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9 Things You Should Know About Margaret Thatcher

Lady Margaret Thatcher has passed away from an apparent stroke at the age of 87. Here are nine things you should know about the former British Prime Minister. 1. Thatcher was not only the first—and only—woman to become British prime minister, she was the first to win three elections in a row. Continue Reading...

Margaret Thatcher and the Freedom Offensive

Ronald Reagan & Margaret ThatcherMargaret Thatcher (1925-2013) provided the West with many morally courageous moments. The moniker, “The Iron Lady” was bestowed upon her by the Soviet Army newspaper Red Star in 1976 because of her piercing denouncement of communism. Continue Reading...

Lady Margaret Thatcher, 1925-2013

Lady Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain, has passed away from an apparent stroke at the age of 87. In 2011, the Acton Institute presented Lady Thatcher with its “Faith and Freedom” award which “recognizes an individual who exemplifies commitment to faith and freedom through outstanding leadership in civic, business, or religious life.” Thatcher served as Prime Minister for eleven years, during which time she struggled to reform and stabilize Great Britain’s economy. Continue Reading...

Errata Corrige

I have corrected an error of mistaken identity published as an audio post (now corrected here) and reposted with transcript content here. In these posts, I was relating a personal experience I had in meeting then-Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio some 12 years ago at the University of Dallas Rome Campus. Continue Reading...

Real First World Problems

I have a hearty appreciation for jokes about first world problems. The fries are too cold. The Brita filter is too slow. The phone charger is all the way upstairs. That sort of thing. Continue Reading...