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Margaret Thatcher described General Pinochet's totalitarianism and crimes against humanity as heroic. She called Nelson Mandela a terrorist.
A child died of cancer, so the Department of Work and Pensions is charging her family for her empty room. http://www.hartlepoolmail.co.uk/news/local/grieving-parents-fight-tax-change-1-5356160 … #bedroomtax
The Paralympics have been cancelled because all participants have been declared "not disabled" by Atos. #closingceremony
Osborne's first class train ticket = £160. Employment Support Allowance for severely disabled and chronically sick people: £105.05 a week.
Thatcher privatised British Gas in 1986.
We have as much as 50,000 excess winter deaths every year caused by fuel poverty to show for it.
Iain Duncan Smith, attacking a "culture of dependency", lives in a £2 million Tudor farmhouse he inherited from his father-in-law.
Man starved to death by landlord. Yet the government would rather cut Housing Benefit than cap rents. http://www.thisisstaffordshire.co.uk/Evicted-man-died-living-shed/story-17402619-detail/story.html …
Boston bombing victims depending on fundraisers to pay the expense of their medical bills. Why I'm grateful for the National Health Service.
The Queen now receives £36.1 million in one year. £6.1 million more than the entire 'discretionary fund' for disabled bedroom tax victims.
“Any time bombs are used to target innocent civilians it is an act of terrorism." - Barack Obama, without a hint of self-awareness.
The UK tax authorities are far more punitive against my mother on a £58 a week Carer's Allowance than Goldman Sachs, Barclays or Starbucks.
David Cameron opens the Paralympic games. While presiding over unspeakably abusive cruelty institutionally imposed against disabled people.
We shouldn't bash the rich, says George Osborne. We should smash children in poverty, chronically sick and severely disabled people instead.
IDS: lives in inherited £2mn Tudor manor. Bought a £39 breakfast on publicly-funded expenses. Lectures on a "something for nothing" culture.
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