: Margaret. (Or, Elvis got his wish.)

Post by H20nly » Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:18 am

which is why we should invade ourselves.

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Re: Margaret. (Or, Elvis got his wish.)

Post by Machinesworking » Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:57 am

H20nly wrote:which is why we should invade ourselves.
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Onion headline material.

Or we could make idle threats towards North Korea, stir them up and inflate our own military at a time when we should be trying to get rid of debt etc. :roll:

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Re: Margaret. (Or, Elvis got his wish.)

Post by H20nly » Thu Apr 11, 2013 1:04 am

Machinesworking wrote:
H20nly wrote:which is why we should invade ourselves.
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Onion headline material.

Or we could make idle threats towards North Korea, stir them up and inflate our own military at a time when we should be trying to get rid of debt etc. :roll:

:lol:


and :cry:


i know what you mean about Korea. i heard a blurb on NPR on the way to work the other day. it was about how happy everyone is in North Korea... or at least how happy they seem to be. it sounds like a regular renaissance over there. meantime we're all pissed because they have a pistol and that threatens our sniper rifle mentality. fucking pathetic. anything to keep us from focussing on our own bullshit.

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