Author Archives: Tim Ireland

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The UK Political Blog Guide [2009] This video contains everything you need to know about the current state of political blogging in the UK in a smidgen over a minute, and stars all of the main players in the grubby-on-all-sides … Continue reading

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The smear-merchants behind ‘Smeargate’

To begin with, just let me say this: Derek Draper, Derek Draper, Derek Draper, Derek Draper. Sorry about that minor foray into the archives. Tim J of Conservative Party Reptile is concerned that I’ve not mentioned Draper enough, and would … Continue reading

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Iain Dale points the finger

Iain Dale -The Silence of “Propah Bloggah” Tom Watson Tom Watson MP likes to call himself a “Propah Bloggah”. Strange therefore that his blog hasn’t been updated since Friday. All sorts of allegations are being made against him yet he … Continue reading

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I’m sorry, but Paul Staines *is* homophobic

For the sake of brevity, I must leave to one side the dishonest/one-eyed way in which Iain Dale defended Carol Thatcher, and Iain (again) peddling his self-serving nonsense about political representation in the weblog community, and instead draw your attention … Continue reading

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‘Smeargate’ and paedo-smears

“When is a smear not a smear? Alas, when it is true.” – Paul Staines (aka ‘Guido Fawkes’) Let me be blunt: 1. I do recall saying that Derek Draper was the wrong man for the job (or what he … Continue reading

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G20 event: ambulances arrive, only to be blocked by police

Apr 01 2009 19:37 Police block ambulance(s) going to aid Ian Tomlinson As with the images purchased by the Daily Mail and Sun newspapers that some bloggers place so much faith in, we only have the cameraman’s testimony and the … Continue reading

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The Daily Mail dissected in song

Chris Cohen – The Daily Mail I like this so much I’m going to throw in some bonus linky-love for the creator’s website. While we’re pausing for some entertainment, you’ve probably already seen the fear-mongering billboard generator by now, but … Continue reading

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Why aren’t these people working to protect us?

I’m not anti-police, as some right-wing scribblers have been claiming or implying. I’m anti-kettling, certainly, but not anti-police. But if I’m to retain faith in the Met or any other British police force, then I need to see that the … Continue reading

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We’re going to need a bigger army

The race to the bottom continues in Australasia… Meet Stephanie Mills, who is a former Greenpeace campaign leader with some 20 years experience appearing in that link as a guest on the TVNZ ‘Breakfast’ show with hosts Alison Mau and … Continue reading

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How does this strike you?

“We turned to see the police hitting people. A whole line of them lashing out indiscriminately again and again. Two officers close to me who had “Police Medic” written on their back were walking up and down behind the line … Continue reading

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