Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

The signal-to-noise rationale

The Boston Globe – Sending shameful signals: “No question Guantanamo sends, you know, a signal,” President Bush said last week. “It provides an excuse, for example, to say the United States is not upholding the values that they’re trying to … Continue reading

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Stoppers!

Independent – The ugly truth about everyday life in Baghdad (by the US ambassador) Juan Cole – US Embassy Document (full text) BSSC – Our Man In Iraq

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Labour Home: “It was only a beta-test….”

LabourHome.org – the ‘home of grass roots Labour opinion’ – is due to launch soon. The opening post that mistakenly credits me with building Conservativehome.com has been described by the creator as a ‘cunning marketing plan’. (Don’t feel too bad, … Continue reading

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Labour is ‘listening’ again

Go on, have a go. Make a note of what they delete. UPDATE – Labour have a new wheeze that saves them all that deletion hassle… they only display a certain number of comments (roughly 15 or so). Older comments … Continue reading

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John Reid is a gutless thug

The Friday Thing – Paedomania, And Other Distractions: On the steps of the court, megaphone in hand stands John Reid. ‘What do we want?’ he shouts. ‘Longer sentences to placate over-inflated public fears!’ roars the crowd. ‘When do we want … Continue reading

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Embarrassment is not sufficient cause for exemption

The Raw Story – Newly released emails suggest Army Corps lied about Cheney role in Halliburton contract

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Picky mix

Bit of a grab-bag today. I do apologise… Pandora: When David Miliband became the first Cabinet minister to launch an online diary a few months back, he boldly declared that he intended to “bridge the gap between politicians and the … Continue reading

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Aegis cleared over shooting video

BBC – Security firm cleared by US army: A British security firm has welcomed the outcome of a US army investigation clearing it of criminal offences. The US military launched an inquiry after a video showing an Aegis Defence Services … Continue reading

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‘Justice’

Guardian – Labour bows to ‘get tough’ prison lobby: The full extent of Labour’s more punitive approach to law and order was revealed yesterday as Tony Blair boasted that more than 1,000 offenders have been locked away in the last … Continue reading

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Fresh ideas

The UK Today – You were warned: With all the hulabaloo surrounding Prescott and the various travails of the Home Office, the Party Loans scandal has been pushed into the background. Which is a shame as the story that the … Continue reading

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