Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

Sleeper agents, awake!

The Tories seem awfully fond of ringers and sock-puppets, so I think it’s about time they were taught a little lesson… offline and on their own turf. The Conservatives are looking for a new ‘Digital Development Manager’ and I’d like … Continue reading

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Bye, Sam…

Former Google tea-boy Sam Roake is now a former Tory tea-boy. [Note – You may have difficulty with that link.] Sam should take comfort from the fact that whoever they parachuted in to take the site in a new, sudden … Continue reading

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Meanwhile…

Guardian – Straw backing bid to exempt parliament from FoI laws Independent – Labour backs Tory member’s Bill to protect MPs’ privacy But surely if they’ve done nothing wrong, they have nothing to fear…

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Hoping for much?

Independent – Mark Steel: Don’t mention the war (or anything else): That’s a splendid achievement by the Labour Party to assemble such a bunch of candidates for the deputy leadership. Because nowhere else could you gather together six different people, … Continue reading

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Operation Circle Jerk

Paul Staines (aka ‘Guido Fawkes’), Iain Dale and Tim Montgomerie; what do these three people have in common… I mean, besides their awarding each other top billing in Iain Dale’s not-at-all-expert guide to political blogging? Here… watch them in action … Continue reading

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Taking Liberties

I went to the press screening of Taking Liberties on Thursday night (YouTube trailer here): I sat next to Beau Bo D’Or, who thought the issue ordering was a bit shambolic (therefore making the film less useful to the uninitiated). … Continue reading

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Not a good start, Gordon

The UK Today – Is Gordon Brown a spammer?

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Political Blogging Tip #1

If you no longer wish Iain Dale to link to your website, all you have to do is say something negative about him and/or link to Iain Dale’s Dairy and he will kindly remove that link for you: Iain Dale’s … Continue reading

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Do the early signs look promising? Well…

Here are two items from the Independent on Sunday: IoS – Brown to wrongfoot Cameron with 100,000 new eco-homes IoS – Murdoch: I’m proud to be green: In one of the most unexpected conversions since Saul of Tarsus hit the … Continue reading

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It’s what now?

Bloody hell… it’s Friday already! Where did my week go? PS – Some ‘Guido’ news here and a summary here. Oh, and this… you have to see this.

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