Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

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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Circumstances in which Ian Tomlinson may have been asking for it

“Not a lot in tomorrow’s papers. Oh well, I suppose it’ll be Jacqui Smith’s turn for a battering again…” Iain Dale (at 11pm last night) “I hadn’t seen the video until I went to Sky last night to do the … Continue reading

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Ian Tomlinson assaulted by police moments before collapse

Guardian – Video reveals G20 police assault on man who died: Exclusive footage obtained by the Guardian shows Ian Tomlinson, who died during G20 protests in London, was attacked from behind by baton-wielding police officer Analysis of that same video … Continue reading

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Iain Dale to Craig Murray: “No soup for you!”

Craig Murray has made the mistake of offending the blogosphere’s almighty gatekeeper: So the next time Craig has difficulty publicising this government’s complicity in torture, Iain Dale will withhold any publicity (via his website and/or his ‘politically neutral’ magazine) because … Continue reading

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Exclusive no longer

It is unclear if Glen Jenvey features heavily in War on the Web by Jeremy Reynalds, or if there are so many of his tall tales in it that his claim of being co-author is, ironically, quite credible: Either way, … Continue reading

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Taste my Jesus

Neither have you tasted my jesus (via) Happy Sunday Boot Sale Day, everybody.

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The Media Watch Rock-a-Hula

(Pardon my tense… there’s a few things I’d like to put in the past.) For the benefit of the archive: This post first went live when the Dunblane/Express petition was delivered, as elements of the mainstream media made false claims … Continue reading

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