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Margaret Thatcher: Global warming provides excuse for 'worldwide, supra-national socialism'

glenn183 Wrote: Apr 16, 2013 1:03 AM
I mis-spoke That should be KiloWatt HOURS, (Joules) not KiloWatts

In honor of Margaret Thatcher’s memory, favorite quotes from the Iron Lady have popped up everywhere. This one came across my Facebook newsfeed: “Global warming ‘provides a marvelous excuse for worldwide, supra-national socialism.’”

The hundreds of comments the quote received covered a variety of sentiments from hostility to adoration. A couple accused Thatcher of launching the entire global warming hoax to end a coal-miners’ strike.

Another cited an earlier Thatcher quote: “The danger of global warming is as yet unseen, but real enough for us to make changes and sacrifices, so that we do not...