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Ding dong the Witch is dead

category dublin | miscellaneous | opinion/analysis author Monday April 08, 2013 14:35author by Lover Report this post to the editors

Remembering Thatchers Victims

I know various parts of Britain are hosting gatherings to remember the dark legacy of Maggies reign but I think that in Dublin we should all come together tonight on O Connell Street to collectively remember all effected by the woman, particularly the hunger strikers, shoot to kill victims, Argentines, miners the list goes on. SO just throwing it out there and open to suggestions but this occassion should not pass with out challenging the message that Thatcher represented. Needless to say the media will be quick to have revised sanitised versions of her life being beamed over the airwaves.

This could happen at Brit embassy either but just thought it may be handier spur of the moment to have it on O Connell street. Please leave this open as a suggestion thread to add times and ideas

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author by Brightonpublication date Mon Apr 08, 2013 19:47author address author phone Report this post to the editors

The wake is on in The Cobblestones at the moment.

author by Brian Clarke - AllVoicespublication date Mon Apr 08, 2013 20:49author address author phone Report this post to the editors


The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r,
And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave,
Awaits alike th' inevitable hour.
The paths of glory lead but to the grave.

Nor you, ye proud, impute to these the fault,
If Mem'ry o'er their tomb no trophies raise,
Where thro' the long-drawn aisle and fretted vault
The pealing anthem swells the note of praise.

Can storied urn or animated bust
Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath?
Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust,
Or Flatt'ry soothe the dull cold ear of Death?

Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid
Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire;
Hands, that the rod of empire might have sway'd,
Or wak'd to ecstasy the living lyre.

But Knowledge to their eyes her ample page
Rich with the spoils of time did ne'er unroll;
Chill Penury repress'd their noble rage,
And froze the genial current of the soul.

“Memento mori”

This emblema was significantly displayed in a triclinium and is one of the most striking for the clarity of its allegorical representation. The topic is Hellenistic in origin and presents death as the great leveller who cancels out all differences of wealth and class. It is a theme that has come down to our days, as for example in the famous poem ’A livella by the comic actor A. de Curtis (Totò). In fact the composition is surmounted by a level (libella) with a plumb line, the instrument used by masons to get their constructions straight and level. The weight is death (the skull) below which are a butterfly (the soul) and a wheel (fortune).

On each side, suspended from the arms of the level and kept in perfect balance by death, are the symbols of wealth and power on the left (the sceptre and purple) and poverty on the right (the beggar’s scrip and stick). The theme, like the skeletons on the silverware in the treasure of Boscoreale, was intended to remind diners of the fleeting nature of earthly fortunes.

In British Occupied Ireland, the celebration are expected to continue well into next year.

TV chef Jamie Oliver stopped filming an advert just long enough to say, "Yeah, she was a great lady. "Now I imagine all those worms will be making their way through the walls of her coffin to feast on her remains - I'd reccommend they eat her with a hint of garlic and lemon, bang in some Basil, and Bob's your uncle, Puckah!"

Party to celebrate the death of Maggie Thatcher ! Isle Of Man.

THOUSANDS of people under 35 are rejoicing at the
demise of a woman they once read about.

From cheers at student conference to planning street parties: The Left’s sickening 'celebration' just minutes after Baroness Thatcher's death
MP George Galloway met with disgust after tweeting 'tramp the dirt down'
Facebook campaign to take 'Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead' to number one
Stop The War Coalition: 'She should also be remembered as a warmonger'
GMB union: 'Her legacy involves the destruction of communities'
Durham Miners' Association: Her death was a 'great day' for coal miners
Second most trending topic on Twitter: #nostatefuneral
NUS National conference reported to have cheered at news of her death
Street party to be held in London to celebrate her death this evening

At the NUS National conference in Sheffield there were cheers when her death was revealed, while street parties to celebrate her death are set to be held this evening.

The lyrics were written by E.Y. Harburg and the song celebrates the death of the Wicked Witch of the East after Dorothy 'dropped a house on her'.
Less than an hour after her death was made public, a book entitled Thatcher Tributes with a witch on the front was on sale.
The publishers said the book will be released by erbacce-press as a paperback and will be available at bookshops and via their websites.
They said 'It is an expression of the feelings of ordinary people who will greet the death of Mrs Thatcher with very little regret.'
A website set up three years ago asking 'Is Margaret Thatcher Dead Yet?' was today updated for the first time - with the word 'YES'.
The website currently has more than 130,000 'likes' on Facebook and thousands of people have written about it on Twitter.
'Likes' on their Facebook page were rocketing at a rate of 2,500 a minute.
Throughout the former prime minister's deteriorating health the site, isthatcherdeadyet.co.uk, had simply stated 'NOT YET' in large capital letters.

A joyful Labour councillor posted a bottle of Bollinger in celebration on Twitter as Durham Miners' Association announced her death was a 'great day' for coal miners.

In a further message on the social networking site, Mr Galloway said: 'Thatcher described Nelson Mandela as a 'terrorist'. I was there. I saw her lips move. May she burn in the hellfires.'
Meanwhile revellers held a party in south London, Brixton, to celebrate her death.
Organised on Facebook the invite read: 'A party to celebrate the death of Thatcher and our continuing commitment to fight the legacy she left and that continues to devastate the lives of ordinary people everywhere.'
Over 6,000 people were invited to attend and party-goer told revellers to tell the press 'it's in memory of those who died in the Falklands and the UK from her reign of error.'

The death of Baroness Thatcher was a 'great day' for coal miners, David Hopper, general secretary of the Durham Miners' Association said today.
The ex-miner, who turned 70 today, spent all of his working life at Wearmouth Colliery.
He said: 'It looks like one of the best birthdays I have ever had.
'There's no sympathy from me for what she did to our community. She destroyed our community, our villages and our people.
'For the union this could not come soon enough and I'm pleased that I have outlived her.
'It's a great day for all the miners, I imagine we will have a counter demonstration when they have her funeral.

Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams reacted to the announcement of Baroness Thatcher’s death with a scathing assessment of her political legacy in Ireland and elsewhere.
'Margaret Thatcher did great hurt to the Irish and British people during her time as British prime minister,' claimed Mr Adams.
A Facebook campaign has been launched to take Judy Garland song 'Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead' to number one following Margaret Thatcher's death.
A series of pages urge people to buy MP3 downloads of the song, which features in 1939 musical The Wizard of Oz.
One, called Make 'Ding dong the witch is dead' number 1 the week Thatcher dies, already had 590 members by 1.30pm with numbers rapidly rising.
In the film the song is performed by the Munchkin characters, Glinda the Good Witch, played by Billie Burke, and Dorothy, played by Judy Garland.


Another evil cunt dead without ever having faced justice.
I imagine we will have to listen to weeks of sycophantic old bollocks now which the brain dead public will lap up.
It will be interesting to see if the vile sadistic paedophile will get a state funeral.
May the cunt rot in hell.

26 Responses
me Says:
i was actually feeling suicidal this morning, but reading this in the papers has really cheered me up…….
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 12:39 pm
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Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 12:45 pm
mark Says:
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 12:45 pm
lisl Says:
She killed the coal miners-industry, i know cause my dad was a coal miner at the time and they collected money for the British whom where striking so long….with nothing……..and never had a chance to win……sigh iron lady my ass, sell ho out big time!! i will never forget that!!!
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 12:46 pm
Don Says:
Yay! Feels like a scene from the wizard of Oz.
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 12:53 pm
Nik Says:
Good riddence! Cheered me up no end that has!
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 1:01 pm
ashadowfalls Says:
Tbh i can’t stop laughing at me says comment above.
Fuck me, it’s no wonder her children live abroad. Out of embarrassment i’d say!
I’d attempt living on the Moon if that cheesy-minged old bitch was my mum!
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 1:08 pm
Carl Archer Says:
Margaret, Jimmy & Satan, all together at last!
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 1:08 pm
Paul Says:
“Thatcher Thatcher…milk snatcher”
The ‘invading’ the Falklands to support her husbands off-shore interests.
Destroying the coal industry, and all other manufacturing industry in Britain.
How was she ever a ‘Great’ Britain????
She was one of the worst things that ever happened to this country
And apparently she’ll get a full military funeral……WTF is the country coming to?
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 1:16 pm
D Says:
Ding Dong the Bitch is Dead!
Which old Bitch?
The Wicked Bitch!
Ding, Dong, The Wicked Bitch is Dead!
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 1:18 pm
barry white Says:
Pity she wasn’t in agony and lasted another 15 years the despicible haggard old evil witch,I’m off out to celebrate whoopeee yeessssssssss!
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 1:31 pm
Vicky Says:
Oh how convenient before the bitch gets done for her involvement with Saville and the rest of her paedophile party. Meanwhile no doubt, media will bang on about past Tory “achievements” blah blah just as this one is sticking the boot in with all the welfare cuts! Who knows how the MSM will spin it, I haven’t looked yet. However, I do have a good feeling about her death. Hard to explain but I think ALOT is going to come out soon, and more topples from towers soon for the so called high and mighty. Love and peace people.
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 1:42 pm
oneman Says:
Has the BBC taken out a hit list to cover up all the wrong doings? Lets hope so as it is a big list.
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 1:43 pm
andy Says:
I bet there will be loads of fawning over this spitting image puppet that liked to have christmas lunch with the biggest sexual predator of the last century and maybe even this one, should have been burned at the steak a long time ago, the lady is not for turning, my arse everything she did suggests that she had indeed been turned.
May the worms feast on her rotting flesh although i think even they might be put off by the stink that surrounds this vile excuse for a human being.
Rant over!
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 1:47 pm
Tom Says:
Destroyed manufacturing.Way ahead of you on Wizard of Oz- Google search Squiffyfix on Youtube-celebration day!!Gone to meet Jimmy!!!
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 1:55 pm
db Says:
Happy beyond words, its just a shame that she was never bought to book. Now we have to face a full state funeral with military honours, attended by Mark ‘Gremlin’ Thatcher and Carole ‘Jolly Hockey Sticks” Thatcher.
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 2:08 pm
lisl Says:
you know what she died of? copper deficiency………yep white coats do not care, a dead give a way is white hair, and a little blue veins on your legs (etc) and for her a little stroke a few years ago………white hair is a copper deficiency has nothing to do with old age.
So if you have grey hair start supplementing with copper and do not eat copper wiring, lol. and pay it forward at least 3x…… wink.
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 2:20 pm
SOS Says:
Slag needs digging up after and throwing at the pigs in Westminster .
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 2:48 pm
no to TV license or paying taxes etc etc etc Says:
hell is too good for that old hag
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 2:52 pm
disenchanted Says:
the mainsteam media will be a nightmare for the next week or so as politicians of all parties close ranks and say she was a giant, a great leader etc etc… as they have to make you believe the politicial system is real and that you have a choice when in reality they are all merely puppets of the bankers and the multinationals… that said psychopath thatcher acted out her role with little sympathy or care for the poor and let it be remembered she was friends with Jimmy Savile!
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 2:53 pm
Decency Says:
Thank God the Evil Tyrant and Traitor Margaret Thatcher is Gone
She Wrecked Britain’s National Defences gave Away British Sovereignty
Wasted British Life and Wrecked British Lives
The Jezebel of Britain Wicked Cruel Evil and a Wrecker of the Quality of Life
in Britain
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 2:57 pm
mark Says:
Is it too much to hope for Henry Kissinger to go tomorrow ?
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 3:03 pm
mark Says:
She’s going to get a twenty one gun salute
all fired in to her fucking coffin
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 3:04 pm
Uncle Meat Says:
Yipee! Time to get my dancing shose out!
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 3:19 pm
Uncle Meat Says:
(shoes) sorry just so overwhelmed.
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 3:22 pm
Alan B Says:
Perhaps she should be buried down a disused coal mine…
Posted on April 8th, 2013 at 3:41 pm

Margaret Thatcher Dead: Ken Livingstone Calls Former PM 'Fundamentally Wrong'

The Huffington Post UK | By Tom Moseley
Posted: 08/04/2013 15:25 BST | Updated: 08/04/2013 17:34 BST



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Ken Livingstone, George Galloway and Frankie Boyle led the dissenting voices as tributes were paid to Margaret Thatcher, who has died at the age of 87 following a stroke.
"Every real problem we face today is the legacy of the fact she was fundamentally wrong," the former London Mayor said.
Quick Poll

Is it wrong for people to criticise Margaret Thatcher on the day she has died?
Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams pointed out her "shameful" role in the hunger strikes, while Respect MP Galloway tweeted: "Tramp the dirt down," a reference to an anti-Thatcher Elvis Costello song.
The Bradford West MP faced a barrage of twitter criticism, with one user calling him an "odious, vile, heartless opportunist."
George Galloway
Tramp the dirt down.
April 8, 2013 12:08 pm via Twitter for iPhone Reply Retweet Favorite
The phrase 'no state funeral' trended on Twitter, as debate raged about how the occasion should be marked.
Controversial comedian Boyle tweeted about the "terrible news" - linking to a video of Celebrate Good Times, by Kool & The Gang.
Frankie Boyle
Thatcher being dead is a lot less tragic than Cameron being alive
April 8, 2013 1:20 pm via web Reply Retweet Favorite
And outspoken footballer Joey Barton said Thatcher had been "despised by many."
Joseph Barton
Shouldn't be a state funeral. She was despised by many. Mourning in the South. Celebrations in the North.
April 8, 2013 1:53 pm via Twitter for iPhone Reply Retweet Favorite
Many left-wingers urged restraint as the news broke.
I hope that people on the left of politics respect a family in grief today.
April 8, 2013 12:09 pm via web Reply Retweet Favorite
The Daily Telegraph closed comments on its report of her death "out of respect", and political blogger Guido Fawkes shut his site "as a mark of respect".
Tony Gallagher
We have closed comments on every #Thatcher story today - even our address to email tributes is filled with abuse
April 8, 2013 3:50 pm via Twitter for iPhone Reply Retweet Favorite
Livingstone told Sky News the former Conservative prime minister had led millions of people out of work.
He said: "Of course she was popular, she was offering people their homes at a cut price. But she didn't build any houses.
Mark Thompson
Ken Livingstone should probably keep a lid on it today.
April 8, 2013 1:00 pm via web Reply Retweet Favorite
"She created today's housing crisis, she produced the banking crisis, she created the benefits crisis. It was her government that started putting people on incapacity benefits rather than register them as unemployed because the Britain she inherited was broadly at full employment.
"She decided when she wrote off our manufacturing industry that she could live with two or three million unemployed and the legacy of that, the benefits bill that we are still struggling with today.
"In actual fact, every real problem we face today is the legacy of the fact she was fundamentally wrong."
He also said that it was to Tony Blair's "shame" that he "broadly carried on" most of her policies.
Lord Sugar
Some of the despicable scum tweeting foul mouth comments on my Baroness Thatcher tweet, were still drinking milk from a teat in the 80's
April 8, 2013 12:08 pm via web Reply Retweet Favorite
Adams, the Sinn Fein president, who was banned from the airwaves by Thatcher's government during the Troubles, said she would be "especially remembered for her shameful role during hunger strikes. Her Irish policy failed miserably."
Louise Mensch
Pygmies of the left so predictably embarrassing yourselves, know this: not a one of your leaders will ever be globally mourned like her.
April 8, 2013 12:25 pm via Echofon Reply Retweet Favorite
A Facebook page, called Is Margaret Thatcher Dead Yet? had been liked by almost 40,000 people.
Mark Wallace
And the NUS Conference just applauded the news. Sickening. Bastion of the indecent left. #NUSNC13


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author by Turing Testpublication date Mon Apr 08, 2013 21:03author address author phone Report this post to the editors

The Wests Awake!


author by sassenachpublication date Mon Apr 08, 2013 23:19author address author phone Report this post to the editors

I hated and loathed bloody Thatcher... she was diabolical and a war criminal that was never held accountable for her actions ( does that ring a bell ?) one of many British prime ministers.

I lived under her and saw complete devastation of English communities, homelessness and and increase of people sleeping on the streets in small towns throughout the southwest and what she did to the miners was completely unjustified.

author by fredpublication date Tue Apr 09, 2013 04:32author address author phone Report this post to the editors

more pics of maggie



author by Rational Ecologist.publication date Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:56author address author phone Report this post to the editors

I am , never was or will be a fan of Baroness Thatcher; however, I have to admit to feeling uneasy at the bile above. If Thatcher's rationale was insensitivity and hate, then she would be proud of the above posts, which by their reactionairy nature are more a tribute/endorsement than anything else.
I never liked her and will forget her quickly. Yes, her legacy lives on, and all the above, understandable as they are, ensure that legacy.
Hate is a way of holding on; an embrace in the negative, nevertheless an embrace.
Let her go and look to the future and don't buy into the media agenda. Be not like the puppets they want you to be.
Think for yourselves and face away. Silence the best response to one not worthy of more.

author by fredpublication date Tue Apr 09, 2013 16:24author address author phone Report this post to the editors

People are entitled to express some anger considering how she behaved in office.
Her legacy will be secured by the MSM sycophants anyway.
At least the bile will serve as a warning for the next generation of conservatives (both here and in the UK!) who are trying to follow the same kind of policies.

Let the bile flow freely!

author by fredpublication date Tue Apr 09, 2013 19:52author address author phone Report this post to the editors

630,000 hits.

author by Dubsterpublication date Tue Apr 09, 2013 22:21author address author phone Report this post to the editors

I find it amusing that Gerry Adams speaks of the hurt to the Irish caused by Mrs Thatcher, once again his view of history is reconstructive. What of the hurt caused to the Irish people by the IRA and every republican terrorist organisation alongside all the loyalist terrorist organisations.

Mrs Thatcher made some bad mistakes, but to single her out from all those involved is ridiculous. She stood up to terrorists they tried to take her out by bombing her and they failed, yet that crime is forgotten.

The bile regarding her death is typical of the bull that people have to listen to from groups who caused as much hurt and pain (if not more) than she did. The real truth is they were defeated by her and it is sticking in their collective craws.

She has a much right to rest in peace as do dead terrorists.

author by serfpublication date Wed Apr 10, 2013 01:04author address author phone Report this post to the editors


But since there is "no such thing as society" why should we have to collectively mourn her death and say nice things about her. Who cares. It's every man for himself now. She's just another shrivelled corpse.

I guess that kind of "every man for himself" philosophy is a two edged sword isn't it?. It even applies to dead conservatives.

Because of the perpetuation of this bankrupt philosophy by people like Margaret Thatcher, now nobody's life means anything to anyone anymore. Not even an evil right wing neo liberal cunt like Maggie's.

So may she rot in meaningless hell with nobody caring about her. After all, it's every man / woman for themselves. More food and resources for the rest of us.

Of course, in a kinder society based on collective values, we would rightly mourn our dead leaders because we would know by their actions that they actually gave a shit about our welfare. For example, Venezuela mourning Hugo Chavez.

However we don't live in a society that values the collective good any more. Thanks to bastards like Maggie, It's a selfish post capitalist neo liberal feudalist nightmare fuckfest. So Maggie's shrivelled evil corpse can go fuck itself, just as the value system she tried to perpetuate taught us to believe.

That uncaring sentiment is a fitting epitaph for an enthusiastic perpetuator of Ayn Rand bullshit philosophy that has morally bankrupted our societies and eaten away what was good in them from the inside out.

author by Joe Mcpublication date Wed Apr 10, 2013 12:01author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Australia's Foreign Minister Bob Carr interviewed for Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Lateline program two days ago recalled a meeting he had with Thatcher in Sydney after her retirement . He referred to “an old-fashioned quality” in Thatcher’s conversational style that she obviously felt no need to restrain . With Carr’s Asian wife Helen standing close-by, Thatcher warned an astonished Carr of the dangers of "native Australians “ being swamped by Asian immigrants : 'I like Sydney” she told him ,“ but you can't allow the migrants 'to take over, otherwise you will end up like Fiji where the Indian migrants have taken over.'

In the Lateline interview -which was mainly concerned with Australia’s relationship with China -Carr was asked to express his views on the death of Thatcher . He revealed what he thought was the probable public relations thinking behind the sacking of Britain’s “ greatest prime minister since Churchill” by her own party .
“It reminded me that despite, yes, her greatness on those big questions, the role of the state, the evil nature of the Communist totalitarianism, there was an old-fashioned quality to her that was entirely out of touch and probably explained why her party removed her in the early 90s."

author by fredpublication date Thu Apr 11, 2013 06:58author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Even in death, Thatcher is taking resources away from the poor.

While ordinary britons suffer deep austerity, Thatcher gets 17 million pounds of taxpayers money spent on her wasteful and extravagant funeral arrangements.

Dead tories are still far more important than live citizens of the working classes.

There is no such thing as society except, of course, until we need to gather collective funds so that the rich can get to live and die extravagantly.

I loved Ken Loach's comment:
"Let’s privatise her funeral. Put it out to competitive tender and accept the cheapest bid. It's what she would have wanted."

author by dingdongpublication date Fri Apr 12, 2013 21:09author address author phone Report this post to the editors

I for one am glad she is dead,she supported khymer rouge genocide,which was responsible for 1.7 million murders,she gave saddam uk military hawks and one million pounds sterling.She supported pinochet the mass murdering dictator.She introduced RUINOUS light touch regulation for the banks,which led to the situation we have today with the banks that spiralled out of control due to lack of regulation..

author by fredpublication date Sat Apr 13, 2013 01:00author address author phone Report this post to the editors

They will have to play it before the funeral
20,000 copies bought this week.

"Ding Dong the Witch is Dead, a song from the Wizard of Oz, has sold 20,000 copies this week after anti-Thatcher campaigners encouraged people to buy it to celebrate the death of the former Prime Minister.
It is currently number four and on course for a place in the top five by the time The Official Chart Show airs on Sunday, three days before Lady Thatcher’s funeral."


keep it up folks! Make it #1

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