Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

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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Little boys in blogshorts

Man, that is a *lot* of effort for a little biscuit, when a simple post or email would have settled it, but I guess Paul Staines has seen better days and Phil “I have no reputation” Hendren is still busy … Continue reading

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Keywords: ‘brown’ and ‘bottle’

Gordon, you’re a fool and an arsehole. What made you think that we’d be in a mood to hold our breath over your election plans after months of holding our breath over Blair’s departure? Dickhead.

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(Online) poll-rigging in Guildford: council leader Andrew Hodges caught and not punished

Via Chris Paul, who covers this and the not-entirely-unrelated scrutiny of the civic car park sale: (Psst! If this is new to you, you can find the earlier post here.) Surrey Advertiser – Council chief clears authority of poll rigging: … Continue reading

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Somewhere, right now, a Tory is screaming “Witch hunt!”

Via Tom: Kevin Maguire – Cam’s big speech con: If David Cameron’s audition to be a cable TV daytime host was unscripted, a line swallowed by many newspapers and broadcasters, can anyone explain why the “speech writer” was last night … Continue reading

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How many MPs actually live in their constituency?

A big job goes begging…. A few Tories are up in arms over at Chicken Yoghurt, claiming that they’ve been misrepresented by Justin quoting them verbatim and linking to each and every source. The following thought occurred to me during … Continue reading

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Heads-up

A special treat for anyone who’s been on the receiving end of a “blogs can’t be trusted” cage-rattler from the MSM. Take a look and see how the big boys do it: Bloggerheads: The Alisher Usmanov Affair – Hooray for … Continue reading

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