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Title: Cherie Blair
Post by: chris on 20/04/2005 18:18:05
Did I mention that Cherie Blair, the wife of our LABOUR government leader who allegedly cares about poor people, relieved a children's cancer charity of 100,000 pounds in speaking fees recently to pay for the 3.6 million pound house that she and Tony have bought ?

I think there's a term for her type of behaviour...champagne socialist isn't it ?!

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Title: Re: Cherie Blair
Post by: neilep on 20/04/2005 19:54:01
Are you serious Chris ?..well..yes of course you are.......I just can't quite get to grip with that...Outrageous !! (understatement) !!

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Title: Re: Cherie Blair
Post by: Exodus on 20/04/2005 22:26:50
silly bitch. I hate that toothy old crone!
Title: Re: Cherie Blair
Post by: roberth on 21/04/2005 07:40:02
Geez, you pommies will whine about anything ! The commercial reality is that they didn't have to get her to talk and I'm sure that they knew the fee prior to her engagement. While I'm not aware of the circumstances, I'm sure all the people listening to her paid a hefty fee for the privilege. I think that your scorn should be aimed at the charity, not Cherie Blair. Most charities typically take more than 10% of donations for administration fees and this would just be part of that cost.
Also, unless you know her personally Rich, those are some harsh words.
Title: Re: Cherie Blair
Post by: chris on 21/04/2005 08:55:19
No, I think most people here would agree that Richard's words are accurate...

"I never forget a face, but in your case I'll make an exception"
 - Groucho Marx
Title: Re: Cherie Blair
Post by: roberth on 22/04/2005 05:33:13
Why, she's just a public servant's wife and a commercial lawyer. What has she done to affect the lifestyle of any of you guys? Her husband, on the other hand..
I'm fair dinkum here. I'm interested to know why Mrs Blair is the object of derision from so many pommies. It doesn't seem to be an issue with other prime minister / president wives (ie Mrs Howard or Mrs Bush) even though their husbands may not be that popular with the press or vocal minority.
Title: Re: Cherie Blair
Post by: chris on 26/04/2005 23:29:40
Ironically, Rob, the chilDrens cancer charities from which Cherie Blair removed her well-earned 100,000 in speaking fees...are AUSTRALIAN !

"I never forget a face, but in your case I'll make an exception"
 - Groucho Marx
Title: Re: Cherie Blair
Post by: Exodus on 27/04/2005 13:57:32
quote:
Originally posted by chris

Ironically, Rob, the chilDrens cancer charities from which Cherie Blair removed her well-earned 100,000 in speaking fees...are AUSTRALIAN !

"I never forget a face, but in your case I'll make an exception"
 - Groucho Marx



game set and match! lol
Title: Re: Cherie Blair
Post by: roberth on 03/05/2005 01:36:48
I recall when she came to Australia, she generated a fair few million for the charity, a lot more than her fee. It was a win win for all concerned, except the suckers that forked out huge amounts to listen to her speak. It was tax deductible for them and Mrs Blair had to pay  Australian tax on her fee, so everybody won, even the tax free charity.
So, why don't you like her? It's just a beat up by the press, who seem to have too much influence on you guy's opinions.
Title: Re: Cherie Blair
Post by: chris on 03/05/2005 08:18:24
She's just awful.

I'd have spoken at the children's charities for nothing, in addition to generating the extra money for other charities that you mention. Wouldn't you ?

Chris



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Title: Re: Cherie Blair
Post by: Exodus on 03/05/2005 15:13:57
You'd think with all this money she's got rolling in, she'd do something about her face and that fecking awful smile!
Title: Re: Cherie Blair
Post by: moses lawn on 05/05/2005 07:18:20
They have certainly kept her out of the limelight, off TV etc., in the run-up to the UK General Election.

What a vote loser she would be to her husband were she to have tried to help his election campaign.

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Title: Re: Cherie Blair
Post by: neilep on 05/05/2005 11:37:04
Stick a bag over her head !..I'll do her !!.....[B)]

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Title: Re: Cherie Blair
Post by: Corbeille on 06/05/2005 11:50:50
Quote
Originally posted by neilep

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