Margaret Thatcher, Britain's greatest prime minister since Winston Churchill, will be laid to rest Wednesday. In life, Thatcher never rested. American politicians, who have fallen into a bad habit of legislating for the camera, need to learn her habit of sweating the details instead.
Thatcher believed that, in the end, you could only succeed by preparing and thinking. As…
When Margaret Thatcher came to power the United Kingdom was in the last chance saloon. Labor markets were highly unionized; the commanding heights of the economy were dominated by loss-making behemoths; marginal tax rates were eye-wateringly high; and the rich, famous and talented were fleeing overseas. Either the U.K. fixed it then or headed ever deeper into economic and…
Margaret Thatcher’s career made one thing clear: she loved America and what it stands for. Her commitment to the principles embraced by the founding fathers made her a transformative prime minister for Britain and an inspirational leader for freedom-loving peoples throughout the world.
Before Thatcher came to power in 1979, Britain was widely dismissed as the “sick man…
With the passing of Margaret Thatcher, we’ve lost not only one of conservatism’s heroes. We’ve lost one of the greatest figures of modern times, a woman who battled incredible odds to become prime minister, and then turned her country around after decades of decline.
I had the honor of working for Lady Thatcher in her private office from 2000 to 2002. Like anyone who has…
In a very real way, the 20th century is now over.
The passing of Lady Margaret Thatcher brings the curtain down on an amazing era. In his book “The President, the Pope, and the Prime Minister,” journalist John O’Sullivan told the story of how Lady Thatcher teamed up with then-President Reagan and Pope John Paul II to confront the Soviet empire when it was at its peak and…
Margaret Thatcher was not a woman who liked to look back. She never enjoyed watching her appearances on television, and when her office praised her after a victory, she replied by asking what they were going to do next. Only a leader with that kind of commitment could have rescued Britain from the slump in which it was mired in the 1970s.
The quality of national…
Director of the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom Nile Gardiner discusses Lady Thatcher's life and legacy on Fox Business' 'Cavuto'.…
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher urged the West
to fight the "twin-headed monster" of terrorism and weapons of mass
destruction, Monday night at a gathering of The Heritage
Foundation's President's Club.
Lady Thatcher received Heritage's Clare Boothe Luce Award in
honor of her pursuit of political freedom and for…
Introduction By Vice President Richard
VICE PRESIDENT CHENEY:
Thank you for that very warm welcome, and
thank you to the Heritage Foundation for inviting me to this very
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I want to thank you, Ed. And thank you for that very warm
welcome, and thank the Heritage Foundation for inviting to this
very special meeting of the President's Club this evening. I want
to congratulate Heritage for the terrific work that you do to help
build an America where freedom, opportunity, prosperity and civil
As a longtime participant…
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The Clare Boothe Luce Lecture
Unfinished Business, New Challenges By the Rt. Hon. Margaret
Thatcher OM, FRS, MP Mr. Chairman, ladies and gentlemen, it's
always a pleasure to be in the United States, and it is an
additional pleasure to be here tonight to attend the presentation
of the C lare Boothe Luce award…
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]Freedom and the ]Future
By the Rt. Hon. Margaret Thatcher OM, FRS, MP
Mr. Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen, It's a very great pleasure
to be he re today, to be invited to address this distinguished
audience, and in particular to be the guest of the five prominent
conservative organisations which, though…
Heritage’s Nile Gardiner called Secretary of State John Kerry’s warning last week—that Israel was in danger of...…
It’s no secret that your average politician avoids plain speaking at all costs. He mouths platitudes that sound good,...…
Great Britain’s Iron Lady passed away a year ago today, on April 8, 2013. Her death, at the age of 87, left a huge...…
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Margaret Thatcher tackled...…
Inspired by Winston Churchill and unwavering in conviction, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher saved the “sick...…
It has been almost 23 years since Lady Margaret Thatcher left 10 Downing Street and more than 10 years since she...…
To lead the nation always under threat from North Korea, backbone is required. As the president of South Korea has...…
NewscomDr. Robin Harris, senior visiting fellow in The Heritage Foundation’s Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom, has...…
President Obama’s decision not to send any significant member of his Administration to attend the funeral of former...…
During an eloquent and poignant funeral service earlier today in London’s St. Paul’s cathedral, the world said its...…
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