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The Lady Was a Champ

Well I dispute she caused a north south divide. and I live in the UK. The south was ALWAYS more wealthy than the north. WEhat you really mean is as we modernised the city of London became more powerful. And you are right. Am I moaning like you? No because it also helps the rest of the uk. Without London we would be in real trouble.

MANCHESTER, England -- There is a story about Margaret Thatcher, which is probably apocryphal, but speaks volumes about the strength of Britain's first female prime minister, who died Monday at age 87.

Following her election in 1979, the story goes that Thatcher took her all-male cabinet out to dinner. The waiter asked what she would like. "I'll have the beef," she said. The waiter asked, "What about the vegetables?" "They'll have the same," Thatcher replied.

"Thatcher Saved Britain," read a headline in the Daily Telegraph. No, Thatcher inspired citizens of Great Britain to have less faith in government and...