Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

Victims

AP – Londoners mark July 7 bombings anniversary: Londoners on Monday marked the third anniversary of the July 7 suicide bombings that killed 52 commuters during a rush-hour attack. Hundreds of commuters and survivors stood silently as Mayor Boris Johnson … Continue reading

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Apologies

“I’m not a ‘victim of injustice’ as far as I’m concerned this is just a flame war.” – Phil Hendren Hendren doesn’t need an apology, Hendren doesn’t deserve an apology, and the only reason Hendren wants an apology is so … Continue reading

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The rewriters of history

I’ve had my differences* with some of the peeps over at Harry’s Place, too (over bullying and bullshit under comments if you can believe that) but I’ll stand with them over this: Ministry of Truth – Harry’s Place threatened with … Continue reading

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Mistakes

1. It was a mistake not to consider John Hirst as a suspect in the Ironed Sardine matter, especially when there’s an obvious reason why he may not have been aware of many of the things that were so wrong … Continue reading

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Waterboarding is torture

VIDEO: Vanity Fair – On the Waterboard – How does it feel to be “aggressively interrogated”? Christopher Hitchens found out for himself, submitting to a brutal waterboarding session in an effort to understand the human cost of America’s use of … Continue reading

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On the subject of Nadine Dorries and some recent deletions

Well, it looks like Phil Hendren isn’t the only retro-moderating right-wing blogger on the loose today; Nadine Dorries is busily rearranging her website to avoid the consequences of a complaint she was laughing off just a few short days ago. … Continue reading

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Gosh, we’re all really impressed down here, I can tell You.

Dizzy’s back, and it looks like he brought a bottle of angria home from his holiday. The short version is that he’s skipping the important bits and basing part of his (constantly changing) side of the story on a retro-moderated … Continue reading

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Relax. Don’t struggle. Try not to fight it. You’ll only hurt yourself.

You will watch my new video. You will link to my new video. You will express your love and admiration for my new video. Once these tasks are complete, you will awake feeling alert and refreshed. You will watch my … Continue reading

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Shh! Don’t tell Iain or Paul, but…

Civil action can be quite pricey and sometimes dicey, but for those with no time for critics and no taste for accountability, there is an alternative… call the cops and scream ‘harassment': Slugger O’Toole – Power of arrest used against … Continue reading

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Six quickies

1. The reason there aren’t more results for the “Which right-wing ‘blogger’ are you?” quiz; the wannabes (who I’ll be kind enough not to list here) all copy the techniques used by Mummy blogger and Daddy blogger, so there’s very … Continue reading

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