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

renewableguy Wrote: Apr 16, 2013 8:09 PM
As oil becomes more expensive with time, and renewables become cheaper with time, fossil fules will not be practical any more. That time is coming sooner than you think.

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...