Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

Carol Thatcher: weblogs, frogs and golliwogs

The Times – Carol Thatcher’s golliwog remarks ‘made eyes roll in the green room’: Thatcher, who had been drinking, her spokeswoman admitted, is alleged to have referred to “the golliwog frog”, thought to be a reference to the French player … Continue reading

Posted in Tolerance | 5 Comments

PCC ‘in league with terrorists’ outrage shock exclusive

Hi folks! Regulars at Bloggerheads will know by now that I’m simply fascinated by the craft of sock-puppetry, and I have a cracker of a sock-puppet to show you. [Note – If this is of little to no interest to … Continue reading

Posted in Old Media, Rupert 'The Evil One' Murdoch, The Political Weblog Movement | 7 Comments

Boy Miliband boldly stands aside on torture

Telegraph – David Miliband says Britain right on ‘torture evidence’ refusal: He told MPs that the American authorities did not want documents discussing the Binyam Mohamed case to be made public, and that defying their wishes would not be in … Continue reading

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Emails to Downing Street delivered

Tom has kindly been keeping tabs on the Downing Street email situation, and he tells me that they’re a month away from a fix. The emails I’ve gathered have been faxed to Downing Street, with the following message: Hello, Downing … Continue reading

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Snow day!

A small selection of photos I took when out and about today. In other news, Iain Dale is waving the ‘fascist’ tag about, and David Cameron throws like a girl.

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What could possibly go wrong?

Press Gazette – Revised Sun freelance rates ‘lowest on Fleet Street’: The Sun and The Times have cut the freelance rates paid for stories and pictures to levels condemned as “completely unacceptable” by the National Association of News and Picture … Continue reading

Posted in Old Media, Rupert 'The Evil One' Murdoch | 2 Comments

Jenvey: another long and boring post about sock puppets

Read Richard Bartholomew and this comment thread on the subject of Lionheart’s serial retro-moderation and other sudden changes of heart. Richard Bartholomew reports that Lionheart is back, and defending Glen Jenvey. All of the comments presently under that latest Lionheart … Continue reading

Posted in The Political Weblog Movement | 14 Comments

So the Tories are pro-SOCPA now?

The Herald – Action urged on Parliament Square protest camp: The protest camp in Parliament Square is a “national embarrassment” that is “permanently disfiguring” London, senior Tories said today. Shadow Commons leader Alan Duncan and Sir Patrick Cormack urged the … Continue reading

Posted in The War on Stupid, Tories! Tories! Tories! | 3 Comments

Before I forget (again)

This is one hell of a first post. It is at the very upper end of the scale. You should not feel bad about not being this good on your first time out. Put aside where Jonathan might be agreeing … Continue reading

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BBC: I have to agree

My original point stands; if it comes to a choice between the BBC and Murdoch, I still choose the BBC and will continue to wear this button myself… …but it’s not a happy state of affairs if that’s about the … Continue reading

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