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Thread #113160 Message #2402551
Posted By: r.padgett
31-Jul-08 - 04:31 PM
Thread Name: BS: If you see Sid tell him . . .
Subject: RE: BS: If you see Sid tell him . . .
There is a lot more grief to come yet caused by the dependence on Middle East oil instead of more accessible natural resources
No more coal ~ where were the developments to make coal greener and more efficient? Lost to Union bashing and all the millions of pounds investment buried in the coal mines on closure
Where was the gradual reduction in coal mining capacity, lost to Communities "decemated" and I don't mean one tenth by Union bashing police tacts
Yes I know Scargill, and the others were to blame for many things, but Thatcher and her predecessor were "class people" and unable to grasp and talk with workers who made this country great and had the ability to motivate people who were fearful of their jobs
Now its time for them [politicians] to seek a rethink of what happend historically
Her actions were not the be all and end all, she created much unhappiness and unrest which will be felt for very many years to come and this honour of a State funeral should not to my mind be seen to have been earned on the backs of jobless miners
Shame on you Gordon Brown!