Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

Arsenal Muse is a sock-puppeting liar

[Note – This is somewhat Usmanov-related, but as it relates primarily to the use of sock-puppets, I’m filing it here. Cheers all.] Recently, someone using the name ‘Trat Urug’ has been making comments on Craig Murray’s website. You can see … Continue reading

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The ‘war’ on Christmas comes earlier every year

The Sun – New laws pull plug on Xmas They wheel this tired old nonsense out every year… but they’re disturbingly early this year. See also: The Guardian – The phoney war on Christmas UPDATE – Hehehehehe. Snap.

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Usmanov oozing ‘charm’ again

This Sunday Times article has been fisked here. Do let me know if I’ve missed anything.

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Blair continues his belated fact-finding mission

Independent – Blair admits he is shocked by discrimination on the West Bank Funny… he seemed so sure of himself when making relevant policy in the past. Are we to take it from this that he did so without knowing … Continue reading

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Psst!

Some of you may have missed the busy day over at the Alisher Usmanov blog yesterday. Go see.

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Iraqi employees: the new EDM and a fresh round of letters to MPs

Dan Hardie has requested that we each write a letter to our MP, and has provided some bullet-points here. I’m writing a letter and blogging it, and would urge you to do the same. Make sure that you push this … Continue reading

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Too little, too late

The Times – Assistance package for Iraqi interpreters is ‘too little, too late’: Serious shortcomings have been exposed in the Government’s plan to offer compensation or resettlement to hundreds of serving and former staff in Iraq. Davide Simonetti has a … Continue reading

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Craig Murray is back online

http://www.craigmurray.org.uk/ I’ve just fixed one final hassle with comments. Why not drop by and say ‘hello’?

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Brown’s government delivers the bare minimum at the last minute

[WARNING: Contains some justified swearing] Gordon Brown is a can’t. Dan Hardie – Iraqi employees: the numbers game Pissweak weasel-words are not enough. Further, the approach and timing (i.e. immediately before/after tomorrow’s meeting without acknowledging same) is an insult I’m … Continue reading

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Link of the day, week and year

Dan Hardie – Iraqi Employees: Maintain the pressure: Gordon Brown may apparently be making a statement on Iraq to the House of Commons tomorrow afternoon, sometime after 2pm. He may or may not mention Britain’s Iraqi employees and the need … Continue reading

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