Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

Lotsa links for lunchtime

The character is fiction, but the horror is real; Sick Days – D-Notice on The Sun v the Criminal Justice System. – Paulie has a different opinion to mine on MPs and their expenses. I readily accept that my opinion … Continue reading

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And here’s another tune by John Williams

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Out with Teh Bush, in with Teh Obama

Today (thanks to some great work done by Sim-O), most of the action will be over at The Sun: Tabloid Lies as we finally delve into The Echo Chamber… (dramatic sting) (evil laugh) However, I do have a special treat … Continue reading

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MPs and expenses

You may have slightly better prospects up or down your way, but I don’t think it’s unfair to say that writing my MP about this issue will be a waste of time. I’m pretty sure her mind is already made … Continue reading

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Two videos for you from The Daily Show (on the last 8 days) and Olbermann (on the last 8 years). Plus, a Wikipedia page to watch: List of people pardoned by George W. Bush (it currently reads “In contrast to … Continue reading

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The British are coming

Hello all. A little landmark in British political blogging has just whooshed by, and I thought I might share the lesson in a way that outsiders can enjoy. (This includes our American cousins, but none of those filthy Canadanians, for … Continue reading

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Gaza: party bags and cake for afters!

And so this tragedy draws to a neat sudden close just as the stars converge on Hollywood Washington. Gets you right *there*, don’t it? (Psst! Look out for the bit at the end where their batteriesssh runnn dowwwwwn….) Two items … Continue reading

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Labour List – a warning to all potential contributors

During a previous conversation, founder and controller Derek Draper suggested that I share with the class our entire email conversation. I’m happy to reveal all of that previous conversation at any stage, but for now I’m treating this as … Continue reading

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John McDonnell suspended from the House of Commons for handling mace

Guardian – Labour MP suspended from Commons over Heathrow protest: A Labour MP was suspended from the Commons for five days today after grabbing the Speaker’s mace in protest at the government’s decision to allow a third runway at Heathrow. … Continue reading

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I’m boycotting all products and produce from Israel

I’ll be reading labels and researching brand ownership where possible to make sure I stick to it, too. Septicisle – Time to boycott Israel: If however the government is unwilling to act… then individually we should be prepared to either … Continue reading

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